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Lead, Systems Engineering for (Air Navagation Service Providers (ANSP))

Melbourne, Florida

Job ID SAS20232808-105300
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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 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Lead, Systems Engineering for (Air Navagation Service Providers (ANSP))

Job Code: SAS20232808-105300

Job Location: Melbourne, FL

Job Description:

L3Harris Technologies is seeking a Systems Engineer leader with a background in large-scale high availability networks who will support Air Navagation Service Providers Programs. The systems engineer leader works with a cross function team to analyze customer requirements, create an architecture and work closely with software deployment, test and operations teams.

The role will engage directly with our customers and our strategic partners in order to identify and implement a large scale network for the FAA.

As a Systems Engineer leader, you will be leading the advanced systems and services that significantly increase the safety, security and capacity of global air traffic management systems to meet the growing demand of air transportation operations.

At L3Harris Technologies we understand the benefits of a flexible work environment. Employees may be able to work a hybrid schedule with the understanding that the employee may be required to attend team meetings and key events in person when deemed appropriate by leadership.

Essential Functions:

  • Leverage Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tools and techniques to build and maintain robust models
  • Lead tasks related to designing, developing, integrating, and verifying high availability telecommunications network architectures
  • Draft well-formed requirements and work with internal and external stakeholders to refine them to ensure compliance
  • Work closely with development teams to monitor development and integration and ensure that the developers are delivering to baselined requirements and SOW
  • Assist with market research/documentation and making recommendations on technical direction – to keep us ahead on trends
  • Make significant improvements to systems and processes by collaborating with end users, developers, and other stakeholders to define enhancements and/or transition strategies to existing solutions
  • Lead Systems Engineering processes IAW L3Harris internal processes and CMMI best practices
  • Identify and assist in mitigating risk by continuously monitoring process, products, and solutions and developing a plan to avoid as necessary
  • Perform system, subsystem, and/or component analysis and selection between alternative solutions. (Trade Studies)
  • Develop and deliver presentations that effectively communicate design activity plans
  • Conduct and participate in Technical Interchange Meetings, design reviews, and working groups
  • Communication within and outside of the organization on all technical concepts with engineers, customers/users, and team members
  • Lead medium sized teams of other systems engineers by assigning tasks, providing guidance, and reviewing work products
  • Mentor junior level engineers


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or related field, and minimum 9 years related experience; or a Master’s degree in Engineering, or related field, and minimum 7 years related experience
  • Minimum of 6 years direct experience with Networks and/or Telecommunications TDM, VoIP RTP and SIP, and internet protocols such as TCP, UDP, and ICMP
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience across various phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including but not limited to requirement analysis, design, development and testing, implementation, documentation, and evaluation
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a FAA public trust clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Direct experience with Model Based Systems Engineering and/or SysML applications and tools such as MagicDraw® and/or IBM Rhapsody®
  • General knowledge of ServiceNow digital workflows
  • General knowledge of Cloud-Based technologies such as VMWare® / AWS (Amazon® Web Services)
  • Expert communication/interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in both a team environment and independently
  • Previous experience in FAA National Airspace System (NAS) telecommunications or air traffic management programs
  • INCOSE® ‎ Systems Engineering Professional (SEP) certification

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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