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Senior Associate, Systems Engineering

Torrance, California

Job ID AS20210303-57524
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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 with the L3Harris's engineering team, 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.

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  • Travel: None
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  • Strategic
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Flexible work schedule, paid overtime, cool technology, no micromanagement, nice campus, fun co-workers

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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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

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Job Location: Torrance, CA

Job ID: AS20210303-57524

Job Description:

Responsible for research, design, and development of computer software systems, in conjunction with hardware product development. Primarily responsible for the design and development of software products for a variety software applications. Participates in all phases of the software development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, and test of software products. Applies computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis concepts and principles in the development of software for the target application. Works closely with cross functional members of the engineering organization to develop and evaluate interfaces between hardware and software, and operational performance requirements and design of the overall system. Develops software test procedures, software programs, and related documentation. Contributes to determining, estimating, and validating the cost and scope of software efforts to ensure software performed meets program cost, schedule, and technical constraints.

Overall Job Summary

Intermediate professional with practical knowledge of job area. Works under moderate supervision to set objectives for own job area. Communicates with contacts inside and outside own team to explain and interpret operational processes, practices, and procedures Identifies and addresses changes within own job area. Works to achieve operational targets with some impact on departmental results.

Essential Functions

  • Automate processes involved in the manufacturing of travelling wave tube (TWTs)
  • Develop automated stations and/or instrument existing stations to allow for data acquisition
    • Determine what equipment to purchase to instrument station
    • Work with the facilities department to get the equipment installed
    • Write software to automate the station and capture relevant data electronically
    • Add to an existing web-based interface that pulls the data and displays data in a user-friendly format
  • Lead small-scale, cross-functional improvement events yielding savings and efficiency returns
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 2 years of relevant programming experience.
    • Desired Programming languages: Visual Basic .NET, SQL, PHP, Javascript, HTML, Python, LabView
    • Experience interfacing with equipment through software through a variety of interfaces (Ethernet, GPIB, Serial)
      • Typical equipment includes:
        • Data Acquisition Units
          • Power Supplies
          • Motors
          • SNAs / VNAs
          • Temperature Controllers
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office required

Preferred Additional Skills

  • Lean and/or six sigma training
  • Familiarity with Vacuum
  • Familiarity with PLCs
  • Experience with MRP systems and business financial measures

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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