Harris Corporation Scientist, Systems IPT Lead Engineer in Melbourne, Florida

Scientist, Systems IPT Lead Engineer 7/12/18--Systems, EngineeringUSA - FL - Melbourne




Job ID: SIS20181207-25886


Systems Engineer IPT Lead

Job Code: SIS20181207-25886

Job Location: Melbourne, FL

Job Description:

Harris’ Enterprise Ground Solutions (EGS) business area is seeking highly-talented individuals to execute a challenging new program develop and apply the latest technologies for Harris EGS solutions. The EGS business is growing and we are expanding our capacity to address new opportunities in defense markets. Responsibilities and activities will include:

  • Serve as senior Systems Engineer for a critical execution program, ensuring technical and process rigor, such that end design meets customer objectives and needs.

  • Lead an engineering team through the full lifecycle of a program, comprised of development, integration & test, system deployment, and maintenance & sustainment.

  • Possess a deep understanding of satellite ground mission data processing, satellite communications (SATCOM), Telemetry, Tracking, and Control (TT&C) methods, and other principles related to high data rate and low latency sensor processing in a ground system.

  • Generate informative presentations, lead/perform trade studies, and participate in design reviews.

  • Expertise in requirements analysis, decomposition, flow-down, and management.

  • Identify, capture, and manage program risks to meet cost and schedule commitments, and exploit opportunities for corresponding efficiencies.

  • Interface with the customer to identify opportunities for business and program expansion, and develop and manage relationships to foster growth.

  • Maintain a focus on quality in all aspects of the engineering process.

  • Possess good leadership, collaboration, and business execution skills.

  • Mentor junior engineers in technologies listed above in order to develop their technical skills.


  • BS/BA (Bachelors) with 12 years experience, MS/MA/MBA with 10 years experience; or equivalent.

  • 9 years overall engineering experience.

  • 9 years experienceo adapting developed systems to new customer solutions, recommend, present, and defend these technical options.

  • Top Secret or TS/SCI Clearance.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Familiarity with the Earned Value Management System and application of its metrics to manage cost, schedule, and explain variances in a large effort.

  • Control account Management experience a plus.

Please be aware this position requires a Top Secret or TS/SCI clearance. 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.

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Expertise--Systems, Engineering

LocationUSA - FL - Melbourne