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L3Harris Sr Specialist, Embedded Software Engineer + Networking in Salt Lake City, Utah

Sr Specialist, Embedded Software Engineer + Networking

Salt Lake City, Utah

On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.





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Job Description

Job ID CS20202112-54504

Date posted 12/22/2020

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Sr. Specialist, Software Engineer

Job Location: USA-UT-Salt Lake City

Job Code: CS20202112-54504

L3Harris is currently seeking an Sr Specialist, Embedded Software Engineer with a background and experience in embedded real-time software development and networking. This position requires an individual to support existing, new and next generation military communications applications. An engineer in this position is responsible for leading projects, developing and managing schedules, providing responses to bid and proposals, deriving software requirements, adding features to current designs and creating the design and developing applications implementing these requirements.


  • 8+ years of experience in embedded software engineering

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or EE with embedded software experience, or equivalency

Additionally, knowledge and experience in at least one of the following is preferable:

  • Networking technologies in routing, switching, quality of service, the OSI model, Quagga, and emerging MANET technologies

  • Knowledge of protocols such as RIP, OSPF, IP, Ethernet, and wireless communications

  • Open source networking technologies (network stack, open flow, etc)

  • Open source Linux development

  • Low-level drivers and hardware interfaces such as PCIe

  • Software defined systems, especially software-defined radios (e.g. GNU Radio)

  • DevOps technologies such as virtualization, Docker, scripting, git, testing and automation

  • Agile development methodology and Atlassian tools

  • Machine learning, data analysis, and advanced algorithm design and development

  • A very strong depth of knowledge in programming languages, compilers, and application execution

  • Scalable high performance data management technologies (Cassandra, Kafka, MongoDB)

  • Experience with Network Modeling and Simulation Tools both discrete event and real-time (QualNet, OPNet, Emane, NS3)

  • Scripting Languages such as Python, Bash, Perl

  • Networking Certifications from Cisco and/or Juniper

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

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies 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.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.