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Manager, Electrical Engineering

Greenville, Texas

Job ID IMS20221208-88636
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On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

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  • Level: Experienced
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I love my job because every day there’s a new problem to tackle, a new skill to learn and an awesome team that has my back.

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    • 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
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    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
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    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
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    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
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    • 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: Manager, Electrical Engineer

Job Code: IMS20221208-88636

Job Location: Greenville

Job Description:

Design and develop electrical systems for the integration of electronic equipment on military/commercial aircraft and ground stations. The design includes creating system wiring diagrams using the Capital Harness System & NX tools as well as circuit breaker panels, control panels and other items using Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools. Engineer will be responsible for research, systems integration, preparation of engineering drawings, critical design reviews and coordination of design activities with Systems Engineering, Manufacturing, and Production to ensure that designs meet requirements at minimum cost. Designs can include development of power distribution, electrical loads analysis, and load shedding scheme along with the opportunity to support testing and integration of systems on the aircraft. Electrical design engineers have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of tasks and aircraft systems on various aircraft platforms. Will require working closely with program management & project engineer to prepare new proposals for new and ongoing business.

Job Requirements:

  • Responsible for providing guidance, coaching and training to other employees
  • Conducting mid & annual reviews
  • Career planning with employees
  • Oversee the design and develop electrical systems for the integration of electronic equipment on military/commercial aircraft and ground stations.
  • Ensure proposals are vetted for accuracy in cost, scope, and schedule
    • Ensure programs are accomplished on schedule and within budget while complying with process/procedures and program requirements
    • Provides input into new products, processes, standards and/or operational plans that will have measurable impact on the achievement of overall function or business results
    • Ensure program airworthiness, customer, and company requirements are understood and met
    • Capable of influencing a wide range of audience, and having demonstrated leadership skills to win support without direct reporting structure


  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering with eight (8) years aircraft design related experience or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with six (6) years aircraft design related experience
  • Outstanding communication (both verbally and written), negotiation, collaboration, time management, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with FAA (Part 23 and 25) and military aircraft airworthiness design approach, certification process, and requirements
  • Knowledge of manpower planning, milestone scheduling, and related financial management
  • Formulate strategic vision, define implementation plan of action to achieve success
  • Capable of managing and working in an environment that is fast paced, demanding, with a focus on problem resolution and process improvement
  • Experience running total lifecycle of programs including proposals, bids, planning, assessing/managing risk, and execution
  • Understanding of aircraft systems, power systems, data systems and various mission systems
  • Capable of obtaining a TS SCI security clearance
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products to include, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Project

Preferred Skills (beyond required):

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering with ten (10) years aircraft design related experience or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with eight (8) years aircraft design related experience
  • Previous experience as a manager or supervisor of an engineering team
  • Influential leader with good emotional intelligence and ability to coach, develop and lead.
  • Results-oriented, empowering leader w/ direct experience exceling in a matrixed environment
  • Interpersonal skills: Engaging communicator, strong collaboration, patience, and open minded
  • Task Lead, Product Lead or Project Lead experience especially on large prototype programs
  • Track record of building successful teams

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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