Harris Corporation Software Engineer in Herndon, Virginia

Software Engineer 1/8/19--SoftwareUSA - VA - Herndon




Job ID: ES20190801-29519


JOB TITLE: Software Engineer

JOB CODE: ES20190801-29519



The Surveillance and Automation Solutions (S&AS) business area within Harris is seeking a mid-level software engineer to develop applications and enhancements to the ADS-B System. We are looking for the type of person that codes for fun, quickly wins the respect of peers, and jumps at the chance to share knowledge and tackle problems!


The candidate will be responsible for performing tasks such as:

  • Develop software designs using UML tools and processes.

  • Design, implement, analyze, and debug algorithm-intensive software.

  • Conduct detailed reviews of code to insure that it meets the reliability requirements associated with flight safety


  • 6+ years’ experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Proficiency in one or more modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, or Perl

  • Hands-on experience working both Windows and Linux/Unix environments

  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design

  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures

  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis

  • Model-based design experience


  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices including unit testing, code reviews, source control management, build processes, continuous integration, and operations

  • Architecture skills, knowledge of design patterns, and strong fundamentals

  • Familiarity with Atlassian suite

  • Basic aviation knowledge a plus

  • Experience developing software in accordance with RTCA DO-278 is highly desired.

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.

Please be aware that this position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.

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

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LocationUSA - VA - Herndon