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L3 Technologies Engineer - Radio Frequency in Salt Lake City, Utah

Engineer - Radio Frequency


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 customer's 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.

About L3Harris Technologies

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 $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries. L3Harris.com

Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer

The RF Engineer will be responsible for the life-cycle support of the all RF component commodities; signal conditioning devices, diplexers, filters, and interconnects applicable to wideband multi-beam phased arrays through Procurement from conceptual development through product phase-out. This includes assisting buyers in proposal support, requirements analysis and management, task planning, technical documentation (including generation of Statements of Work and specifications), design oversight participation, design synthesis in a multi-functional engineering environment, build and test support, subcontract control, risk management input, and system deployment and in-house technical support during the operational life-cycle of the system.


  • Provides RF Engineering support to both internal engineering / program teams and suppliers where necessary. Ensures technical performance, quality, and adherence to schedule.

  • Assists in management of releasing technical specifications, interface control documents, test plans and procedures, evaluation of configuration and processing solutions and tests conformance to specificationsto eliminate conflicting requirements and ensure a complete flow down of customer requirements

  • Hands on in 2D and 3D modeling, NX, AutoCAD, Solid Edge, Lattice3D, ProE, Catia, or equivalent.

  • Provide support to Source Selection Evaluation Teams in evaluating the acceptability and completeness of supplier technical proposals.

  • Support new supplier reviews, vendor capabilities, vendor activation activities and manufacturing support throughout the production lifecycle.

  • Provide expert guidance to suppliers, when needed, to resolve supplier corrective actions requests (SCARs)

  • Work in partnership with engineering, program management, and operations teams and leaders to identify opportunities to include specification improvements, design to cost targets and design for manufacturability considerations.

  • Analyze and develop effective solutions to key operational problems.

  • Working knowledge of subcontract strategies, complex terms and conditions, FAR/DFAR and project management.

  • Work in partnership with key suppliers, internal programs and quality teams to resolve specification conflicts, supplier non-conformances and supplier test and design issues.

  • Provide analysis of Supplier Basis of Estimates (BOEs) and Bill of Materials (BOMs) for cost reasonableness

  • Develop engineering should cost estimates to support the execution of sole source requirements when necessary

  • Provide guidance and govern Make/Buy decisions in light of internal core competencies and the division’s business development strategy.

  • Assists in the capture and/or management of customer and derived requirements, decomposition and assignment of requirements to appropriate functional areas of responsibility, ensuring traceability from a verification test matrix back to original customer and system level derived requirements.

  • Recommends new or improved design solutions and processes; reviews literature, patents and current industry practices of relevance to assigned project

  • Follows processes in conformance with established policies and procedures.

  • Routinely participate in technical and management reviews (SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR, TIMs, etc.). Evaluate the adequacy of supplier technical reviews to ensure mitigation of risk and completeness of designs

  • Model, Drawing and EBOM reviews and hardware part approval management.

  • ECR / SIR / PIR / CIR management

  • Sole Source Justification (SSJ) management.


Our ideal candidate is a Field Service Engineer with 8 years DoD contractor/ customer experience. They will be self-managed, comfortable working in both team and individual settings, have a Security clearance, BS EE, and be a hands on SME with all and anything RF related.


AnABET (EAC/CAC) accreditedBachelor's of Science degree in an Engineering discipline is required. Electrical, Mechanical, or Manufacturing Engineering discipline is strongly preferred.

A minimum of 8 years current and recent directly related work experience is required.

Experience in product development a plus, preferably in military application environment.

Understanding of engineering architecture and design concepts.

Presentation and communication skills: verbal, written, and visual

Problem solving skills and the ability to meet critical deadlines

Experience with coordination of project(s) and efforts of technical support personnel

Ability to productively contribute work, ideas and collaboration as part of a team

Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance is required

Ability to travel when required to support customer installation, demonstrations and general field support is required. Travel can be up to 50% at times – Domestic and International – with overnight stays lasting up to 2 weeks at a time.

This is an onsite position located in Salt Lake City, UT. Relocation is offered. Typical work week is a 4x10.

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.

Job Engineering-Electronics

Primary Location USA-Utah-Salt Lake City

US Security Clearance Required: Secret

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Organization: Sector - CSG Broadband Communications-21000394

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: Sep 10, 2019, 10:02:26 AM

Req ID: 110584