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Manager, Systems Engineering

Plano, Texas

Job ID IMS20222706-85206
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Overview

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 with the L3Harris's engineering team, 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.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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What makes a successful Systems Engineer at L3Harris?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Leader
  • Problem Solver
  • Strategic
  • Technical

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Flexible work schedule, paid overtime, cool technology, no micromanagement, nice campus, fun co-workers

Systems Engineer

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.

Description:

Job Title: Manager, Systems Engineering

Job Code: IMS20222706-85206

Job Location: Plano TX

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.

Organized into three segments – Integrated Mission Systems, Space & Airborne Systems, and Communication Systems – L3Harris employs over 50,000 people worldwide.

About L3Harris Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Sector

The ISR Sector is one the business units within the Integrated Mission Systems (IMS) Segment. The ISR Sector is focused primarily on the design, modification, fielding and enduring support of both tactical and strategic Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance aircraft for US and international customers. The ISR Sector is headquartered in Plano, TX, and has additional operating locations in Greenville, Waco, and Rockwall, Texas, as well as Tulsa and Nashville.

Job Description:

L3Harris is seeking a leader and motivator who can grow a team of systems engineers while advancing their own career in a management role and systems engineering leader. In the role of Manager, Systems, the applicant interacts with other systems engineers, and collaborates with our mechanical, electrical, and software engineers in planning, designing, manufacturing, and testing of complex airborne systems. The candidate will also make moderate to substantial improvements to processes, systems, and solutions. Plan and establish goals and objectives for a team with direct impact on the short-term operational results for the department. Requires practical knowledge in leading/managing projects, processes, and employees and has strong knowledge within professional discipline.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage Systems Engineering staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, planning and training employees. Coach, counseling, monitor, and appraise staff performance.
  • Drive engineering process improvements
  • Participate in proposals and review cost estimates/proposal packages
  • Manage SE resources to meet program needs through allocation of available personnel or hiring new personnel
  • Manage engineering contracts and overhead budgets and monthly and identify hiring needs to staff the programs effectively

Qualifications:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Active DoD clearance; must be able to obtain additional clearances as required
  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years prior related experience. Graduate Degree with a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.
  • 4+ years of leading and mentoring engineering resources with Aerospace/DoD programs
  • Possess shared L3Harris values of Integrity, Teamwork, Excellence, and Accountability
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Systems Engineering disciplines and the government program acquisition lifecycle, to include requirements definition, creation of requirements verification test matrices, requirements decomposition, requirements traceability, design reviews and documentation, and integration and test
  • Advanced degree
  • Systems Engineering functional management experience
  • Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering
  • Experience with design to cost
  • Travel at least 10%
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and have demonstrated the capacity to effectively foster team building within and beyond his/her work group.
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to present complex topics to technical and non-technical audiences.


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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