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Technical Project Manager (NOAA) - OMS

Suitland, Maryland

Job ID SAS20210604-59191
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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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Technical Project Manager (NOAA) - OMS

Job Code: SAS20210604-59191

Job Location: Suitland, Maryland vicinity

Job Description: The Space and Airborne Systems segment is seeking an experienced, highly motivated, team-oriented Systems Engineer/Manager with prior experience managing transition activities and sustainment system modifications to operational ground systems for NOAA.  This is a high visibility, strong impact position where the selected candidate is expected to lead, analyze, recommend and technically manage awarded sustainment activities to improve operational systems performance including technology refresh and application upgrades.  

The selected candidate will be a member of a cross functional management team working primarily at the NOAA Satellite Operations Facility (NSOF) located in Suitland, MD. The candidate will work collaboratively with all team members flowing down L3Harris best practices including cost/schedule management, requirements management, peer review processes, risk management processes, software development management, methodologies and processes, and test requirement traceability methodologies.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead a technical team in the assessment of NOAA’s current ground system architecture providing cost-effective sustainment recommendations consistent with NOAA’s architecture evolution objectives.
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  • Manage, lead and successfully complete awarded sustainment work scope for multiple concurrent task orders  on schedule and on budget.
  • Lead the development of system sustainment proposals in response to Customer RFPs.
  • Apply systems engineering methodologies including CONOPS generation, systems architecture definition, systems analysis, architecture and design, system performance modeling, integration and test management, and/or model-based systems engineering.
  • Lead others in accomplishing work objectives on schedule.
  • Proven and effective communications skills, interpersonal skills and customer focus are a must.
  • Maintain a focus on quality in all aspects of the engineering process.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), Computer Science Engineering or equivalent discipline and a minimum of 9+ years of prior relevant experience, or Graduate degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior relevant experience in system development process (requirements > production > support)
  • Knowledge of the NOAA ground system architecture, current missions and NOAA OSPO management staff through previous direct assignment.
  • PMP Certification a plus
  • Familiarity with the migration of systems to the cloud best practices
  • Ability to obtain a US Government Public Trust Clearance is required.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Ability to obtain a US Government Public Trust Clearance.
  • Possess good leadership, collaboration, and business execution skills.
  • Familiarity with the NOAA ground system architecture, missions and NOAA OSPO management staff through previous direct assignment.
  • Experience with DOORS or equivalent requirements management tool.
  • Ability to lead others in accomplishing work objectives on schedule.
  • Proven and effective communications skills, interpersonal skills and customer focus.
  • Possess good leadership, collaboration, and business execution skills.
  • PMP Certification a plus.

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.

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