Embedded Software Engineer

Harris   •  

Rochester, NY

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


Less than 5 years

Posted 41 days ago

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers' toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at harris.com.

Job Description:

Harris Corporation is a world leader in the design and development of secure communication products. We are currently seeking embedded software engineers to enhance the capabilities of those products. This is an opportunity to be on a team that takes new features from concept to release.

The person hired for this position will be based in Rochester, NY. The position does not typically involve much travel (less than 10%).

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.

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. 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.


  • Bachelor's Degree (in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field) with a minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience; or Graduate Degree (in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field) with a minimum of 0-2 years of prior related experience
  • This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a security clearance [Level: Secret]. To obtain a clearance, you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with embedded software
  • Knowledge of C++ and C
  • Experience with using HF radio equipment, such as Amateur Radio
  • Experience with IP networking protocols
  • Experience using Linux or similar operating systems
  • Experience developing software to run on real-time operating systems
  • Familiarity with Agile development and Scrum
  • Experience with CORBA
  • Experience designing and debugging protocols for communication between devices or processors
  • Experience on products that contain multiple embedded processors
  • Experience with Ground and/or Airborne Military Radios
  • Positive attitude and good communication skills