Senior Program Manager

in Torrance, CA

Senior Program Manager Job

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    Division - Electron Technologies-21000006

  • Job Category

    Cross Functional

  • Job Location

    Torrance, CA, US

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  • Shift

    Day - 1st

  • Travel

    Yes, 10 % of the Time

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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customer's mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

About L3Harris Technologies

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries.

L3Harris currently has an opening for a Sr. Program Manager at our Torrance, California location.In this position, you will lead matrixed, multidisciplinary teams in the development and production of satellite

traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs) for commercial and DoD customers.Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Assume responsibility for program profit, schedule and technical performance

  • Utilize Earned Value Management (EVM) to status programs

  • Provide risk and opportunity management for assigned programs

  • Coordinate with business management and functional management to ensure that workload, staffing plans, work processes, and procedures are aligned

  • Manage programs through all phases, from proposal preparation and submission, contract negotiation, baseline, PDR, CDE, MRR, TRR, qualification, validation, production and delivery

  • Prepare and deliver detailed program review packages to senior management and customers

  • Manage program pricing process and accurately forecast bookings

  • Participate in new business proposals, project projections, and analysis of requirements

Job Qualifications


A bachelor's degree in a technical or scientific field (preferably engineering or physics) is necessary, with a related masters' degree or MBA a plus Minimum of 12 years of relevant engineering or technical experience; previous technical program management experience or demonstrated knowledge of high-reliability space hardware requirements and RF component design, production and test is preferred. Experience with earned value, cost, and schedule management is necessary Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project) Strong leadership skills with the ability to successfully direct, motivate, and influence a team using a combination of technical knowledge, teamwork and people management skills. Ability to successfully manage a wide range and high volume of activity Exceptional communication skills with the ability to succinctly address complex issues and action plans with program team, peers, and senior management. Program management certification or equivalent preferred Security clearance is required.

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.

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