Senior Specialist Test Engineer


Van Nuys, CA 91482

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description


Job Title: Senior Specialist Test Engineer

Job Code: SAS20221904-80877

Job Location: Van Nuys, CA

Job Description:

Performs test on production and field return assemblies at the depot level on various ELINT, ESM, ECM, SIGINT and Radar applications. Interacts with other engineering groups to define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret tests for products, systems, components, or modifications. Provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity. Develops and implements both hardware and software system level test programs, plans, specifications, procedures and customer acceptance. Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Typically requires 5 to 10 years of related experience.

Essential Functions:

+ Test production builds, spares and repair assemblies per acceptance test procedures, using schematics, drawings and documentation.

+ Troubleshoot to the component level on RF assemblies, Analog and Digital based circuitry on products using test equipment, test fixtures using product documentation and test procedures.

+ Update asset management application systems for tracking status, activity, condition, and other information for assigned units.

+ Experience with standard RF lab equipment like PNA/VNA, Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generator, NF Meter, Network Analyzer, Power Meter, etc.

+ Experience with LabVIEW, or similar environments to control complex RF subsystems, electro-mechanical motion, and audio/video distribution.

+ Design and develop, test plans and procedures, for the verification and validation of multi-unit systems, stand-alone units, assembly, sub-assembly and circuit card designs.

+ Verifies and complies with engineering documentation standards and test procedures.

+ Interacts with other engineering groups to define, document, analyze, and perform tests for products, systems, components, or modifications.

+ Develops, maintains, and produces technical documentation and system/subsystem specifications.


Requires strong knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. Typically viewed as having a specialty within discipline. May have broad knowledge of project management. Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience

+ 6+ years with BS in designated Engineering or related field. OR 4+ years prior work experience with a graduate degree.

+ Prior military experience with the troubleshooting and repairing of electronic equipment using schematics, diagrams, specifications, and layouts.

+ Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy

+ Complete understanding and wide application of Radar technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related defense military based equipment disciplines in meeting objectives.

+ Able to work in a fast-paced team environment, where performance is key to meeting our customer expectations and on-time delivery requirements.

+ Minimum 3+ years of working with spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, signal generators, function generators, power meters, multimeters, DC supplies

+ Be a US citizen


+ Experience with ELINT, ESM, ECM, SIGINT, or radar applications performing signal collection, signal processing, direction finding, and range determining equipment and systems to the military and intelligence communities

+ Minimum 3+ years of working with RF frequencies: 500 MHz up to 40 GHz

+ Minimum 3+ years of working with various test equipment required to support testing and repair product lines

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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