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Sr Associate, Software Engineer New


L3Harris Technologies


Springfield, United States

United States





Not specified

Permanent | Full Time


Responsible for research, design, and development of custom software components and applications, in conjunction with hardware product development. Primarily responsible for the design and development of software products for a variety software applications. Participates in all phases of the software development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, and test of software products. Applies computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis concepts and principles in the development of creative software solutions. Works closely with cross functional members of the engineering organization to develop and evaluate interfaces between the hardware and software, operational performance requirements, design of the overall system, and development of software for the system.

The Software Engineer, Senior Associate Level is an intermediate professional with practical job knowledge, working under moderate supervision to set objectives for team and job area, achieving operational targets with impact on departmental results.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interact directly with engineering team, as well as program management staff as necessary, to analyze and understand requirements

  • Translate requirements into optimal technical designs

  • Effectively present technical designs to software engineering, program management, and other team members

  • Implement requirements into software components and applications according to technical design

  • Unit and Integration test software components and applications to ensure quality of deliverables

  • Assist in the technical verification of all technical, functional, and corporate requirements prior to delivery of software components and applications

  • Investigate and address requirement violations in functional testing and production software as needed

  • Track and report status of tasks, deliverables, and issues to software engineering team

  • Adhere to corporate processes and standards for all activities and deliverables during all phases of involvement in the software development life cycle

  • Manage multiple task assignments and other corporate priorities

  • Required to perform other appropriate duties as requested, directed, or assigned

  • Perform all job functions with a positive, professional attitude

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Practical knowledge of relevant technologies, software development methodologies, and programming languages

  • Practical knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of object-oriented design/development in a real-time environment

  • Theoretical knowledge and understanding of regulatory standards impact on software development

  • Practical knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of automated unit, integration, and API testing

  • Practical knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of source code management and defect tracking

  • Ability to effectively utilize both written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to identify complex problems and provide multiple solutions

  • Ability to understand, create, and communicate complex design specifications

  • Ability to quickly and effectively breakdown assignments into work tasks and provide effort and schedule estimates and successfully achieve them

  • Ability to use judgment and logic in decision-making considering relative to costs and benefits of potential actions

  • Ability to promote a corporate ethics and exhibit a spirit of teamwork and cooperation within the organization

  • Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance, which requires US citizenship

Education and Experience:

  • Master's or BachelorÂ’s degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of progressively advanced real-time object oriented commercial or government software development experience

Preferred Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Experience with C# and Visual Studio

  • Ability to understand and utilize UML (Unified Modeling Language)

Physical Demands:

  • Required to sit for long periods of time

  • Infrequent light physical effort required

  • Written and verbal communication

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and mouse

  • May require the ability to travel via automobile or airplane

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • As required by program needs

Work Environment:

  • Work performed in an office environment with people close to each other

  • Working with computers, and other computer components

  • Duties may require being on call periodically and working outside of normal working hours (evenings and weekends)

About L3Harris Technologies

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customersÂ’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries.

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.

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