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L3Harris Senior Specialist, Systems Engineer- EO/IR in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Job Title: Senior Specialist, Systems Engineer- EO/IR

Job Code: 8312

Job Location: Wilmington, MA or Rochester, NY

Job Description:

The L3Harris SSG systems engineering department is seeking a systems engineer to join our team and support programs that we have recently won. SSG specializes in space-based, small aperture visible and IR telescopes with integrated electromechanical devices used for motion and focus control. The successful candidate will support the program technical lead (Lead or Chief Systems Engineer, IPT Lead) by performing technical analysis, managing specifications, and generating design review and technical documents. Additional responsibilities include supporting the test and design verification, requirements sell off, end item data package (EIDP) generation efforts.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform technical analysis, manage specifications, and generate design review and technical documents.

  • Support product test and design verification, requirements sell-off, and end item data package generation efforts.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 10 years of prior related experience.

  • 2 years systems engineering experience with space-based EO/IR systems with electromechanical pointing and focus control.

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • BS degree in Engineering, Physics, or other related scientific discipline

  • Holds an active Secret or Top Secret/SCI clearance.

  • Eligible to obtain a DOD security clearance.

  • Technical Subject Matter Expertise in optical, electro-optical, electrical, mechanical, electromechanical, or equivalent engineering discipline.

  • Relevant experience with the design, manufacture, integration, test and sell-off of space-based EO/IR subsystems.

  • Cameo Systems/No Magic Model-based systems engineering (MBSE), SysML

  • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.

  • Ability to support program milestone reviews (SRR, SDR, PDR, CDR, FCA/PCA, PSR).

  • Ability to collaborate across all levels of leadership.

  • Work collaboratively with others and complete assignments with a team-oriented approach.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills – taking complex concepts and sharing with others

  • Ability to architect an end to end space system with a full understanding of the product lifecycle

  • Experience with project management aspects of technology development programs.

  • Experience with estimating and managing costs, & creating and managing schedules.

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.