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Systems Engineer

Melbourne, Victoria Job ID SAS20220410-91391
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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 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Systems Engineer

Job Location: Melbourne, Australia

Job Code: SAS20220410-91391

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Are you looking for an opportunity to grow and enhance your skills as a Systems Engineer in a dynamic industry that is constantly developing and delivering innovative, next-generation capabilities? At L3Harris in Melbourne, we’re seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to support the Airservices Australia (AsA) Enterprise Network Modernization Program (ASA-ENMP).

This is an important role focusing on the Systems Engineering elements of the overall program and is an opportunity to take on unique challenges, expand your skillset and experience, and significantly contribute to the Airservices’ industry’s leading pathway to Air Traffic Modernization. You will join a great team of talented professionals who take a collaborative approach and enjoy working together. We are a company on the move with more than five decades of innovative and exceptional performance; we have earned our place as a trusted provider to our customers.

The successful candidate will be directly supporting the Chief Systems Engineer, translating L3Harris’ previous experience standing up a managed network services program for the ASA-ENMP program through development and initial deployment.

The Systems Engineer is responsible for supporting or conducting various system engineering activities as required for one or more elements of the project in accordance with associated plans, processes and procedures.

What the role will involve

If you were to join our team of dedicated experts, the responsibilities of your role will include the following:

  • Assisting with conversion of customer or product requirements into total solution that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints;
  • Contributing to a successful outcome from programmatic reviews (SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR, ISD);
  • Managing system requirements (performing requirements analysis, writing, traceability, documentation);
  • Defining system design (creating system diagrams, interconnection diagrams, IP plans, dial plans, feature design documents as required);
  • Producing documentation and manuals;
  • Creating test procedures, conducting Production Acceptance Testing, Systems Integration Testing, Factory Acceptance Testing, Site Acceptance Testing;
  • Acting as the Lead Systems Engineer for one or more elements of the project, i.e. conducting, overseeing or otherwise taking responsibility for all systems engineering activities and work products for assigned technology domain elements;
  • Must have excellent interpersonal communications skills, an assured and commanding presence during briefings. Clear verbal and written skills are mandatory;
  • Travel will be required within Australia to facilitate customer and partner coordination as well as support remote site audits.

What you’ll bring

The role of Systems Engineer requires the following experience and skills:

  • Degree qualified in Engineering in an Electrical, Electronic or Telecommunications related discipline.
  • Substantial experience with systems engineering lifecycle/systems engineering methodology
  • Experience with customer requirements reviews, design reviews and/or test and acceptance events with the customer
  • An understanding of the INCOSE Systems Engineering standards

Additional desirable skills and experience:

  • A demonstrated knowledge of IP Networking (WAN/LAN) & associated security mechanisms (Firewalls, Information Assurance)
  • Proficient in PC skills including hardware and/or software installation or configuration
  • Experience working directly with Airservices or similar Governmental Air Traffic organization to develop, test and deploy a new automation or network service to the field
  • Experience working as an engineer on delivery of a Defence, or mission critical capability
  • The ability to work autonomously, as well as in a team supporting other systems engineers
  • Experience with Security and Safety programs will be well regarded
  • Experience in a multi-disciplined engineering environment
  • Experience with DOORS or other requirements management tools
  • Experience in Voice Communications Systems, VHF Radio, Telephony (VoIP, analog or digital)
  • Other less relevant but adjacent competencies such as programming/coding, electronics projects, ICT skills, hardware development, and project management are also beneficial.
  • Registration with the Board of Professional Engineering of Queensland, in either the Electrical or the Information, Telecommunications and Electronics area of engineering will be well regarded.

Important to know

Many of our roles require the ability to obtain a security clearance relevant to the country of the position. In this instance, at least a baseline Australian Defence clearance and Airservices background check is required. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and may be subject to government security checks.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination and offers equal opportunities for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships.


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