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Lead, Systems Engineering (I&T IPT Lead)

Los Angeles, California

Job ID 10119
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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 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Lead, Systems Engineering (I&T IPT Lead)

Job Code: 10119

Job Location: Van Nuys, CA

Job Description:

L3Harris is looking for an Integration & Test Integrated Product Team Lead with comprehensive knowledge of Radar Systems and in-depth knowledge of project management.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the system level integration and/or test, ensuring electrical and physical compatibility to meet program technical, schedule and cost objectives.
  • Responsible for test and/or integration of electromechanical systems from the system design phase through development, documentation, installation and sell-off of the completed system.
  • Integration responsibilities may include development and implementation of integration plans and procedures for hardware, software, and facilities.
  • Responsible for the physical and electrical compatibility of functional interfaces and first article product integration, ensuring seamless interface between the design and production of systems.
  • Testing responsibilities may include requirements analysis for testability issues.
  • Develops and implements system level test programs, plans, specifications, procedures and customer acceptance.
  • Plans and leads test working groups, test readiness reviews. Conducts testability and producibility analyses and reviews.
  • Direct interface with program management, CSE & customer regarding all Integration verification planning
  • Takes direct role at program status meetings, reviews, anomaly investigations & other issues
  • Accountable to the program manager & CSE for top level planning of all assembly & integration and efforts & related verification activities
  • Creates initial, top level test flow & test approach
  • Develops System Level I&T Plans for products and programs
  • Accountable to the program manager & Chief System Engineer for top level planning of all integration and test efforts & related verification activities
  • Collaborates with Systems to define Requirements Verification Matrices (RVMs) which balances capabilities, cost and efficiency of verification (test vs. analysis)
  • Interfaces with all subject matter experts on test implementation strategy
  • Supports and Oversees specific test events related to the overall system and various products
  • Responsible for troubleshooting failures of the tests, based on test plan inputs provided by the SEIT lead and test architect
  • Responsible for completion of specific test configuration details, test procedure development, implementation & checkout of STE, test sets & test set software checkout, analysis tools evaluation
  • May be responsible for TRR planning, execution and follow up actions
  • Responsible to support the directing of test activities, including supporting shift planning
  • Solid understanding of various testing tools and techniques; may be a SME in a particular area of test
  • Identify risks & opportunities for specific test activities
  • Work with and influence system engineering & design on architecture(s) and interfaces to optimize & include test capabilities early in the development life cycle
  • Able to work with systems and design engineering to identify STE/GSE requirements that will satisfy testing requirements, as well as reuse options
  • Evaluate/Define STE requirements (hardware & software) needed for verification of System level requirements
  • Ensure full compliance with L3Harris policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 13 years of prior related experience.
  • 7+ years experience with using high-speed digital and RF test equipment (network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, power meters, oscilloscope, logic analyzers, etc.).
  • 7+ years experience in RF or Digital engineering (MW MCAs, FPGAs, CCAs, PWBs, etc.) and troubleshooting techniques, tools, and process.
  • 5+ years experience supporting manufacturing production of electronic devices; preferably in the Radar Systems industry.
  • 3+ years experience as a Technical Team Lead / Integrated Project Team Lead (IPTL).
  • Prior experience generating presentations and briefing internal and external customers.
  • Prior experience executing throughout the full System lifecycle including requirements flow down and allocation, design, development, test, and sell-off.
  • Active US DOD SECRET security clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Prior experience as a cost account manager (CAM) or similar role responsible for managing time and labor budgets.
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in a technical information environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Prior experience in Radar Systems or related industry
  • Previous experience supporting DoD/government customers
  • Military Hardware Environmental and Electrical Qualification
  • Familiarity with Mil-STD 810g and Mil-STD 461g Testing and Analysis
  • Experience with OSHA requirements and ESD best practices

In compliance with pay transparency requirements, the salary range for this role is $122,500 - $227,500. 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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