Product Specialist at Harris in Roanoke, VA

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Job Title – Product Specialist

Job Location – Roanoke, VA

Job ID – CS20172903-18100



Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at



Job Description: 


Responsible for providing technical product support on behalf of the Business Development/ Sales organization. Responsible for equipment demonstration/training to the end user in the field or at customer-designated location, as well as at trade shows. The candidate should have operational experience (law enforcement or military), with a basic knowledge of night vision and/or communications systems (radios). Candidate must understand and be able to effectively communicate with the customer base (primarily US and foreign military end users) about the product in order to provide sales training.


Investigates customer requirements for product applications, researches accessories and external applications for compatibility with company products and makes recommendations on applicability. Experience with electronic systems integration preferred. Prepares detailed product specifications/responses to Request for Information (RFI)/Request for Proposals (RFP). Maintains integrity/consistency of product documentation including product specs, data sheets and brochures.



  • 3+ years of direct experience in providing technical product support with BS in technical field or equivalent.
  • This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a security clearance.  To obtain a clearance, you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.


Preferred Additional Skills: 

  • Experience is preferred to be in the development of electronics and software for defense electronics applications.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills necessary to directly interface with customers.
  • Organized and able to manage multiple complex tasks.



Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one.  Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.  In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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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