Scientist VI – L3 Insight Technology – San Leandro, CA

Electronic Systems

San Leandro, CA

Scientist VI

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) 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 Scientist 6 for our Power Distribution- San Leandro, CA location.

The responsibilities for this position will include the following; the marketing and management of research and development programs, sales and technical direction of large simulator hardware programs, management (profit, loss and business development) of a portfolio of deliverable pulsed power hardware programs, identification and development of new product areas that contribute to significant company business and line management of a staff of key subject matter experts. The successful candidate should have significant experience working with government program sponsors and is a recognized expert in advanced pulsed power and radiation technologies that are directly relevant to L3’s existing programs and product lines.

Conducts state-of-the-art research studies and applies principles and theories that are regarded as technological breakthroughs.

Plans the technical direction of state-of-the-art engineering research programs.

Manages (as project manager) or directs (as project scientist) a variety of small-to-large projects involving direction of a multi-discipline support team with corresponding planning, schedule, and budget responsibilities.

Attracts and obtains major new company business contacts.

Acts as a consultant to top management on long-range corporate planning concerning new or projected areas of research and advancements.

Prime spokesperson to customers on corporate capabilities, future efforts and other business development activities.

Reviews work of technical and management staff .

Achieves specific financial targets.


Skills: Solve problems with variable inputs where concrete solutions do not exist.

Communicate in oral and written technical English.

Project management experience.

Sales and business acumen.

Sales forecasting.

Market analysis and planning.

Supervisory experience.

Physical Abilities: Use of arms, hands and fingers; lift and carry; focus on objects within 20 inches, shift focus and distinguish colors as needed to perform assigned experiments.

Minimum Education/Experience:
BS degree in a scientific discipline plus 20 years relevant experience, or

MS degree in a scientific discipline plus 18 years relevant experience, or

PhD plus 15 years relevant experience

Top Secret Clearance required

The successful candidate will be based in the Electronic Systems business unit, in the San Leandro, CA area. A competitive market-based compensation package, 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.

US Security Clearance Required: Top Secret

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day – 1st

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Organization: Division – Applied Technologies-20000027

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Job Posting : May 22, 2018, 7:53:32 PM

Job : Engineering -Multiple Functions