Harris Corporation Field Engineer in Rochester, New York

Field Engineer 4/16/18EngineeringUSA - NY - Rochester




Job ID: CS20182903-24081


Job Title – Field Engineer

Job Location – Rochester, NY

Job Code – CS20182903-24081

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/ .

Job Description:

Field Engineer - TACCOM

Field Engineer to serve in a factory and field service role in support of all company products.

  • Job responsibilities include travel to customer's site to perform installation, hardware and firmware upgrades, repairs, training, site surveys and demonstrations.

  • Analyzes software and hardware requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.

  • Consults with electrical or mechanical engineers and other engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software operation and system performance.

  • Develops and directs software system testing procedures, programming and documentation.


  • AAS/BS or relevant military experience required in relative technical area. This must include radio operation skills and maintenance skills to system and component levels.

  • Applicant must have a strong radio communication background with good electronic and mechanical abilities and at least 7+ years relevant commercial experience OR 9+ year’s relevant military experience required in relevant technical area.

  • Applicant must have the desire and ability to travel CONUS and international for extended periods of time given advance or short notice.

  • 4+ years’ experience in the use of basic test equipment such as DVM, Watt meter, signal generator, and oscilloscope.

  • 1+ years’ experience with installation of HF, VHF, UHF/SATCOM and Networking radio systems in commercial and military vehicles/facilities.

  • 4+ years radio communications experience and mechanical skills and fabrication. Excellent system level trouble shooting skills required.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

  • Ability to lift to 50 lbs. without assistance and over that amount with assistance.

  • Ability to climb ladders, towers or other elevated work platforms.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience in team leadership and attention to detail of all aspects of work to be accomplished.

  • Familiarity with CAD or VISIO software for mechanical and electrical assembly fabrication.

  • Proficient use of all MS Office products to include Access

  • Computer and Network configuration / troubleshooting desire.

  • Experience with Spectrum Analyzers, Radio Test Sets, DC/DC & AC/DC Power Systems, and Uninterruptable Power Systems.

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.

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.

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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LocationUSA - NY - Rochester