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L3Harris Scientist, Systems Engineer in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Scientist, Systems Engineer

Fort Wayne, Indiana

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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What makes a successful Systems Engineer at L3Harris?Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Analytical

  • Collaborative

  • Leader

  • Problem Solver

  • Strategic

  • Technical

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Career Development

  • Dress for your day

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Flexible Schedule

  • Parental Leave

  • Adoption Cost Benefit

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Job Description

Job ID SAS20201311-53097

Date posted 11/20/2020

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: Scientist, Systems Engineer

Job Code: SAS20201311-53097

Job Location: Ft. Wayne, IN


L3Harris is searching for a talented Systems Engineer with LEO, GEO, HEO Satellite Payload expertise to join the L3Harris team. Help us design and develop cutting edge space-based visible and infra-red sensors. We encourage you to apply and see what we have to offer!

Responsibilities :

  • Provides technical expertise to determine system architecture and performance requirements

  • Significant opportunities to present to Senior Leadership and external customers

  • Decompose customer requirements into system and subsystem specifications.

  • Lead design and development, including prototype build and testing which leads to a qualified flight instrument

  • Team leadership in a NASA or DOD environment

  • Work on cross-functional development teams

  • Trade Study efforts

  • Synthesis of verification tests for system requirements

  • Sell-off justification and verification for large systems

  • Small research and development teams


  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Math, Aviation, or Aerospace Engineering with 12+ years of Systems Engineering experience, OR, Masters in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Math, Aviation, or Aerospace Engineering with 10+ years of related experience

  • Prior experience leading teams of 5+ people

  • 5+ years’ experience with algorithm development, MBSE, DOORs, MatLab, and development and verification of end-to-end payload performance simulations

  • Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of space environments, root cause and corrective action processes

  • Optical design experience is plus

  • Masters degree in engineering

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.