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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
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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


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
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

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.



Future Opportunities Talent Community

We are always looking to build our Aircraft and Flight teams – but we also recognize that timing is everything.

You may not be ready to make a move to your next role, but you’re open to exploring your options. We’re planning on growing steadily over the next several years – so whether you’re looking now or later – we’ll have a great career for you to consider.

Joining our Talent Community for means we’ll stay in touch, keep you informed on what we’re doing, what’s happening in our industry, and connect from time to time with upcoming positions we think you’ll be interested in hearing about.

If you’re interested in exploring a truly great career with us, join our Aircraft and Flight Talent Community by simply applying to this post. At L3Harris, we’ll have something for you to consider for the future.

Whenever you’re ready – Step. Forward.

Expertise We Look For

Admittedly, expectations on this team are high – for a reason. The complex, highly specialized programs that our government and military customers entrust to L3Harris demand it.

There are varying degrees of subject matter expertise associated with Aircraft and Flight. If you have a minimum of 3 years of experience in some of following key areas, we would like to invite you to join our Aircraft and Flight Talent Community for immediate and future opportunities

  • Aircraft Mechanics,
  • Assembly (Electrical or Mechanical)
  • Avionics Systems Engineers
  • Structural, Electrical, Mechanical Aircraft Engineering
  • Installation & Maintenance
  • Propulsion
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication

Skills and Competencies We Look For

We look for a variety of experiences and skills for our team - from understanding aircraft technical publications, flight-line operations, schematic diagrams or engine riggings to airframes, fuel systems, and electrical systems to custom metal fabrication.

We also regularly hire for hydraulic/pneumatic systems, powerplant/propulsion maintenance, fuel cell maintenance, heavy structural repair/modification and even upholstery/interior finish.

We look for mechanics, assemblers and systems engineers who possess and strong understanding of FAA certification guidelines.

We’re also looking for people who can learn, understand and contribute to the design and operation of complex interrelated subsystems and subassemblies, design, development, test, and integration of complex, specialized hardware/software systems installed on airborne and ground-based ISR platforms.

If you are able to identify the following within your own inventory of skills and experiences, we would be thrilled if you joined others like you in our talent community.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of hands-on experience working as an aircraft mechanic, performing various tasks (either as an aircraft electrician, aircraft sheet metal worker, or aircraft systems mechanic). (2 years credit for FAA Airframe and/or Powerplant License).
  • Must be able to become Product Quality Verification (PQV) Level I certified within 180 calendar days.

What We Can Offer You

Its fascinating work that is complex and challenging. But you’re rewarded with true work/life balance, multiple opportunities to explore other areas of the company all across the country.

We offer great pay, state of the art facilities – often with our own airfields. In fact – some facilities even have their own employee-run flying clubs. The aircraft that L3Harris manages include some of the most sophisticated military surveillance and covert operations platform aircraft. With this in mind, everyone on must be able to obtain/maintain a Top Secret Security clearance.

Your area of expertise is something we may need immediately, or later on down the road – but at some point in time, we’d definitely like a chance to get to know you a little better.

About L3Harris

L3Harris is a technology company on a mission. Our customers perform on the world’s most challenging front lines.

They trust us to keep them prepared for what’s next.

We combine speed, innovation and flawless execution to give people confidence and security in the world ahead. As we relentlessly pursue new ideas, we know that everything we bring to market must deliver, without fail, every time. The urgency of our quest is matched by our commitment to the people we serve.

In a world of ever-accelerating change, threat environments move fast. We move forward faster.

Step. Forward.

Join our Aircraft and Flight Talent Community, be the first to hear about new opportunities and stay in touch with us to learn about what a Career at L3Harris is like.


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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