Harris Corporation Advanced Program Engineer (SATCOM) in Palm Bay, Florida

Advanced Program Engineer (SATCOM) 8/6/18--SystemsUSA - FL - Palm Bay




Job ID: ES20180608-26449


Title: Advanced Program Engineer (SATCOM)

REQ ID: ES20180608-26449

Location: Palm Bay, Florida

Job Description:

Seeking an Advanced Programs Engineer (APE) with significant experience in the design and implementation of various SatCom terminals and networks specifically targeted for military applications. The candidate will support and lead system architecture design, technical research, product development, and business acquisition efforts including proposals. The ideal candidate brings a solid technical foundation and proven experience working with development engineering teams as well as direct customer interaction. Qualified candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of satellite networking, link budgets, regulatory standards, and a full range of satellite earth terminal technologies. Knowledge of DoD SatCom doctrine including earth terminal certifications, information assurance, and network operations is key to success in this role. Candidate should have demonstrated capability in architecting and developing solutions that differentiate a company from competition, have proven large team leadership ability, and a demonstrated history of successfully supporting business pursuit efforts. The APE will identify and/or define customers' emerging needs and develop Harris solutions to those needs. He/she will also identify and/or create new opportunities to apply Harris capability and lead and/or contribute on teams developing technical and cost proposals

Full time position in Palm Bay, FL. Position may require up to 25% travel.


  • 9 years of related experience with a B.S. Degree in Engineering

  • 7 years of related experience with a M.S. Degree in Engineering

  • Experience working with Business Development, Sales and US Government customers.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Familiarity with current military hardware and software open architecture initiatives.

  • Familiarity with industry and technology trends in satellite communications.

  • MBA or other business focused degree/training.

  • Ability to develop/enhance customer intimacy.

  • Credibility in communicating technical and business aspects to the customer.

  • Ability to work well with customers at both technical and executive levels. This includes being able to communicate system concepts to both highly technical and non-technical customers.

  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with business development, program management personnel and customers.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

Security Clearance:

This position requires the candidate to already possess or be able to obtain and maintain an active 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.

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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 - FL - Palm Bay