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Sr Project Engineering Specialist

Goleta, CA 93117

L3Harris is seeking a Sr Project Engineer Specialist to develop and realize undersea acoustic system solutions for high-level customer needs. These systems involve deep ocean installations containing high channel count sensors, distributed power systems, and optical networks.  The ideal candidate will have a background in maritime systems, though any candidate with systems engineering experience and a strong technical background may apply. 

Position Summary:

Responsible for the day-to-day tactical duties for assigned programs. Oversees and coordinates the cost/schedule/technical aspects of ongoing engineering projects within the program guidelines set by the Program Manager and customer. Serves as single point-of-contact between engineering project management and planning, engineering project team, and line management. Reviews status of engineering projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses engineering project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring engineering project progress and for intervention and problem solving with engineering project managers, line managers, and customers. Provides the coordination between resource managers/supervisors and ensures all necessary reviews and approvals are received. May conduct performance/project analysis during phase-down to benefit future/other engineering projects, missions, and programs.  

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitate the overall operation and performance of a project team.
  • Provides coordination between resource managers/supervisors and Program Manager.
  • Provide technical leadership on issues related to subcontractors, suppliers and customers, supports management of the technical risks and opportunities to optimize program performance.
  • Ensure that all technical contractual obligations or project baseline requirements are fulfilled, reviews program documentation and other work products created by the program team.
  • Work with Program Manager and Lead Engineers to assure adherence to cost, schedule and quality requirements.
  • Provide timely status updates with milestones, issues with plan of resolution to management team
  • Contacts are primarily with Engineers, Program Managers, Operation Managers and acts as the primary technical contact for the customer.
  • Frequent use and application of technical standards, principles and techniques.
  • Prepare and monitor engineering project team schedules, plans and budgets, competent in understanding and reporting EV metrics.
  • Estimate resource needs for developmental programs.
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations to customers.
  • Conduct design reviews internally and with the customer
  • Coordinate preparation of work breakdown structures, task descriptions, basis of estimates and other resources required to perform cost estimating.
  • Support new business opportunities related to the product.
  • Adhere to Quality Systems Manual and applicable Standard Work Instructions.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Position Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 6 years of prior related experience or Graduate Degree with a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience
    • Requires mastery level knowledge within a specific technical area or multiple job areas typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
    • Viewed as an expert and/or resource within the field by peers in and outside the organization.
    • Multi-Disciplined Team Lead Experience
    • Must have prior experience being a Technical Lead on a developmental program
    • Successful candidates must meet eligibility requirements to access US classified information

      Certificates and Licenses:

      • Active DoD Security Clearance required


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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