Software Engineer

in Victor, NY

Software Engineer Job

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    Division - Global Comm. Solutions-20000050

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    Victor, NY, US

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    Day - 1st

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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.

We are currently seeking a Software Engineer in Victor, NY.  The Software Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, and testing a broad range of embedded firmware and desktop software applications used in VSAT satellite communications.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Reporting to and working with the Director, Software Engineering; the Software Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, and testing a broad range of embedded firmware and desktop software applications used in VSAT satellite communications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.Other duties may be assigned.

  • Designs, implements, and modifies software and embedded firmware applications.

  • Supports fielded software and firmware applications.

  • Participates in the product testing process to verify software functionality.

  • Performs unit and system level testing to validate design.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:There are no supervisory responsibilities in this position.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed above satisfactorily.The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Qualifications


  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g. BSEE, BSCE, BSCS)

  • Must be skilled in C, C , and object-oriented design (OOD).

  • Must be able to design, implement, and test a solution within existing code base.

  • Must be able to work with reasonable supervision to plan and accomplish goals on a timely basis in a rapidly changing environment.


  • Familiarity with multi-threaded architectures and 8-bit to 32-bit embedded systems development.

  • Familiarity with the Linux-platform development, RF communications equipment, and IP networking is a plus.

  • Familiarity with reading schematics and the ability to operate basic test equipment, such as oscilloscopes.

  • Active Secret clearance desirable; ability to obtain clearance is required.



  • Able to work independently and as part of a development team.

  • Able to effectively interface with technical colleagues.

  • Possessing poise, politeness, and confidence when communicating with customers, vendors, and peers.

  • Ability to maintain professional standards of performance, demeanor, and judgment at all times.

  • Good decision-making capability and demonstrated ability to define and meet performance requirements.

  • This position may require overtime, weekend, holiday, and/or non-standard work hours.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, understand and interpret electronic schematics, drawings and documentation. Excellent communication skills required, both verbal and written.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.Ability to calculate ratio, percent, proportions, draw and interpret graphs.Ability to use engineering mathematics to solve problems.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions and solve practical problems; deal with a variety of concrete variables in standardized situations.Ability to analyze complex problems and to derive recommended courses of action based on that analysis.


While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand, sit, walk, talk, see and hear; use hands to finger, handle and feel; reach with hands and arms.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment is that of a typical professional engineering office with occasional exposure to dust, vapors, heat, cold and noise.

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.

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