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Sr Associate, Systems Engineering - Test Design Engineer

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Maineville
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Sr Associate, Systems Engineering

(Test Design Engineer)

About Space & Sensors:

L3Harris Space & Sensors Division, headquartered in Mason, Ohio, designs, develops, and manufactures complex systems (electronic, avionics, transceivers, transmitters, electro-optical, and electro-mechanical) for the defense, aerospace, and commercial markets. L3Harris is a recognized leader in Electro-Optical technologies that enable systems to support surveillance, reconnaissance, threat detection, and self-protection missions. Our world-class Space Avionics systems include equipment for Mars Rover/Landers/Orbiters, Launch Vehicles, and Imaging Satellite Communications.

Space & Sensors team members bring their passion for innovation and engineering, their desire to push the envelope to adapt, communicate, and deliver on highly reliable mission-critical systems. We offer an alternative 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, and the opportunity to work with a talented and diverse group of professionals. Focused on fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where employees can grow and develop professionally, employees can get engaged with several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), participate in monthly activities hosted by our Employee Engagement Committee, or get involved with volunteer opportunities through our L3Harris Investing for Tomorrow community program.

Mason, OH is located in Warren County, "Ohio's Largest Playground." Major attractions are right around the corner, including Great Wolf Lodge and Kings Island Amusement Park. Our site is 20 minutes from downtown Cincinnati, where there are multiple attractions including The Newport Aquarium and The Cincinnati Zoo. Cincinnati is also the home AFC Champions the Cincinnati Bengals, the Cincinnati Reds, the Cincinnati Cyclones and FC Cincinnati of Major League Soccer.

Job Description:

The Test Engineer will design, develop, integrate, test, deliver, and support automated test sets used for testing deliverable IR sensors & cameras and electronic hardware. A final test set includes test software, hardware, rack with equipment, test cables, and all associated drawings.

Essential Functions:

As part of a team, design the electronic test interfaces and select the necessary equipment to perform the testing of deliverable electronic hardware.
Develop test software in LabVIEW and TestStand to interface with the test equipment and automate the testing of the unit under test.
Integrate the hardware design with the software to create a fully functional test set.
Perform the test set verification and validation to ensure the test set functions as intended and meets the defined requirements.
Understanding of program level objectives, system concept of operation, and product architectures to determine and develop the test system requirements, methods, and solutions designed to fully verify the product requirements.
Lead and mentor test engineering team members throughout the test set design process.
Planning, coordination, and/or execution of integration and test activities.
Develop and execute test plans/procedures and associated test readiness reviews.
Support other functional groups in the planning, coordination, and/or execution of integration and test activities during and after development.
Interface with design and system engineering to define and implement test strategies.
Present and participate within engineering review boards to improve overall quality and eliminate design defects early in the development lifecycle.
Possess strong verbal and written communication skills through the preparation and presentation of technical reviews and program status.


Bachelor's degree in electrical or computer Engineering and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree or equivalent with 0 to 2 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 6 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

Proven experience architecting, managing, and integrating test systems using LabVIEW, TestStand, and/or other software languages.
Certified LabVIEW and/or TestStand Developer is a plus.
Prior experience with LabVIEW FPGA or VHDL for FPGA is a plus.
Proficient in electronic system design, development, and troubleshooting.
Prior experience using National Instruments hardware platforms and electronic test and measurement equipment, such as oscilloscopes, DMMs, source meters and PXI equipment.
Prior experience designing and developing electrical circuits, schematics, and layouts is a plus.
Prior experience testing electro-optical designs is a plus.
Ability to clearly communicate, both verbally and in writing, to other engineers, technicians, and customers.
Proven ability to function well in a fast-paced environment and set priorities to accomplish multiple tasks within deadlines.
Prior experience working with Infrared Sensor/Camera systems a plus.
Prior experience with communications systems and/or communication protocols. eg. RS232, 1553, RS422, Ethernet.
Aerospace / Defense industry experience is preferred.
Department of Defense (DOD) security clearance is a plus.

Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, Middletown , Sr Associate, Systems Engineering - Test Design Engineer, Other , Maineville, Ohio

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