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Specialist Antenna Systems Engineer

Rochester, New York

Job ID CS20220512-94226
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Overview

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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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.

Description:

Job Title: Specialist Antenna Systems Engineer

Job Code: CS20220512-94226

Job Location: USA-NY-Rochester

This is an antenna systems engineering position, with responsibility for antenna products from design development and throughout the product lifecycle, to obsolescence. The antenna systems engineer will work directly with antenna electrical design engineers and mechanical engineering to ensure proper material selection to eliminate risk with antenna mechanical structure to meet full product requirements, and verification and validation testing. The antenna systems engineer will also support the existing antenna catalog product portfolio for review for product improvements, cost savings, modernization, testing and documentation. All antenna products are outsourced and the antenna systems engineer will develop relationships with antenna manufacturers to support strategic supplier integration efforts, new supplier engineering capability evaluation and subcontract development meetings and design reviews.

Essential functions include:

  • Perform limited RF testing for the evaluation of antennas, including S-parameters, patterns, gain, axial ratio and power testing
  • Generate/refine test plans, reports, briefings, product specifications, compliance matrices and other required documentation through the lifecycle of the product.
  • Robust mechanical and electrical competency
  • Lead or support antenna development projects
  • Support outsourcing efforts to ensure design integrity continues with the antenna supply base through the entire product lifecycle
  • Select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability

Required Skills:

  • BS degree in Engineering or similar physical science
  • Minimum 4+ years’ experience in systems, mechanical, electrical or similar engineering field
  • Minimum 1 year knowledge and/or understanding of antenna design and function, circuit analysis and operational concepts
  • Minimum 2 years experience with materials utilized in antenna construction and design, for example: connectors, radomes, coaxial cables, passive/active components and circuit boards.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with RF test equipment, such as signal generators, network analyzers, and spectrum analyzers
  • Strong soldering capabilities and experience performing minor electronic repair
  • Excellent communication, technical writing and presentation skills
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
  • Ability to work autonomously and with others to resolve technical issues
  • Ability for occasional travel to customers, suppliers, Etc.
  • Software experience preferred, but not required

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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