The global communications and information technology company Harris Corporation said it will be looking for at least 100 professionals with engineering and computer experience on their resume when it completes a new $100 million high-tech center on Florida’s Space Coast.Harris officials said the new center, to be located on its Palm Beach campus, will become the hub for some of the company’s most advanced engineering projects.
Bill Brown, president and chief executive officer of Harris, said the new facility will help retain thousands of workers who will be relocated, as well as attract more high-paying jobs for the region.Harris engineers develop some of the world’s most trusted technology solutions, which touch billions of lives every day, Brown added. “This major initiative demonstrates our commitment to provide employees with world-class working environments that help foster innovative solutions for our customers around the globe.”Construction of the new center is expected to begin next year with completion scheduled for 2014.The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that job opportunities for computer software engineers and programmers are expected to grow by 21% through the end of the decade.
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