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Manager, Systems Engineering

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Plano
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:


Job Title: Manager, Systems Engineering

Job Code: IMS20222706-85206

Job Location: Plano TX

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers' mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

Organized into three segments - Integrated Mission Systems, Space & Airborne Systems, and Communication Systems - L3Harris employs over 50,000 people worldwide.

About L3Harris Intelligence, Surveillance, And Reconnaissance (ISR) Sector

The ISR Sector is one the business units within the Integrated Mission Systems (IMS) Segment. The ISR Sector is focused primarily on the design, modification, fielding and enduring support of both tactical and strategic Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance aircraft for US and international customers. The ISR Sector is headquartered in Plano, TX, and has additional operating locations in Greenville, Waco, and Rockwall, Texas, as well as Tulsa and Nashville.

Job Description:

L3Harris is seeking a leader and motivator who can grow a team of systems engineers while advancing their own career in a management role and systems engineering leader. In the role of Manager, Systems, the applicant interacts with other systems engineers, and collaborates with our mechanical, electrical, and software engineers in planning, designing, manufacturing, and testing of complex airborne systems. The candidate will also make moderate to substantial improvements to processes, systems, and solutions. Plan and establish goals and objectives for a team with direct impact on the short-term operational results for the department. Requires practical knowledge in leading/managing projects, processes, and employees and has strong knowledge within professional discipline.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage Systems Engineering staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, planning and training employees. Coach, counseling, monitor, and appraise staff performance.
  • Drive engineering process improvements
  • Participate in proposals and review cost estimates/proposal packages
  • Manage SE resources to meet program needs through allocation of available personnel or hiring new personnel
  • Manage engineering contracts and overhead budgets and monthly and identify hiring needs to staff the programs effectively

    • U.S. citizen
    • Active DoD clearance; must be able to obtain additional clearances as required
    • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 9 years prior related experience. Graduate Degree with a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.
    • 4+ years of leading and mentoring engineering resources with Aerospace/DoD programs
    • Possess shared L3Harris values of Integrity, Teamwork, Excellence, and Accountability
    • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills.

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience in Systems Engineering disciplines and the government program acquisition lifecycle, to include requirements definition, creation of requirements verification test matrices, requirements decomposition, requirements traceability, design reviews and documentation, and integration and test
      • Advanced degree
      • Systems Engineering functional management experience
      • Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering
      • Experience with design to cost
      • Travel at least 10%
      • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and have demonstrated the capacity to effectively foster team building within and beyond his/her work group.
      • Strong presentation skills with the ability to present complex topics to technical and non-technical audiences.

Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, Plano , Manager, Systems Engineering, Executive , Plano, Texas

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