Skip to main content

Sr. Specialist, Electrical Engineer - COMSEC Hardware

San Diego, California

Job ID SAS20222503-79428
Apply Now

Overview

On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
  • Glassdoor Reviews and Company Rating

Success Profile

What makes a successful Engineer at L3Harris?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Innovative
  • Technical
  • Influential
  • Critical Thinker
  • Analytical
  • Detail Oriented

Quote

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.

Heather S., Engineer

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform

Job Description

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 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Description:

Job Title: Sr. Specialist, Electrical Engineer - COMSEC Hardware
Job Code: SAS20222503-79428
Job Location: San Diego, CA

Job Description:

L3Harris is seeking for a versatile COMSEC hardware engineer to join our talented team supporting the design and manufacturing of our Space and RF products. As a hardware engineer, you will be directly involved in the design, integration, and test of advanced satellite communication links, digital telemetry, signal processing, and encryption technology.The successful candidate will perform design and architecture engineering functions with an emphasis in COMSEC design. In this capacity the candidate will support the space communication and encryption product line in development efforts for programs and IRAD projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Hardware design of satellite communications systems, with an emphasis on COMSEC and RF designs.
  • Assist with the capture of next generation communications security business opportunities including development of concept whitepapers, technical solution conceptualization and proposal support.
  • Coordinate with system and design teams to ensure architecture meets intended requirements
  • Prepare and present technical data at internal and customer reviews

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent required and at least 6 years of years of industry experience OR: MS degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with at least 4 years of industry experience
  • Detailed understanding of analog/digital circuit design, including high speed digital interfaces
  • Experience with following hardware design processes and generating required documentation
  • Experience in RF Communications waveforms and propagation
  • Active Secret Security Clearance required

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance.
  • Experience designing and implementing government and commercial cryptographic functions in hardware.
  • Knowledge of isolation requirements and implementation within the analog, digital, RF and power operating boundaries within subsystems.
  • Knowledge of NSA certification requirements and processes.
  • Experience with HyperLynx, SIPro or similar signal integrity design tools.
  • Experience using schematic design tools, VHDL and firmware simulation tools.
  • Experience with standard lab equipment, including oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, signal generators, and signal analyzers.
  • Proven experience designing high reliability circuitry for space environments
  • Familiarity with FPGA design concepts
  • Experience with MATLAB and synthesized code tools.
  • Wired and Wireless secure networking
  • NSA training in Module Embedment, TEMPEST testing/certification or other security professional training/certifications.

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.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

Join Our Talent Community

Sign up for job alerts and be the first to know about our job openings.

Select a job category and/or location, then click "Add" for each saved search. Finally, click "Sign Up" to create your job alert.

Interested In

  • Engineering, San Diego, California, United StatesRemove

View All Jobs

You have not saved any jobs.

View All Jobs

Awards and Recognition

Fortune 2022 - World's Most Admired Companies
Forbes 2021 Award - America's Best Large Employers
Great Place to Work
HRC
2022 Bloomberg Gender Reporting Framework
Forbes 2020 Award
Top HBCU Supporters
CEO Action
Catalyst CEO
SWE
NSBE
Handshake Early Talent Award
WayUp 100 Top Internship Programs Award
2021 Readers Choice Top 50 Employers
2021 Best Employers for Veterans
2021 DEI Best Place to Work For Disability Inclusion
2022 Top 50 Employer Careers and the disABLED
Catalyst Logo
Forbes 2021 The Best Employers for Diversity
2022 Minority Engineer Magazine Top 50 Employer