Harris Corporation Lead, Program Manager in Rochester, New York

Lead, Program Manager 9/17/18Program ManagementUSA - NY - Rochester




Job ID: SIS20181709-27396


Lead, Program Manager

Job Code: SIS20181709-27396

Job Location: Rochester, NY

Job Description:

Harris Space and Intelligence Systems is looking for a Program Manager for the ISR Business Area. The Program Manager will be responsible for overall program management of Government contracts and is accountable for program execution, customer satisfaction, and financial performance. Overall responsibilities include:

  • Manage the cost, schedule and technical performance requirements of a program through all phases, inception to completion. Develop and manage programmatic and financial forecasts. Prepare proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budget and financial terms/conditions of contract.

  • Responsible for high-level relationship management, evolve as recognized thought leader/trusted partner.

  • Fully understand customer mission gaps, constraints and objectives. Map Harris capabilities to customer needs.

  • Effectively communicate the Harris value proposition from a technical and programmatic perspective.

  • Drive long-term business strategy.

  • Ensure all resources such as engineering, production and facilities are available to support the program. Engage and lead engineering team to develop white papers to identify new studies.

  • Direct the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience

  • Experience managing and leading space-based electronics programs

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred

  • Solid technical background with strong business acumen

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills

  • Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification

  • Experience planning, organizing, and directing work that provides best value solutions to the customer and Harris.

  • Ability to develop broad, cooperative relationships with numerous groups and individuals, even when having no direct authority over them

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 classifi ed 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.

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ExpertiseProgram Management

LocationUSA - NY - Rochester