Harris Corporation Lead Project Engineer Return to Work Program in Palm Bay, Florida

Lead Project Engineer Return to Work Program 10/18/18--Project ManagementUSA - FL - Palm Bay




Job ID: SIS20181909-27493


Lead Project Engineer Return to Work Program

Job Code: SIS20181909-27493

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Company Description:

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue.

Program Description:

At Harris, we see great potential in experienced individuals who have taken a career break and are now looking to return to their chosen profession. Harris’ Return to Work Program is designed to help ease your transition back into the workforce and relaunch your professional career. During this 12-week paid program, participants build on their past work experience and gain new skills through work aligned with their area of expertise in a supportive environment.

Selected experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive mentoring to guide their return to work experience. Upon successful completion of the program and based on performance, participants may receive an offer of full-time employment.

Program Qualifications:

  • Currently be on a career break of at least two years or more.

  • Have an interest in returning to work full-time.

  • Minimum 5 years professional work experience.

Job Description:

  • Develops, presents, and delivers comprehensive presentations to the project team, upper management, and customer personnel in a clear and concise manner.

  • Designs, modifies and evaluates a specific product or group of products from product definition and planning through production and release.

  • Serves as the central resource with design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing as the product(s) move to completion and distribution.

  • Plans and manages schedules and budgets.

  • Monitors the product/project from initiation through completion and/or customer acceptance.

  • Ensures completion of the product/project on schedule and within budget constraints.

  • Ensures that products/projects delivered meet customer requirements and specifications.

  • Develops, manages, and maintains all aspects of project-level risks, including mitigation, costing and planning.

  • Develops statements of work for subcontractors and ensures performance of those subcontractors.

  • Estimate resource and material needs for the project/product.

  • Develops, monitors, and statuses detailed MS Project schedules.

  • Uses Earned Value Management System (EVMS) reports to manage project performance.



  • BS Degree in Science or Engineering fields with 9+ years of experience or MS Degree in Science or Engineering fields with 7+ years of experience.

Experience in any of the following areas:

  • Experience working proposals.

  • Experience supporting government customers.

  • Experience with design for test and design for manufacturability techniques.

  • Experience with high reliability designs for harsh environments (radiation effects / space environments).

  • Experience in Root Cause Corrective Action process and techniques.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in a technical information environment.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. 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 the purpose of 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.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

Expertise--Project Management

LocationUSA - FL - Palm Bay