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Spec, Sys Administration

Rochester, New York

Job ID SAS20222811-93925
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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.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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  • Problem Solver
  • Strategic
  • Technical


Flexible work schedule, paid overtime, cool technology, no micromanagement, nice campus, fun co-workers

Systems Engineer

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: Specialist, System Administration
Job Code: SAS20222811-93925
Job Location: Rochester, NY

Job Description:

Essential Functions:

• Configure, monitor, maintain, troubleshoot Windows systems (Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008/2012/2016, Windows MAK, SCCM)
• Licensing knowledge for products such as MATLAB, LabView, Ultra Edit, Ultra Compare
• Familiarity with STIG implementation
• Familiarity with set up and deployment and use of Nessus Scanner
• Familiarity in deploying infrastructure through automation
• Must have a demonstrated detailed understanding of infrastructure virtualization
• Familiarity with Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD), agile system development, and DevSecOps tools and processes
• Familiarity customizing/optimizing/trouble shooting enterprise level applications
• Security administration experience in support of RMF requirements
• Familiarity with continuous integration, build management, and automated test frameworks
• Provide vulnerability remediation actions
• TS/SCI with CI Poly is highly desirable
• Work to be performed 100% on site in Rochester, NY facilities

• Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of relevant experience or,
• Secondary/Associates degree and minimum of 8 years relevant experience, or
• Master’s Degree and minimum 2 years of relevant experience
• DOD 8570 IAT Level 2 Certification
• Top Secret Clearance with SCI

Preferred Additional Skills:
• Coordinates policies, procedures, and best IT practices with Electrical Engineering and Software Engineering Discipline
• Familiarity in the use of IT tools for managing and troubleshooting complex computer networks
• Knowledge of Program IT design and architecture associated with best practices and processes
• Ability to make complex decisions across the hardware development lifecycle
• Previous experience supporting DoD & IC Government customers
• Familiarity with continuous integration, build management, and/or automated test frameworks
• Hardware/software requirement verification/system validation experience
• Ability to work and grow in a dynamic, fast paced, team-oriented environment
• Familiarity with Virtualization (KVM), Backup Technologies such as NAS, SAN, iSCSI, SAS
• Familiarity with understanding security incidents such as data spills, data integrity and malicious events
• Managing and providing media release and transfer between systems
• Familiarity with Space Systems highly desired
• Managing a help desk type queue for user accounts and security support
• Familiarity in Networking – Cisco, Netgear, basic networking topology
• Familiarity with building out Special Test Equipment environments from the IT side.
• General understanding of RMF, ICD-503, NIST 800-53 and cybersecurity requirements
• Ability to integrate RMF principles into ground-up builds
• Familiarity with continuous integration, build management, and/or automated test frameworks
• Familiarity with testing applications such as Confluence, Jira, and Bitbucket
• Familiarity in using and creating LDAP for Windows
• Familiarity deploying open source tools and understanding of issues regarding use

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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