Harris Corporation Program Manager in North Amityville, New York

Program Manager 7/30/18Program ManagementUSA - NY - North Amityville




Job ID: ES20183007-26227


Program Manager- Amityville, NY

Job ID: ES20183007-26227

Job Description:

Harris Electronic Systems is looking for a Program Manager for the Electronic Systems/Avionics Business Area. The program manager will be accountable for program execution, customer satisfaction, and financial performance. This position will have a direct interface with customer, suppliers and stakeholder leadership. The role includes responsibility for guiding Harris’ employees in their work and influencing them to deliver their best and to act within the Harris corporate values. The key responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for high-level relationship management; acts as client liaison.

  • Responsible for client satisfaction, maintaining client communication, and the overall management of the client relationship.

  • Responsible for managing the cost, schedule and technical performance requirements of a program through all phases from inception to completion.

  • Directs the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budget and financial terms/conditions of contract.

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

  • Involved in defining program parameters or guiding internal research and development efforts in assigned field.

  • Works with enterprise lead, chief engineer, and customers to determine needs, requirements and new business opportunities.

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

  • Works to grow the client relationship by identifying new business opportunities.

  • Solves highly complex problems with significant business impact.

  • Interacts internally with management and customers on significant business matters.

  • Activities will also include the development and management of forecasts.

  • Participate in overall marketing strategies and business planning in support of Harris initiatives and strategic corporate business pursuits.

  • Lead and support planning for and involvement in applicable trade shows as required.


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in engineering and 4 years of defense related Program Management experience.

  • Active Secret clearance is a must.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Master’s degree in engineering and/or business management.

  • Experience Planning, organizing, and directing.

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

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

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

  • Understanding of the customer procurement processes and government funding approval.

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

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

  • Ability to communicate in a thorough, clear, and timely manner which supports information sharing and goal achievement.

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

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills.

This position requires the candidate to already possess an active SECRET clearance and to maintain the clearance.

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 - NY - North Amityville