Program Manager 5

L3 Communications   •  

Greenville, TX

Industry: Aerospace / Defense


8 - 10 years

Posted 392 days ago


L3 Mission Integration is looking for a Program Manager 5 to act as primary customer contact for RC-135 Aircraft Fleetwide Avionics program activities.

  • Directs all phases of programs for RC-135 Aircraft Fleetwide Avionics from design concept thru fleetwide implementation, including aircraft Group A Kit engineering, procurement, fabrication and installation, Group B/Equipment development and integration, and fleetwide completion.
  • Coordinates with the various Platform Program Managers on all fleetwide changes, and works with Project Engineering to maintain a matrix of Avionics Kits & Equipment which will be available for Customer and Senior Management review.
  • The candidate will be responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of programs or subsystems of major programs.
  • Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract, and participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes.
  • In concert with Project Engineering, establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration, test and certification, as required.
  • Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
  • Coordinates the work of the Functional Groups with Project Engineering and Functional Group Managers assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.
  • Leads program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in business or a technical field and at least nine (9) years of relevant experience.  An MBA with Program Management experience is preferred.  

  • Experience in Avionics development and design is desired as is familiarity with USAF technical publications processes. 
  • A working knowledge of aircraft flight deck and aircraft operating experience is desired. 
  • A working knowledge of Group A and B design, procurement and production, aircraft modification and system integration is also desired.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be proficient with Microsoft Office products.
  • Familiarity with SAP is also desired.

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