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EEE Component Engineer

Job ID SAS20200806-46296

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: EEE Component Engineer
Job Code: SAS20200806-46296
Job Location: San Diego, CA

Job Description:

The Electrical, Electronic, Electromagnetic (EEE) Component Engineer provides required support to design and project engineering during the development, pre-production, and production phases of our new and heritage products and designs. He/she also functions as the responsible Component Engineer and as such will be the focal point for all EEE parts selection and reliability testing related actions for his/her products or product lines.

Essential Functions:

The successful candidate will support and train in the below list of core activities and functions:

  • Provide Electrical, Electronic, Electromagnetic (EEE) part expertise and support on Space and other High-Reliability programs, review customer Statements of Work (SOW's) and specifications to identify parts requirements.
  • Assess components for compliance to program and industry PMP requirements (INST-002, TOR, JEDEC, etc.)
  • Generate plans, procedures, and EEE part procurement and screening documents (SCD's, SoCD’s, SID's, and AID's) for military and aerospace programs as required by MIL/NASA standards and/or contract.
  • Write and review Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) to component level procurement and test control documents.
  • Review screening and test data received from manufacturers and test laboratories for compliance to specifications, purchase order requirements, and program contract compliance.
  • Evaluate defective components and failure analysis reports as required.  Interface internally with Electrical Design Engineers, Reliability Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, and Quality Engineers in support of risk mitigation and material review efforts.
  • Perform and review key Reliability Analyses: Prediction, Derating, FMECA, etc.
  • Apply military and aerospace industry reliability criteria (MIL-HDBK-217F, MIL-STD-1547B, etc) to analyses and coordinate adjustments for compliance with designers.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field (Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Material Science or equivalent) 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.
  • Experience in assessing components for compliance to program and industry PMP requirements (INST-002, TOR, JEDEC, etc.)
  • Experience in writing and reviewing Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) to component level procurement and test control documents.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • An active DoD clearance
  • Advanced degrees (Masters or PhD) in a related field is not required but is a benefit.
  • Must demonstrate a willingness to learn and work in both a support capacity and as a lead on differing functions.
  • Knowledge and working history with key reliability analyses for space mission hardware (prediction, derating, FMECA, WCA)
  • Experience with radiation effects of electronics (TID, SEE) and common mitigation techniques.
  • Familiarity with component level radiation effects in the natural space environment

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.