Harris Corporation Systems Engineer (Fort Wayne, IN New Grad) in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Systems Engineer (Fort Wayne, IN New Grad) 6/25/18--Electrical, --Software, --SystemsUSA - IN - Fort Wayne




Job ID: SIS20182506-25542


JOB TITLE: Systems Engineer (Fort Wayne, IN New Grad)

JOB CODE: SIS20182506-25542

LOCATION: Fort Wayne, IN


Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at harris.com at https://www.harris.com/ .


Individual will be supporting the systems engineering team in reviewing and evaluating the ground test and on-orbit performance of the Nation’s next generation weather instrument. The individual will be deeply involved in the on-orbit checkout, calibration and tuning of GOES-R. This opportunity will allow collaboration with subject matter experts in data analysis, evaluation of test results, and preparation of technical reports.

On-orbit test support will require rapid turnaround evaluations of instrument performance using data reduction tools, including MATLAB. Opportunities exist to support image navigation and registration analysis and image processing tasks.

  • Requirements management

  • Perform operational analysis and developing concept of operations

  • Develop test plans, procedures, cases

  • Conduct tests and document results; the use of software tools, scripting and software/hardware troubleshooting.

  • Architecture development, overall systems design.

  • Analyze systems requirements from end systems and users.

  • Perform cost/benefit analysis to determine most cost effective architectural and implementation approach to meet customer requirements

  • Develop concept of operations, design, and implementation plans

  • Develop and deliver presentations to communicate design activity plans and status to internal and external customers

  • Conduct and/or participate in Safety and Risk assessments, design reviews, and working groups.

  • Research technical problems and document technical solutions in technical memos

  • Document system requirements, concept of operations, interfaces, and system behavior using Model Based Systems Engineering.


  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math, Aviation, or Aerospace Engineering

  • GPA of 3.0 or greater required

  • The ability to obtain a security clearance


  • Experience in providing innovative solutions

  • Ability to self-manage activity and work collaboratively

  • Strong computer skills. Experience with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Familiarity with image navigation and registration, Kalman filtering, or calibration

  • Experience in IDL

  • Excellent problem-solving and strong interpersonal writing and communication skills

Security Clearance:

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

Expertise--Systems, --Software, --Electrical

LocationUSA - IN - Fort Wayne