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Manager, Electrical Engineering

Simi Valley, California

Job ID SAS20222205-82764
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    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
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    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

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


Job Title: Manager, Electrical Engineering
Job Code: SAS20222205-82764
Job Location:Simi Valley, CA

Job Description:

The Electrical Engineering Manager provides technical leadership for a team supporting the fixed site and mobile antenna product lines in development, production, and sustaining efforts for customer programs. Directly involved in the design, integration, and test of all aspects of the electrical design of the antenna systems A high level of technical content and participation in proposals, design, test, and sustainment of the products is anticipated with this position.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports to the Director of Antenna Pedestal DesignEngineering.
  • Responsible for determining staffing requirements and adjusting staffing levels as necessary to ensure that the department’s workface is appropriately staffed with qualified individuals.
  • Leads the team in defining requirements, planning and executing project plans, participating in design reviews, and supporting production release of modified or new products, as well as addressing obsolescence of currently fielded systems.
  • Assigns, tracks, and controls department activities to ensure that department responsibilities are met and product designs conform to their requirements.
  • Provides direction and training to engineers and ensure compliance with department standards and policies.
  • Performs annual departmental performance appraisal reviews.
  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of the departmental budget as needed.
  • Reviews product specifications, and generates system and module-level block diagrams, flow diagrams, and design concepts.
  • Designs, tests, and integrates hardware sub-systems and modules.
  • Supports product processes, such as BOM's (Bill of Materials) and ECO's (Engineering Change Order).
  • Supports program and proposal processes, such as BOE’s (Basis of Estimate) and EAC’s (Estimate at Completion), as well as schedules generation and updates.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and a minimum of nine years of direct experience in the field or equivalent is required or Graduate Degree with a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.
  • Experience using schematic design and hardware simulation tools required, preferably PADS or OrCAD and PSpice.
  • Experience in real time control systems for small and large scale mechanical structures required. Experience with both classical control systems, as well as state space controllers is a plus.
  • Must be effective in a lab environment using lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, multimeters, and signal generators.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience designing analog and digital circuits both from a custom design as well as COTS assembly design perspective.
  • Familiar with Microwave transmit and receive systems.
  • Familiar with Servos and control system design.
  • Familiar with electronics design, power systems, and cabling design.
  • Experience with hands-on EMI design and test.
  • Experience with MATLAB.
  • Experience using LabVIEW software.
  • Able to work closely with mechanical engineers to consider thermal and other
  • design trade-offs.

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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