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L3Harris Manager, Space Systems Engineering (Wilmington, MA) in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Job Title: Manager, Space Systems Engineering

Job Code: 12205

Job Location : Wilmington, MA

Job Description : The L3Harris systems engineering department is seeking a site manager for an engineering team that designs and develops small space-based optical telescopes at its Wilmington, MA location. The successful candidate will perform day-to-day management of a small group of systems engineers, with the primary responsibility of ensuring that each employee has suitable work assignments and opportunities for growth and advancement. Management duties include workforce planning, developing and managing job requisitions, and hiring. Technical responsibilities will include contributions to one or more programs and proposal development.

Essential Functions:

  • Experience in empowering employees, leading and motivating teams, and fostering collaboration

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Perform technical analysis, manage specifications, and generate design review and technical documents.

  • Support product test and design verification, requirements sell-off, and end item data package generation efforts.

  • Experience supporting large space programs across the full system lifecycle

  • Obtain a DOD security clearance

    Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years prior related experience. Graduate Degree with a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 13 years of prior related experience.

  • 5 years engineering management experience.

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Physics, or other related scientific discipline.

  • Holds an active Secret or Top Secret/SCI clearance.

  • Relevant experience with the design, manufacture, integration, test and sell-off of space-based EO/IR subsystems.

  • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.

  • Ability to lead program milestone reviews (SRR, SDR, PDR, CDR, FCA/PCA, PSR).

  • Ability to collaborate across all levels of leadership.

  • Work collaboratively with others and complete assignments with a team-oriented approach.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills – taking complex concepts and sharing with others.

  • Experience with project management aspects of technology development programs.

  • Experience with estimating and managing costs, & creating and managing schedules.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.