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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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Success Profile

What makes a successful Engineer at L3Harris?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • 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.



Future Opportunities Talent Community

We are always looking to build our Program Management teams – but we also understand that timing is everything.

You may not be ready to make a move, but you’re open to exploring your options. We may not have that perfect role for you right now, but we probably will at some point.

We’re planning on growing steadily over the next several years – so whether you’re looking now or later – we’ll have a great career for you to consider.

Joining our Talent Community means we’ll stay in touch, keep you informed on what we’re doing, what’s happening in our industry, and connect from time to time with upcoming positions we think you’ll be interested in hearing about.

If you’re interested in exploring a truly rewarding career with us, join our Program Management Talent Community by simply applying to this post.

We’ll have something for you to consider for the future. We’re ready when you’re ready – Step. Forward.

Expertise We Look For

Admittedly, expectations on this team are high – for a reason. The complex, highly specialized programs that our government and military customers entrust to L3Harris demand it.

There are varying degrees of subject matter expertise associated with Program Management – whether it’s Program Scheduling all the way to a Principal Program Manager.

Generally speaking, Program Managers have the authority of a GM for program decisions and are empowered to ensure program requirements are met within schedule, budget, quality, and performance expectations. They are also responsible for proposal support, project planning and execution, including customer interface, status reporting, stakeholder management, supervision of technical and administrative support staff, oversight of subcontracts, and internal management reporting.

If you have a minimum of 5 years of experience in some of following key areas, we would like to invite you to join our Program Management Talent Community for immediate and future opportunities

  • Earned Value Analysis and Management
  • Communication and Reporting, Program Reviews
  • Contractual technical and performance specifications.
  • Program plans, win strategies, capture plans and proposal plans including the preparation of work breakdown structures, budgets, network plans, risk and cost reduction plans.
  • Monitoring program progress, exercising control of schedules, reporting and the preparation of reports and contractual data.
  • Cost, schedule, performance management or technical data
  • Contract negotiations, applying a breadth of contract management knowledge and requirements management expertise.
  • Program Risk Management

Skills and Competencies We Look For

We look for a variety of experiences and skills for our team. If you are able to identify the following within your own inventory of skills and experiences, we would be thrilled if you joined others like you in our talent community.

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 5 years of recent and relevant planning experience in a DoD environment or 2 years minimum related experience with Master’s degree.
  • And MBA, PMP or P.Eng certification is always highly desirable
  • Prior experience in engineering and operations/manufacturing environment.
  • Effectively working with IPTs
  • Military contractor / Defense industry background is also highly desirable
  • Integrated Product and Process Development (IPPD), and Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR)
  • A thorough understanding of EVMS principles including EVMS Standard (EIA 748-D)
  • The ability to interface and influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Managing large scale system integration programs in either the Airborne, Maritime, Land or Space domains
  • Experience with military programs across all branches

What We Can Offer You

Its fascinating work that is complex and challenging. But you’re rewarded with true work/life balance and multiple opportunities to explore other areas of the company, all across the country.

There is a significant amount of dimensionality to our work here - programs of varying size and complexity across all domains. Many are uniquely integrated with several other areas of L3Harris, exploiting the true collective strength of our company and its capability. Above all - you will experience agility across the board. We are over 50,000 - yet in many ways operate nimbly and collaboratively.

Your area of expertise is something we may need immediately, or later on down the road – but at some point in time, we’d definitely like a chance to get to know you a little better.

About L3Harris

In July 2019 – L3 Technologies and Harris Corporation merged to become L3Harris Technologies, becoming an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator that delivers unparalleled innovation to fast-forward mission-critical solutions across all air, land, sea, space and cyber domains.

Our customers perform on the world’s most challenging front lines, and they trust us to keep them prepared for what’s next. We combine speed, innovation and flawless execution to give people confidence and security in the world ahead. As we relentlessly pursue new ideas, we know that everything we bring to market must deliver, without fail, every time.

In a world of ever-accelerating change, threat environments move fast. We move forward faster.

Step. Forward.

Step.Forward and join our Program Management Talent Community, stay in touch with us to learn about what career Career at L3Harris is like and be the first to hear about your next great role.


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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