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Lead, Program Management

Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID 10691
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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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  • Level: Experienced
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  • 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.

Job Title: Lead, Program Management  

Job Code: 10691

Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Job Schedule: 9/80

Job Description:

L3Harris is seeking a Lead Program Manager that directs all phases of programs from inception through completion. These programs involve engagements with multiple companies, primarily with Lockheed Martin and other subcontractors.  Previous experience leading development, production, repair, and/or sustainment programs is required.  This program manager will drive program execution to achieve key business and financial objectives for orders, revenue recognition, operating income, and free cash flow.  Is responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical performance of programs.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrated Leader with experience and results in leading a development, production, repair, and/or sustainment program.
  • Able to grow and capture new business
  • Experience working with major subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Experience working with operations, supply chain/procurement, engineering, and quality.
  • Experience in managing and minimizing the impact of obsolescence and diminishing military sources (DMS).
  • Demonstrated success in leading, cross-functional teams, with remote team members.
  • Owns a track record of achieving efficiencies and cost savings in program execution.
  • Leads negotiation of contract and understands contract change management.
  • Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, performance Statement of Work (SOW) and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract.
  • Strong relationship builder and communicator; communicates effectively within and outside of L3Harris, including strategic partners in industry and Government.
  • Demonstrates strong negotiation skills, with ability to work toward win-win solutions.
  • Financial analytical skills and advanced experience with MS-Excel, including practical experience with MS Office products or similar.
  • Gains and maintains high trust and confidence with Government customers, L3Harris leadership and program teams.
  • Extensively analyzes problems to seek understanding of the root cause of the problem.
  • Strong technical and business background to evaluate and adjust win strategies, and proactively make recommendations to leadership.
  • Develops specific courses of action in program execution and/or capture planning, that yield predictable results and profitable return on investment.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain USG Secret clearance but not required.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 9 years of prior program management experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior program management experience.  In lieu of a degree, minimum of 13 years of prior program management experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience leading development, production, repairs, and/or sustainment programs.
  • Experience accelerating delivery dates and/or repair turnaround times.
  • Experience with earned value program management and risk management is preferred.
  • Background in Engineering, Finance, or Program Management is preferred.
  • Current or in-scope Secret security clearance is preferred.
  • Graduate Degree is preferred.
  • Good communicator, comfortable with presenting to all levels of management


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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