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Project Engineer Lead

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:


Job Title: Project Engineer Lead

Job Code: IMS20222207-87328

Job Location: Goleta, CA (Santa Barbara county) / Hybrid

Job Description:

L3Harris has an opening in the project engineering organization within the Seabed Systems (SBS) site located in Santa Barbara, CA. This L3Harris site has been known as MariPro and has been in business since the early 1960s first as part of General Motors then SAIC, L3 and now part of L3Harris. SBS is a turnkey vertically integrated supplier of long life (20+ years) deep ocean, undersea cabled sensor and communication systems for the U.S. and foreign Navies, commercial, academic, and scientific customers.

This role is recognized as an internal expert and thought leader in area of expertise with broad experience across multiple job areas. Works under consultative direction against annual goals to manage large, complex project initiatives of strategic importance to the organization. Communicates within and outside of the organization to influence leadership to accept new practices, approaches, and concepts. Develops or champions new systems, concepts, or technologies. Recommends tactics and strategies that directly impact the achievement of overall business or functional results.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day tactical duties for assigned programs.
  • Oversees and coordinates the cost/schedule/technical aspects of ongoing engineering projects within the program guidelines set by the Program Manager and customer.
  • Serves as single point-of-contact between engineering project management and planning, engineering project team, and line management.
  • Reviews status of engineering projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.
  • Assesses engineering project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring engineering project progress and for intervention and problem solving with engineering project managers, line managers, and customers.
  • Provides the coordination between resource managers/supervisors and ensures all necessary reviews and approvals are received.
  • May conduct performance/project analyses during phase-down to benefit future/other engineering projects, missions, and programs.
  • Viewed as an expert and/or resource within the field by peers in and outside the organization.
  • 40% travel requirements.

    • Requires mastery level knowledge within a specific technical area, or multiple job areas typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
    • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 9 years of prior relevant experience.
    • Or, Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.
    • Must have an Active Secret Clearance.

Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, Santa Barbara , Project Engineer Lead, Engineering , Santa Barbara, California

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