Communications Systems Engineer

Harris   •  

Dulles, VA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 38 days ago

Job ID: ES20191903-30573


Job Title: Communications Systems Engineer

Location: Dulles, VA

Job Code: ES20191903-30573

Job Description:

The chosen Communication Systems Engineer will carry out a variety of tasks, including system design, evaluation and analysis and involvement in hardware and software life cycles processes. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Work with project managers to understand systems and consult with customers to determine their needs.
  • Implement new systems, analyze data and improve performance through hardware or software upgrades.
  • Prepare progress and specifications reports
  • Design, development, simulation, integration, including requirements analysis/design tradeoffs and developing solutions in accordance with system/product architectures.


  • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 5-years of experience with hardware architectures and other wireless communications.
  • At least 3-years of experience working closely with real-time software, RF hardware, system hardware, and test engineers.
  • At least 3-years of experience scoping and estimating new efforts.
  • At least 3-years of experience working with Linux and Windows development environments.
  • At least 3-years of experience working with one or more of source code repository tools
  • US Citizen and ability to obtain a US security clearance.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with common engineering lab and test equipment such as oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers
  • Digital hardware design and engineering knowledge, familiarity with RF.
  • Familiarity with Atlassian Jira (product life cycle CRM) and supporting plugins.
  • Active Secret or Top Secret Level Security Clearance.

By submitting your resume for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your resume, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for 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.”


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