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L3Harris Sr. Electrical Engineer (RF) in Clifton, New Jersey

Sr. Electrical Engineer (RF)

Job ID SAS20191110-34012


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.com at https://l3harris.mergerannouncement.com/

Job Title: Lead Electrical Engineer

Job Code: EEP5

Job Location: Clifton, NJ

Job Description:

Lead an engineering team to successfully execute low rate initial production of a complex RF/microwave system containing circuit cards and microelectronics assemblies for use in electronic warfare applications.

Essential Functions:

  • Train, mentor, and organize the efforts of a team of approximately 10 engineers and technicians to fulfill production in accordance with schedule and budget.

  • Supervise testing and troubleshooting of approximately 200 RF/microwave subassemblies of four different varieties (frequency converters, high power amplifiers, RF front ends, RF distribution modules)

  • Communicate status to Project Engineering, Engineering Management and Program Management on a frequent and recurring basis.

  • Investigate, understand, and provide timely solutions to complex RF performance issues.

  • Provide on-demand engineering updates to designs in support of production

  • Oversee the production hand-off from engineering to operations after initial builds are complete


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related field and 9 years of related experience OR M.S. in Electrical Engineering or related field and 7 years of related experience

  • Active US DOD SECRET security clearance

  • 9+ years experience utlizing key RF parameters (bandwidth, gain compression, intermodulation distortion, noise figure, spurious emissions)

  • 9+ years experience authoring manufacturing test procedures and guiding test automation activities

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Active US DOD TOP SECRET security clearance

  • Exposure to both PCB and chip/wire circuit construction

  • Experience with GaN SSPAs

  • Familiarity with LabVIEW software environment

  • Experience leading complex root cause/corrective action analyses

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.

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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.