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Sr. Manager, Electrical Engineering – IPT Lead/Project Management

Rochester, New York; Fort Wayne, Indiana

Job ID SAS20221706-84452
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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 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Sr. Manager, Electrical Engineering – IPT Lead/Project Management
Job Code: SAS20221706-84452

Job Location:Rochester, NY, or Ft. Wayne, IN

Job Description:

This position, Sr. Manager, Electrical Engineering, is responsible for leading approximately 10 Integrated Product Team Leads (IPTL) or Project Managers, currently in 3 different geographical locations within the Electronic Design Department. This role requires someone with proven success at improving processes, developing people, and cross site leadership. The ideal candidate will be an experienced functional manager or group lead that has cradle to grave design experience and a proven history of cross site / cross functional project management. Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop project management / IPTL “How To” training manual
  • Accelerate development of existing staff into more capable project managers
  • Lead cross site working group to ensure knowledge sharing and pairing of less experienced project managers with more experience project managers
  • Thorough understanding of DOD Earned Value Metrics (EVMS) with a minimum of 5 years of experience using EVMS
  • Establish metrics to drive year over year performance improvement
  • Effective communication with senior leadership and customers
  • Develop strong working relationship with peers, management, and subordinates
  • Support technical proposal and Basis of Estimate generation

Essential Functions:

  • Accountable for performance of the IPTL group in the Electronic Design Engineering department
  • Implement root cause corrective action for design escapes and program execution issues
  • Maintain appropriate level of qualified staff by working with Engineering Management, recruiting, developing training plans, talent development, employee engagement, and employee retention
  • Set objective performance goals for self and team
  • Effectively review and deliver team performance reviews
  • Develop collaborative relationships with Engineering Managers, Group Leads, and Program Leadership to support business demands
  • Hold weekly one on one meetings with direct staff to build relationships and provide feedback and coaching
  • Perform risk assessments on proposals and programs
  • Support pursuits and proposals including review/approval of technical proposals and Basis of Estimates as needed
  • Provide technical evaluation and oversight of program execution
  • Lead technical issue resolution teams when required
  • Lead and participate on Technical Independent Review Teams (IRT)
  • Develop and execute department training and improvement initiatives
  • ~10% travel will be required to effectively manage department located in 3 different cities across the US.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related field
  • 12+ years Relevant Engineering & Project Leadership Work Experience with a proven track-record in aerospace, military, or space applications
  • Design Experience
  • Functional Management Experience
  • Project Management Experience (Technical, Cost, & Schedule)

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • TS/SCI Security Clearance
  • Experience working with Space-borne, Aerospace, or Military Electronic Systems
  • Advanced degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver and sustain measurable results
  • Proactively seek feedback and desire to continually improve

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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