Engineer - Systems Architect 4 - Air Vehicle SIL

in Plano, TX

Engineer - Systems Architect 4 - Air Vehicle SIL Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    109899

  • Req #

    1125087

  • Organization

    Supply Chain Management-20002571

  • Job Category

    Engineering-Systems

  • Job Location

    Plano, TX, US

  • Job Type

    Regular

  • Clearance Level

    None

  • Career Level

    None

  • Schedule

    Full-time

  • Shift

    Day - 1st

  • Travel

    Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Remote

    No

Engineer - Systems Architect 4 - Air Vehicle SIL

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customer's mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

About L3Harris Technologies

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries. L3Harris.com

POSITION PURPOSE
The Systems Engineer is part of a multi-disciplinary design team and supports the PMO by applying technical skills such as Systems Engineering and Project Management skills to drive the day-to-day activities.
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES
The following statements of duties, responsibilities, frequency, are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position. Actual duties, responsibilities, frequency may vary depending upon assignments and other factors
  • Partner with the Program Manager (PM) and larger Integrated Product Team (IPT) to ensure the success of the program and that technical, schedule and cost targets are properly defined and met
  • Interface and work closely with the PMO and customer(s) on technical and contractual requirements, and anticipate and fulfill customer needs to ensure 100% customer satisfaction and continued business expansion; negotiate as required and obtain positive resolution
  • Work in conjunction with PMO and Proposal Lead, to decompose business case and customer contract requirements into Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) elements, develop the detailed Basis of Estimates (BOEs), construct viable Integrated Master Plan and Schedule (IMP/IMS), determine technical deliverables and associated program risks and opportunities
  • Responsible for leading the technical team through requirements definition, verification and distribution, technical baseline development, resource identification and allocation, design trade studies, preliminary design, detailed design, system testing, qualification testing, supporting the handoff to Production (production configuration) and ensuring the technical deliverables to support a successful Entry-Into-Service
  • Lead the technical development of the program.  Serve as the focal point for all engineering development, product definition, resource allocation, task assignment and completion, problem solving and decision making necessary to accomplish charter. 
  • Direct the engineering team assigned to the program, manage their performance and, through a matrix structure, oversee their participation within the program
  • Resource management for all engineering activities in support of program objectives
  • Effectively communicate with the PM and serve as a leader  through a collaborative, trust-based relationship, ensuring all have the latest information available
  • Work with Division Leadership Team /Staff and functional groups to support the various meetings and reviews necessary to meet business objectives and commitments
  • Work with other engineers, technicians, manufacturing and quality engineers in a team environment.
  • Interfaces with customers and suppliers in technical areas relating to projects and legacy products.
  • Travel to customer and supplier sites, and other L3 locations as needed.
  • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements and policies.
  • Responsible for ensuring that specified quality standards are met for all tasks completed..
  • Occasional travel required 
NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Covering duties as needed while colleagues are out of the office
  • All other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (System Engineering a plus) from an accredited university; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Advanced degree preferred.
  • 8 years' experience in engineering, technical project management, production and/or quality, complex technical product development, related electronics and components
  • Requisite years (varies by program size) in a similar technical leadership capacity, outstanding communication, negotiation, organizational and leadership skills
  • In depth knowledge of manpower planning, milestone scheduling, development processes, requirements capture tools, traceability and processes, complex hardware/software integration, validation/verification, new product introduction, design for manufacturability
  • Capable of managing and working in an environment that is fast-paced, demanding, with a focus on problem resolution and Six Sigma-based process improvement Experience in Military product development and transition into production
  • Requires an ACTIVE Secret clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance with eligibility for TS/SCI, which requires US Citizenship.
COMPETENCIES
Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; Exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; Keeps abreast of current developments; Requires minimal supervision; Displays understanding of how job relates to others; Uses resources effectively
Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and principles; Upholds organizational values
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or methods to best fit the situation; Deals with change, delays, or unexpected events
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary; Completes tasks on time
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information
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SCOPE AND INFLUENCE
Knowledge: Full knowledge of the job. Complete acquaintance with and understanding of the general and detailed aspects
of the job and their practical applications to problems and situations ordinarily encountered.
Supervision Received: Limited supervision. No instructions needed on routine work, and general instructions given on new lines of work or special assignments.
Consequence of Error: Errors may be difficult to detect and would normally result in loss of customer business, material, or equipment to resolve.
Contacts: Contacts are frequent with individuals representing other departments, and/or representing outside organizations. Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data on matters of moderate importance to the function of
the department or which
PHYSICAL DEMANDS, WORK ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH AND SAFETY
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to type, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
Work Environment
The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
The work conditions are those in a general office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
NOTE: The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate

Job Qualifications

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

Additional Information

Who We Are

L3 is proud to employ more than 7,700 veterans of the U.S. military, helping them use their unique training and skills to meet our customers' needs.

Many of L3's top business leaders are former military personnel who provide critical insight and support for using L3's advanced technology and services to protect our country's freedoms.

Be part of our mission. be L3!


Learn more at https://www.l3t.com/careers/transitioning-military

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