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Chief Technologist, MicroElectronics

Palm Bay, Florida

Job ID 9222
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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 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

As the Chief Technologist of MicroElectronics, you will lead efforts to drive the future of MicroE as an advanced technology organization which includes overseeing development of technology roadmaps, research and development projects / investments, driving the technology strategy for the organization, and serving as the thought leader for MicroE.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the internal MicroE Subject Matter Expert (SME) / thought leader for L3Harris and represent L3Harris as the MicroE SME
  • Advise General Manager on technology trends, strategy, investments, and talent
  • Collaborate with Chief Engineer and Advanced Concepts Engineering (ACE) organizations to deliver R&D projects and programs in cross-functional teams
  • Direct the workforce development strategy for MicroE in partnership with Chief Engineer
  • Coordinate L3Harris enterprise on all MicroE technology issues and opportunities
  • Attend tradeshows, conferences and present L3Harris MicroE capabilities and innovations
  • Shape L3Harris MicroE brand recognition within the community as a recognized leader
  • Build relationships and interface with customers, identify and shape new business opportunities in partnership with Business Development
  • Actively build new customer relationships and industry / academic partnerships
  • Serve as the senior technical expert representing L3Harris with customers, industry partners, and academia
  • Create compelling executive and board-level material to inform, recommend, and facilitate decision-making. Translate complex customer / technical / business concepts into visually compelling and crisp messages
  • Reports to Sector President with dotted line reporting into General Manager


  • Bachelors’ degree in business, accounting, finance, marketing, economics, engineering, computer science, or related quantitative field
  • Minimum of 15 years of prior related experience or graduate degree and a minimum of 13 years of prior related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to generate innovative insights from analysis, communicate results effectively, and work with business partners in developing and implementing new methodologies and analysis to drive actionable results
  • Ability to think abstractly and analytically provide in-depth analysis and recommendations to internal customers, teammates, and external constituencies
  • Strong project management skills, including demonstrated ability to think end-to-end and manage multiple priorities / projects simultaneously
  • Strong executive presence as well as the ability to effectively influence and make recommendations at all levels of the organization
  • High level of business / financial acumen; global business acumen in defense
  • High level of integrity, open and productive collaboration, and teamwork across multiple functions throughout the enterprise

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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