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Lead, Radar Systems Engineer

Company: L3Harris
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


Title: Lead, Radar Systems Engineer

Location: Plano, TX

Job Description:

As a Lead, Radar Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for leading a Systems Engineering team in design, development, implementation, testing and analysis of technical radar and sensors products and systems to support the vital missions of our warfighters. This position supports the Advanced Systems & Technologies (AS&T) division, which specializes in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies advanced radar systems, next-generation weapon systems, and other RF sensor technologies using small company agility and big company experience.

Essential Functions:

  • Requirements definition, flow-down and traceability for complex electronic systems
  • Plan cost, schedule and execution plan of complex development and test activities
  • Develop, track and present technical performance metrics
  • Perform risk assessment and develop mitigation strategies for complex projects
  • Lead Systems Engineering Integrated Product Team
  • System design synthesis of complex electronic systems
  • Perform trade studies on a variety of system issues and components
  • Perform design verification testing efforts including lab, chamber, ground and captive flight test
  • Analyze data from design verification test efforts
  • Develop and run simulations and other analysis tools to predict system performance in various environments
  • Present results during internal and external program meetings
  • Participate in proposal activities both cost and technical
  • Other duties as assigned


  • U.S. citizen
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance; must be able to obtain additional clearances as required
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in a related engineering field with some systems engineering experience
  • Experience in design, development and/or testing of radar and/or other RF system
  • Familiarity with radar system components including antenna, receiver, exciter, and processor
  • Requirements definition, flow-down and traceability
  • Defense industry experience
  • Design to cost
  • Working knowledge of military standards
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Must be able to travel 10% to support field testing

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Master's degree in Engineering or Science
  • Familiarity with a variety of radar types and modes
  • Previous experience with guided weapons and/or weapon systems
  • Proficient with MATLAB
  • DOORs
  • Cost account manager experience
  • EVMS
  • Excellent people skills, with experience leading and collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)

Keywords: L3Harris, Plano , Lead, Radar Systems Engineer, Other , Plano, Texas

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