Systems Engineer


Systems Engineer

@ L3 Harris

  • Responsible for providing technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk supportability, and effectiveness analysis throughout the system lifecycle.
  • Manage engineering subcontractors through regular interactions, development of technical documentation and coordinating design review activities.
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills in a technical information environment; interact, anticipate and respond to customer needs.
  • Provide direction for the analysis and specification of the project technical requirements, lead project system engineering effort and coordinates that effort with all other technical disciplines and subcontractors.
  • Assist with the development of top-level specification and manage requirement flow down to lower level specifications.
  • Turn customer CONOPS into use cases and requirements.
  • Perform analysis at all levels of total system product including: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.
  • Manage risk and opportunity with internal and external customers; work with technical team to identify, mitigate and close program risks.
  • Work multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and adapt quickly to changing situations.
  • Develop Basis of Estimate (BOEs) for system engineering related tasks for project proposals.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Computer, Physics or Systems Engineering (or similar technical discipline) and a minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience or a Master’s degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience.
  • At least 4 years general technical experience with Systems Engineering knowledge of military systems
  • Experience leading/managing tasks and/or people
  • Requires excellent communication and organizational capabilities

Preferred/Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge of autonomous systems, robotics, naval architecture, ship systems, data links, RF systems, and modems.
  • Experience with Government contracting, proposal writing, and business acquisition process
  • Knowledgeable in the application of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) process and tools
  • This position requires the candidate to possess or have ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance, you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other disciplines (Mechanical, Electrical, Software, RF, I&T, Manufacturing, etc).
  • 3+ years of experience in Requirements management, traceability, and verification, IBM DOORS experience preferred.
  • Light domestic and international travel environments – up to 25%.
  • Willing and able to assist in offshore operations as needed.
  • Must be able to sit or stand for up to nine hours.
  • Fine motor dexterity.
  • Experience with Solidworks, Rhino, and/or AutoCAD desired.

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: August 25, 2021
Application Deadline: September 27, 2021