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Specialist, Systems Test Engineer

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Abbott
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Job Title: Specialist, Systems Test Engineer

Job ID: IMS4

Job Location: Waco, TX

L3Harris is a company of innovators, game changers, and entrepreneurs! As a prime contractor, we provide a broad range of communication, electronic, and sensor systems used on military and commercial aircraft platforms across the globe. We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for military and commercial customers.

The ISR Sector is one the business units within the Integrated Mission Systems (IMS) Segment, focused primarily on the design, modification, fielding and enduring support of both tactical and strategic Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance aircraft for US and international customers. The ISR Sector is headquartered in Plano, TX, and has additional operating locations in Greenville, Waco, and Rockwall, TX, as well as Tulsa OK and Nashville TN.

This role is based in the heart of Texas in Waco, and relocation is provided! Waco is an excellent place to live if you're looking for a bustling, but small, college town with delicious BBQ, friendly neighbors, and a very favorable cost of living (Texas has no state tax!) and is close to the major metropolitan cities and attractions that TX has to offer. Learn more about Waco here:

Overall Summary

The Specialist, Systems Test Engineer will be responsible for performing systems engineering test tasks associated with aircraft modernization,maintenance and new aircraft systems integration and testing.

Responsibilities to include but not limited to:

  • Performs development and execution of software quality methods and processes.
  • Responsible for tests, methods and procedures to ensure continuous improvement to software quality assurance standards.
  • Support the development effort required to integrate Avionics, Communications and Mission systems on multiple assigned platforms.
  • Tasking includes authoring of Test Procedures, and performing System Operation and Verification Tests (SOVT) for avionics, communications, including cockpit systems, special mission systems, and navigation equipment.
  • Desired Technical skills include proficiency in the use of common and advanced test equipment, including test related software.
  • Candidate may also support future business pursuits, which include avionics systems development and integration for military applications.
  • Candidate must interface well with other disciplines and effectively present technical information to others which include customers, subcontractors, and other stakeholders, while setting and maintaining the highest ethical standard for self and others.
  • Candidate should understand basic electrical theory, electronics test equipment (digital voltmeter, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, RF signal generators, RF power meters, network Analyzers) and their applied use in testing of RF systems and mixed signal products.
  • Must be capable of reading and interpreting block diagrams, wire diagrams, and circuit schematics to isolate component malfunctions.
  • Travel may be up to 50% of the time and required primarily within the U.S, but may include OCONUS.

    • Bachelor degree plus a minimum of 4 years aircraft systems test engineering experience.
    • With an Associate degree must have a minimum 8 years aircraft systems test engineering experience.
    • With H/S or GED must have a minimum of 10 years aircraft systems test engineering experience.
    • Must be able to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance.
    • Must have functional working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Must be able to travel as required.
    • Must be able to work any shift, weekends, and overtime as required.
    • Checks, tests, and troubleshoots electrical systems for conformance to specifications and performs repair, removal, and reinstallation of wiring as necessary. Sometimes in confined spaces.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds or if weight is over, employee must utilized a lifting team of two people; the load should only be increased by two thirds the sums of their individual capabilities.
    • Ingress/ Egress evaluations will be conducted to determine compatibility with criteria specified for emergency aircraft evacuation procedures. Preferred Additional Skills:
      • A&P and/or FCC license desired
      • Effective communicator
      • Strong team member
      • Excellent troubleshooting skills

Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, Waco , Specialist, Systems Test Engineer, Other , Abbott, Texas

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