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Job Title: Systems Engineer

Job ID: CS20210605-60893

Job Location: Melbourne, Australia

Job Description:

L3Harris is seeking a Systems Engineer to support our Australia-based Managed Services program. This is an important role focusing on the Systems Engineering elements of the overall program.

This is an opportunity to take on unique challenges, expand your skillset and experience, and significantly contribute to the success of the business. You will join a great team of talented professionals who take a collaborative approach and enjoy working together. We are a company on the move with more than five decades of innovative and exceptional performance; we have earned our place as a trusted provider to our customers.

Essential Functions:

The successful candidate will be directly supporting the Chief Systems Engineer, translating L3Harris’s previous experience standing up a managed network services program through development and initial deployment.

The Systems Engineer is responsible for supporting or conducting various system engineering activities as required for one or more elements of the project in accordance with associated plans, processes and procedures.

As an Air Navigation Services Provider (ANSP), this position requires a background check with duties to include:

+ Assisting with conversion of customer or product requirements into total solution that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints

+ Contributing to a successful outcome from programmatic reviews (SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR, ISD)

+ Managing system requirements (performing requirements analysis, writing, traceability, documentation)

+ Defining system design (creating system diagrams, interconnection diagrams, IP plans, dial plans, feature design documents as required)

+ Software deployment & configuration

+ Preparation of Site Designs including interconnection diagrams and rack layouts

+ Integration of third-party subsystems (e.g. radio and telephony interfaces, monitoring systems, recording systems)

+ Producing documentation and manuals

+ Providing end-user and end-maintainer training as required

+ Creating test procedures, conducting Production Acceptance Testing, Systems Integration Testing, Factory Acceptance Testing, Site Acceptance Testing

+ Acting as the Lead Systems Engineer for one or more elements of the project, i.e. conducting, overseeing or otherwise taking responsibility for all systems engineering activities and work products for assigned technology domain elements

+ Must have excellent interpersonal communications skills, an assured and commanding presence during briefings. Clear verbal and written skills are mandatory

+ Travel will be required within Australia to facilitate customer and partner coordination as well as support remote site audits


+ Bachelor of Engineering or similar degree, with relevant majors (ideally Electronics or Communications or any other interdisciplinary majors that aid in understanding the Systems Engineering methodology and/or relevant technologies with a minimum of 6 years of prior related experience

+ 6+ years of experience with IP Networking (WAN/LAN) & associated security mechanisms (Firewalls, Information Assurance)

+ 6+ years of experience as an engineer on large electronic systems integration projects.

+ 6+ years of experience with part or full systems engineering lifecycle / systems engineering methodology, i.e. customer needs, system requirements, system design and/or system test

+ 6+ years of experience with customer requirements reviews, design reviews and/or test and acceptance events with the customer

Preferred Additional Skills:

+ Experience working directly with an Air Navigation Services Provider (ANSP) or similar Governmental Air Traffic organization to develop, test and deploy a new automation or network service to the field

+ Experience working as an engineer on delivery of a Defence, or mission critical capability

+ Experience with Security and Safety programs

+ Experience in a multi-disciplined engineering environment

+ Experience with DOORS or other requirements management tools, (eg. Visio)

+ Experience in Voice Communications Systems, Radios, Telephony (VoIP, analog or digital)

+ Proficiency in PC skills including hardware and/or software installation or configuration

+ The ability to work autonomously, as well as in a team supporting other systems engineers

+ Other less relevant but adjacent competencies such as programming/coding, electronics projects, ICT skills, hardware development, project management are also beneficial

Security Clearance:

The candidate must be able to undergo and obtain Australian Defence security clearance to NV1.

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.