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L3Harris Sr. Software Engineer in Northampton, Massachusetts


Sr. Software Engineer

We are currently seeking a Sr. Software Engineer for our Northampton, MA location.

Essential Duties:

  • Developing and Maintaining Software Project Schedule

  • Lead Level Experience with small to medium sized software projects; teams of 5-8 engineers.

  • Reviews and prepares documentation for complex software designs in accordance with established software development processes and procedures; may run tests, evaluate results, debug defects, etc.

  • Teach and Mentor Junior Level Engineers

  • Participating in planning verification and validation activities

  • Assisting in preparation of technical proposals for funding of research activities

  • Involved with innovation in the conceptual stages of product development

  • Strengthens customer relations through developed ability to communicate technical specifics with clarity

  • Performing contract reviews to identify technical and non-technical requirements and risks and provides technical input during contract reviews

  • Help guide the successful completion of major programs and may have opportunities to function in a more project lead type function(s)

  • Interacts with external personnel on technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations

  • Designing, developing, and maintaining algorithms related to data and signal analysis, curve fitting, optimization, parallel processing, databases and associated tools for storage / retrieval of measurement and process control data, etc.

  • Maintaining software engineering with revision control and supporting documentation

  • Supporting embedded system development activities when required

  • Supporting investigations and implementations of novel metrology methods, devices, and/or applications

  • Designing and implementing embedded applications/solutions using microprocessor, DSP, RTOS, Linux, and networking technologies

  • Working with the team, this individual will implement code, build applications and services as directed by management


  • Master's or Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering

  • 5-8 plus years of experience in a software lead position

  • Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) knowledge

  • CAM Experience

  • Strong programming experience in C and/or C++ and debugging skills

  • Demonstrated experience with requirements management/traceability

  • Experience with embedded system concepts such as pre-emptive, multitasking real-time operating systems

  • Demonstrated experience in network programming and TCP/IP

  • Experience in writing development plans and technical proposals

  • knowledge of SDLC

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and must be able to Obtain/Maintain a Secret Clearance

  • Remote work is limited for the first year in this role

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Current Secret Clearance is strongly desired

  • Highly proficient in C/C++, QT, and GUI development

  • Experience with Zync and Vivado SDK, TFS, and TIVA

  • Experience with Linux and GNU tools and cross platform development

  • Experience with GPU programming

  • Experience with OpenGL, Direct3D, or other relevant APIs for graphical display

  • Experience with numerical analysis methods, digital signal processing, and/or statistical methods

  • Technical Skills: Embedded RTOS SW Dev

  • Peripherals: CAN, I2C, SPI, etc.

  • Other Skills: Defense Industry experience (i.e. requirements-based testing), DOORS, MATLAB

  • Experience in BSP, device drivers and hardware/software integration

  • Demonstrated experience in multi core programming techniques

  • Experience in algorithm development, specifically image and/or sensor processing

  • Strong HW/SW integration skills in a lab environment

  • Experience interfacing with customers/vendors

  • Strong knowledge of the software engineering discipline

L3Harris is currently hiring for multiple positions and levels. Candidates that apply may be considered and/or hired at an appropriate level based on skill set.

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.