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L3Harris Lead Project Engineer Security Clearance in Arlington, Texas


Job Title: Lead Project Engineer

Job Code: AS20210102-55929

Job Location:Arlington, Texas

Job Description:

The Project Engineer (PE) leads, coordinates, and exercises technical program execution authority over Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) for planning, organizing, controlling, integration, execution of, and close out of engineering content on a variety of modeling and simulation programs. The position will work closely with senior level program engineering management to include extending the capabilities of our Modeling & Simulation system, utilizing high-performance computing environments that include Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), massive memory and visualization capabilities, high-speed internal networks and interoperability with external virtual and live systems. Other activities include all-spectrum geospatial and dynamical entity constructive modeling in all domains (undersea to space, cyber, and EM), analysis of systems and sub systems for current and next generation real-world systems, scenario definition, simulation setup and conduct, results analysis, and adjustment and validation of the models until required results are obtained. These simulations will support military system design/trade studies, performance assessment, and system test.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for managing Advance Concept Engineering (ACE) initiatives of strategic importance to the organization, involving cross-functional teams.

  • The PE performs as the technical lead over the assigned engineering team on a program to include leading/participating in program peer, gate, and design reviews, supporting program management reviews (PMRs), and coordinating technical activity amongst the program IPTs.

  • The PE performs weekly/monthly Cost Account Management (CAM) reviews with IPTs and is responsible for technical, cost, and schedule performance for the engineering content on a program.

  • Communicates within and outside of the organization to influence leadership to accept new practices, approaches, and concepts.

  • The PE receives engineering direction from and is accountable to a Program Engineering Manager (PEM), who has overall Program Engineering responsibility for successfully proposing, developing and delivering Product Line solutions.

  • Responsible for improving upon existing processes or establishing new systems using significant conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation, including championing new concepts or technologies

  • Recommends tactics and strategies that will directly impact the achievement of overall business or functional results.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Sciences

  • Minimum twelve years of prior technical, project experience with both Traditional and Agile Program Execution methods working as a leader, developer, or technologist .

  • Active Secret DOD security clearance.

  • One plus years of experience with DevSecOps practices and popular tool sets for management, automation, and deployment (Atlassian, Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, or others)

  • Five plus years experience with, Earned Value Management (EVM)

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Advanced Master’s Degree in an engineering discipline.

  • Four plus years of experience within the Modeling and Simulation industry.

  • Four plus years of experience performing as primary technical interface with DOD customers.

  • Four plus years of experience working with Business Development to cultivate follow-on work and new program opportunities.

  • Two plus years of experience with AFSIM and/or other military and COTS model, simulation, decision support tools to support operations assessment; as well as lessons learned development/refinement experience

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.