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Lead, Systems Engineer - Modeling & Simulation

Palm Bay, Florida

Job ID SAS20211304-59650
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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 with the L3Harris's engineering team, 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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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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Lead Systems Engineer - Modeling & Simulation

Job Code: SAS20211304-59650

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

L3Harris Technologies has an opening for a Senior Modeling and Simulation Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Melbourne, FL and will be working with a geographically dispersed mod/sim team. The individual will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate digital engineering efforts to integrate system performance and behaviors into operational analysis
  • Design and execution of mission-level modeling and simulation studies to assess system performance, inform design trades, and evaluate overall effectiveness
  • Develop system models using MBSE principles and toolsets for use in multi-domain operational scenarios
  • Integrate Cameo models with higher-level simulations executed in AFSIM, STK, and MATLAB
  • Develop model specifications for establishing a repository of system models for use in various mission-level mod/sim frameworks and multiple classification levels
  • Architect operational scenarios for mission level MS&A studies
  • Execute and deliver analysis from mod/sim results to inform system design, requirements development, and CONOPS generation
  • Conduct requirements analysis and architecture concept development in support of air domain pursuit efforts
  • Performing hardware/software requirements definition, decomposition, allocation, management, verification, and validation
  • Support programs and pursuits by creating models, simulations, and analysis products
  • Execute MS&A to support design validation and mission benefit analyses
  • Develop new models and processes, enhance current tool capabilities, and perform analyses
  • Support the development of technological concepts which improve system performance and mission capabilities
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • 9+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or a related discipline. Alternatively, 7 years of prior related experience with a Graduate Degree
  • Active Top Secret clearance required

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Degree or relevant coursework in Systems Engineering
  • Experience in supporting modeling, simulation, and analysis space and air domain related problems
  • Experience with requirements management using DOORS or similar application
  • Experience with mission level mod/sim tools and frameworks
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Effective organization level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Software: Cameo, ModelCenter, DOORS, Rhapsody, STK/Astrogator, MATLAB, SIMULINK, AFSIM, etc.
  • Experience with Cameo, AFSIM, STK, MATLAB, Python, Java,

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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