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Specialist Tempest Engineer

Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID 9213
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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 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title:  Specialist TEMPEST Engineer

Job Code:  9213

Job Location:  Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Description:

L3 Harris is seeking a Specialist TEMPEST Engineer to join our Power Supply/Integrity Signals team supporting our Communication Systems Segment. Due to the nature and classified environment required to support the TEMPEST requirements and regulations this role will require a Secret Clearance.  As an engineer in this role you can expect to be responsible for:

  • Learning the NSA requirements regarding TEMPEST for encrypted equipment.
  • Support the Certified TEMPEST Professional (CTP-II) in updating the the current test methods related to the new requirements.
  • Support the multiple programs and CTP-II by creating or updating TEMPEST Control Plans, Test Plan, Test Procedures, Test Reports, Critical Features Lists and other applicable documents.
  • Perform required pre-test setup, Detection System Sensitivity and calibration measurements prior to testing.
  • The engineer will peform engineering pre-tests and debug of all programs with encrypted devices that require TEMPEST testing.
  • Performing test activities to achieve TEMPEST compliance.
  • Participate in TEMPEST related system and sub-system troubleshooting efforts.
  • Asisting with the maintenance of the TEMPEST lab needs with equipment and test hardware ensuring the equipment is calibrated and ready for program tests.
  • A working knowledge of electromagnetic theory, radiated and conducted emissions, signal and power coupling effects, and susceptibility of systems.
  • Exposure to or experience with design techniques for wide-band, high-isolation performance, containment, source suppression and RF grounding.
  • Experience with common lab equipment, such as: Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, TEMPEST Receivers, Signal Generators, Test Antennas, EMI Chambers, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.

Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related 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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