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Compute Services Director

Job ID CHQ20220305-81659
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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: Remote
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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

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: Compute Services Director
Job ID: CHQ20220305-81659
Job Location: Remote Opportunity

Job Description:

As a functional leader, the Director of Compute Services will lead a team of managers and highly skilled individual contributors overseeing Cloud (AWS, Azure), Wintel, Unix/Linux and Virtualization services. This role will recommend and implement department strategies, direction and solutions to transform and align the Compute Services team with the greater Infrastructure strategy. The elements of strategy and leadership will cover people, process, technology, compliance and automation. This role is a highly collaborative role which will work across the Infrastructure team and other parts of IT.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all technology operations, and evaluate according to established goals and company vision.
  • Lead project identification/prioritization/tracking/execution Develop organizational-level goals, drive the technical and organizational service roadmap.
  • Provide strategic direction for technical assessment, prioritization, architecture, design and deployment of new products and services.
  • Employee Engagement, staff development, training, and mentoring.
  • Recruiting, developing, and retaining a high performing diverse workforce.
  • Manage the end-to-end services which enables team to leverage frameworks, tools, APIs, and visualizations to better understand the Vendor engagement to drive operational proficiency and infuse technology improvements into service roadmaps.
  • Collaborating with programs and engineers to develop solutions.
  • Expense and capital budgeting / management.
  • Drive continuous improvement by demonstrating an automation/optimization focus.
  • Help innovate and improve service delivery to help meet business objectives.
  • Ability to obtain a US security clearance.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 15 years of prior related experience or Graduate Degree with 13 years of prior related experience.
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience with UNIX, Wintel, Virtual, or Cloud operating systems in an enterprise environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior leadership experience.
  • Nutanix, KVM or RHEV, VMware Virtualization.
  • High Availability (HA) Cluster (RHEL, Veritas InfoScale).
  • Provisioning (Satellite/Foreman).
  • Automation (Puppet, Ansible).
  • UNIX Directory Services – Single sign-on technologies (LDAP, NIS, Centrify).
  • High Performance Computing – Grid Engine (Altair/Univa, Son of Grid).
  • Ability to coach, mentor and build relationships with external organizations.
  • Self-starter; problem solver; customer focus.
  • Ability to clearly and succinctly convey information and ideas, including executive communication and presentation skills.
  • Proactively seek feedback and initiative to continually improve.


In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role in Colorado is $127,500 - $236,500. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits including: health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

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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