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Administrative Assistant

Santa Rosa, California

Job ID IMS20220104-79893
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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.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • 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.


Administrative Assistant C
Req #: IMS20220104-79893
Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Job Description:

L3Harris Sonoma EO is looking for an Administrative Assistant to support our Santa Rosa site. The Administrative Assistant performs administrative and staff support duties to support an assigned department. We are looking for an experienced team member who is meticulous at task management and execution excellence, can focus on problem identification and capable of independently defining and implementing relevant continuous improvement solutions. Easily adapts to changing environments and multiple competing demands, is comfortable working as an individual or in a group setting and can interact with all levels of management.

Sonoma EO is an established pioneer in military/defense infrared technology. A leader in high technology and engineering services, L3Harris Sonoma EO is world renowned for its expertise in the areas of Electro Optical / Infrared (EO/IR) stabilized imaging systems. As a first-rank engineering and production company, L3Harris Sonoma EO is engaged in the design, development, and manufacture of highly-sophisticated electronics equipment that is used in a variety of product areas for government, civil and commercial applications. We offer competitive benefits, an alternative 9/80 work schedule, and the opportunity to work with a talented and diverse group of professionals.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the preparation of reports, spreadsheets, briefs, agendas, and schedules.
  • Arrange travel itineraries and assist with timely submission of expense reports
  • Create and maintain department records for the following: ethics/security/IQR training, performance reviews and goals, overtime requests, seating locations, labor/pay corrections, interoffice memos, expense reports, EASRs, security paperwork, employee contact information
  • Assist with Ariba orders
  • Fulfillment of demo request orders from Sales team
  • Maintain and deliver user guides and other customer facing documentation
  • Administration of tools to track product orders, warranty details and other fulfillment-related information
  • Create/manage Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint, reports and action item logs
  • Maintain calendars; schedule and coordinate meetings, events, interviews, and appointments; reserve conference rooms
  • Manage office supply inventory and process office supply orders
  • Serve as backup to other Administrative Assistants when necessary.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and six (6) years related experience as an Administrative Assistant or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree with a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft office suite of tools including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams and SharePoint. Ability to learn and adapt to new technology and software programs.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • The ability to maintain a professional demeanor under stressful conditions is essential.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • Excellent communication skills, strong judgment/problem solving skills, interpersonal skills, and team collaboration
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Well organized, resourceful, multi-tasker, attention to detail, ability to anticipate assistance needs and take initiative
  • Flexibility in the face of changing priorities and the ability to interact positively with executives, managers, customers, and other administrators
  • Willing to work some occasional extended hours as needed

Special Requirements:

  • An active DoD security clearance is desired. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements for access to DoD classified information. US Citizenship required.

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.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

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