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L3Harris Software Engineer in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Software Engineer

Job ID AS20201501-39106


L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries. at


Job Title: Software Engineer

Job Code: SWP3

Job Location: Tewksbury, MA

Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software for analytical instruments, such Ion Mobility spectrometers. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.

Expected to work in functional groups that include scientists and configuration management personnel. Works with engineers to forecast levels of efforts and timetables. Responsible for the implementation of spectra analysis in real time executable code.

Qualifications and Experience:

• Assembly, C, C++, C# with Object Oriented Design (OOA and OOD)

• Designing, coding, and debugging applications in various languages

• Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 10, Linux

• Multi-Threaded programming

• Real Time Programming

• Proficient with MS office

• Capital equipment development experience required

• Experience implementing complex algorithms into real time run code

• WCF, WPF, .NET3.5, .NET4.0, LINQ, T-SQL

• Device drivers (windows and Linux)

• Min. 5-8 Years total work experience, preferably with experience developing complex capital equipment applications

Preferred Skills:

• Excellent communication a plus

• Familiar with phase gate development process

• GUI development Qt, open GL with GPU programming experience a plus

• Imaging experience

• Algorithm experience

• Familiar with any type of Spectrometry

• Configuration Management familiarity a plus


BS in Computer Science or EE, MSCS preferred

A competitive market-based compensation package, commensurate with the responsibilities and experience requirements will be provided.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

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.