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Director, Program Management, Air Wing of the Future

Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID CS20222809-91157
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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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  • Collaborative
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  • 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 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Director, Program Management Air Wing of the Future

Job Code: CS20222608-89625

Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT

L3Harris’ Communication Systems segment is currently seeking a Director, Program Management, Air Wing of the Future to join our team. This position will be based in Salt Lake City, UT.

Position Overview:

The Director, Program Management, Air Wing of the Future will lead growth and capture activities within the Navy business area with a focus on integrated communication systems. This includes directing and leading customer interactions, capture strategy development, business case development, investment planning, capture gating process, pipeline growth, business account management including sales and marketing budgets, CRM management, and development of 1-yr, 3-yr and 5-yr business plans. Candidates should have a thorough understanding of the US DoD requirements, budget and acquisition processes, and be well versed in engaging with DoD subject matter experts in all areas of the acquisition process.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop capture plans to shape and win new business pursuits aligned with a multi-year strategic plan.
  • Lead capture activities across a multi-functional capture team to develop integrated comms system offerings aligned to capture new business plans.
  • Provide warfighter perspective and input to engineering and technical experts to fulfill customer expectations, increase program success, capture new programs, and expand business pipeline.
  • Develop, maintain, and leverage existing relationships with key customers, decision makers, and acquisition officials.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with key supplier partners.
  • Manage capture gating process including engagement with executive leadership.
  • Manage S&M (Sales & Marketing) and B&P (Bid & Proposal) budgets, expenditure, and prioritization.
  • Develop and refine and update business cases to capture new business.
  • Enter and manage opportunities and capture efforts within CRM (Customer Relationship Management) database.
  • Develop strategic plans to advance business area objectives and promote revenue and profitability.
  • Lead, develop, and implement strategies for generating new customers in domestic markets.
  • Provide warfighter perspective and operational briefings from OA (Operational Analysis) and M&S (Modeling & Simulation) SME (Subject Matter Expert) material.
  • Lead CONOPS development and briefings in support of programs requirements shaping.
  • Evaluate new technologies and industry trends from a SME and warfighter perspective.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related degree and fifteen (15) years of related experience. A combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • An active DoD Top Security Clearance with ability to obtain Special Access Clearances (SAP)
  • 10+ years' experience in leading a capture team, shaping and capturing new business in the defense aerospace industry.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Graduate Degree with a minimum of 13 years of prior related experience
  • Active Top Secret/SCI
  • 10+ years of experience in maritime C3ISR and strike capabilities
  • EW (Electronic Warfare) combat systems experience
  • Ability to generate and deliver articulate and persuasive briefings
  • Aptitude to clearly communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent people skills, with experience leading and collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.
  • Prior leadership and mentoring experience
  • Experience in budget management
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)
  • Comfortable and skilled interacting with senior USG officials and L3H executives

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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