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Location Mason, Ohio

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Description: Job Title: Director of Engineering, Electro-Optical Job Code: IMS20232710-107613 Job Location: Mason, Ohio (onsite) Schedule: 9/80 L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers' mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do. About L3Harris Technologies: L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers' mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries. Job Description: The Director, Chief Engineer is responsible for delivering the technical, cost and schedule performance for all engineering content within the Space & Sensors Division, focusing on electro-optical infrared systems, focal plane arrays, space communications and space launch vehicle avionics equipment. S/he provides strategic technical leadership, establishing and directing all aspects of the division engineering policies, objectives and initiatives based on long-term product and profitability goals. S/he is responsible for supplying and maintaining adequate resources for all engineering functions in the pursuit of the division's strategic goals and operational plans. The Director, Chief Engineer is also responsible for the overall organizational health of the engineering workforce and for the recruitment, retention, and development of top talent. The Director of Engineering's primary responsibility is to lead a cross-functional engineering team to cultivate innovative product solutions, advance critical technology enablers, and execute product development projects that serve the markets of the Electro Optic Sector. The Director of Engineering is responsible for ensuring technical, cost and schedule execution of the Engineering content of programs. The position requires flexibility to manage multiple customer requirements (cost, schedule, technical capabilities), while using analytical and strategic skills to guide the engineering team to successful program deliveries of customer needs. A key part of this role is to work collaboratively across organizational boundaries and ensure programs are smoothly transitioned to production and deployment phases. The Chief Engineering must be able to interact with Sector peers, Segment and Corporate technical leaders and diverse customers. The successful candidate is an experienced technical and business professional who is able to focus simultaneously on near- and long-term objectives. Essential Functions: * Build, lead and manage a ~350 per cross-functional engineering organization, dedicated to the ongoing advancement of the Engineering team and division product roadmaps. Staff currently reside in two geographic locations (Mason, Ohio and Plano, Texas). * Technical, cost and schedule accountability for technical project execution, inclusive or programs, pursuits, and Internal Research and Development (IRAD). * Management of engineering staffing demand, allocation of resources and posting of requisitions to successfully support the division. * Work with the Engineering Leadership Team to conduct ongoing skills assessment and proactively address identified skills gaps. Lead and mentor the engineering leadership team to continue to develop strong technical leaders. * Planning and execution of product development, from product definition through production transition, across all markets to meet division goals and objectives. * Manage Internal Research and Development (IRAD) portfolio and develop and maintain product technology roadmap * Manage Engineering organization budgets. * Champion the New Product Introduction (NPI) process. * Decision maker for high level / high impact engineering technical issues. * Working in conjunction with the Sector leadership, co-develop the organization's growth and product strategy. * Develop and support a culture of continuous improvement and best practices within the Engineering organization. * Inspire employee motivation, performance, and commitment. Oversees staffing plans and review work plans and schedules for each phase of a project in accordance with time limitations and funding. * Represent engineering organization with major customers, stakeholders, and leadership. Qualifications: * A Bachelor's degree in Engineering; A Master's degree in Engineering or a Master's of Business Administration is highly desired * 15 years of applicable experience in a product development role; DoD experience a must, with 10 years experience leading cross functional teams * 6 years experience leading large engineering organizations that are geographically diverse * Ability to obtain / retain an active DoD Secret Security Clearance, which requires US citizenship * Relevant domain knowledge in Electro-Optical Infrared (EOIR) and/or Space System design, development, integration, production, and sustainment Travel Requirements * Position requires occasional travel between sites and to customers & suppliers (