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L3Harris Sr. Specialist, EO/IR Systems Engineer in Wilmington, Massachusetts


Job Title: Sr. Specialist, EO/IR Systems Engineer Job Code: SAS20232401-96116 Job Location: Wilmington, MA

Job Description:

The L3Harris systems engineering department is seeking a systems engineer to join our team and be a leader on select 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 act as the program technical lead, interface with the end customer, suppliers, and other external stakeholders. Regular duties include developing CONOPS into system requirements, managing specifications, and providing technical leadership from program kickoff to end item delivery. The Lead or Chief Systems Engineer ensures the product is fully tested, requirements are verified and sold off, and the end item is delivered on schedule and within the allocated budget.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide technical leadership, maintain customer communications, and organize work packages and assignments to meet program objectives.

  • Establish product requirements and ensure the delivered end item meets the customer’s product specifications.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Engineering, Physics, or other related scientific discipline and at least 6+ years of relevant space-based EO/IR systems engineering work experience; or Masters Degree in Engineering, Physics, or other related scientific discipline and 4+ years of relevant space-based EO/IR systems engineering work experience

  • 6+ years systems engineering experience with space-based EO/IR systems

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Top Secret/SCI highly preferred.

  • Holds Technical Subject Matter Expertise in electrical, mechanical, electromechanical, optical or equivalent engineering discipline

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

  • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities

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

  • 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.