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Specialist, Program Management

Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID 10736
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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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  • 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: Specialist, Program Management

Job Code: 10736

Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Job Schedule: 9/80, 1st shift 

Job Description: 

L3Harris is seeking a Spec Program Manager for the Next Generation Jammer Low Band (NGJ-LB) Program.  NGJ-LB is a Department of the Navy ACAT 1 program, critical to our national defense.  NGJ-LB has broad and high visibility within the Department of Defense as well as among allies and Industry Partners.  NGJ-LB is managed through Integrated Program Teams (IPTs) responsible to deliver critical sub-systems.

Relocation to the Salt Lake City UT area is a must. Relocation reimbursement will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Essential Functions: 

  • Manage the development, test and build of the IPT sub-systems with a deep understanding of business analytics
  • Create program performance reports by mining databases with tools such as Excel and SQL
  • Effectively manage program risks
  • Responsible for cost and schedule performance, planning and forecasting
  • Monitor and report status on cost, schedule and deliveries using Earned Value Management System (EVMS) methodology and tools
  • Interface with Engineering, Operations, Purchasing/Subcontracts Management, Finance, Contracts and Quality to track program performance
  • Identify continuous improvement and cost reduction opportunities
  • Provide concise reports to management on status, potential issues, risks, and solution recommendations
  • Provide guidance, coaching and training to other employees across the Company within area of expertise
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Expert in data analytic tools
  • Active Secret, or higher, US Security clearance, or confident you can obtain a clearance


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior program management experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior program management experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 8 years of prior program management experience.

Preferred Additional Skills: 

  • 5+ years’ experience with a strong understanding of DoD program management methodologies (includes developing resource loaded IMS, executing IBR, managing complex risks, strong development program management skills)
  • 2 years professional experience as a Program or Project Manager leading program execution and proposal preparation, including technical description, statement of work, and cost/schedule estimation for both sole-source and competitive proposals
  • Experience leading teams in a matrixed organization
  • Proficient using the advanced features of the entire MS Office Suite: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Proficient with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) methodology and tools to monitor and report status on program execution, Cobra preferred
  • Master’s degree in engineering or STEM related field
  • Experience leading large development programs
  • Background in Electronic Attack / Warfare (as a requirements lead, PM, BD, or operator)
  • Experience with NAVAIR, N98, PMA 234 or PMA 265


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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