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Specialist, Systems Engineering (temp.9 months)

Mirabel, Quebec Job ID 116788
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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 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. and Canada employees, effective October 24, 2022.

L3Harris MAS, located in Mirabel (QC) is a subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies, Inc.

L3Harris MAS, a subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies, Inc., is an agile and innovative aerospace and defense technology company. Our 1000 employees provide complete military and commercial aviation modernization and upgrade solutions structural and avionics upgrades, aircraft component repair and overhaul, integrated logistics support, stripping and painting, field service support and technical publications, plus a full range of technical support services.

Our specialized aviation facilities include component repair, overhaul and machining, aircraft hangars and other upgrade facilities, structural design and analysis, full-scale fatigue testing and aircraft fatigue management, as well as other engineering services - from mechanical engineering and avionics to electronics and systems engineering.

Our customers perform on the world’s most challenging front lines. They trust us to keep them prepared for what’s next. We combine speed, innovation and flawless execution to ensure confidence and security in the world ahead.

About your next Challenge as a Specialist, System Engineering :

As Specialist, System Engineering - at L3 MAS you will perform as part of a team that supports the requirements, design, development, test, and integration of complex, specialized hardware/software systems installed or to be installed on airborne platforms.
Coordinate with Project Management to ensure the conversion of customer requirements, including informal requirements, into solutions that balance the technical, schedule and cost constraints for the system design.

What You Will Do:

  • Apply knowledge of on-board systems (analog and digital) and Avionics Systems to Aerospace (i.e. define, design, develop, simulate, test, validate / verify);
  • Ensure the adequacy between the established technical requirements and the proposed engineering solutions;
  • Ensure the technical compliance of products and services in accordance with the needs of internal and external customers;
  • Apply L3-MAS internal processes and policies (engineering, airworthiness, project management, quality, etc.);
  • Apply aeronautical regulations, standards, and procedures (FAR, CAR, JAR, RAC, TAM, etc.) in order to support a certification file; Knowledge of the CF-18 Basis of Certification is an asset;
  • Participate in technical reviews, problem solving activities;
  • Prepare technical analyses and reports (FMEA, ELA, FHA …etc.);
  • Analyze, design or modify wiring diagrams;
  • Support technical activities and the customer during the production of prototypes.
  • Prepare effective presentations to communicate technical information;

When required, you will be asked to:

  • Perform Engineering trade studies on existing and new product technologies;
  • Integrate and test, missions systems;
  • Translate requests of the customer into system level requirements;
  • Evaluate alternative solutions and establish preliminary system design;

Required Skills and Experiences:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering (or equivalent) Electrical, Avionics and a minimum of 7-10 years of relevant experience.

Strongly prefer:

  • Experience with military avionics systems including sensors, radio-navigation systems and inter-communication systems.
  • Experience with Aircraft integration and ground/ flight test support;
  • Experience with airworthiness regulations in FAR23 or FAR25 type of aircraft; Knowledge of DND TAM is an asset.
  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation communication skills in French and English;
  • Experience working with subcontractors and Government customers;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
  • Hands-on experience with testing, integrating, and verifying hardware;
  • Experience developing, authoring, and implementing system test plans in a team environment;
  • Familiarity with ARINC 429, MIL-STD-1553, RS232/422, Ethernet, and other serial protocols.
  • Familiarity with industry System Engineering processes (ISO 15288, SAE ARP 4754) and tools (DOORS, PLM, etc.) is an asset.


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be eligible for registration with the Controlled Goods Program;
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a government of Canada “Reliability” status and/or Level 2 (Secret) security clearance;
  • For on-site positions, our location not accessible by public transport, car/carpooling required.


Keys to Your Success:

  • Well developed communication and presentation skills in French and English;
  • A team player that takes initiative, is proactive and a creative member of the team.
  • Adaptable and flexible in managing multiple priorities and an evolving, fast paced environment.


What We Offer:

  • Possibility of hybrid office/home work environment depending on the nature of your position;
  • Work-life balance with flexible working hours;
  • Ability to accumulate a "flexible" 40-hour time off bank;
  • Comprehensive benefits (flexible group insurance, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP) and wellness programs;
  • Employee Recognition Program;
  • Employee Referral Bonus program;
  • Continuous Learning and development Program. Opportunities with several training opportunities at your disposal;
  • Opportunities for growth, development and career progression;
  • Other benefits: Cafeteria with outdoor terrace at our Mirabel facility, seasonal tire change, annual flu vaccination clinic, massage therapy and kinesiology on site, Employee Resource Groups (ERG), fitness and language courses, green spaces for outdoor exercises, charging stations for electric vehicles, parking available at all times and sports and social activities.


Our culture:

L3Harris MAS cultivates an inclusive and stimulating work environment that empowers employees and promotes work-life balance. Our values (integrity, respect, excellence), community dedication and commitment to excel in everything we do are the foundation of our culture.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and are 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, provincial or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.


About L3Harris:

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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue, 48,000 employees and customers in more than 100 countries.


Everything we do here has a direct impact on the protection and security of human lives.


We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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