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L3Harris Lead, Systems Engineer (Missile Defense) in Fort Wayne, Indiana


Job Title: Lead, Systems Engineering (Missile Defense)

Job Code: SAS20211802-56842

Job Location: Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description:

Seeking high potential talent to develop the next generation of Space based Missions. Role will have an immediate impact for fielding responsive space systems with overall technical leadership for the design, integration, test, delivery, and on-orbit support of advanced space-based missions.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs technical planning, concept development, requirements derivation, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.

  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule and cost constraints.

  • Performs functional analysis, system definition, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

  • MBSE development.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Eligibility to obtain a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) clearance.

  • Candidate should be self-starter, demonstrate strong communication skills, and have experience in system design, conducting trade studies to identify solutions and working across engineering disciplines to integrate a balance system.

  • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to brief customers.

  • Leadership capability to guide multi-functional teams.

  • Experience in space vehicle design, integration, test, and on-orbit checkout.

  • Can develop broad, cooperative relationships with numerous groups and individuals, even when having no direct authority over them.