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Specialist, Systems Engineering - Modeling and Simulation Analyst

Herndon, Virginia; Rochester, New York; Clifton, New Jersey; Wilmington, Massachusetts; Palm Bay, Florida; Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job ID SAS20221110-91753
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On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

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I love my job because every day there’s a new problem to tackle, a new skill to learn and an awesome team that has my back.

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L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Specialist, Systems Engineer - Modeling & Simulation Analyst

Job Code: SAS20221110-91753

Job Location:Any of the following - Palm Bay, FL; Herndon, VA

Job Description:

Are you ready to build game-changing capabilities for L3Harris? We are looking for Modeling and Simulation Analysts to join our diverse team within the Mission Analysis Group (MAG). The selected Modeling and Simulation Analysts will work in a fast-paced environment with a geographically dispersed team to analyze and assess the mission impacts of new technologies and products across multiple domains and for a variety of customers. Individuals will work in a collaborative environment and work significantly diverse assignments across domains and technologies.

Essential Functions:

  • Support digital engineering efforts to integrate system performance and behaviors into operational analysis
  • Participate in mission-level modeling and simulation studies to assess system performance, inform design trades, and evaluate overall effectiveness
  • Integrate models with higher-level simulations executed in AFSIM, STK, and MATLAB
  • Support programs and pursuits by creating models, simulations, and analysis products
  • Develop new models and processes, enhance current tool capabilities, and perform analyses
  • Support the development of technological concepts which improve system performance and mission capabilities
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • 4+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or a related discipline, OR, 2+ years of prior related experience with a Graduate Degree
  • Ability and willingness to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance
  • Prior or current experience with systems modeling and simulation

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Master’s Degree or relevant coursework in Systems Engineering or closely related field
  • Experience in supporting modeling, simulation, and analysis space and air domain related problems
  • Experience with mission level mod/sim tools and frameworks
  • Effective organization level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Software: Cameo, ModelCenter, Rhapsody, STK/Astrogator, MATLAB, SIMULINK, AFSIM, etc.
  • Experience with Cameo, AFSIM, STK, MATLAB, Python, Java
  • Top Secret clearance highly desired

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role in Colorado is $71,000.00 - $132,000.00 (salary ranges in other locations could differ). This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits including: health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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