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Sr. Specialist, Electrical Engineer (Electrical Engineer 4)

Rochester, New York

Job ID SAS20212907-66423
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  • Level: Experienced
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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. Specialist, Electrical Engineer (Electrical Engineer 4)
Job Code: SAS20212907-66423
Job Location:Rochester, NY

Job Description:

The Rochester facility designs, builds, integrates, and tests electro-optical imaging payloads. These instruments contain complex analog, power, and digital electronics.

Essential Functions:

  • Design and development of electrical wiring and cable assembly drawings for overall system
  • Selection of electro-mechanical components such as connectors, relays, switches, circuit breakers, and terminal junctions to meet Mil Spec requirements and to program requirements.
  • Documentation release and participation on/leading electrical technical teams with a general supervision oversight.
  • Communicate with manufacturing, test, mechanical engineers, program leadership, and customers on technical issues and status of work.
  • Provide engineering support and direction to other staff areas in the technical area of wire harness, schematic design and related materials and processes.
  • Perform technical reviews, peer reviews of engineering drawings and documentation.
  • May also assist the Project Manager in giving technical customer presentations and insuring schedule and budget objectives are met.


  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or equivalent
  • 6 years Relevant Engineering Work Experience of Cable wire harness drawing and parts list generation using Microsoft VISIO, CREO, Mentor Graphics and other design tools.
  • Experience Cable and Harness design
  • Technical Specification and Interface Control Document Experience
  • Active Top-Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • TS/SCI Clearance
  • Analog & Digital Design Experience
  • Cost & Schedule Management Experience
  • Develop and review electrical engineering documentation to ensure compliance to higher level specifications
  • Experience performing risk analysis and developing risk mitigation plans
  • Root cause analysis experience
  • Mentor early career electrical engineers and cable designers
  • Strong presentation generation and delivery skills
  • Experience defining grounding architecture to satisfy EMI and EMC requirements
  • Space Flight Cable and Harness Design Experience

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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I love my job because every day there’s a new problem to tackle, a new skill to learn and an awesome team that has my back.

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