Senior Systems Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/11/17
Salt Lake City, UT
8 - 10 years experience
Aerospace / Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/11/17

 L3 Technologies Communication Systems-West is currently seeking Systems Engineers.   The Systems Engineer will be responsible for the life-cycle support of data link (wideband, narrowband and/or SATCOM) systems from conceptual development through product phase-out. This includes proposal support, requirements analysis and management, task planning, technical documentation (including generation of Statements of Work and specifications), design oversight participation, design synthesis in a multi-functional engineering environment, build and test support, subcontract control, risk management input, and system deployment and in-house technical support during the operational life-cycle of the system.


 Performs research and development in assigned engineering discipline

  • Leads, plans and conducts technical projects or portions of projects

  • Employs best practices, tools and techniques and applies processes and methodologies selected to design and develop new products or modify existing products

  • Leads and participates in the capture and/or management of customer and derived requirements, decomposition and assignment of requirements to appropriate functional areas of responsibility, insuring traceability from a verification test matrix back to original customer and system level derived requirements

  • Develops technical specifications, interface control documents, test plans and procedures, analyzes configuration and processing solutions, and tests conformance to specifications

  • Recommends new or improved design solutions and processes; reviews literature, patents and current industry practices of relevance to assigned project

  • Ensures technical performance, quality, and adherence to schedule

  • Follows processes in conformance with established policies and objectives

  • May coordinate the efforts of technical support personnel and may mentor and/or provide work leadership

  • Provides technical consultation to internal organizations and/or customers

  • Evaluates vendor capabilities to provide required products or services

  • Participates in design reviews  







  • An ABET (EAC/CAC) accredited Bachelor's or Master’s of Science degree in an Engineering discipline is strongly preferred, or equivalent technical education and experience (8-15 years related experience)
  • Experience in systems architecture, hardware design, integration and qualification.
  • Required experience in product development (preferably in military application environment)
  • Comprehensive understanding of engineering architecture and design concepts along with thorough understanding of the engineering practices and procedures required to develop, test and deploy systems.
  • Presentation and communication skills (verbal/written/visual)
  • Effective problem solving skills and the ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Effective coordination of project(s) and efforts of technical support personnel
  • Ability to productively contribute work, ideas and collaboration as part of a team
  • Ability and willingness to travel when required to lead and support customer installation, demonstrations and general field support


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