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Systems Solution Architect

Tewkesbury or Fleet
Closing date
16 May 2022
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About the role:

What if we could offer you the chance to work as part of a team of like-minded Engineers designing and developing the next generation of Cyber Security and Electronic Defence technology?

At L3Harris, in our Intelligence & Cyber International (ICI) division, we work closely with UK Government and Security Agencies to shape and build cutting-edge solutions that combat the ever-evolving threats faced by the public and private sectors on a daily basis.

The Systems Solutions Architect will specialise in our Electronic Warfare (EW) domain and will work primarily at the front end of bids, technical proposals and work packages to ‘solutioneer’ at the highest level of EW system capture. The Systems Solutions Architect should be an ‘evangeliser’ – able to identify and see ‘the big picture’ whilst applying systems-level thinking in projects ranging from single device solutions up to globally distributed turnkey systems.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Drive evaluation and adoption of new technologies and innovative "Systems Architecture design thinking" to meet customer challenges
  • Deliver comprehensive system and architecture-level solutions at bid stage and beyond
  • Lead the creation and maintenance of strategy-led mission, system and technology roadmaps, covering as appropriate Tactical EW & Cyber and Agile Secure Communications
  • Provide technical oversight of internal review and approval process, ensuring IRAD investments are supporting wider strategic priorities
  • Expand external technical relationships so as to influence, shape and receive input from key stakeholder organisations, customers and thought leaders
  • Expand working relationships across the wider business’ engineering teams and continue to build effective team-working within L3Harris leadership teams
  • Work with internal stakeholders to increase level of value-add CFD linked to strategic priorities and roadmaps, so as to support key IRAD investments
  • Drive tangible progress and maturity towards revenue opportunities for modernisation technologies, for example open systems architecture, AI / Machine Learning
  • Support the overall technical lead for the business against identified programmes of record and low R&D
  • Improve business and operational delivery
  • Improve technical capability of products and services
  • Provide innovative, effective, agile and professional engineering services

Experience & Skills:

  • Substantial experience in industry, with previous experience working at the Solutions Architect level within the Electronic Warfare domain and Defence industry
  • Experience with and appreciation of the full capture and engineering lifecycle
  • Have a deep and authoritative understanding of the engineering discipline
  • Appreciate the unique context in which the business operates, the diversity of our customers and how best to serve them
  • Know how to combine strong interpersonal and technical skills to impact the organisation and effectively engage with staff and external customers
  • Have practical knowledge of requirements and configuration management, including experience of working with stakeholders to elicit, analyse and negotiate requirements

More Information

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance relevant to the country of the position. 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.

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, colour, 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 Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defence technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defence and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

For over 100 years in the UK, L3Harris has demonstrated world-class engineering, manufacturing, research and development pedigree in working with the UK government and industry partners to solve complex problems and defend against evolving threats.

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.

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