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Senior Specialist, Government Compliance

Millersville Forest, Maryland

Job ID 10763
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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 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Description:

Government Compliance Senior Specialist plans and directs the government compliance function; provides focus for efforts relating to compliance with government procurement laws and regulations. Includes oversight responsibility for government contract compliance audit and training functions.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops programs for and conducts Business Systems and/or operational audits in such areas as internal controls and procedures and property and Mandatory Disclosure in relation to Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
  • Ensures continued approved status of major business processes and systems (MMAS & Property) to do business with the U.S. Government.
  • Ensures properties are managed in accordance with applicable government regulations, corporate policy, property plans and local procedures to achieve operational excellence.
  • Reviews, researches, analyzes, and resolves issues raised by government auditors.
  • Prepares reports summarizing audit findings, reviews findings with management, makes recommendations and prepares cost impacts and/or technical position responses as necessary in response to customer inquiry and in support of legal counsel.
  • Interfaces with government and customer auditors as required.
  • Conducts training sessions for employees and assists in developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Anticipates changes to procurement regulation; recommends and implements compliant business management changes as necessary.


  • Requires strong knowledge of job area. Typically viewed as having a specialty within discipline. May have broad knowledge of project management.
    • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience.
    • Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.
    • In lieu of a degree, minimum of 10 years of prior related experience.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Soft skills (I.E. Proficient in MS Office, Strong communication…)
  • Working knowledge of DELTEK Cost Point ERP software and associated reporting tools
  • Direct experience with defense contract industry

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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