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Scientist, Project Engineering-FMV Chief Engineer

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Job ID 9688
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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 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: Manager Project Engineering-FMV Chief Engineer

Job Code: 9688

Job Location: Tulsa, OK (Aeromet) some hybrid work may be allowed

Schedule: 9/80 with every other Friday off

Job Description:

Primary job duty is to lead the continued development and support of the FMV program from both a technical perspective and a project / program role. The Chief engineer will be responsible for the technical direction of the program and interact with the customer to ensure that current solutions meet expectations and to develop new solutions and products for the customer ahead of their need. In addition, the Chief engineer will support the program management staff with EAC and VAC analysis and have responsibility for ensuring that engineering products are on time, on schedule and on cost.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop current and future requirements for an FMV sensor system
  • Be the primary technical contact with the customer, and internal development
  • Provide overal technical direction and final technical decisisons on the program
  • Trouble shoot and resolve problems that arise in the field
  • Develop 1,3,5 year technical road map for the program
  • Work with program management for overall program success
  • Take responsibility for cost and schedule of technical work.
  • Understand programatic finacial functions and how engineering technical work impacts those functions and out comes.
  • Develop staffing demands and work with functionals to ensure program is fully staffed.
  • Build relationship with customer, program team, and industry partners.
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD Security clearance


  • Must be able to use MS Office tools in a Sharepoint / Teams environment.
  • Systems Engineering Experience for requirements management, testing, integrationg and verification
  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 12 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 10 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 16 years of prior related experience.
  • BS Aerospace, Physics, Optics, Systems, Software, Physics, EE,ME or related technical field. MS or higher degree desired.
  • Able to read and understand technical specifications, drawings, documents, schematics, etc.
  • Able to work with SME’s in software development, optical engineering, platform integration, etc.
  • Must know fundamentals of EV.
  • Must be a US Citizen

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Certificate or Masters in systems engineering in addition to base technical degree
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, certificate or training in leadership
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence


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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