Systems Engineer

West Sussex

Job summary

L3Harris Technologies
Systems Design
Aerospace / Avionics
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title:   Systems Engineer

Job Location:  UK – Crawley - West Sussex

Job Code: IMS20220103-77922


About the role:

We are looking for a Systems Engineer to join our Software Operations Team in Crawley. You will work with and support key business functions including Bid Capture Management, Programme Management, Product Management and Engineering. Responsible for supporting Engineering bids and procurements for a range of Commercial Flight Simulation Training Devices, ensuring appropriate solutions meet core requirements, quality, cost and delivery schedules.


Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for managing all new bids and proposal requests for Engineering
  • The role involves working closely with Engineering Function Leads, Bid Managers, Sales Directors, Sourcing Managers, Programme Managers and Customer Support to elicit requirements and present suitable solutions with cost estimations for gate review
  • Coordinate suitable solution orientation reviews, concept design reviews and trade studies during pre-acquisition and acquisition stages of the project lifecycle
  • Attend Design Reviews and determine planned change and product evolutions
  • Attend Product and Programme Launch Meetings
  • Conduct Trade Studies and understand budgets
  • Produce Statements of Work and Delivery Schedules
  • Participate in retrospective product reviews and lessons learnt reviews
  • Support Systems Engineering processes for novel and complex system designs

 Knowledge, skills and qualifications:

  • A significant technical experience in aircraft simulation, commercial aircraft or similar technical field
  • Experience of modern computers and software including PC's, Windows, current company standard office software, and planning software.
  • Experience of development lifecycles, systems engineering, formal testing, and verification & validation.
  • Experience with agile development is desirable
  • Experience with top-down, bottom-up and parametric estimation techniques
  • Experience with requirements elicitation and requirements management
  • Experience of real time software programming and integration
  • Strong leadership, communication and inter-personal skills
  • A demonstrably high degree of technical expertise, problem solving skills, and innovation for areas of high complexity on novel developments
  • Flexible with working hours as required to meet programme needs
  • Able to work effectively when under pressure
  • A suitable degree or equivalent (with maths, science or engineering content), or significant appropriate experience in industry.

Tools and technologies used:

  • SAP Enterprise Resource Planning
  • JIRA and Confluence
  • Continuous delivery and development 
  • Windows and Linux Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Office Suite

 Benefits Include:

  • Auto Enrolment pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Group Income Protection, Private Health Care and Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts with cinemas, travel, major retailers, family days out and much more
  • Hybrid working opportunities
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Subsidised staff restaurant

 Please note: L3Harris Commercial Aviation does not provide a visa sponsorship for this role. All candidates who wish to apply for this vacancy must have the right to work in the UK in order to be considered.

Note: This Job Description is not intended to be all inclusive. It is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job title. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the role.  The employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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, colour, 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

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