L3 Technologies Systems Engineer III in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Systems Engineer III


Role Summary/Purpose

L3 SSG has an opportunity for a Systems Engineer III to join our talented engineering organization. The scope of the position involves the development of requirements for multi-segment (hardware/software/ground) space-based electro-optical systems and sub-assemblies including optical sensors, motion control technologies, infrared and spectral imaging systems, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, high power laser systems, laser communication systems.

Essential Responsibilities

This position requires the ability to understand all levels of requirements including direct customer negotiation and flow-downs. Experience working with I&T engineering to develop verification and validation requirements is required. The Systems Engineer will development and own detailed CDRL's (CONOPS, Initialization, etc) and SDRL’s. The ideal candidate will have a strong, multi-discipline technical background and will work directly with internal technical IPT's developing requirements and associated documentation working with customers and associated sub-contractors.


Qualifications/ Requirements

  • BS in an Engineering discipline, MS preferred.

  • 5 plus years of experience in developing electro-optical payloads and/or motion control technology for aerospace & military defense applications.

  • Experience in system level development, requirements definition, analysis, and risk mitigation for space-based environments.

  • Experience in the development of requirements documentation for multi-segment space payloads or electro-optical sub-systems

  • Experience with Verification and Validation requirements.

  • Experience with high reliability space flight programs and radiation-hardened environments is desired.

  • Experience as a lead engineer, project engineer, or IPT lead is desired.

  • Experience developing systems and general engineering processes and procedures is a plus.

  • Experience generating requirements using DOORS is preferred.

  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills for interfacing with senior management, customers, and sub-contractors.

  • Existing TS/SCI (SSBI) security clearance or the ability to satisfy requirements for a TS/SCI (SSBI) is required.

L3 SSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage minorities, women, veterans and disabled individuals to apply. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

U.S. Citizen status required.

NOTE: This position can be a Salary Grade T03 or T04 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

The Company

L3 Technologies is a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.


L3 SSG specializes in the development, manufacturing and qualification of remote E-O sensing payloads, instruments and major sub-systems primarily for space as well as unique airborne applications. Space mission areas include major science investigation, situational awareness, launch detection and weather analysis. Primary markets served include NASA, DoD, intelligence communities and commercial space. Primary airborne contributions include hyperspectral payloads for specialized overseas missions and critical line-of-sight control sub-systems for targeting systems.

Job Engineering-Systems

Primary Location USA-Massachusetts-Wilmington

US Security Clearance Required: None

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Organization: Division - SSG-20000054

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: Sep 17, 2018, 8:59:57 AM

Req ID: 098969