Harris Corporation Sr Spec, Program Management in Van Nuys, California

Sr Spec, Program Management 8/8/18Program ManagementUSA - CA - Van Nuys




Job ID: ES20180808-26548


Position: Program Management Specialist

Job ID: ES20180808-26548

Location: Van Nuys, CA

Harris Corporation is looking for a Program Management Specialist to support our Surveillance Solutions business unit. Surveillance Solutions provides enabling technologies for situational awareness in land, sea and air delivering identification, analysis and precision approach of platforms in the area of interest. Through active radar technologies and passive detection solutions, Surveillance Solutions allows for complete battlespace control.

Job Description:

  • 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 specification, operating budget and financial terms and 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 customers to determine needs, requirements and new business opportunities. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.

  • Oversees the program execution to ensure customer requirements are met, while maintaining/updating scope, schedule and costs. Gathers and interprets customer requirements and collaborates across the extended enterprise to identify and acquire relevant assets/resources. Identifies risks and creates opportunities to manage the operational or market risks for a project or program. Identifies opportunities to expand sales to existing customers or sell programs to new customers.

  • Use of advanced application of technical and business principles, theories, concepts and techniques to provide solutions to a variety of technical and business problems.

  • Travel as required by the customer


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business (or related field) and 6+ years of applicable experience, OR, Master’s degree in Business (or related field) and 4+ years of applicable experience

  • 6+ years of experience in Engineering, Project Management and/or Program Management in a DoD environment

  • 6+ years of experience developing proposals

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with integrated program scheduling

  • Familiar with Earned Value Management processes

  • PMP certification

  • Master’s Degree in applicable field

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.

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.

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.

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:

ExpertiseProgram Management

LocationUSA - CA - Van Nuys