1. Choose your Affinity Group

* Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action

We serve Equal Opportunity Employers and are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Professional Diversity Network has separate professional networking sites for different affinities, and in selecting the groups you identify with, you will be joined with those networks.

Note: Providing this information is strictly voluntary - you will not be penalized or subjected to adverse treatment. If you choose not to provide this information, simply select "Choose not to identify."

2. Choose Method
Sign in with LinkedIn
Sign in with Facebook

Tell us about yourself

Advanced Program Engineer (SATCOM) at Harris in Palm Bay, FL

Save or bookmark jobs as you go and access them anytime later with your account.



Title: Advanced Program Engineer (SATCOM)

REQ ID: ES20172206-19430

Location: Palm Bay, Florida


Job Description:

Seeking an Advanced Programs Engineer (APE) with significant experience in the design and implementation of various SatCom terminals and networks specifically targeted for military applications.  The candidate will support and lead system architecture design, technical research, product development, and business acquisition efforts including proposals.  The ideal candidate brings a solid technical foundation and proven experience working with development engineering teams as well as direct customer interaction.  Qualified candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of satellite networking, link budgets, regulatory standards, and a full range of satellite earth terminal technologies.  Knowledge of DoD SatCom doctrine including earth terminal certifications, information assurance, and network operations is key to success in this role.  Candidate should have demonstrated capability in architecting and developing solutions that differentiate a company from competition, have proven large team leadership ability, and a demonstrated history of successfully supporting business pursuit efforts. The APE will identify and/or define customers' emerging needs and develop Harris solutions to those needs. He/she will also identify and/or create new opportunities to apply Harris capability and lead and/or contribute on teams developing technical and cost proposals

Full time position in Palm Bay, FL. Position may require up to 25% travel.



  • 15 years of related experience with a B.S. Degree in Engineering
  • 12 years of related experience with a M.S. Degree in Engineering
  • Experience working with Business Development, Sales and US Government customers.

 Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Familiarity with current military hardware and software open architecture initiatives.
  • Familiarity with industry and technology trends in satellite communications.
  • MBA or other business focused degree/training.
  • Ability to develop/enhance customer intimacy.
  • Credibility in communicating technical and business aspects to the customer.
  • Ability to work well with customers at both technical and executive levels. This includes being able to communicate system concepts to both highly technical and non-technical customers.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with business development, program management personnel and customers.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

Security Clearance:

  • Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one.  Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens; proof of citizenship will be required.  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 to the Top Secret level.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation 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.

Similar Jobs

See All »

Other Jobs at Harris

See All »