Harris Corporation Search Systems Engineer in Herndon, Virginia

Search Systems Engineer 3/28/18--Computer, --Software, --Systems, EngineeringUSA - VA - Herndon




Job ID: SIS20182803-24061


Search Systems Engineer

Job ID: SIS20182803-24061

Job Location: Herndon, VA

Job Description:

Systems (or Software) Engineer with experience in advanced search and indexing technologies including: geospatial search, semantic search, linked data searching, Resource Description Framework (RDF), and applying Ontologies and Taxonomies to data conditioning and/or data discovery. Takes responsibility for the search interface, identifying problems, proposing solutions, recommending implementation, and executing solutions to improve the overall search capabilities. Applies the principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and search technologies to the program. Analyzes software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints. Participates in user testing, leveraging feedback to improve search capabilities. Develops and participates in software system testing procedures, programming and documentation.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6+ years of experience or equivalent

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Active DoD Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance

  • NGA, IC or DoD IT experience strongly preferred.

  • 6+ years of experience in systems engineering

  • Ability to deliver high quality work on tight schedules in a dynamic, agile product environment

  • Understanding of database technology including relational and no-SQL database applications.

  • Experience developing, conducting, documenting and presenting technology trade studies.

  • Experience working with raster and vector data types

  • Understanding of and experience with Big Data Analytics is a plus.

  • Experience with Agile/Scrum lifecycle management/development

  • Experience with cloud based technology.

  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills with experience delivering/presenting to customer

  • Ability to understand and explain complex information simply and accurately

  • Team player able to work in a large program environment

Please be aware many of our positions require 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.

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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.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

Expertise--Systems, --Software, --Computer, Engineering

LocationUSA - VA - Herndon