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L3Harris Lead Project Engineer in Greenville, Texas


Job Title: Lead Project Engineer

Job Code: IMS20210306-62185

Job Location: Greenville, TX

Job Description:

The ISR Systems Lead Project engineer is responsible for multiple ISR aircraft for international customers on both commercially derived and military aircraft. Primary responsibility is the sustainment and lifecycle management of fielded aircraft, ground systems and support systems.

The Project Engineer is responsible for and bears authority for the program under the direction of the Program Manager (PM). This includes but is not limited to:

  • Planning and execution of program activities

  • Documenting, and approval of program plans

  • Ensuring life cycle process adherence

  • Risk identification and management

  • Overall program coordination during the program lifecycle

To this end the individual Engineering Functional Task Leaders (Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Specialty Engineering, Logistic Engineering, Technical Publications, Field Support Engineers, etc.) report to/and take direction from the PE for the assigned program operations.

The Project Engineer is also responsible for program technical performance that extends beyond the "Engineering" functions, to ensuring technical compliance within the total operations activities (i.e. logistic support, continued airworthiness, and operational readiness). In addition, Project Engineers are the key technical interfaces to Customers and have the responsibility/opportunity to interact with Customers at every phase of our program lifecycles.

Essential Functions:

  • Experience as a Avionics Systems Engineer

  • The candidate must have experience with the selection and integration of modern avionics equipment in aircraft.

  • Experience with the creation of system specifications, functional block diagrams, and Statements of Work is required.

  • Experience with ground and flight testing and avionic certification testing is required.

  • Experience with Integrate Product Team is needed

  • Experience with Bid & Proposal effort is required

  • Experience with vendor and customer relations is needed

  • Good oral and written communications skills


  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Clearance is required but not needed to start

  • Requires comprehensive level knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have in-depth knowledge of project management. Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.

  • International travel is required

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience with Collins Aerospace Flight 2 System

  • Requirements management and risk management

  • Avionics Part Task Training and Flight Crew Training

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

  • Experience with FAA and Military Certification

  • Ability to participate in Flight Testing

  • Experience with Model Based systems Engineering (MBSE) tools

  • Export Compliance/ITAR Regulations

  • Technical Publications

  • Military Aircraft Operations

  • Foreign Military Sale experience, Big Safari Program experience

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.