Harris Corporation Advanced Technology Manager (IRAD) in Palm Bay, Florida

Advanced Technology Manager (IRAD) 7/30/18--SystemsUSA - FL - Palm Bay




Job ID: ES20183007-26231


Title: Advanced Technology Manager (IRAD)

Location: Palm Bay, Florida

Job ID: ES20183007-26231

Job Description:

Harris Corporation is seeking an Advanced Technology Manager for the Palm Bay, FL location. This is an opportunity to take on unique challenges, expand your skills and experience, and contribute to mission critical systems solutions that help protect war fighters for the U.S.A. and our allies. You will join a great team of talented professionals who take a collaborative approach and enjoy working together.

  • Lead and coordinate Electronic Systems university research program

  • Lead and coordinate Electronic Systems Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) / Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program

  • Drive cross-business unit technology & IRAD sharing opportunities

  • Coordinate semi-annual seedling technology ideas call selection process

  • Coordinate semi-annual identification and refresh of segment technology focus areas for ideas call

  • Manage seedling execution and lead project transition to business units

  • Manage seedling, university, & strategic IRAD projects execution and budget

  • Complete annual technology disruptors analysis and encourage linkage to seedling, university, and strategic IRAD projects

  • Assist in development of technology roadmaps

  • Research and assess industry external innovation and technology trends

  • Lead internal Technology initiatives such as the Technology Expo


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, Software or Systems Engineering (or similar technical discipline)

  • 9+ years of related experience (or 7+ years with a Master’s degree)

  • 3+ years of project engineering / project management experience

Preferred/Additional Skills :

  • Experience with Government contracting, proposal writing, and the business acquisition process

  • Able to ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

  • Experience developing CONOPS and Use Cases

  • Able to manage risk and opportunity with internal and external customers and work with technical team to identify, mitigate and close program/project risks

  • A passion for technology and for driving innovation

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in a technical environment; Able to interact, anticipate and respond quickly to stakeholders; Able to quickly network across multiple business units and geographical locations

  • Work multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and adapt quickly to changing situations

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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LocationUSA - FL - Palm Bay