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L3Harris Sr Java Software Engineer Architect (TS/SCI) in Chantilly, Virginia


Job Title: Sr Software Architect (TS/SCI)

Job Code: SAS20202210-52124

Job Location:Chantilly, VA

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sr Software Architect with an active TS/SCI clearance. L3Harris is looking for a self-starting, team-oriented Senior Software Architect to join our dynamic development team in support of a Government customer. The team is building a large-scale enterprise application using web technologies, distributed computation and storage frameworks, and sophisticated, cutting-edge domain analytics, with the system hosted on virtualized and cloud-computing platforms. The Senior Software Architect will work both independently with little supervision as well as engage with a team. This position is within L3Harris’s Space Domain Awareness division.

Essential Functions:

The Senior Software Architect participates in a development team that uses agile methodologies combined with mature software practices and a technology-supported development infrastructure.

The Senior Software Architect responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with the Government customer to identify business requirements

  • Providing leadership and collaborating with engineers from various engineering disciplines to determine and develop functional and non-functional requirements of new and existing capabilities

  • Creating architectural approaches for software design and implementations, including high-level product specifications and design documents, to guide the development team

  • Providing technical guidance and assisting the development team throughout the software development life cycle

  • Assisting with troubleshooting and resolving issues with software coding or design

  • Assisting with the planning, design, and implementation of the software test plans and procedures as well as the testing of software baseline to ensure it meets requirements


  • B.S. degree Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline and 9+ years of experience with Java development; or a Master’s degree Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline

  • 7+ years of experience with Java development

  • Software, computer architectures, software architectures, object-oriented programs experience

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance + CI Polygraph

  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities with strong communication and presentation skills

  • Highly analytical with an ability to see both big picture and small details

  • Experience with Space Systems highly desired

  • Experience with Docker containers

  • Experience with Spring Boot framework

  • Experience developing software using the Agile/Scrum methodology

  • Leading specific trade and root cause analysis studies that drive system development experience

  • Experience with Angular 3+ front-end web application platform and PrimeNG UI components or similar web framework

  • Experience with PostgreSQL or similar Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)

  • Experience with cloud technologies such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or GovCloud

  • Experience with continuous integration, build management, and automated test frameworks

  • Experience integrating, testing, and deploying software applications to operations