Lead Electrical Engineer

  • Harris Corporation
  • Rochester, NY, USA
  • Oct 30, 2018
Full-time .NET Big Data C# CSS Data Science HTML Javascript Linux Python XML

Job Description

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.

As a member of the Hardware Design Verification (HDV) team, responsibilities will include design and automation of RF test and measurement systems for testing and characterization of complex military communication/networking equipment. In addition, the position will include collaboration with other scientists, engineers, and management to analyze test data, generate visualizations, and create reports.

  • Design, develop, and debug software applications for control/automation of test and measurement equipment using NI LabVIEW and TestStand
  • Continuous improvement of measurement algorithms, techniques and reporting to improve quality and reduce overall test time
  • Consult with electrical engineers and other engineering staff to evaluate measurement techniques and corresponding measurement data as they relate to operational performance requirements of new products
  • Organize, analyze, and interpret large data sets from varying sources using automation where feasible. Develop reports from this data to represent and communicate product performance.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and mentoring to other engineers on the HDV team
  • Positive attitude, openness to new ideas, willingness to learn new tools, and a strong motivation to positively impact the performance and work experience of the team.


  • BS EE/CE/CS with a minimum 10 years of relevant experience (8 years with MS) in the following: 
    • NI LabVIEW & TestStand
    • Object-Oriented Programming and Design (OOP/OOD)
    • Software management tools (e.g. SVN/GIT, JIRA)
    • RF and base-band test and measurement experience

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Ability to quickly analyze and debug software and related hardware issues
  • Familiarity with test equipment such as: Spectrum/Network analyzers, Power Meters, DMMs, Oscilliscopes, Audio analyzers
  • Experience with RS-232, Ethernet, USB, TCP/IP
  • Networking and Radio communication system experience desired
  • Familiarity with Linux-based operating systems
  • Familiarity with Python, C#.NET, XML, HTML/CSS/JS
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

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