The vital role of a Systems Engineer at L3Harris ForceX is responsible for evaluating complex technical issues and providing system-engineering solutions. The Systems Engineer will develop designs and systems into new and existing technical documentation after performing engineering assessments and will also implement those designs when necessary. This individual will also be responsible for contributing to the completion of programs by documenting requirements, creating a schedule and tracking items to closure. The Systems Engineer, Senior Specialist Level is a senior professional with strong job area knowledge and broad knowledge of project management, managing complex projects and processes with general oversight to achieve operational targets and goals with direct impact on team and departmental results.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Incorporate and develop new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations and develop associated technical documentation and processes
Provide engineering evaluations, analysis and documentation that contributes to Design Reviews, Peer Reviews and Technical Interchanges
Support product development efforts under the guidance of senior engineers and project leadership
Elicit highly technical requirements from stakeholders, and create and maintain technical documentation
Serve as the primary technical point of contact for customer, user and other associated project team members
Evaluate and determine technical approaches to support decisions for various programs
Create reports, documents and presentations for program and leadership meetings
Manage configuration control of interconnected systems including software, hardware and firmware
Ensure compliance with US Government security regulations and requirements on any system design or changes and be able to direct / implement those requirements
Travel to customer locations without supervision and provide onsite ISR mission system level support for US Government and DOD Prime contractor to ensure system performance and mission success
Work with suppliers to determine the technical capabilities, delivery schedules and associated costs
Perform all job functions with a positive, professional attitude
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have a strong systems engineering background specifically with experience in leading and collaborating with a diverse background of organizations and teams to accomplish whole system solutions or changes.
Ability to review and analyze high-level technical needs, and through a structured and logical approach refine the need into an integrated set of requirements and implementation projects
Strong understanding of systems change and configuration management
Applicant should be a proficient communicator to all skill sets and levels of the organization, be able to respond effectively to changing situations, and be able to properly prioritize, status, and work multiple tasks.
Strong understanding of the impacts of US Government Information Assurance regulations on system design and changes.
Ability to hold and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.
Required Skills, Experience and Education:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Systems, Mechanical, Electrical or Software Engineering, or a related technical field with 6 years minimum prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience
Experience with the application of systems engineering tools for requirements management, risk management and systems decommissioning and disposal activities
Experience working with project planning, requirement management and scheduling
Demonstrated experience and/or training in the integration of requirements, design and technology during the design and development of complex systems
Demonstrated experience and/or training in product development and associated development life cycle
Preferred Skills, Experience and Education:
In addition to the required skills, experience in the following items are highly valued:
Military Airborne Mission System operation and sustainment
Understand physical architectures incorporating voice, video, and data capability across multiple security domains
Review and evaluate electrical wiring diagrams to ensure design details trace to system requirements
Understand test, integration, verification, and validation planning
Write effective verification test procedures ensuring system performance and capabilities meet system requirements
Translate the voice of the customer into system level requirements
Perform requirement traceability
Develop and evaluate trade studies for accuracy and completeness
Write subsystem specifications based on system level requirements
Evaluate alternative solutions and establish preliminary system designs
Review and evaluate diagrams to ensure design details trace to system requirements
Prepare effective presentations to communicate technical information to non-technical professionals
Ability to travel up to 25%, with the possibility of OCONUS travel for program support
Ability to independently lift 25 lbs.
Ability to climb ladders and crawl in small tight spaces
Personal Protective Equipment:
Work performed in an office environment; customer facility; System Integration Laboratory (SIL); in ground vehicles or in secure facilities with/without environmental control; or on-site in aircraft parked in hangers and outside
Working with computers and other computer and hardware components
Duties may require being on call periodically and working outside of normal working hours (evenings and weekends)
About L3Harris Technologies
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. ~~~
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