Harris Corporation Program Manager (Avionics) in Malabar, Florida

Program Manager (Avionics) 7/25/18--Project ManagementUSA - FL - Malabar




Job ID: ES20182507-26134


Job Title: Program Manager (Avionics)

Job Location: Malabar, FL

Job ID: ES20182507-26134

Job Description:

The Avionics Business Unit within Harris is seeking a program manager focused on sustainment, repair, & retrofit efforts within the F-35 enterprise.


  • Leads internal program team and monitors all program activities to ensure compliance with product specifications, performance requirements, schedules (repair turnaround time, etc.), and cost commitments.

  • Manages programs through the integration of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) processes and procedures.

  • Serves as proposal capture manager including kickoff, PCR/pricing reviews, and cost volume submission for follow-on and new sustainment requirements.

  • Leads the negotiation of contracts and contract changes.

  • Identifies the existing or potential program risks and drives mitigation action, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.

  • Oversees the generation, quality, and timeliness of all written customer deliverables and reports.

  • Responsible for managing a collaborative work environment with multiple customers to achieve business objectives.

  • Ensures that all resources such as engineering, manpower, operations, and facilities are available to support the program.

  • Drives continuous process improvement of non-production / sustainment tasking.

  • Supports business unit management in the development of a long-term growth strategy for F-35 Enterprise sustainment programs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or logistics; with six or more years’ experience in managing avionics sustainment, repair, & retrofit programs.

  • Experience with contractual, financial, technical, and other cross functional areas to provide leadership over a wide breadth of program activities.

  • Experience with Performance Based Logistics (PBL) principles, experience leading and executing PBL based contracts

  • Experience leading proposals and with the business acquisition process in general within the defense industry

  • Working knowledge of EVMS

  • Experience with risk and change management

  • Experience in a direct customer facing role

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (MBA or Masters in a technical discipline)

  • Ability to develop creative business cases to create best value solutions for both Harris and customer stakeholders

  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams in successfully achieving defined goals and objectives within cost and schedule constraints.

  • Experience in the deployment of depot level repair and sustainment capabilities

  • Experience or training (DAU) in an aircraft logistics environment

  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills to present information to team members, management, and customers.

  • Self-motivated and accountable, possess strong initiative and ability to function in a dynamic environment

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Creative and objective thinker, problem solver with an ability to execute challenging tasks to completion

Security Clearance:

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance or the ability to obtain one. 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.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

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Expertise--Project Management

LocationUSA - FL - Malabar