Scientist, Electrical Engineering


: $117,065.00 - $200,310.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

Job Title Scientist, Electrical Engineering
Job Location Rochester, NY
Job ID CS20191###-####6

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.

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.

Job Description:

The Harris Communication Systems segment is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented technical Electrical engineer well versed in the design and deployment of complex RF hardware systems to join an engineering organization that designs and delivers leading edge communications products.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and development of RF hardware for tactical radio products. This individual will be a member of a cross functional development team with hands on responsibility for the RF hardware development from the definition of requirements through the integration and testing of the completed product. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with the ability work within a large engineering team are required. The successful candidate must also be able to describe complex system solutions to audiences of varying technical backgrounds and establish support/enthusiasm for a proposed solution.

This role requires strong leadership and teamwork skills. The candidate will be expected to lead technology initiatives beyond their own core technical specialty, relying on team members from other specific disciplines as required. The candidate will work collaboratively across the engineering organization to focus on the requirements management, technical baseline creation, review and approval, technical roadmap creation and aspects of system engineering process compliance including, but not limited to, process artifact review and approval and risk management/analysis.

Specific responsibilities include:

Lead role in RF hardware research, design, and development of software defined radio systems
Application of the principles and techniques of electrical engineering, computer engineering, and mathematical analysis
Make design decisions and assess technical risks in light of understanding customer requirements
Execution of hardware development processes in accordance with Harris business practices
Perform detailed design of RF circuitry
Perform radio integration with other subsystems including Digital circuitry, FPGA, DSP and embedded firmware
Perform subsystem and radio level verification and validation testing using formal techniques
Introduce designs through new product introduction processed into manufacturing
Identify, track and repair assigned hardware defects.
Engagement in project post-mortem reviews in order to assess future process improvements.
The ability to complete assignments on a self-directed basis with only high-level direction provided at the start of tasking.
Provide leadership in the development of technical staff through strategic hiring, mentoring, and training.


Bachelor s degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or equivalent discipline and a minimum of 12+ years of prior relevant experience, or Graduate degree and a minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience with hardware design tools and development process (requirements > production)
Ability to obtain US Government Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

Ability to work autonomously and with others to resolve technical issues
Exposure to RF Communications Systems desirable
Exposure to test scripting programming language such as LabView or Matlab desirable
Experience with ASICs, PLLs, DACs, Amplifiers and Power Supply circuitry desirable
Tactical radio communications, waveform development, video processing/encoding, and networking knowledge
Experience with the Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI)
Experience with DOORS or equivalent requirements management tools a plus
Ability to work autonomously and with others to resolve technical issues.
Proven and effective communications skills, interpersonal skills and customer focus are a must.

L3 Harris 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.PandoLogic. Category: Engineering, Keywords: Electrical Engineer
Associated topics: artificial intelligence, chip, c#, electrical engineering, information technology, linux, malware, matlab, photonics, python * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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