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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

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.