Job Title Senior Specialist, Systems Engineer
Job Location Seattle, WA
Job Code CS20180608-26412
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. Learn more at Harris.com.
The Implementation Systems Engineer designs and implements complex radio systems that satisfy specific customer requirements. Systems involve Harris and vendor equipment, and typically include RF Base Station & Repeater equipment, microwave links, IP networks, wireless data, RF antenna subsystems, 911 dispatch and/or other custom subsystems.
The candidate will work with Harris Windows & UNIX based platforms as well as various security platforms used within the Harris network. The candidate will work closely with a team of engineers to deploy and commission high availability Land Mobile radio systems. The candidate must have a good working knowledge of IP networking, virtual machine (VMWARE), windows and UNIX platforms. The candidate should have recent experience working with Land Mobile radio or other RF based engineering.
The successful candidate will work with senior engineers to resolve identified problems, follow defined ISO processes, identify and suggest alternative methods. The candidate will work with other senior engineers to provide contracted deliverables to customers, including but not limited to drawings, network designs and IP plans, and perform RF mapping functions as examples.
Be a customer interface on technical issues and provide the end user with needed operational documentation
Design, implementing, and support of complex IP-Based radio system networks
Providing feedback on Windows, UNIX and IA products to product engineering
Maintain documentation & configuration revision control
Documenting lessons learned
The Implementation Systems Engineer drives improvement in the program implementation process by actively participating in every phase of the design, staging, configuration and implementation of Harris Land Mobile Radio systems, looking for new methods to simplify, improve and streamline our program operations. They will be involved in technical planning, system integration, functional verification, performance validation, and process improvement vs cost/risk analysis.
The candidate will participate in discussions with customers, consultants, vendors and other Harris personnel as necessary to advance projects.
Approximately 50% time will be spent in Harris facilities and verification and 50% field travel.
Preferred Additional Skills:
The Implementation Systems Engineer must have a working knowledge of RF/LMR system design.
Experience in design of IP networks, RF antenna systems, as well as ISO process familiarization is desired.
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 rsum for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your rsum, 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.
Location: USA - VA - ALL, USA - VA - Lynchburg, USA - WA - ALL, USA - WA - Seattle
Activation Date: Monday, August 6, 2018
Expiration Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019