Radar Systems Engineer @ L3Harris Technologies - Van Nuys, CA

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2 months ago

Radar Systems Engineer

L3Harris Technologies - Van Nuys, CA

Job Title: Radar Systems Engineer
Job Code: SAS20220410-91396
Job Location: Van Nuys, CA / Los Angeles, CA

Job Description:

We’re looking to grow our Space & Airborne Systems, Surveillance Solutions team! We have an opportunity for a Radar Systems Engineer to join team to help us design, develop, integrate, test, and deliver Air Traffic Management and Defense Surveillance Radar systems to our customers and support their on-going operations.

If you are passionate about driving technology innovation with an unrelenting tenacity to overcome challenges / obstacles, we’d love to meet and talk about your future at L3Harris!

Our team is dedicated to recruiting and building a diverse, high-performance team that is passionate about what they do. We are unified in our shared dedication to our quest for professional development and our customers’ success. At L3Harris we continuously strive to provide 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.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide technical leadership to a multi-discipline team of engineers from proposal development to production through sustainment
  • Generate and maintain concepts of operation and use cases; develop, decompose, and trace multi-level requirements; and lead specialty engineering disciplines (reliability, maintainability, availability, safety, etc.)
  • Lead integration and test of systems, subsystems, and related hardware, software, & firmware components
  • Provide technical leadership performing data analysis, modeling, and simulation to guide design and to find underlying root cause of problems
  • Develop and update test plans, procedures, and reports
  • Work in a highly dynamic hardware & software development and integration lab
  • Be the primary technical point of contact for your internal and external customers, leading preparation and presentation of the technical material for project and design reviews


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Electro-Mechanical Engineer, or related Engineering discipline with a minimum of 9 years of prior relevant experience or Graduate Degree in Electrical Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Electro-Mechanical Engineer, or related Engineering discipline with a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience
  • Ability to obtain an Interim Secret Security Clearance, US Citizenship is required
  • 5 years of experience with Radar System performance requirements, system design requirements, interface documents, test plans and test procedures
  • 8 years of experience with larger electronic systems, especially those that include antennas, receivers, transmitters, and digital signal processing

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Active Secret Security Clearance or above level clearance
  • Master’s in Electrical Engineering or Systems Engineering
  • Ability to convey technical information and ideas in a clear and concise manner, including executive communication and technical presentations
  • Experience leading a multi-disciplinary engineering team (spanning systems, software, firmware, hardware, mechanical, etc.)
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following key skill areas: Signal Processing, Tracking, Sensor Fusion, Receivers (Digital and Analog), Synchronizer / Timing, logic design, computer architecture, Systems Engineering Processes, LabView, Software (Interface, Visualization)
  • Experience with RF systems including ESM, radar, or communication systems is desired
  • Experience with total system product development to include reliability, maintainability, availability, fault tolerant design, EMI / EMC, and environmental requirements
  • Familiarity with IBM Rational DOORs or other requirements traceability tools
  • Experience with SysML / Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
  • Understanding of applicable programming and scripting languages for analysis and test (such as MATLAB, Python, Excel/VBA, C/C++, Java)

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