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Principal Program Manager/Advanced Systems Manager

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job ID SAS20231703-98501
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical


My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

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.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Program Management/Advanced Systems Manager

Job Code: SAS20231703-98501

Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Job Description:

• NSTTC Advanced Systems Manager / Pursuit / Capture Program Manager
• Prepared to assume Program Manager role during execution
• Manage and Lead the L3Harris Technologies Business Acquisition Process driving the successful capture of a strategic pursuit
• Plan, coordinate, and lead strategic communications and engagement with Space Systems Command, Space Training and Requirements Command (STARCOM), L3Harris Technologies Senior Business Leaders, and Industry Partners that are either functioning as prime or sub roles
• Engage with Industry Partners and determine best team approach
• Shape acquisition strategy with key stakeholders ensuring L3Harris ability to prime
• Available to travel throughout the US


Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance
• Bachelor's Degree with 12+ years of program/project management experience; Or, Graduate Degree with 10+ years of program/project management experience
• 20+ years in strategic leadership positions
• Expertise in Space Operations, specifically in Space Warfighting
• Expertise leading organizations supporting space operations.
• Experience working in Joint and Service Commands, specifically USSPACECOM and USSF
• Expertise working with and supporting Delta 11
• Expert knowledge in multi-domain operations that include Space Warfighting in support of Land, Air, Maritime, and Cyber Operations in support of the Joint Force Commander (JFC)
• Expertise as a strategic planner with understanding of USSF and USSPACECOM
• Experience engaging with senior leaders in both T10 and T50

Preferred Additional Skills:

• Demonstrated skills in leading a large ($75M+) sustainment and/or development program, with the ability to excel in a cost and schedule constrained environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong formal presentation skills
• Risk, Change, and Earned Value Management training and experience
• Demonstrated leadership of a dynamic, multi-teammate/subcontractor work force
• Understanding of DoD Space Control mission
• Proposal experience, especially Engineering Change Proposals (ECP)
• Ability to Travel – up to 25%

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. 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 L3Harris Technologies 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.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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