Harris Corporation Associate, Project Management (New Grad) in Herndon, Virginia

Associate, Project Management (New Grad) 12/19/18--Project ManagementUSA - VA - Herndon




Job ID: ES20181912-29348


Job Title: Associate, Project Management Location: Herndon, VA Job ID: ES20181912-29348

Job Description:

The Harris Surveillance and Automation Solutions (S&AS) Group is a recognized, vibrant, and growing organization providing unsurpassed engineering, management, operations, implementation, and information solutions for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and commercial Air Traffic Control services providers. Harris is looking for a New College Graduate to fill our Associate Project Management role which will support a variety of programs within the S&AS Business area, such as Aireon, UAS, E-Loran, and ADS-B, which is one of the most critical FAA programs within the Harris portfolio.

This is an exciting opportunity within a business savvy organization with tremendous individual growth potential. The successful candidate will combine a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and strong organizational skills, with Harris provided tools and training to be successful. As the S&AS Business Area portfolio continues to grow, the position will be responsible for overseeing and managing the operational aspects of various designated projects and tasks throughout the different programs, as well as perform additional duties that may be assigned to support the team.

Detailed responsibilities are as follows:

  • Coordinate with multiple levels of staff (PMs and Engineers) to finalize project plan presentations

  • Coordinate with multiple levels of staff (PMs and Engineers) to establish timelines, deadlines, coordinate, and schedule meetings.

  • Organize, track, and maintain project and program documentation

  • Participate in project/program meetings as requested

  • Assist in the preparation of materials to support program meetings

  • Assist with processing staff expense reports and adjudicate issues

  • Assist with special projects and tasks from functional areas that support the S&AS Business Area


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 0 to 2 years of prior related experience.

  • GPA of 3.0 or greater required.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience working with Microsoft, Word, Excel, Access, Visio and Power Point

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, involving complex and varying problems

  • Willingness to grow and learn in a fast-paced environmen

  • The successful candidate must possess effective time management skills

  • The successful candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • The successful candidate must possess a high-level of confidence and be a self-starter

  • Ability to take on more responsibility over a period of time

  • Ability to learn new tools and processes as related to technology and software

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 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.

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Expertise--Project Management

LocationUSA - VA - Herndon