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Lead, Electrical Engineering - Radiation Effects Engineer

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Miamisburg
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Lead, Electrical Engineering
(Radiation Effects Engineer)

About Space & Sensors:
L3Harris Space & Sensors Division, headquartered in Mason, Ohio, designs, develops, and manufactures complex systems (electronic, avionics, transceivers, transmitters, electro-optical, and electro-mechanical) for the defense, aerospace, and commercial markets. L3Harris is a recognized leader in Electro-Optical technologies that enable systems to support surveillance, reconnaissance, threat detection, and self-protection missions. Our world-class Space Avionics systems include equipment for Mars Rover/Landers/Orbiters, Launch Vehicles, and Imaging Satellite Communications.

Space & Sensors team members bring their passion for innovation and engineering, their desire to push the envelope to adapt, communicate, and deliver on highly reliable mission-critical systems. We offer an alternative 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, and the opportunity to work with a talented and diverse group of professionals. Focused on fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where employees can grow and develop professionally, employees can get engaged with several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), participate in monthly activities hosted by our Employee Engagement Committee, or get involved with volunteer opportunities through our L3Harris Investing for Tomorrow community program.

Mason, OH is located in Warren County, "Ohio's Largest Playground." Major attractions are right around the corner, including Great Wolf Lodge and Kings Island Amusement Park. Our site is 20 minutes from downtown Cincinnati, where there are multiple attractions including The Newport Aquarium and The Cincinnati Zoo. Cincinnati is also the home AFC Champions the Cincinnati Bengals, the Cincinnati Reds, the Cincinnati Cyclones and FC Cincinnati of Major League Soccer

Job Description:
We are seeking a dynamic Radiation Effects Engineer, with specialized knowledge in reviewing/testing of EEE parts for radiation related performance and quality against contractual requirements established by customer specifications to join our L3Harris Specialty Engineering team in Mason, Ohio. The successful candidate will work alongside a multi-disciplinary team to conduct testing and theoretical analysis to determine the physical behavior of parts in a space radiation environment and advise the projects on the proper part selection. While this position will have no direct reports, the Radiation Engineer may oversee activities of technicians and other engineers for specific tasks.

Essential Functions:
The following reflects management's definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Program team member to address and resolve critical issues.
  • Work with customer to determine requirements
  • Review part lists against program requirements to assess radiation risk.

  • TID
  • SEE
  • DDD

  • Assists design engineers in the selection of parts that best fit their requirements
  • Evaluate/test new devices to characterize radiation performance.
  • Participates in design reviews for the purpose of component selection and standardization
  • Perform radiation analysis to model program radiation exposure
  • Responsible for generating and submitting radiation analysis reports in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Develop radiation test plans and procedures
  • Conduct radiation testing with labs and universities
  • Lead and ensure execution of radiation analysis
  • Support proposals
  • Mentor and coach others internal to organization


    • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 13 years of prior related experience.

      Preferred Additional Skills:

      • Experience - Twelve (12) years and ten (10) years of related experience in radiation effects
      • Extensive understanding of advanced principles, theories, concepts and techniques in electronic device operation, laboratory techniques, electronics troubleshooting, radiation effects and spacecraft environments.
      • Knowledge of radiation effects (TID, SEE, DDD, ELDRS)
      • Experience with Extreme Value and Monte Carlo worst-case analysis techniques.
      • Advanced knowledge of applicable industry and/or academic practices and standards in EEE parts and radiation effects.
      • Familiarity with NOVICE and semiconductor device simulations
      • Extensive knowledge of device physics and radiation effects in electronics
      • Proven electronics test and circuit design capability
      • Advanced capability to lead radiation effects test and evaluation efforts on space flight hardware
      • Advanced capability in technical writing: Proposals, reports, analyze and published papers
      • Advanced skills in the application of modeling and analysis tools
      • Understanding of environmental and component tolerancing worst-case effects on circuit performance and its ability to meet stated requirements.

Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, Dayton , Lead, Electrical Engineering - Radiation Effects Engineer, Engineering , Miamisburg, Ohio

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