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Missile Defense Chief Systems Engineer (Senior Scientist)

Company: Harris
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

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 $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries. --> 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.Description: Missile Defense Chief Systems Engineer (Senior Scientist) Job Code: SAS20211201-54964 Job Location: Fort Wayne, IN Job Description: Seeking high potential talent to serve as a Missile Defense Chief Systems Engineer. Role will have an immediate impact for fielding responsive space systems with overall technical leadership for the design, integration, test, delivery, and on-orbit support for advanced space-based missile defense capabilities. Candidate should be self-starter, demonstrate strong communication skills, and have extensive experience in space-based infrared sensor development, as well as a thorough understanding of the missile defense mission. Recognized as an external and internal expert and thought leader with deep and substantive technical expertise as well as advanced business knowledge and leadership capabilities. Communicates with contacts inside and outside of the organization on matters of strategic importance to influence executive leadership on new concepts, practices, and approaches. Establishes overall direction for new processes, systems, and solutions. Recommends and implements strategies and develops operational plans/goals with direct impact to the achievement against functional strategies. Essential Functions: Performs technical planning, concept development, requirements derivation, 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 to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, system definition, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in engineering or physics with a minimum of 15 years of prior related experience or Graduate Degree with a minimum of 13 years of prior related experience. Experience with space-based infrared sensor performance, optics and/or modeling & simulation using remote sensing techniques. Broad working knowledge of current and planned Missile Warning / Missile Defense architectures. Active Secret security clearance required. Preferred Additional Skills: Eligibility to obtain a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) clearance. Deep understanding of infrared phenomenology and background noise/clutter. Experience in space vehicle design, integration, test, and on-orbit checkout. Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to brief customers. Can develop broad, cooperative relationships with numerous groups and individuals, even when having no direct authority over them. Leadership capability to guide business or functional teams without formal management role. 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.L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in or . For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for or .

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