Harris Corporation Systems Engineer in Sunrise, Florida

Systems Engineer 5/4/18--SystemsUSA - FL - Sunrise




Job ID: CS20182704-24558


Job Title – Systems Engineer

Job Location – Sunrise, FL

Job Code – CS20182704-24558

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:

Systems Engineer responsible for the elicitation, definition, and functional allocation of system requirements of complex hardware/software systems. Ensures the logical and systematic allocation/derivation of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule and cost constraints and translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications. Develops integration procedures and writes Integration Plans. Supports integration activities, such as unit test and HW SW integration, and ensures diligence and rigor are incorporated into integration activities to ensure projects are ready to proceed through each integration phase. Establishes an engineering assessment of product maturity to proceed to formal test and release. Interfaces with customer and determines customer needs and goals. Provides presentations to the customer and works with project/product team to accomplish customer development and deployment goals.


  • Lead requirements elicitation, definition, and functional allocation to hardware and software segments and components.

  • Conduct system requirements reviews and create and/or update requirement specifications and technical documentation. Review system engineering documentation to ensure specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, and complete.

  • Perform system modeling using tools and techniques to define system interfaces, requirements and behaviors and provide support to system design.

  • Lead functional analysis, detailed trade studies and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

  • Develop trade studies to guide selection of components to ensure requirement satisfaction. Develop/assess course of action alternatives in project development/product delivery.

  • Develop and conduct test plans/procedures for software/hardware integration tests, be responsible for integration/execution, detailed data analysis, and preparation of software test reports.

  • Coordinate execution of HW/SW integration tests to verify system operation. Coordinate daily integration activities with other team members.

  • Lead system integration and formal test analysis and document results for selloff of requirements.

  • Participate in engineering peer reviews as a document originator or reviewer to ensure engineering rigor is appropriate for each project’s current lifecycle phase.

  • Support the project management team by performing technical planning, including cost, risk and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems following a defined system design lifecycle process (concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal).

  • Perform risk analysis, including identifying and assessing project risks. Develop and execute risk mitigation plans and management of risks on projects. Provide risk avoidance and risk mitigation strategies to project managers.

  • Support System Test and Evaluation by defining methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems, and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan.


  • 10+ years of experience in integration and test and a Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (8+ years with a graduate degree)

  • Ability to obtain US Government Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Degree in Engineering or Mathematics

  • Ability to work autonomously and with others to resolve technical issues

  • Previous experience supporting DoD/government customers a plus.

  • Experience with requirements analysis and systems design within projects.

  • Experience writing specifications, design, ConOps, and Interface Control Documents.

  • Ability to write subsystem specification and requirements.

  • Experience in system modeling.

  • Hardware/software requirement verification/system validation experience.

  • Experience working directly with customers onsite at their facility.

  • Flexibility to travel for customer purposes.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, team oriented environment.

  • Demonstrated self-starter - efficient in achieving goals and proactive in pursuing subsequent tasks.

  • Proven team leadership skills, providing the technical voice for a project, program, or pursuit.

  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent inter-personal and communication skills, ability to interact with a cross functional team and act as customer interface for technical aspects.

  • Knowledge of MS Office suite of tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).

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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