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Sr. Specialist, Systems Engineering (Integration and Test)

Plano, Texas

Job ID IMS20221512-94827
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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 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: Sr. Specialist, Systems Engineering (Integration and Test)

Position: IMS20221512-94827

Job Location: Plano, TX

Job Description:

The Sr. Specialist, Systems Engineering (Integration and Test) will be responsible for responsible for the test and evaluation of radar systems and related capabilities.

The Advanced Systems & Technologies (AS&T) division is a part of L3Harris’ Agile Development Group and specializes in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies for advanced Unmanned Air Systems (UAS / UAV), advanced radar systems, next-generation weapon systems, and other RF sensor technologies using small company agility and big company experience.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for planning and execution of the tests, including defining test requirements, creating a test plan, determining the test instrumentation required to capture the required test data, holding Test Readiness Reviews and conducting the tests. In performing these tasks, the lead test engineer will work closely with all internal and external stake holders to coordinate the activities leading up to and including the test itself.
  • Responsible for the program test planning, including development of the system test plan.
  • Responsible for the integration of special test equipment and COTS in the lab and Test Chamber suite
  • Responsible for ensuring that all instrumentation capabilities will meet the overall requirements for the test, as coordinated with the lead systems test engineer
  • Assist with DUT integration and test execution
  • Responsible for the after-test debrief and ensuring that all data artifacts are collected and made available for review
  • Responsible for post-test analysis, especially for capturing lessons learned for improvement of the test plan for subsequent testing
  • Participate in peer reviews, preliminary design reviews, critical design reviews and other required design reviews
  • Ability to obtain and maintain any additional clearances as required
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Up to 10% travel may be required
  • Other duties as required


  • U.S. citizen
  • Active DoD clearance with current 6 year update
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science
  • A minimum of 6 years’ relevant experience in systems engineering / system test and evaluation
  • Prior experience in qualification and design verification testing
  • Experience in test and evaluation planning activities
  • Experience with and background in RF, with a working knowledge of radar systems
  • Experience designing, developing and implementing special test equipment for use on UUT evaluations
  • Experience developing and executing Design Verification Tests for complex components and systems
  • Experience with design for testability
  • Experience and working knowledge of basic RF test equipment including Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, and Signal Generators
  • Experience with LabView, MatLab or Python
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Science and/or equivalent experience desired.
  • Degree or relevant coursework in Systems Engineering is desired
  • Familiarity with a variety of radar types and modes
  • DOORS experience
  • Working knowledge of military standards
  • Control account manager experience
  • Excellent people skills, with experience leading and collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success

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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