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L3Harris U2 Systems Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah

U2 Systems Engineer

Salt Lake City, Utah

On the L3Harris 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. Working with the L3Harris's engineering team, you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.




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  • Flexible Schedule

  • Parental Leave

  • Adoption Cost Benefit

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Job Description

Job ID CS20201410-51805

Date posted 10/14/2020

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 customers’ 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.

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 $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title – Systems Engineer Job

Location – USA-UT-Salt Lake City

Job ID – CS20201410-51805

L3Harris is currently seeking a U2 Systems Engineer to provide technical support on Department of Defense (DoD) programs. The System Engineer is responsible for supporting the life-cycle of wide-band data link systems from conceptual development through product phase-out.

During the operational life-cycle of the system, responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: proposal support, participation in requirements management, project planning, technical documentation (Statements of Work, specifications, test plans and procedures, etc), subcontract control, risk management, design consultation and oversight, build and test support, in-house technical support, and system deployment.


A BSEE and 2 years’ experience is required (or equivalent technical degree with 4+ years of directly related work experience in a relevant engineering environment). Required skills are listed below:

  • Working knowledge of digital design, RF design, mechanical design, network design and software development for satellite and/or line of sight communication systems

  • Strong communication and presentation skills (both written and oral)

  • Microsoft suite of tools including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio.

Preference will be given to candidates with the technical skills/knowledge listed below:

  • Solid understanding of communication theory

  • Cisco router configuration experience

  • Networking software design experience and knowledge, including various network protocols specific to internet, routing, communication, security, and management

The following areas of experience/exposure are a plus:

  • High-rate communication systems, satellite communication systems, spread spectrum systems, communication networks, SONET transmission systems and higher layers of the OSI model

  • Electrical engineering design

  • System verification and validation

  • Requirements management and documentation (using DOORS or equivalent)

  • Risk management and project planning

Special Requirements: Due to the nature of our work qualified candidates must have and be able to maintain a DoD security clearance. Candidate must be able and willing to travel within and outside the United States.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security 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 L3Harris Technologies 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.

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.