Specialist, C++ Software Engineer (Top Secret Clearance)

Melbourne Beach, FL
Job Type
Senior level

Job Description

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 the Trusted Disruptor for the global aerospace and defense industry. With customers’ mission-critical needs always in mind, our more than 50,000 employees deliver end-to-end technology solutions connecting the space, air, land, sea and cyber domains.


Job Title: Specialist, C++ Software Engineer

Job Code: 2131

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL


L3Harris employees are passionate about our customers and their mission. Our work supports national security, civil service, transportation safety and advancing space access. We are dedicated to driving product innovation because we know the critical role our customers have in the protection and defense of our freedoms worldwide. Be part of an innovative team creating tomorrows leading technology.

Our customers perform on the world’s most challenging front lines, and they trust us to keep them prepared for what’s next. We combine speed, innovation and flawless execution to give people confidence and security in the world ahead. As we relentlessly pursue new ideas, we know that everything we bring to market must deliver, without fail, every time.


Be The Difference!

What We Can Offer You

Cutting Edge Work

Work/Life balance


Tuition Assistance

Career growth

Company-wide opportunities all over the country


Job Description:

We are seeking cleared software engineers to help us provide world class solutions in support of programs that are critical to our national defense!

In this role you will design, develop, and integrate embedded software and Command & Control components for a large data processing system for our Strategic Missions Division.  You and your team will support all phases of the software lifecycle, including refining requirements, software implementation, integration, debugging, and full documentation. This opportunity also includes development tasks within a Linux environment as part of a larger team dedicated to the customer mission. 


Essential Functions:

  • Collaborative team member across multiple components developing software for Strategic Missions customers
  • Translate design requirements and workflows into working software
  • Participate in a development team that uses agile methodologies combined with mature software practices and a technology-supported development infrastructure
  • Develop new software, adapt old software implanting new capabilities
  • Perform unit, integration and system test activities

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.
  • Active Top Secret security clearance
  • Prior or current experience in C++ development
  • Prior or current experience with Linux development

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Utilize a variety of software languages (i.e., C++, C, Ruby, Perl, Python, Ajax) on RTOS
  • RTOS experience
  • OOA/OOD/UML experience
  • Linux kernel experience
  • Knowledge of Zynq processor


L3Harris Is Interested In You!

Step. Forward. and join our L3Harris Team.



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. 

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

About the Company:
L3Harris Technologies

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