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Field Data Engineer (Oxnard, CA)

Oxnard, California; California;

Job ID IMS20222705-83160
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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.

  • Full Time
  • 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: Field Data Engineer

Job Code: FDP2

Job Location: Oxnard, CA

We are an international business unit with a startup culture looking for an experienced data engineer. Superior communication skill and demonstrated technical subject-matter expertise are essential. You will join an elite team of engineers and operators who are charged with developing the Navy’s unmanned vessels.

A Data Engineer will architect, organize, and archive real-world data and data structures from unmanned vessels. A highly qualified candidate will also be able to build tools, test, analyze, and model the data for interpretation by other key engineers and researchers. This position will provide lifecycle support for innovative hardware and software systems and applications that support the maximal utiliztion of Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) data


  • Architect the data management pipeline
  • Organize the data into useful structures and databases
  • Develop archiving solutions that can be utilized to scale to n vessels and compare same or similar data across vessels
  • Build tools to manipulate the data
  • Analyze data through visualization techniques
  • Model data for interpretation by other key engineers and researchers
  • Oversee all field-deployed systems and the harvesting of their data
  • Identify and emplace processes to streamline field support, driving improvement in information and technology flow to internal and external stakeholders alike
  • Serve as technical lead for training other Field Support engineers in assisting the Data Management, collaboratively delivering content to ensure knowledge transfer
  • Develop plans and designs for modifications and enhancements
  • Implement new requirements and architecture changes
  • Update and maintain documentation for the data management system
  • Participate in multi-functional teams and manage work through JIRA
  • Verifying, and updating as necessary, in-house system and network documentation for remote site configurations during field services engagements, and ensuring those updates and feedback are delivered to the respective O&M teams for awareness and action.


  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in information technology, computer science, computer engineering or a related field
  • Scripting or programming skills (Python, Bash, Data Science Frameworks)
  • Understanding of technical, operational, and management issues related to data design, development, and deployment at scale
  • Experience working in a Linux environment

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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