Harris Corporation IT Project Manager in Melbourne, Florida

IT Project Manager 7/27/18--Project Management, ISUSA - FL - Melbourne




Job ID: CHQ20182707-26206


Job Title: IT Project Manager

Job ID: CHQ20182707-26206

Location: Melbourne, FL

Job Description:

The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and successfully deliver projects per IT PMO governance processes. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants to deliver projects per plan. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

Strategy & Planning

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.

  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.

  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.

  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.

  • Track project milestones and deliverables.

  • Develop and present status reports with input from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.

  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.

  • Conduct project post mortems and create a lessons’ learned report to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.

  • Follow PMO governance processes to include project request & approval, change management, risk management and reporting, and provide feedback/recommendations to improve/develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.

  • Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.

  • Where required, work/negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.

  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants if necessary during project cycle.

Operational Management

  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.

  • Develop full-scale project management plans and associated communications documents.

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel; manage and control successful delivery and completion.

  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.

  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.

  • Identify and manage risks through the risk management process.

  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.

  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline (Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, Management, etc.).

  • Certifications in: Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP).

  • 9 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of project management methodology, and project development and execution.

  • Experience managing large enterprise applications and global infrastructure projects utilizing both waterfall and Agile/Scrum methodologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Agile/Scrum Certification (Certified Scrum Master, etc.)

  • Lean Six Sigma experience; Green Belt, Black Belt certification

  • Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) tools

  • Experience in Financial planning, budgeting and reporting

  • Solid working knowledge of current Internet technologies.

  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management.

  • Technically competent with various software programs, such as MS SharePoint, Office Suite, and Project, and others such as Tableau and PPM tool desirable.Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.

  • Ability to influence and elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.

  • Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.

  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

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 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.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

ExpertiseIS, --Project Management

LocationUSA - FL - Melbourne