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Software Engineering Manager (Secret) ***$20,000 sign on bonus***

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Job ID IMS20222507-87382
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On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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What makes a successful Engineer at L3Harris?
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  • Innovative
  • Technical
  • Influential
  • Critical Thinker
  • Analytical
  • Detail Oriented


I love my job because every day there’s a new problem to tackle, a new skill to learn and an awesome team that has my back.

Heather S., Engineer

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.


Job Title: Software Engineering Manager

Job Code: IMS20222507-87382

Job Location: Tulsa, OK (Aeromet)-relocation can be provided

Job Schedule: 9/80 with every other Friday off

Candidates with ACTIVE DoD secret clearances will receive the following sign on bonus

Secret Clearance-$20,000

Job Description:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the software engineering department.
  • Will establish policy, procedure, and metrics for measuring team performance.
  • Responsible for working with the site chief engineer and program management to ensure that all programs are staffed.
  • Responsible for ensuring that processes are compliant with CMMI and AS9100 requirements.
  • Responsible for modeling engineering discipline and execution.
  • Responsible for developing internship program and ensuring that there is a pipeline of talent for the software team.
  • Will set the overall tone for the department.
  • Responsible for training within the department to ensure both program execution and employee career development needs are met.

Essential Functions:

  • Execute the day-to-day operation of the software engineering department
  • Recruit team members to the department
  • Review processes procedures and practices against metrics to ensure that the department is operating efficiently and in a cost-effective method.
  • Work with product owners and program management to ensure that technical goals are being met.
  • Work with local universities and educational facilities to develop effective recruiting methods.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field (Engineering, Physics, Technical Leadership) and minimum 12 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Must be familiar with AS9100 and CMMI and how those standards are effectively implemented as part of software engineering
  • Experience with software licensing and license models.
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Active DoD security clearance is desired
  • Knowledge and experience in the Aerospace/Defense sector.
  • Knowledge of Department of Defense (DoD) contracting and risk reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of DevOps approaches
  • Knowledge of modern software development practices.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently as a member of a multi-disciplined integrated product team.
  • Must be responsible and accountable to yourself.

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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