Specialist Tempest Engineer with Security Clearance

L3Harris Technologies
Salt Lake City, Utah
May 18, 2024
Jun 02, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Specialist
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Title: Specialist TEMPEST Engineer Job Code: 9213 Job Location: Salt Lake City, Utah Job Schedule: 9/80, every other Friday off L3 Harris is seeking a Specialist TEMPEST Engineer to join our Power Supply/Integrity Signals team supporting our Communication Systems Segment. Due to the nature and classified environment required to support the TEMPEST requirements and regulations this role will require a Secret Clearance. As an engineer in this role you can expect to be responsible for: Learning the NSA requirements regarding TEMPEST for encrypted equipment.
Support the Certified TEMPEST Professional (CTP-II) in updating the the current test methods related to the new requirements. Support the multiple programs and CTP-II by creating or updating TEMPEST Control Plans, Test Plan, Test Procedures, Test Reports, Critical Features Lists and other applicable documents. Perform required pre-test setup, Detection System Sensitivity and calibration measurements prior to testing.
The engineer will peform engineering pre-tests and debug of all programs with encrypted devices that require TEMPEST testing. Performing test activities to achieve TEMPEST compliance. Participate in TEMPEST related system and sub-system troubleshooting efforts.
Asisting with the maintenance of the TEMPEST lab needs with equipment and test hardware ensuring the equipment is calibrated and ready for program tests.
A working knowledge of electromagnetic theory, radiated and conducted emissions, signal and power coupling effects, and susceptibility of systems. Exposure to or experience with design techniques for wide-band, high-isolation performance, containment, source suppression and RF grounding.
Experience with common lab equipment, such as: Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, TEMPEST Receivers, Signal Generators, Test Antennas, EMI Chambers, etc. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience