Harris Corporation Lead, Electrical Engineering in Rochester, New York

Lead, Electrical Engineering 7/13/18--ElectricalUSA - NY - Rochester




Job ID: CS20181207-25895


Job Title – Lead, Electrical Engineering

Job Location – Rochester, NY

Job Code – CS20181207-25895

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:

As a member of the Hardware Design Verification (HDV) team, responsibilities will include automation of RF test and measurement systems in support of complex military communication/networking equipment development. In addition, the position will include collaboration with other scientists, engineers, management, and other stakeholders to conduct data mining, perform exploratory analysis, build models, generate visualizations, and create reports.

  • Design, develop, and debug software applications for control/automation of test and measurement equipment using NI LabVIEW and TestStand; Visual Studio, C#.NET, Python

  • Continuous improvement of measurement algorithms, techniques and reporting to improve quality and reduce overal test time

  • Consult with electrical engineers and other engineering staff to evaluate measurement techniques and corresponding measurement data as they relate to operational performance requirements of new products

  • Organize, analyze, and interpret large data sets from varying sources using automation where feasible. Develop reports from this data to represent and communicate product performance.

  • Provide leadership, coaching, and mentoring to other engineers on the HDV team

  • Positive attitude, openness to new ideas, willingness to learn new tools, and a strong motivation to positively impact the performance and work experience of the team.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering or Computer Science and a minimum 10 years of relevant experience or a Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of relavent experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • NI LabVIEW & TestStand experience

  • Proficiency with Object-Oriented Programming and Design (OOP/OOD)

  • Ability to quickly analyze and debug software and related hardware issues

  • Familiarity with software management tools (e.g. SVN/GIT, JIRA)

  • RF and baseband test and measurement experience. Familiarity with test equipment such as: Spectrum/Network analyzers, Power Meters, DMMs, Oscilliscopes, Audio analyzers

  • Basic theoretical foundation in statistics

  • Experience with data modeling, relational databases and SQL

  • Familiarity with applied machine learning and data mining techniques

  • Familiarity with Linux-based operating systems.

  • Familiarity with XML, HTML/CSS/JS

  • Experience with RS-232, Ethernet, USB, TCP/IP

  • Networking and Radio communication system experience desired

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Lean 6 Sigma training (or strong working knowledge)

  • Desire to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, high-stakes environment.

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.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

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