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Sr Specialist, Design

Company: L3Harris Technologies, Inc.
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: June 6, 2021

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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers' mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers' mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


JOB TITLE: Sr Specialist, Design

JOB CODE: AS20210202-56003



Working with scientists/engineers, leads or assists in the design, analysis, development, fabrication, assembly, testing, and installation of equipment and systems. Works independently with minimal guidance and supervision needed. Provides advanced, specialized technical services to an individual or group engaged in the scientific or engineering investigation of a project or program. Combines highly advanced knowledge and skills in applying technical concepts in areas such as design, analysis and remedy of system problems, fabrication or testing of special materials, components or systems which may require both standard and unique methods, techniques, procedures, operation or processes. The consequence of errors has major impact at this level. Wide application of principles, theories and concepts in a field plus working knowledge of other related disciplines.

Provides solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Takes substantial responsibility for the design and/or fabrication and fielding of research hardware. Converts scientific concepts into a hardware reality. A scientist describes the desired product or results and incumbent develops a concept, plans, and executes activities. Coordinates the design, analysis, procurement, construction, assembly, and checkout of equipment required for product or experimental programs.

Incumbent typically works for a project manager, staff engineer or physicist or, or acts as project manager her/himself. Performs functions in a leadership capacity; works with very limited guidance, direction or review, taking general concepts and rudimentary design parameters to design/develop equipment, tests, assemblies, etc. to meet engineering requirements.


Incumbents are responsible for applicable activities, responsibilities, knowledge and skills covered in the Technician and Engineering Associate descriptions, plus the following:

* Design mechanical and electrical systems for large equipment * Set-up, or supervise, an experiment in the lab, and analyze results with enough understanding of the results to make modifications or offer suggestions for additional analysis or testing. * Install diagnostics and complete the set-up for testing. * Identify solutions to problems. * Prepare and submit for review task or project progress reports. * Obtain project deliverables, overseeing the necessary processes to insure deliverables form, fit and function. * Effectively communicate with customers (internal/external). * Execute project management skills; accountable for cost, schedule and performance. * Take an approved concept and either create a drawing package and fabricate parts, or supervise the process. * Anticipate, plan, and manage manpower requirements. * Understand the company's Quality Assurance Program and apply appropriate quality standards to a specific program. * Recognize potential business/work and communicate to appropriate level. * Work with, and sometimes lead, a team of technicians, engineers and/or scientist (design, analysis, fabrication, assembly, test, and/or installation)


* Comfortable with mechanical and structural analysis * Familiarity with FEA * Theoretical understanding and practical application of one or a combination of the following: electronic, electro-mechanical or mechanical disciplines. * Experience with electrical system design * Experience with vacuum system design * Experience with water/oil tank design * Experience designing physically large parts and assemblies with thousands of parts * Experience in electric field analysis is a plus * Produce engineering documentation such as flow charts, block diagrams and schematics. * Perform detailed mathematical calculations to establish trajectory adequacy and model dimensional consistency. * Skilled at use of design tools such as ProEngineer, AutoCAD, Solidworks, Teamcenter, LabVIEW, Schematic * Uses personal computer in performance of analyses and development of documentation/reports. * Use MS Office products. * Comfortable with PLM software * Professional Engineer qualification is a plus * Experience in Job Family: 10 Years

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. 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 L3Harris Technologies 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.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. 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. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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