Managing Engineer

Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Lead

Employees at L3 Communication Systems-West create solutions that save lives. Join our team and serve those who serve us.

Who is L3 Communication Systems-West (L3 CSW)?

With over 3400 employees, we are one of Utah’s top employers. Our smart devices send mission-critical data into armed conflicts to help our troops stay safe by staying in touch with key information. We’ve taken large communications systems—ground based, mobile, satellite, surveillance and reconnaissance—and developed new ways to make them smaller and more capable.

Why should you work at L3 CSW?

Not only can you make life-saving differences for our troops, but at L3 CSW, you can have a flexible work schedule, buy up to 80 hours of additional vacation, access our on-site health clinic, work out in our on-site fitness center, eat in our on-site cafes with healthy food discounts, ride our shuttles or bicycles around our campus, take advantage of our tuition reimbursement, access L3 Perks, and so much more!

Who works at L3 CSW?

We are committed to diversity in every aspect of our business. Our inclusive culture welcomes all employees and values their unique contributions to our success. For L3 CSW, diversity enhances our business.

Are you ready to be L3 CSW?

Join us as we keep our nation and troops safe by providing life-saving solutions for use on sea, land, air, and space.

Managing Engineer

L-3 CSW is looking for experienced Managing Engineers for our Systems Engineering organization. This position will manage a team of 10-15 senior-level Systems Engineers that provide technical leadership for our Predator, Reaper and ground SATCOM terminal Programs portfolio. In addition, these positions will require frequent work as a Project or Systems Engineer on specific Production, Sustainment or Development contracts.

The System Engineer is responsible for the life-cycle support of data link (line-of-sight wideband, narrowband, and/or SATCOM) systems from conceptual development through product phase-out. This includes proposal support, requirements analysis/management, task planning (using EVMS, IMS, MPM, and Management Plans/SEMPs), technical project management assistance (including reviews, reporting, and other documentation), design synthesis (in a multi-functional engineering environment), technical documentation (including generating statements of work and specifications), design oversight, build support, test support, repair support, subcontractor control, risk management, and in-house technical support during the operational life-cycle of the system.

  • BS in Engineering or similar technical degree.
  • 2+ years of prior or current management / project leadership role experience as well as 5+ years of related Engineering experience.
  • Advanced degree in Engineering or Business Administration is preferred.
  • Experience in DoD system development processes, documentation, and sustainment.
  • Understanding of DoD acquisition practices and business development environment.
  • Experience with management of multi-functional technical teams through requirements management, CMMI (Level 3 and above) engineering processes, risk management, and project planning.
  • Experience utilizing Earned Value (EVMS) methods to manage the cost and schedule performance of technical projects.
  • Strong understanding of requirements management and validation processes using tools like DOORS
  • Experience providing engineering support for production programs, and implementing manufacturing process and yield improvements.
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, motivate, and retain first-class engineering talent.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral are required.

Experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.

This position may be filled at a higher grade based on the successful applicant's skills, education and experience.

Due to the nature of our work qualified candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance-abuse testing and background checks.


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