Systems Engineer
Seattle, WA 
Posted 22 days ago
Job Description
Job ID: CS20192509-33570 Description:

Job Title - Systems Engineer
Job Location - Seattle, WA
Job Code - CS20192509-33570

Job Description:

The Systems Engineer is a customer facing position to support the design, implementation and testing of Land Mobile Radio wireless communications systems for Public Safety, Transportation and Utility Customers. System Designs and test plans are developed to meet customer system requirements. Technical oversight for Harris and a team of subcontractors is required to meet customer commitments.

Job Responsibilities include the development of design documentation to include Application descriptions, interface control documents, system design drawings, system integration, network configuration, and test plans. This role requires participation in discussions with customers, consultants, vendors, subcontractors and other Harris personnel as necessary to complete contractual commitments. In addition, technical planning, system parts ordering, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems is required. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.

This position ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems and subsystem solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule and cost constraints. This position performs functional analysis, time line analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software implementation at the various sites.

Provide Systems Engineering project ownership after contract award including: final design and equipment selection, implementation and as-built documentation, factory and on-site installation and system optimization. Project execution includes partnering with a Project Manager, Network Engineer and other System Engineers to ensure complete project life cycle integration. Must be able to successfully interact with project teams, able to delegate as well as accept project responsibilities.

Participate in discussions with customers, consultants, vendors and other Harris personnel as necessary to advance projects. Occasional development of new radio system business proposals may be required which would include the development of proposal text, drawings and material content that effectively describes the system and special equipment being offered.

Approximately 50% time will be spent in factory staging and verification and 50% field travel.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar technical degree with 6 years of relevant experience
  • 6 + years' experience working with RF, system design, networking, configuration, system programming
  • 6 + years' experience working with Windows, Linux, Virtual Machines, radio programming

Preferred Skills:

  • Practical hands-on field experience in RF/LMR system design, staging, configuration and implementation of complex radio systems.
  • Professional certifications (e.g. CCNP, CISSP, MCSE, RHCSE, Security+) are a plus
  • Knowledge of VoIP systems
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent project tasks and prioritize them appropriately
  • Has clear & concise ability to communicate issues in a less technical sense to management and business
  • Demonstrate leadership skills which include customer focus, change management, teamwork, diversity, and integrity
  • Self-motivated team player, able to set priorities and manage to deadlines
  • Excellent trouble-shooting, communication and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to pro-actively resolve problems
  • Proven mentoring capabilities

Job Profile Matching Criteria:
Expertise --Systems
Location USA - WA - Seattle


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
6 years
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