Harris Corporation Program Management in Herndon, Virginia

Program Management 10/12/17Program ManagementUSA - VA - Herndon




Job ID: SIS20171210-21391


Program Manager

Job Code: SIS20171210-21391

Job Code: Job Description:

  • Overall responsibilities include working with the customer and leading the internal and subcontractor teams in capturing, executing, and growing Geospatial programs with emphasis on processing, analytics and mission services solutions:

  • Execute studies and development programs as small P&L.

  • High-level relationship management, evolve as recognized thought leader/trusted partner.

  • Fully understand customer mission gaps, constraints and objectives. Map Harris capabilities to customer needs.

  • Effectively communicate the Harris value proposition from a technical and programmatic perspective.

  • Drive long-term business strategy.

  • Strong technical skills in relation to software development and architecture.

  • Manage the cost, schedule and technical performance requirements of a program through all phases, inception to completion. Develop and manage programmatic and financial forecasts. Prepare proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budget and financial terms/conditions of contract.

  • Ensure all resources such as engineering, production and facilities are available to support the program. Engage and lead engineering team to develop white papers to identify new studies.

  • Direct the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.

  • Develop next generation talent through on-the-job mentoring.


  • 15+ years with a BS/BA, MA, MBA or equivalent

  • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

  • Solid technical background with strong business acumen

  • Previous experience with subcontractor management as a program manager

  • Experience planning, organizing, and directing

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills

  • Objective thinker, problem solver with ability to execute challenging tasks to completion

  • Able to provide/reinforce the credibility and commitment of Harris at appropriate levels in customer community

  • Ability to organize and coordinate customer visits participation in appropriate symposiums and trade shows

  • Ability to make effective decisions regarding the profitability and achievability of pursuits

  • Ability to work with other Program Managers, Business Development Managers, Financial Managers, Contract Managers, Product Lines, and Engineering functions

  • Develop broad, cooperative relationships with numerous groups and individuals, even when having no direct authority over them

Security Clearance:

Please be aware this position requires a current and active 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 Harris Corporation 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.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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ExpertiseProgram Management

LocationUSA - VA - Herndon