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Sr Spec, Software Engrg

Lynchburg, Virginia

Job ID CS20222406-85151
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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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  • Level: Experienced
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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:Sr. Spec,Software Engineer

Job Code: CS20222406-85151

Job Location: Lynchburg, VA

Job Description:

Agile Development and Test Engineer for mission critical VIDA Infrastructure Communications and Portable/Mobile Radios used to support first responders and military personnel on evolving LMR/LTE/Satellite and Hybrid Communications Architectures.

Areas of responsibility will include:

  • Be a key member of an agile scrum with a focus on system test automation
  • Lead and Perform requirements analysis, test analysis, and software development of complex test systems
  • Work closely with feature architects, automation architects, test leads, and feature owners to ensure product quality
  • Drive automated feature and regression testing on new software and hardware for infrastructure and portable and mobile radios.
  • Create, execute and evaluate automated tests as required for new features and regression testing
  • Contribute to evolution of automation platforms and strategies with an eye towards improvements in accuracy, effectiveness, and efficiency
  • Create, maintain, support, and present test and engineering related work products for various projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Engineering with 6+ years of experience in test automation development. Graduate Degree with 4 years of experience
  • Solid Automated Test Development Experience with programming languages or programs such as C, C++, C#, LabVIEW, TestComplete, TestStand
  • Experience developing automated tests against RF standards such as TIA-103/TIA-603 and developing abstracted interfaces

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evaluation and Selection of Automation Hardware, Test Equipment, National Instruments Hardware
  • HP Quality Center (HPQC), ClearQuest, DOORS
  • SmartBear TestComplete
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products such as Excel and Word.
  • Experience with wireless air interface protocols
  • Experience with RF and Networking test techniques
  • Experience with USB, Ethernet, WiFi and Personal Area Network protocols
  • Knowledge of P25 and LTE communication protocols and systems
  • Communicates effectively, both written and orally
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex automation hardware and automation software
  • Must be able to complete assignments independently and in a team environment
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work well under schedule pressures and balance priorities
  • Individual must be a team player in helping to complete overall team goals
  • Individual must be receptive to change and able to give and receive feedback
  • Work with system architects and development and other cross-functional teams to ensure effective and timely software system integration and verification
  • Collaborate with project and technical resources to ensure that the strategy, planning and delivery approach achieves the desired results


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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