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L3Harris Software Technician in Northampton, Massachusetts


Job Title: Software Technician

Job Code: STSC

Job Location: Northampton, MA

About L3Harris Northampton: From the first submarine periscope to the latest Optronics and Electro-Optical systems, L3 Harris KEO continues to translate design excellence into fielded products. L3 Harris KEO produces the systems that enable you to look, to see, and to control the leading edge of integrated imaging systems. Our mission is to provide the best possible imaging solutions to our U.S. and International customers while consistently achieving or exceeding our customer’s expectations in quality, delivery and cost through continuous improvement of product, process and service.

Additional information about the Northampton Site: Our state-of-the-art facility was built in 2011 and showcases the manufacturing area in the center of the building, bringing focus and attention to our mission-critical products and manufacturing talent. The L3Harris manufacturing area includes; temperature and humidity controlled assembly areas, ESD sensitive floors, DOD Secret cleared rooms, a Test and Integration tower, Optical and Laser test ranges, Environmental and Qualification Test capabilities, Hydrostatic pressure test systems, an anechoic test chamber, 1,800 sq ft of clean room space for FOD-sensitive optical assembly, and more! The facility also features an open-office work environment and a full-service eat-in café!

Job Description: Responsible for performing audits and tests of software products in accordance with software test plans and procedures. Uses functional area tools to support software development and/or software test and integration systems. Debugs and characterizes defects, providing detailed configuration and descriptions for passing and failing tests for test reports. Maintains documentation of test operations and reports results to engineering. Identifies actual or potential problems in test plans or company products.

Essential Functions:

  • Verification of Software test documentation

  • Performance of software testing.

  • Verify software build procedures, to produce Configuration Status Accounting(CSA) records.

  • Perform the role of Software Design Assurance(SDA) ensuring documents are correctly reviewed, through technical and stakeholder reviews.

  • Write Software Users Manuals(SUMs) when needed.

  • Produce software white papers to support the Jurisdiction Classification Assessment

  • Identify software Bugs and document their characteristics by producing Software Change Requests(SCR)


  • Requires fully proficient job knowledge/skills. Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree with a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience

  • Computer troubleshooting knowledge

  • A working understanding of computer networking

  • A working understanding of the Windows operating system

  • Must have excellent written/verbal communication skills

  • Familiarity with Software and/or Computing technologies

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge of Software program(s): IBM DOORS

  • Some computer programming experience

  • A working understanding of the Linux operating system

  • Meets eligibility requirements to access US classified information.

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.