Lead Specialist, Electrical Engineering - Analog & Digital Design

L3Harris Technologies
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  • Job Reference: 1399772946
  • Job Type: Full time
  • 30+ days ago

Job Description


Job Title: Lead Specialist, Electrical Engineering - Analog & Digital Design

Job Code: 8504

Job Location: Batavia/Cincinnati, OH.

Schedule: 4/10 Schedule


Lead Specialist, Electrical Engineering

(Analog & Digital Design)

4/10 Schedule:

Monday through Thursday, 10 hour shifts

Friday, Saturday & Sunday Off


About Our Division:

L3Harris Defense Electronic Systems (DES), a division of L3Harris, provides precision electronic components, subsystems, and systems for the DOD and international allies.  L3Harris DES specializes in the design and manufacture of fuzes, ignition safety devices, proximity sensors, GPS navigation systems, aerospace status indicators, and range and test solutions.


Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, L3Harris DES’ primary manufacturing facility was specifically designed and constructed for the manufacture of fuzing and ordnance systems and precision electronic components.  L3Harris is a partner you can count on to deliver quality products and solve your toughest technical challenges.  The Cincinnati location has flexible manufacturing - capable of manufacturing a variety of products from rates of 40,000/month down to individual production units for development efforts, dual identical modern Surface Mount Technology (SMT) assembly lines for automated electronic manufacture, and on-site inspection and test capabilities to perform all required environmental conditioning test procedures. We offer competitive benefits, an alternative 4/10 work schedule, and the opportunity to work with a talented and diverse group of professionals.


Job Description:

L3Harris Fuzing & Ordnance Systems (FOS) designs ruggedized electronics for a variety of military fuzing and ordnance systems.  Our staff has led or supported the development, design, qualification, and manufacture of numerous Electronic and Electro-Mechanical fuzing devices for numerous large defense contractors and direct government customers. We invite you to consider a position on our creative and highly motivated team.


This Electrical Engineering position is in a fast paced and dynamic environment requiring tasking flexibility to meet ever changing customer objectives. It will require the ability to work within a team structure as well as work independently with minimal supervision. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are crucial.


Essential Functions:

  • Analog and digital design of ruggedized electronics for ordnance applications.
  • Circuit tolerance analyses using hand calculations and Spice tools
  • Requirements development, refinement, and compliance.
  • Generate test plans and test reports related to product performance (Brassboard, Design Verification, Qualification, Firing Properties, etc.)
  • Lead and direct test activities in all phases of product development cycle.
  • Lead or assist in failure investigations using structured tools (8D, Fishbone, Cause & Effect, etc.).
  • Generate material for and lead design reviews for all phases of the product development cycle.
  • Act as primary technical interface to internal and external customers.
  • Provide inputs (material and labor estimates) for Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
  • Generate Engineering Orders (EOs) and Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs)
  • Lead and multi-task across several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to obtain a government issued, Secret level clearance if needed in the future.



  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience or a Graduate/Master’s Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, a minimum of 13 years of prior related experience is required. 
  • 6+ years of experience designing with basic analog building blocks including differential amplifiers, op amps, LDOs, filters, and data converters
  • 6+ years of experience designing with basic digital building blocks including logic gates, flip flops, timers, and filters
  • 5+ years of experience with power supply and power conditioning design
  • 5+ years of experience with power conversion concepts (AC/DC, DC/DC, and DC/AC, Linear and Switching Supplies)
  • 5+ years of experience with serial communication buses including UART, SPI, and I2C
  • 4+ years of experience with Temperature sensors, MEMs accelerometers, differential pressure sensors, and GYROs
  • 4+ years of experience with general design best practices (EMI suppression, ESD protection, and Short circuit protection)
  • 6+ years of experience with module design including component selection, circuit analysis, circuit design, and layout
  • 6+ years of experience in troubleshooting using standard lab equipment (oscilloscopes, function generators, meters, etc.)
  • 6+ years of experience with modeling and simulation utilities (LTSpice, MATLAB/Simulink, etc.)
  • 6+ years of experience with schematic capture and/or board layout utilities (Altium, PADS, etc.)
  • 6+ years of experience lead a large scale technical project from start to completion with minimal guidance
  • 6+ years of experience in preparing and participating in design reviews (internal and external)
  • 6+ years of experience in creating Technical Documentation (Test Plans, Test Reports, Drawings, etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience with Root Cause analysis


Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field highly desireable.
  • 4+ Years designing Electronic Safety and Arming Devices (ESADs) and Ignition Safety Devices IAW MIL-STD-1316 and MIL-STD-1901A
  • 4+ years of experience presenting ESAD/ESAF/ISD designs to the Safety Review Boards (AFSRB, FISTRP, NNMSB)
  • 2+ years of experience energetic materials interfacing/testing (EFDIs, LEEFIs, Lead Charges, Boosters).
  • 4+ years of design for extreme environments (Vibration, Shock, Temperature, Temperature & Humidity)
  • Team Player with excellent communication skills to work effectively across different engineering disciplines.


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