Systems Engineer

  • Harris Corporation
  • Van Nuys, CA, USA
  • Nov 28, 2018
Full-time Data Analysis Data Testing MATLAB Security Clearance Systems Engineering

Job Description

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 radar systems provide our customers unmatched operational availability, modes for multiple threats, weather detection and various configurations for shipboard and land based operations. These radars provide high operational availability and feature solid-state transmitters, digital receiver/synthesizers, open architecture processors and unique waveform suites and modes. Harris radars provide the capability and the flexibility required for mission success. 


  • Assists in technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
  • Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product development to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation and maintenance.
  • Assists in the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule and cost constraints.
  • Assists in functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
  • Solves problems of increased complexity using imaginative solutions.


  • 6+ years with Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (EE), Master of Science in EE desirable.
  • Exposure to radio frequency (RF) systems including radar, communications or electronic support is desired.
  • Exposure to subsystems of electronic systems such as antennas, receivers, transmitters, and signal processing is desired. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical foundation with RF and digital systems to be mentored to become a subject matter expert for Electronic Support or Radar systems.
  • Tool experience: Matlab; IBM Rational DOORS or equivalent; Microsoft Office suite.

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.

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 considering you for other available positions.

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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Competitive Salary and Benefits