Harris Corporation Systems Engineer in Rochester, New York

Systems Engineer 5/8/18EngineeringUSA - NY - Rochester




Job ID: CS20180105-24611


Job Title – Systems Engineer

Job Location – Rochester, NY

Job ID – CS20180105-24611

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:

  • Lead development of Tactical Radio Communications Systems solutions from initial concepts through execution and delivery with focus on choosing the optimal operating bands given customer requirements for range and data throughput.

  • This position will include the following responsibilities:

  • Developing a system solution based on limited customer concept of operations and communications requirements

  • Performing propagation coverage and range analyses or ability to provide direction to others to perform the analysis

  • Ensure the conversion of customer requirements, including informal and derived requirements, into solutions that balance the technical, schedule and cost constraints.

  • Technical design, system integration, verification and validation, cost, schedule, and risk analysis as the Project Engineer on small programs or in support of the Project Engineer on large programs.

  • Performance of detailed design and execution from concept through design, fabrication, test, installation, and operation.

  • Work directly with customers, sales team, program management, and product engineering teams.

  • Be highly motivated, a self-starter, and be able to operate with little supervision in diverse environments

  • Directly supervise small technical team to common program or technical goals when required


  • BSEE/BSCE and 6+years of experience (or Master’s Degree and 4+ years of experience.)

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Design experience with military and/or adhoc mobile radios and networks.

  • Understanding of wireless communications with focus on military, first responders, and homeland security needs.

  • Understanding of radio wave propagation and cosite interference

  • Ability to select appropriate antennas based on customer needs and frequency of operation

  • Military Tactical Radio System Architectures (HF, VHF, UHF, Satcom) experience

  • Design of radio receivers and/or transmitters

  • International Travel Experience, Foreign Language Proficiency a plus

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