L3Harris Specialist Systems Engineer in Chatsworth, California
Job Title: Specialist Systems Engineer
Job ID: CS20231801-95862
Job Location: USA-CA
The Program Design Engineer designs complex radio systems that satisfy specific customer requirements. Systems involve L3Harris and vendor equipment, and typically include RF base station & repeater equipment, microwave links, IP networks, wireless data, RF antenna subsystems, 911 dispatch, interoperability, and/or other custom subsystems.
The successful Program Design Engineering 3 candidate will create detailed system designs, documentation packages, and equipment orders for use in the implementation phase. The candidate will have proven ability to convert proposals into detailed designs and provide manufacturing-level documentation. The candidate will be responsible for solid, consistent designs, based on templates and guides, which meet customer and contractual requirements. The candidate shall be able to provide mentorship to other members of the design team and modify engineering schedules. The candidate will be able to problem solve, relate different sections of the system design to one another, and understand the systems as a whole.
The successful candidate will work cooperatively with other engineering teams to deliver detailed designs within 60 days of contract award, deliver accurate documentation and drawings, and continually improve execution via tollgate processes. The candidate shall create designs utilizing L3Harris standard operating procedures. The candidate will work closely with program management and other engineering groups to provide early identification and resolution of problem areas on the project. The candidate shall identify and facilitate activities with vendors, escalation teams, and other teams within L3Harris.
Design, documentation, and equipment ordering for IP-Based radio system networks
Maintaining documentation & configuration revision control
Following established ISO processes via tollgate system
Up to 10% Travel may be required.
The successful candidate will drive improvement in the program implementation process by actively participating in every phase of the detailed design and documentation of L3Harris Land Mobile Radio systems, with an emphasis on streamlining program operations. The candidate will be involved in technical planning and design of functional verification tests, performance validation, cutover/transition plans, and process improvement vs cost/risk analysis.
The candidate will participate in discussions with vendors and other L3Harris personnel as necessary to advance projects. The successful candidate will work early in the implementation process to identify possible challenges in the as-sold design and offer potential solutions.
Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience
Experience designing complex radio systems
Experience with RF base station & repeater equipment, microwave links, IP networks, wireless data, RF antenna subsystems
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