Senior Specialist, Project Engineer

at L3Harris Technologies
Location Camden, New Jersey
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent



Job Title: Senior Specialist, Project Engineer

Job Code: IMS-89114

Job Location: Camden, NJ

Job Schedule: 9/80

Job Description:

This role serves as an integral part of our fast-paced growing environment by leading multi-disciplined engineering teams in the proposal, design, development and delivery of superior technical solutions. This position serves as the key interface between Engineering and the Program Manager while leading the Engineering effort on each Program. The ideal candidate is a key decision maker, leader, mentor and motivator to their engineering team responsible for ensuring all technical performance, cost and schedule goals on the program are being met.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government clearance
  • Providing technical direction in the use of Systems Development methodologies and processes (uses SEI CMMI and/or ISO 9001/AS 9100 compliant processes to execute assigned tasks)
  • Leading and participating in Technical and Cost Proposal development
  • Acting as an advisor to top management and customers on advanced technical studies and applications
  • Using metrics, earned value, and other techniques to measure and control system development efforts and recommending organizational process improvements
  • Interfacing with other activities as required to direct and perform tasks
  • Ensuring system architecture and related documentation is developed according to project standards
  • Estimating personal and team efforts for assigned tasks
  • Identifying and managing program technical risks
  • Establishing schedule, resource, budget, and tool requirements for tasks
  • Assessing the impact of modification requests
  • Ensuring that C5S Engineering processes are followed on assigned projects


  • Bachelor s Degree (Systems, Electrical, Mechanical, or Computer Engineering, or Mathematics, Computer Science) and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience, inclusive of 1 year of leadership experience; or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.
  • Experience and knowledge in developing, proposing, managing, implementing, and testing products and system solutions in Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4), Cyber defense, Cyber exploitation, Risk management framework and/or Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) systems including:
    • Radio, telephony, alarm, announcing, network, recording, entertainment and CCTV
    • Integrated internal and external communication systems for ground, sea, air and space
    • Voice and data communication systems with cryptographic equipment integration
    • TEMPEST, EMI/EMC, topside analysis and grounding and bonding implementation
    • Temperature, humidity, shock and vibration testing and certification
    • Model Based System Engineering
  • Recent experience and direct participation in technical and cost proposal development
  • U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Secret (or higher level) security clearance is highly desired
  • Technical Master s degree (i.e., MSEE, MSCS, MSSE, etc.)
  • Engineering development experience

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