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Sr. Manager, Engineering Management: Electronic Design

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Sr. Manager, Engineering Management: Electronic Design

Job ID SAS20191410-34044-4


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 $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries. at

Job Title: Sr. Manager, Engineering Management: Electronic Design

Job Code: SAS20191410-34044

Job Location: Any of the following:Fort Wayne, IN – Rochester NY – San Diego, CA

Job Description:

The Electronic Design Engineering Manager is responsible for leading approximately 100 electrical design engineers with locations in six different cities. The ideal candidate will be an experienced functional manager, have a strong design background, and a proven history of cross site / cross functional project management.

The Electronic Design Department is responsible for:

+ Integrated Project Team Leadership

+ Sub-System Design of Electronics

+ Test System Design

+ Cable Design

+ Technical Support to Integration & Test Teams

Key responsibilities include:

+ Establishment & tracking of department metrics

+ Continuous improvement of engineering processes

+ Harmonizing engineering processes across organization

+ Building strong relationships with other engineering managers and program leadership

+ Effectively communicate and champion enterprise directives

+ Accountable for performance of Electronic Design Engineering department

+ Drive engineering productivity performance improvements including establishment and measurement of performance metrics

+ Implement root cause corrective action for design escapes

+ Maintain appropriate level of qualified staff by working with recruiting, developing training plans, talent development, employee engagement, and employee retention

+ Set objective performance goals for self and team

+ Effectively review and deliver team performance reviews

+ Proactively collaborate with other Engineering Managers to support business demands

+ Develop collaborative relationship with program leadership team

+ Hold weekly one on one meetings with direct staff to build relationships and provide feedback and coaching

+ Perform risk assessments on programs

+ Support pursuits and proposals including review/approval of technical proposals and Basis of Estimates as needed

+ Provide technical evaluation and oversight of program execution

+ Lead technical issue resolution teams when required

+ Lead and participate on Technical Independent Review Teams

+ Manage department budgets and identify required department training

+ 15% to 25% travel will be required to effectively manage department located in 6 different cities across the US.


+ Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related field and 12+ years of relevant experience, OR, 10+ years relevant experience with a Master’s degree

+ Electronics Design Experience

+ Functional Management Experience

+ Project Management Experience (Technical, Cost, & Schedule)

Preferred Additional Skills:

+ Active TS/SCI clearance

+ Experience working with Space Borne, Aerospace, or Military Electronic Systems

+ Advanced degree in Electrical Engineering

+ Demonstrated ability to deliver and sustain measurable results

+ Proactively seek feedback and desire to continually improve

+ Exemplary planning and time management skills

+ Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrable collaboration

+ Ability to articulate key message summaries to business executives

+ Able to self-start and solve problems quickly

+ Good organizational skills

+ High expectations for sustained excellence for self and team members

+ Ability to learn new skills, meet deadlines, embrace new technologies, and follow process

+ High energy and proactive ability to manage in a dynamic environment

+ Excellent communication, written and verbal skills

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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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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