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Sr Scien, Systems Engrg

Job ID CS20203101-40189

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 $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries.


Job Title:  Scientist, Communications and EW Systems Engineering

Job Code:  SYP7

Job Location:  Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Description: L3Harris Broadband Communications Systems is currently seeking a Communications and Electronic Warfare (C&EW) Systems Engineer.  The C&EW Systems Engineer will be responsible for the life-cycle support of C&EW systems from conceptual development through product phase-out. This includes proposal support, requirements analysis and management, task planning, technical documentation (including generation of Statements of Work and specifications), design oversight participation, design synthesis in a multi-functional engineering environment, build and test support, subcontract control, risk management input, system deployment, and in-house technical support during the operational life-cycle of the system.

Essential Functions: 

  • Perform research and development in assigned engineering discipline

  • Provide oversight and technical direction for related programs, pursuits, and internal developments

  • Lead business development pursuits and proposal activities

  • Capture and manage customer and derived requirements, as well as the decomposition and assignment of requirements to appropriate functional areas of responsibility, ensuring traceability from a verification test matrix back to original customer and system level derived requirements

  • Develop technical specifications, interface control documents, test plans and procedures, analyze configuration and processing solutions, and test conformance to specifications

  • Recommend new or improved design solutions and processes; review literature, patents and current industry practices of relevance to assigned project

  • Employ best practices, tools and techniques, and apply processes and methodologies selected to design and develop new products or modify existing products

  • Ensure technical performance, quality, and adherence to schedule

  • Follow processes in conformance with established policies and objectives

  • Provide technical consultation to customers and internal organizations

  • Evaluate vendor capabilities and manage subcontracts to secure required products or services

  • Participate in design reviews


  • An ABET (EAC/CAC) accredited Bachelor's of Science degree in an engineering discipline, and 15 or more years of relevant experience

  • Experience in system level development, requirements definition, analysis, and risk mitigation for C&EW systems applications

  • Understanding of engineering architecture and design concepts along with basic understanding of the engineering practices and procedures required to develop, test and deploy systems

  • Presentation and communication skills (verbal, written, and visual)

  • Problem solving skills and the ability to meet critical deadlines

  • Understand coordination of projects and direct efforts of technical support personnel

  • Ability to productively contribute work, ideas and collaboration as part of a team

  • Due to the nature of our work qualified candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance

  • Availability to travel 20-40% of the time to customer and subcontractor sites in support of technical meetings and verification activities

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.

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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.