Harris Corporation Test Engineer in Van Nuys, California

Test Engineer 5/10/18--Electro-Optical, --Technician, EngineeringUSA - CA - Van Nuys




Job ID: ES20181604-24332


Title: Test Engineer

REQ ID: ES20181604-24332

Location: Van Nuys, California

Harris Corporation – Surveillance Solutions is the leading developer of military and commercial air traffic control radars and other state-of-the-art radar and sensor systems. Our systems provide our customers unmatched operational availability, modes for multiple threats, and weather detection in various configurations for shipboard and land based operations. These systems provide high operational availability and feature solid-state transmitters, digital receiver/synthesizers, open architecture processors and unique waveform suites and modes. Harris systems provide the capability and the flexibility required for mission success.

Job Description:

Performs test on production and field return assemblies at the depot level on various ELINT, ESM, ECM, SIGINT and Radar applications. Provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity. Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects.

  • Test production assemblies per acceptance test procedures, schematics and drawings

  • Make final adjustments to product when required to meet specification

  • Participate in the assembly and testing of modules and instruments within manufacturing

  • Receive and document field returns through established processes

  • Visually inspect returned products for damage, date, serialization or other identifiers

  • Troubleshoot to the component level and repair field returns using product documentation and test procedures

  • Test, update and repair circuit boards to the component level using test stations, soldering stations, soldering equipment, and/or tools

  • Update asset management application systems for tracking status, activity, condition, and other information for assigned units

  • Prepare verbal and/or written documentation as required by supervisor

  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned


  • 1+ years of experience with BA/BS (Bachelors) degree OR 4+ years of experience with AA/AS (Associates) Degree OR 4+ years of military experience with the troubleshooting and repairing of electronic equipment using schematics, diagrams, specifications, and layouts

  • Minimum 1+ years of working with one or more of the following; spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, signal generators, function generators, power meters, multimeters, DC supplies

  • Experience at selecting and using common hand tools appropriate for the task

Preferred Additional Skills (one or more of following):

  • Experience with ELINT, ESM, ECM, SIGINT, or radar applications performing signal collection, signal processing, direction finding, and range determining equipment and systems to the military and intelligence communities

  • Possess or are able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance

  • Perform firmware and PROM flashing using dedicated test equipment

  • Minimum 1+ years of working with frequencies 500 Mhz up to 40 Ghz

  • Minimum 1+ years of working with network analyzers

  • Minimum 1+ years of working with noise figure meters

  • Minimum 1+ years of modification of prototypes and retest until performance meets specifications

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.

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.

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.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

Expertise--Electro-Optical, --Technician, Engineering

LocationUSA - CA - Van Nuys