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IT Software & Hardware Engineer: L3Harris

Manor Royal Business District
Crawley, West Sussex
Closing date
22 Aug 2022
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L3 Harris

Job Title:  IT Software & Hardware Engineer

Job ID: IMS20221507-86858

Job Location:  UK – Crawley- West Sussex


About the role:  

L3Harris Training Systems play a key role on delivering the L3Harris Commercial Aviation Solutions mantra of ‘Creating Safer Skies’. From our computer-based solutions all the way to our state-of-the-art Full Flight Simulators (FFS), improving the training experiencing and creating safer skies is at the heart of everything we do. Our Fixed Training Devices (FTD) and FFS feature aircraft-specific flight decks, offering the form, fit, feel, and function of the actual aircraft. Our airline pilot training systems cover the complete training spectrum, whether its systems knowledge, procedure training or jet transition we have the solutions for your airline.

As an IT Hardware and Software Engineer, you will be joining the Simulation Technologies & Infrastructure Chapter in the Software Engineering department.  You will be responsible for undertaking tasks as directed supporting the construction, integration, operation, testing and maintenance of both customer-deliverable simulators & L3Harris software development rigs. You will be working as part of a multi-skilled team and allocated specific tasks in line with project schedules.

Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Set-up and configuration of computing equipment for simulators & development rigs
  • Maintenance & management of development rigs
  • Equipment audit and metrics capture
  • Support of Integration and Testing activities on simulators
  • Support of Software Baseline Management activities

 Essential Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of PC hardware & software installation and set-up / configuration
  • Ability to understand technical documentation
  • An aptitude for problem solving
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Ability to read & write technical English
  • Self-motivated and able to work with a minimal level of supervision from another engineer
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers and supervisors at all times
  • Team player, open minded, proactive in moving the company forward
  • Displays energy, drive, agility, and resilience in achieving work-related goals
  • Able to undertake periods of shift work
  • Able to work on customer sites, typically overseas for periods ranging from 1 week up to 4 weeks
  • Flexibility in working hours as required to meet project needs
  • Able to work effectively when under pressure
  • A suitable degree or equivalent (with mathematics, science or engineering content) or a minimum 2 years’ appropriate experience in industry

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge of Linux distributions e.g. Redhat, CentOS, Fedora
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Knowledge of Ethernet network switch configuration


  • Auto Enrolment pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Group Income Protection, Private Health Care and Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts with cinemas, travel, major retailers, family days out and much more
  • Hybrid working opportunities
  • Free car park (incl electric car charging stations)
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Subsidised staff restaurant

Please note: L3Harris Commercial Aviation does not provide a visa sponsorship for this role. All candidates who wish to apply for this vacancy must have the right to work in the UK in order to be considered.

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.


Manor Royal Business District is the biggest business park of the Gatwick Diamond area and one of the south east's premier mixed activity employment hubs.

Enviable location and connections

Situated at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond on the Sussex and Surrey county borders, just two miles from London Gatwick Airport, a major motorway junction (M23 Junctoion 10) and two mainline railway stations (Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges), Manor Royal is a popular choice for a diverse range of occupiers including a host of blue chip global brands.

Manor Royal in numbers

  • One of the biggest business parks in the South East.
  • Covers an area of 539 acres – that’s over 300 football pitches.
  • 700 properties
  • 500 businesses
  • 30,000 people

Manor Royal more than a number

Since the formation of the Manor Royal Business Group (MRBG), an association of Manor Royal based business and firms, being on Manor Royal means being part of something. You’re never just a number.

Manor Royal makes sense

Scale, diversity, location and great connectivity with a property offer to match means Manor Royal based firms are never far away from their suppliers, customers and a talented workforce.

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7 Magellan Terrace (Ground Floor)
Gatwick Road
West Sussex
RH10 9PJ
United Kingdom
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