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L3 Technologies
Location: Plano
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Engineers Jobs
Principal Systems Engineer


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We are 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 platforms across the globe. We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for military and commercial customers. Electronic Systems Segment (ESS) provides a broad range of aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.

L3 AS&T is built on the proposition that a small team of the right people can do what others will not even attempt. We specialize in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies for advanced small UASs, affordable radar systems, weapon systems, and RF sensor technologies with small company agility and big company experience. As
Principal Systems Engineer you are responsible for leading a Systems Engineering team in design, development, implementation, testing and analysis of technical products and systems.

You will de
monstrate success through:

* Requirements definition, flow-down and traceability for complex electronic systems

* Plan cost, schedule and execution plan of complex development and test activities

* Develop, track and present technical performance metrics

* Perform risk assessment and develop mitigation strategies for complex projects

* Lead Systems Engineering Integrated Product Team

* System design synthesis of complex electronic systems

* Perform trade studies on a variety of system issues and components

* Perform design verification testing efforts including lab, chamber, ground and captive flight test

* Analyze data from design verification test efforts

* Develop and run simulations and other analysis tools to predict system performance in various environments

* Present results during internal and external program meetings

* Participate in proposal activities both cost and technical

* Other duties as assigned

Our Values are an integral part of who we are. We seek candidates who share our values:

* Integrity

* Excellence

* Accountability

* Respect


* Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science; Master’s degree highly desired

* U.S. Citizenship, Existing DoD clearance with current 5-year update, and the ability to obtain any additional clearances as required

* 8 - 13 years of experience in a related engineering field with some systems engineering experience

* Experience with design, development and/or testing of radar and/or other RF systems

* Experience with radar system components including antenna, receiver, exciter, and processor

* Previous experience with requirements definition, flow-down, and traceability as well as design to cost

* Defense industry experience and working knowledge of military standards

* Familiarity with a variety of radar types and modes and previous experience with guided weapons and/or weapon systems is highly preferred

* Proficiency with MATLAB, DOORs, EVMS are highly desired

* Control account manager (CAM) experience is also highly desired


Physical requirements include ability to travel up to 10% and the ability to lift up to 20 lbs.


L3 Technologies, Inc. is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.


US Security Clearance Required







Day - 1st



Yes, 10 % of the Time



AS&T - Radar & Weapon Systems-21001080

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Jun 4, 2019, 8:54:14 PM




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