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L3Harris Lead, Systems Engrg in Rochester, New York

Lead, Systems Engrg

Job ID CS20203009-51217


L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title – Lead, Systems Engineer

Job Location – Rochester, NY

Job ID – CS20203009-51217

Job Description:

The candidate will be responsible for the design and development of systems, operational concepts and network architectures for integrated tactical communication systems. Business requirements include being an internal expert/ networking consultant to Engineering, Product Management, Sales teams and our customers in the field. Strong communications skills, interpersonal skills coupled with an appreciation and interest in growing the System Engineering networking team are required. Technical requirements include an in-depth knowledge of IP networking, network architecture and system design, practical application of principles and techniques of IP networking, network security, IP networking integration with tactical radio networks, integration with tactical wireless radio and wired IP networks and integration of 3 rd party applications and solutions.

Essential Functions:

As part of this role, the successful candidate will be required to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment executing tasks over a variety of programs and proposal related activities to meet business needs. Tasking will include/require:

  • Act as the lead network engineer on teams which are responsible for proposal development, system demonstrations, system/network architecture, system development, system design and/or solution deliveries.

  • Work directly with Program Management and Sales Teams on business and customer objectives and requirements.

  • Ability, technical expertise and skillset to design a tactical network from high level requirements and integrate third party solutions to meet customer requirements.

  • Perform product analysis, test design, development, execution and development of test tools to aid in test execution.

  • Ability to troubleshoot networking issues at all layers, including proficient knowledge/use of the latest test/debug tools used to analyze network connectivity and traffic flow.

  • Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills with network systems, an understanding and proven track record of resolving hardware/software integration issues.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering (BSEE or BSCE) with 9 years of relevant experience in systems engineering or product design engineering or Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering (MSEE or MSCE) with 7 years of relevant experience

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with tactical and RF communication products is highly desirable

  • Practical networking design and implementation experience with integrated solutions

  • Experience in working with third party vendors to influence product directions and integrate the solutions

  • Proven and effective communications skills, interpersonal skills and customer focus are a must

  • Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching Certification is a plus

  • Working experience with virtual environments is highly desirable.

  • Familiarity with wireless networking and tactical wideband networking is highly desirable.

  • Enjoys working with people, developing relationships, and sharing knowledge

  • Willingness to mentor and cross-train other team members


Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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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.