Specialist Systems Engineer

Website L3Harris Technologies

Specialist Systems EngineerJob Highlights

Title Specialist Systems Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Information Technology
Location Lynchburg, VA, United States
Company L3Harris Technologies

Company Profile

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea, and cyber domains.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Specialist Systems Engineer who will design, test, troubleshoot, and implement shipboard systems that satisfy specific customer requirements.

Work closely with experienced engineers who perform these functions now and will assign tasks and provide oversight as experience is gained.

Education Level

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience
  • Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience
  • In lieu of a degree, a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience


  • Crafting solutions for engineering problems
  • Growing knowledge in one or more specialty areas and working toward becoming an expert resource
  • Reporting regularly on project status and progress
  • Following established company policies and procedures

Preferred Qualifications

  • A practical hands-on experience with technical systems. Experience in mechanical design or testing with a working knowledge of material properties, (geometry, strength, bending/welding, etc.) is desired.
  • 3+ years of technical experience in mechanical design, mechanical CAD, mechanical testing, or related field
  • Professional certifications (e.g. relevant advanced studies/degrees) are a plus
  • Secret Security Clearance is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent project tasks and prioritize them appropriately
  • Has a clear and concise ability to communicate issues for technical and non-technical audiences


  • Able to work within a cross-functional team environment with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Effective at both verbal and written communication (English).
  • Possess shared L3Harris values of integrity, teamwork, excellence, and accountability.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills which include customer focus, change management, teamwork, diversity, and integrity
  • Self-motivated team player, able to set priorities and manage deadlines
  • Excellent troubleshooting, communication, and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively resolve problems



  • Medical with High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
  • A doctor’s service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and your parents


  • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
  • Fertility treatment
  • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
  • Adoption assistance – $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
  • Pet insurance


  • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
  • Dress for your day – wear what works for you at work
  • Legal plan for you, your family, and your parents
  • Discount platform
  • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees

Employer’s Statement

L3Harris Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

To apply for this job please visit careers.l3harris.com.

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