Senior Manager, Systems Engineering
Company: L3Harris Technologies
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job Title: Senior Manager, Systems Engineering
Job Code: IMS20221605-82403
Job Location: Mason, Ohio
About Space & Sensors:
L3Harris Space & Sensors Division, headquartered in Mason, Ohio,
designs, develops, and manufactures complex systems (electronic,
avionics, transceivers, transmitters, electro-optical, and
electro-mechanical) for the defense, aerospace, and commercial
markets. L3Harris is a recognized leader in Electro-Optical
technologies that enable systems to support surveillance,
reconnaissance, threat detection, and self-protection missions. Our
world-class Space Avionics systems include equipment for Mars Rover
/ Landers / Orbiters, Launch Vehicles, and Imaging Satellite
Communications. Space & Sensors team members bring their passion
for innovation and engineering, their desire to push the envelope
to adapt, communicate, and deliver on highly-reliable
mission-critical systems. We offer competitive benefits, an
alternative 9/80 work schedule, and the opportunity to work with a
talented and diverse group of professionals.
We are seeking a dynamic Senior Manager to join our L3Harris team
in Mason, Ohio, and lead our Systems Engineering Department. As the
Senior Manager in Systems Engineering, you will have the unique
opportunity to work on leading edge products across the Space &
Sensors Division, including infrared sensors, and space avionics
and communication. This position reports directly to the Chief
Engineer for the Space & Sensors Division, and is focused on
leading an experienced team of 75+ Systems Engineers in support of
new business pursuits, special projects, process improvements,
internal research & development (IR&D), and development and
The successful candidate will be able to effectively switch between
tactical and strategic planning, be able to translate strategy or
business goals into actionable steps, and drive the team towards
the flawless execution of our programs. You will be responsible for
building our systems engineering discipline into a world-class team
that can deliver scalable, repeatable, and quality results on
multiple simultaneous programs. This person will provide coaching
and leadership development for the direct reporting group managers
and senior engineering staff. You will be responsible for creating
and maintaining an environment of highly collaborative
cross-functional teams, and will own the talent acquisition,
resource management, risk management, proposal development, and
development of training programs.
The following reflects management's definition of essential
functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be
assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and
responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable
accommodation or other reasons.
- Administration and management of the Systems Engineering
Department. Meet functional requirements of staffing, training,
talent development, engagement, and retention.
- Systems Engineering resource management and planning. Provide
staff for programs, pursuits, and internal efforts (IR&D,
Special Projects, etc.). Support pursuits and proposals, including
review/approval of technical proposals and Basis of Estimates
- Engineering management and planning in support of the Space &
Sensors Division. Provide strategic guidance across the Division;
including rigorous application of Systems Engineering policies and
procedures, and year-over-year improvement of the discipline's
productivity and quality goals.
- Systems Engineering-specific People, Process, and Tool
Development. Advance the Space & Sensors engineering technologies
and processes to ensure tools, processes, and staff are competitive
and applicable to meet business needs.
- Career development of managers and employees.
- Business, Programmatic, and Technical Leadership.
- Special projects as assigned by the Division Chief
- Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical
Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or a
- Minimum of 12 years of applicable engineering experience.
- 3+ years of experience in a prior leadership capacity (i.e.,
Supervisor/Manager, Engineering Manager, Program Manager,
- Minimum 5 years of program experience working in a Systems
- Demonstrated 'One Team' collaboration and team building
mindset, with internal subsystem team and multiple external
suppliers, teammates, platform providers, and DoD organizations
across all product lifecycle phases.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work well within and
outside of the organization including customers, vendors, and
company or program leadership without oversight.
- Willing to travel as required.
- DoD and/or Space program experience.
- Able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD)
Secret clearance; Active Secret is preferred.
- Advanced degree in Math, Science, Engineering or related STEM
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