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L3Harris Radar Systems Engineer 3 in Plano, Texas


Job Title: Radar Systems Engineer 3

Location: Plano, TX

Job Description:

As a Radar Systems Engineer 3, you are responsible for radar system design and analysis in our programs and projects.

This position supports the Advanced Systems & Technologies (AS&T) division, which specializes in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies for advanced Unmanned Air Systems (UAS / UAV), advanced radar systems, next-generation weapon systems, and other RF sensor technologies using small company agility and big company experience.

Essential Functions:

  • Radar system synthesis and conceptualization in a design-to-cost environment

  • Radar performance prediction in benign, cluttered and EA environment

  • Radar requirements definition, flow down and traceability

  • Radar system trade studies such as waveform, frequency, antenna configuration, phase noise, etc.

  • Present results during internal and external program meetings

  • Generate proposals and white papers for new business pursuits

  • Other duties as assigned


  • U.S. citizen

  • Existing DoD clearance with a current update; must be able to obtain additional clearances as required

  • BS degree in Engineering or Science

  • 5+ years’ relevant experience in radar system requirements development, analysis, design, integration and test

  • RF background with a working knowledge of electronic scanned antennas, receivers, exciters and digital signal processing

  • Proficiency with Matlab or Python

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products

  • Must be able to travel up to 20%; support field testing

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Advanced degree

  • Radar system simulation and modeling is strongly preferred

  • DOORS experience

  • Millimeter wave radar, radar seeker design and analysis, and Risk Radar experience is preferred.

  • EVMS and Design-to-cost is preferred.

  • Excellent people skills, with experience leading and collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.

  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)