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
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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LocationUSA - VA - Herndon