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Specialist, Systems Engineering - Integration & Test Engineer

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Germantown
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Specialist, Systems Engineering

(Integration & Test 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 motivated individual to join our team as a Specialist, Systems Engineer. This position supports a variety of mission-critical programs with specific focus on Integration and Test of DoD Programs. This individual will play a vital role in engaging with external vendors and internal customers to specify, develop, and characterize system requirements for DoD Applications. This individual should have prior program experience with system development such as design, performance metrics, system requirements, and system integration and test. The successful individual will bring their passion for innovation and be able to adapt, communicate, and apply their understanding of systems development to the application at hand.

When you join L3Harris Space & Sensors, you will be an integral part of an innovative and fast-moving team where you will lead the collaboration with engineers and scientists to build and deliver mission-critical products. The successful candidate will:

bring their passion for engineering execution excellence
deliver business level results
be comfortable holding people accountable above, below, and around him/her
ask the right questions to help prioritize outside his/her own areas of expertise
have the desire to pursue excellence through small increments of improvement

Essential Functions:

Responsibilities include review, analysis, and understanding of program level objectives, system concept of operation, product architectures and interfaces, and subsystem equipment, functions, interfaces, and operations.
Develop test requirements, methods, and test solutions from requirements flowed down as part of the systems engineering team.
Design, develop, build, integrate, test, deliver, and support test sets / test enabling systems for engineering development and production programs.
Perform integration & testing of complex subsystems (e.g., multi-mode multi-sensors, space launch vehicle avionics equipment) across all interfaces (i.e., mechanical, electrical and software).
Develop and execute subsystem and/or system-level test plans/procedures and associated test readiness reviews.
Perform test data reduction, analysis, and test reporting; analyze failure data for trends, systemic issues, and reduction/elimination of test escapements.
Support development of acceptance test procedures, production test plans, and test documentation from design requirements.


Bachelor's Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Aerospace Engineering, or related field. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.
4 + years, experience in DoD Product Design, development, or program execution.

Preferred Additional Skills:

Must be willing and able to obtain a DoD security clearance if one is needed in the future, for which US citizenship is among the basic requirements.
Active Security Clearance preferred.
Experience using MS Office products including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Prior experience generating and maintaining MS project schedules.
Experience with DOORs, SysML and MBSE tools such as Cameo.
Strong electrical design and test background and experience
Prior experience with designing and troubleshooting high power electrical systems (1kW and higher).
Prior experience developing, defining, and writing test plans and procedures for large systems.
Experience working programs from the design stage through qualification testing and into customer delivery with acceptance tests.
Aerospace / Defense or equivalent industry experience.
Prior experience running and coordinating environmental testing per MIL-STD-810 and MIL-STD-461/464.
Able to effectively communicate system architecture, design, and test plans with other functions including Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Manufacturing, Program Management, Suppliers, and Customers.
Possess strong verbal and written communication skills through the preparation and presentation of technical reviews and program status.
Willingness and ability to travel up to 15% are required.

Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, Dayton , Specialist, Systems Engineering - Integration & Test Engineer, Other , Germantown, Ohio

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