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Electrical Engineer III

Rochester, New York

Job ID SAS20211504-59796
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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: Sr. Electrical Engineer – Special Test Equipment Development
Job Code: SAS20211504-59796
Job Location:Rochester, NY

Job Description:

This is an electrical engineering design position responsible for developing test equipment within the Space & Airborne Systems (SAS) Segment of L3Harris.  This team is responsible for the design, build, and validation of custom test equipment.  The test equipment is used to verify the function and performance of electro-optical imaging payloads also developed in Rochester. 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Test system architecture, design, and integration of various modules such as power, communication, or image acquisition modules into test racks and consoles. 
  • Developing custom cables and harnesses, circuit boards (analog and digital), or FPGA code will be required depending on the specific need. 
  • Develop requirements, design specifications, verification documents, and other technical documents as needed  
  • Assist the Project Manager in giving technical presentations and insuring schedule and budget objectives are met.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or Computer Engineering from an accredited college or university with at least 4 years of relevant engineering work experience OR a Graduate Degree with at least 2 years of relevant engineering work experience.
  • Analog & Digital circuit design experience
  • Lab experience that includes hands-on build and debug of equipment including root-cause analysis

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Current TS/SCI clearance
  • Gain cooperation with regards to process improvement initiatives
  • Familiarity with FPGA design
  • Develop and review electrical engineering documentation to ensure compliance to higher level specifications
  • Communicates within and outside of own function, business area, and parties external to the organization (e.g., customers, vendors, etc.)
  • Space electronics design experience
  • Ability to work with E-CAD tools

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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