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Company name
Harris Corporation.

Tampa, FL

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Tampa, FL 33601


Engineering Technician

Job Code: SIS20172108-20471

Location: Tampa, FL

Job Description:

The VPW technician is primarily responsible for developing illustrations for describing war game scenarios. This entails using a 3D drawing tool to create lines, icons, arrows and other descriptive shapes. These illustrations are arranged on a 3D globe of the earth to depict a war game scenario to be displayed to senior government officials, on-site at MacDill AFB.

Other duties include:

Representing the Harris Virtual Planning Workspace software to on-site civilians, contractors and military

Coordinating with and attending daily standups with a multi-disciplinary team

Presenting war game scenarios to senior govt leaders on an as-needed basis

Windows PC troubleshooting of 3D graphics cards, drivers, file systems, operating system, and network

Basic Linux server administration inclusive of backups and file system maintenance

Using ESRI ArcGIS to create additional illustrations and graphics (will teach)

Network wiring of servers and workstations, adhering to U.S. government security standards and protocols

Assistance with the rack installation of server and communications gear, capable of lifting up to 50 lbs.

Assistance with projector maintenance

Other miscellaneous duties such as preparing reports with Microsoft office tools


3 years of experience with Bachelors Degree, or equivalent

Active TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred/Additional Skills:

Customer-facing position at US government facility on MacDill AFB, Tampa

Presents a professional appearance with mature interpersonal skills

Windows PC troubleshooting skills (Java, graphics cards, drivers, etc)

Some skill or background in managing server-class machines

Working knowledge of TCP/IP networks in terms of basic routing and troubleshooting

Some skill or background working with graphics-oriented software

Experience with Linux (or UNIX-like operating systems)

Background in systems administration (Linux preferred)

Experience with ESRI ArcGIS software

Some familiarity with using Google Earth

Security Clearances

This position requires the candidate to currently possess a TopSecret/SCI security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation 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.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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Harris Corporation.
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Company Profile
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and about 14,000 employees — including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured.The Government Communications Systems segment develops, produces, integrates, and supports advanced communications and information systems that solve the mission-critical challenges of civilian, intelligence, and defense government customers. The company is headquartered in Melbourne, Florida.

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