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Lead, Business Analyst - Program Controls (EVM Experienced)

Mason, Ohio;

Job ID IMS20222908-89644
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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.

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  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: Remote
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  • 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.


Lead, Business Analyst - Program Controls

(EVM Experienced)

Our Division:

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 an alternative 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, and the opportunity to work with a talented and diverse group of professionals. Focused on fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where employees can grow and develop professionally, employees can get engaged with several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), participate in monthly activities hosted by our Employee Engagement Committee or get involved with volunteer opportunities through our L3Harris Investing for Tomorrow community program.

Mason, OH is located in Warren County, “Ohio’s largest Playground.” Major attractions are right around the corner, including Great Wolf Lodge and Kings Island Amusement Park. Our site is 20 minutes from downtown Cincinnati, where there are multiple attractions including The Newport Aquarium and The Cincinnati Zoo. Cincinnati is also the home AFC Champions the Cincinnati Bengals, the Cincinnati Reds, the Cincinnati Cyclones and FC Cincinnati of Major League Soccer.

Job Description:

Space & Sensors is seeking a Lead, Program Controls Analyst, with practical EVM expeience, to join our team. The successful candidate must be a subject matter expert with comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of project management. Manages large, complex project initiatives of substantial importance to the organization with minimal oversight or direction. Communicates within and outside of the organization to explain and influence changes to practices, processes, and approaches. Makes significant improvements in processes, systems, or products. Provides input into new products/processes and implements operational plans that have measurable impact on business or functional results.

The Lead, Program Controls Analyst position reports to the Planning Manager, Space and Sensors and will be responsible for executing the day-to-day activities in support of program execution of a business unit within the space and sensors organization. This position will ensure that Space and Sensors contracts establish a sound and compliant budget baseline, and that a sound EAC is developed and maintained.

This position will ensure team support of CAMs, IPT leads and senior leaders of the Space and Sensors organization regarding the development and implementation of corrective action plans, conducting root cause analysis, supporting ongoing financial reporting requirements to internal and external customers, assess cost impacts, support the development and analysis of cost variance explanations as well as ensuring support of internal and external customers. This position will oversee the training of new financial analysts, the monthly financial reporting of orders, sales, EBIT and cash flow and will assist in the overall coordination of Space and Sensors Comprehensive Estimates-At-Completion (CEAC) and Long Range Plan (LRP) Cycles. Effective oral and written communication skills will be required to effectively manage across multiple leadership levels as well as various functional and customer levels.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain Business Rhythm
  • Coordinate inputs and maintain WBS Dictionary
  • Maintain Program Baselines/process
  • Produce Work Authorization Documents (WADs)
  • Open and Close Charge Numbers for program
  • Provide weekly Manpower reports to CAMs/IPTs and PM/PE
  • Review and Process Performance Data in EVM System (Import IMS Status, % Complete, Actuals, ETC)
  • Establish and maintain PERT worksheets, if applicable
  • Establish and maintain Apportioned Effort worksheets & mappings, if applicable
  • Establish and Maintain Program Logs
  • Perform Actuals and Estimated Actuals Reconciliation
  • Material Management
  • Subcontractor Management
  • Establish and manage Change Control process
  • Establish and manage EAC/CEAC process
  • Support Risk Management Process
  • Perform cost data quality checks utilizing DECM
  • Produce CDRLs
  • Program Review Support
  • Support Contract Close out


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (i.e., Finance, Business) with a minimum 9 years of direct experience in managing and analyzing cost and financial performance.
  • Experience with enterprise-level cost management tools (Example Cobra).
  • Experience with FAR/DFAR and US Government financial reporting requirements (i.e. IPMR/CPR, CFSR, CCDR etc.).
  • Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM) guidelines and processes and their implementation on programs.
  • Experience with developing and delivering IPMDAR deliverables, Military Standards and Data Item Descriptions for EVMS.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office products
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with employees at all levels of the organization

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Graduate degree in relevant field (i.e., Finance, Business) and a minimum of 7 years of direct related experience
  • Expert knowledge of COBRA cost collection Set up, tools, and reports
  • Experience with Program Controls Organizational Start up, Process Development, and Business Rhythm development and execution.

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role in Colorado is $88,000 MIN - $164,000MAX. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits including: health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements


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.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

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