Harris Corporation Systems Engineer in ALL, Nevada

Systems Engineer 3/14/19--SystemsUSA - NV - ALL




Job ID: CS20191403-30539


Job Title – Systems Engineer

Job Location – Lynchburg, VA

Job Code – CS20191403-30539

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at Harris.com at https://www.harris.com/ .

Job Description:

The Systems Engineer designs and implements complex radio systems that satisfy specific customer requirements. Systems involve Harris and vendor equipment, and typically include RF Base Station & Repeater equipment, microwave links, IP networks, wireless data, RF antenna subsystems, 911 dispatch and/or other custom subsystems.

The successful candidate will implement systems based on proven and approved designs. The candidate will have proven ability to convert designs to hardware and provide manufacturing level documentation. The candidate will be responsible for solid, consistent deployments, maintaining high standards of security, availability, and performance for public safety communications systems.

The successful candidate will aggressively resolve customer issues, deliver clear and concise statements of work for sub-contractors, and continually improve execution via tollgate processes. The candidate shall execute implementations utilizing Harris standard operating procedures. The candidate will work closely with program management to provide early identification and resolution of problem areas on the project. The candidate shall identify and facilitate activities with vendors, escalation teams, and other teams within Harris.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design, implementing, and support complex IP-Based radio system networks

  • Implementing Information Assurance products for customer Land Mobile Radio (LMR) systems

  • Providing leadership to other implementation team members

  • Maintaining documentation & configuration revision control

  • Following established ISO processes via tollgate system

The successful candidate will drive improvement in the program implementation process by actively participating in every phase of the design, staging, configuration and implementation of Harris Land Mobile Radio systems, with an emphasis, on streamlining program operations. The candidate will be involved in technical planning, system integration, functional verification, performance validation, and process improvement vs cost/risk analysis.

The candidate will participate in discussions with customers, consultants, vendors and other Harris personnel as necessary to advance projects. The successful candidate will work early in the contracting process to identify possible issues in the as offered design and offer potential solutions. Additionally, the candidate may respond to proposal text, and offer material content that effectively describes the system and special equipment being offered.

Approximately 50% time will be spent in factory staging and verification and 50% field travel.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

  • 6 years technical experience in Land Mobile Radio, telecommunications or related field

Preferred Skills:

  • Proven leadership of small engineering teams

  • Practical hands-on field experience in RF/LMR system design, staging, configuration and implementation of complex radio systems.

  • Experience in design of IP networks, RF antenna systems, microwave systems, wireless data systems, data networking, as well as system configuration is desired.

  • Able to work within a cross-functional team environment. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written (English). The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills and have demonstrated the capacity to effectively foster team building within and beyond his/her work group. The successful candidate will possess shared Harris values of Integrity, Teamwork, Excellence, and Accountability.

  • Professional certifications (e.g. CCNP, CISSP, MCSE, RHCSE) are a plus

  • Knowledge of VoIP systems

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent project tasks and prioritize them appropriately

  • Has clear & concise ability to communicate issues in a less technical sense to management and business

  • Demonstrate leadership skills which include customer focus, change management, teamwork, diversity, and integrity

  • Self-motivated team player, able to set priorities and manage to deadlines

  • Excellent trouble-shooting, communication and customer service skills

  • Demonstrated ability to proactively resolve problems

  • Proven mentoring capabilities

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. 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.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

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LocationUSA - NV - ALL