Harris Corporation Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Systems Engineer 11/7/18--Systems, EngineeringUSA - CO - Colorado Springs




Job ID: SIS20180711-28592


Systems Engineer

Job Code: SIS20180711-28592

Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Job Description:

During its 120-year history, Harris has transformed communications and information technology. Harris is a proven leader in tactical communications, geospatial systems and services, air traffic management, environmental solutions, avionics and electronic warfare, and space and intelligence. From ocean to orbit and everywhere in between, we provide mission-critical solutions to connect, inform and protect the world.

On the Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: we work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting! From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place!

Harris Corporation Space and Intelligence Systems has an opening for a Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO. The individual will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting.

Essential Functions:

  • Reduction and detailed analysis of radar system data using locally-developed software tools

  • Contribute to software tool suite enhancements to provide deeper understanding of system performance factors

  • Perform research, studies and analyses in support of Enhanced Mission Development (EMD) projects

  • Use modeling and simulation analyses to support design validation and mission benefit analyses

  • Interact with engineering teams and customers to identify problems, perform failure analysis to root cause, and develop solutions to correct deficiencies

  • Prepare and brief technical presentations at informal and formal meetings

  • Write technical white papers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.

  • 2+ years of Systems Engineering or Radar System experience

  • Working knowledge of Python

  • Secret Security Clearance is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Software tool development in Python, MATLAB, or similar languages

  • Experience with the systems engineering lifecycle of RF systems

  • Experience with radar algorithm design and characterization

  • Experience with radar performance simulation, modeling and analysis

  • Experience with radar signal processing methods and applications

  • Flexibility to travel for customer purposes


Please be aware this position requires a Secret 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.

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.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

Expertise--Systems, Engineering

LocationUSA - CO - Colorado Springs