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Sr. Scientist, RF/Wireless Engineer

Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID 1275
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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: Senior Scientist RF/Wireless Design Engineer

Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Job Code: 1275

Job Schedule: 9/80 

Job Description:

This Sr Scientist Engineer will join our Hardware RF Design team as an individual contributor LEADER to deliver mission critical RF systems solutions for various customers of our Broadband Communication Systems group. In this role, the engineer will be responsible for heading up and maintaining their own Program/ Product and will be the RF Wireless Design Subject Matter Expert. They will serve as the first line of communication for the Team, work closely with the Sr. RF Wireless Engr Manager, and present updates/results to the Program Management team and L3 Harris Customers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Derive RF hardware requirements from system level specifications.
  • Lead the development of communication system architectures from an RF perspective.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as direct and coordinate work of multi-disciplinary engineering teams such as Mechanical , Systems, Software to meet challenging performance requirements and assure the successful development of RF systems and assemblies.
  • Perform RF/analog circuit design and hardware engineering from the component level up to entire communication systems.
  • Responsible for the RF and High frequency/microwave detailed design, analysis, development, and testing of hardware.
  • Participate in the proposal process for programs with RF requirements by estimating tasks, identifying risk, and planning development.
  • Conduct and participate in internal and external system design reviews.
  • Present concepts, designs, and results to program management and L3Harris customers.
  • Support internal peer design reviews, design verification testing of engineering units and oversight of design through production.
  • Develop methods for modifying systems to include new RF and wireless capabilities.
  • Experience with defining RF architectures, creating link budgets, and performing system-level gain/distortion analysis.
  • experience designing RF products operating from UHF through E-band. Design activities will include frequency synthesizers, Up/down converters, front-end electronics, and other RF electronics for various antenna tracking techniques up through entire RF systems on platforms.
  • Working knowledge of industry trends that will Help develop roadmaps utilizing the latest technologies to increase system and sub-assembly capabilities.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 15 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree with a minimum of 13 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 19 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.

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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.

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