L3 Technologies Sr. Software Engineer in Plano, Texas

Sr. Software Engineer


Electronic Systems

Plano, TX

Senior Software Engineer


L3 Technologies is a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.

Electronic Systems (ES), headquartered in Arlington, Texas, is one of four L3 business segments, and provides a broad range of components, products, subsystems, systems and related services for military and commercial customers. We are searching for a Sr. Software Engineer in our Advanced Systems & Technologies (AS&T) located in Plano, TX.

L3 AS&T is built on the proposition that a small team of the right people can do what others will not even attempt. Our mission is simple — provide customers with products and services that are industry-leading, innovative and affordable. L3 AS&T specializes in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies for advanced small UASs, affordable radar systems, weapon systems and RF sensor technologies. With small company agility and big company experience, L3 AS&T has earned a reputation for providing disruptive technologies at a faster pace than traditional DoD contractors. If you like the idea of hands-on experience designing, building, testing and fielding new technology at a fast pace and supporting the vital missions of our warfighters, then L3 AS&T may be the company for you.

Job Summary:

Responsible for analysis, design, development, testing and integration of software.

Major Responsibilities/Activities Statements:


  • Design, document, and develop software for embedded systems in accordance with the Mustang Software Development Process and Procedures and coding standards and guidelines.

  • Work with Systems Engineering to develop software requirements from system requirements

  • Participate in the development of the software architecture and software design

  • Participate in design efforts including software architecture, software design/code reviews, algorithm architecture alignment review, and FPGA interface and Memory mapping

  • Participate in estimating efforts for programs

  • Present designs in internal and external program meetings

  • Assist in developing build scripts

  • Participate in Integration efforts/Bug fixes

  • Provide input to project schedule, financial and technical goals as assigned

  • Monitor program TPM’s, including timing, sizing, and throughput requirements

  • Support risk assessment and development of mitigation strategies

  • Participate in code reviews

  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

Required Experience:

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience as a Software Engineer

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Experience with Version Control Tools

  • Experience with software bug/issue tracking

  • Experience designing technical software solutions, and integration experience

  • Excellent people skills to include collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment

  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)

Required Skills:

  • Interfacing with custom hardware

  • Experience with Device Drivers

  • Experience with Interrupt Driven Systems

  • Experience with Matlab

  • Experience with integrating embedded software on Digital Signal Processors and interfacing with FPGAs

  • Fluent in C/C

Other Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain a DoD secret clearance

  • Ability to obtain any additional clearances as required


  • Defense experience

  • Radar knowledge

  • Script building

Educational Requirements: Physical Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science

  • Master’s degree Desired

  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.

  • Ability to travel up to 10%

  • Support Field Testing

The successful candidate will be based in the Electronic Systems business unit, in the Plano, TX area. A competitive market-based compensation package, including relocation, commensurate with the responsibilities and experience requirements will be provided.

If you are excited about Saving Lives and Making the World A Safer Place to Live, Sharing our Values and Exceeding our Leadership Excellence Expectations, please introduce yourself by sending your resume to:


L3 Technologies, Inc. is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Job Engineering-Hardware/Software

Primary Location USA-Texas-Plano

US Security Clearance Required: None

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Organization: AS&T - Radar & Weapon Systems-21001080

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: May 17, 2018, 3:31:58 PM

Req ID: 098634