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Director Engineering Management FPGA Engineering

Company name
Harris Corporation.

Palm Bay, FL, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, Manager, Executive, Security Clearance

Posted on
Mar 07,2019

Valid Through
Jun 20,2019

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Harris Corporation

Director, Engineering Management (FPGA Engineering)


Palm Bay


Director, Engineering Management (FPGA Engineering) 3/4/19--Electrical, EngineeringUSA - FL - Palm Bay




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Job Title:

Director, Engineering Management (FPGA Engineering)

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Job Location:

Palm Bay, FL

Responsibilities include the functional management of an Electrical Engineering department focusing on FPGA design and implementation across the Electronics Segment.

The Electrical Engineering/FPGA Director is responsible for leading approximately 80 Electrical Engineers that support the Harris Electronics Segment. This includes supervision and leading of the Engineering organization including planning, development, and execution of all Engineering tasking on projects, pursuits, and programs related to FPGA design and implementation. The Director will also provide coaching and leadership development for a staff of Group Leaders.

Understand FPGA technologies, different FPGA devices, and design and development process

Knowledgeable in signal processing and has experience in FPGA-based signal processing design

Be accountable for FPGA performance across the Electronics Segment and own the design and development process (including tools and process flows) for FPGA designs. This will include FPGA-based signal processing

Drive engineering productivity performance, improvements, and measures, and implement enduring corrective actions for design escapes

Meet functional requirements of staffing, recruiting, training, talent development, engagement, retention, and overall management of FPGA design and analysis

Proactively collaborate with Engineering Managers from other disciplines and across Electrical Engineering to support business demands across the Electronics Segment

Meet functional organization Annual Operating Plan direct labor revenue targets

Hold weekly one on one meetings with direct staff to build relationships and provide feedback and coaching

Perform risk assessments on programs within the Electronics Segment

Support pursuits and proposals in the business, including review/approval of technical proposals and Basis of Estimates as needed.

Provide technical evaluation and oversight of program execution. Lead technical issue resolution when required. Participate and form Independent Review Teams to conduct technical review and oversight.

Lead department-level talent development, including technical and leadership succession planning, and implement knowledge transfer initiatives

Manage department budgets and identify department training required

This position reports to the Sr Director of Engineering Operations in Electronics Systems


Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related field and 15 years of relevant experience, OR Master's Degree and 12 years of relevant experience, OR equivalent

Minimum of 10 years’ experience with Signal Processing design/analysis and DSP design tools

Minimum of 10 years’ experience in FPGA architectures for DSP, FPGA timing closure, and design/analysis/simulation techniques

Minimum of 10 years’ experience in leading/managing Electrical Engineers or Engineering designs

Active Secret clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

Demonstrated ability to over-communicate and proactively implement strategic decisions

Exemplary planning and time management skills

Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrable collaboration

Ability to articulate key message summaries to business executives

Able to self-start and solve problems quickly

Good organizational skills, excellent problem solving skills, and a willingness to work with teams and individuals

Ability to learn new skills, meet deadlines, embrace new technologies, and follow process

High energy and proactive; ability to manage in a dynamic environment

Excellent communication, written and verbal skills

Advanced degree in Electrical Engineering is a plus

Demonstrated ability to deliver and sustain measurable results

Ability to coach, mentor and build relationships with external organizations

Self-starter; problem solver; customer focus

Ability to clearly and succinctly convey information and ideas, including strong executive communication and presentation skills

High expectations for sustained excellence for self and team members

Proactively seek feedback and initiative to continually improve

Active TS/SCI or TS-Equivalent preferred

Security Clearance:

Please be aware this position requires an active Secret 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.

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Expertise--Electrical, Engineering

LocationUSA - FL - Palm Bay

Company info

Harris Corporation.
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Company Profile
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and about 14,000 employees — including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured.The Government Communications Systems segment develops, produces, integrates, and supports advanced communications and information systems that solve the mission-critical challenges of civilian, intelligence, and defense government customers. The company is headquartered in Melbourne, Florida.

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