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L3Harris Lead Systems Engineer - Modeling & Simulation (active TS/SCI) in Colorado Springs, Colorado


Job Title: Lead, Systems Engineer - Modeling & Simulation (active TS/SCI)

Job Code: SAS20210704-59299

Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Job Description:

L3Harris Technologies has an opening for a Senior Specialist Systems Engineering to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The individual will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting.

Essential Functions:

  • Performing hardware/software requirements definition, decomposition, allocation, management, verification, and validation

  • System specification development, creation and enforcement of interface control documents, system risk management, and system configuration management

  • Responsibility for verifying all requirements are met using the approved verification method and documenting the verification results

  • Support programs by creating models, simulations, and analysis tools to support national security space analysis activities.

  • Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, evaluations alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, and operations

  • Use modeling and simulation analyses to support design validation and mission benefit analyses

  • Develop new algorithms and processes, enhance current tool capabilities, and perform analyses

  • Provides input to program leads on programmatic and technical deliverables under guidance of senior technical personnel

  • Contribute to the development of new principles and concepts to enhance mission operations

  • Support the development of technological concepts which improve system performance and mission capabilities

  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • 9+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline, Mathematics, Physics or a related discipline. Alternatively, 7 years of prior related experience with a Graduate Degree.

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Degree or relevant coursework in Systems Engineering

  • TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph

  • Experience in supporting modeling, simulation, and analysis of national security space related problems desired

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Effective organization level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Software: STK/Astrogator, Astrodynamics Standards,

  • Experience with MATLAB, Python,

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role in Colorado is $99,500 - $184,500 (salary ranges in other locations could differ). This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits including: health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

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.