Harris Corporation Lead, Systems Engineer in Dahlgren, Virginia

Lead, Systems Engineer 2/21/19--Computer, --Electrical, --Systems, EngineeringUSA - VA - Dahlgren




Job ID: SIS20192102-30212


Job Title: Lead, Systems Engineer

Job Location: Dahlgren, VA / King George, VA

Job Code: SIS20192102-30212

Job Description:

During its 120-year history, Harris has transformed communications and information technology. Harris is a proven leader in tactical communications, geospatial systems and services, air traffic management, environmental solutions, avionics and electronic warfare, and space and intelligence. From ocean to orbit and everywhere in between, we provide mission-critical solutions to connect, inform and protect the world.

On the Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don't work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: we work here because we know what - and who - we're protecting! From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform - we're making the world a safer place!

Harris Corporation Space and Intelligence Systems has an opening for a Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Dahlgren, VA. The individual will work in an environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting.

Essential Functions:

  • Address and detect issues that impact projects and implement/develop courses of action (COAs) to mitigate or alleviate the impact to projects

  • Prepare and brief technical presentations at informal and formal meetings

  • Write technical white papers, memorandums and reports

  • Contribute to the development of new principles and concepts to enhance mission operations

  • Perform DoD compatible system engineering lifecycle processes

  • Support critical operations during standard and non-standard working hours

  • Support the project management team by performing technical planning, including cost, risk and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems following a defined system design lifecycle process (concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal)

  • Develop and execute risk mitigation plans and management of risks on projects

  • Act as a liaison to internal and external stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

  • 9+ years with a bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university or equivalent

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable in Information and Computer Systems, working knowledge of converged infrastructure and related technologies such as VMware, Networking, and Storage solutions

  • Working knowledge of RMF and cybersecurity requirements

  • Ability to lead efforts to field changes to production systems to a schedule

  • Experience with Red Hat Linux and Windows system administration desired

  • Experience with requirements analysis and systems design within projects preferred

  • Experience writing specifications, design, ConOps, and Interface Control Documents

  • Previous experience supporting DoD/government customers desired

  • Hardware/software requirement verification/system validation experience

  • Ability to travel 25%

Security Clearance:

This position requires an active DoD Secret security clearance and to maintain the 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 résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, 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.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

Expertise--Systems, --Computer, --Electrical, Engineering

LocationUSA - VA - Dahlgren