Manager, Systems Engineering, Missions Systems in Mirabel, Canada


Manager, Systems Engineering, Missions Systems


L3Harris MAS, headquartered in Mirabel (QC) , is a subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies, Inc.

As Manager, Avionics Systems you will:

  • Provide leadership and develop a group of engineers and technologists with expertise in avionics and electrical engineering;

  • Coordinate and assign your group’s resources to the various projects while taking into account the execution phases, the customer’s requirements and the skills of your team members, to meet the required quality, timelines and budgets established by the project engineering team.

More precisely, you will:

  • Report to the Senior Manager, Systems Engineering, and be a key player in establishing and achieving quality goals, continuous improvement and training for your sector;

  • Act as a leader in influencing your collaborators and colleagues, and contribute to the establishment of a new matrix organization that seeks to improve the process of efficiently assigning resources to different projects.

  • Be responsible for assessing the level of manpower and participating in the recruitment process;

  • Be a technical leader and mentor who will develop innovative work approaches that will increase the efficiency and mobility of resources.

  • Be asked to work in collaboration with the representatives of the various L3 MAS services, as well as the representatives of our military and commercial customers;

  • Ensure that your team works in accordance to industry best practices and L3 MAS and corporation organizational values.

Essential Functions:

Employees Leadership and Development:

  • Administrative management, i.e. leave / vacation, schedules / timesheets;

  • Performance Appraisal, progress and promotion process;

  • Planning career development opportunities for employees;

  • Organizing, supporting and getting involved in recognition activities with team;

  • Development and monitoring of training requirements, succession plans and coaching;

  • Disciplinary management (respect of policies, ethics).

Capacity management:

  • Review/approval of work estimates and schedules;

  • Active participation in demand/capacity analyses with Project and Program teams;

  • Responsibility for assigning resources to different projects;

  • Hiring and welcoming new employees in times of growth;

Management/optimization of skills and standardization of practices for own discipline:

  • Optimization and standardization of procedures and working methods to increase efficiency and mobility of resources and career development opportunities;

  • Proposal and development of engineering manuals;

  • Technological watch for your discipline; Participation in the alignment with the segment technology roadmap.

Quality management of deliverables:

  • Be the resource person in your field; overall reference for the discipline;

  • Ensure the performance of your team to meet the objectives of cost, quality and schedule;

  • Review and approve, as required, data, documents and analyses on various projects;

  • Respond to quality metrics, risks and Corrective Action Requests (CARs), and implementation of action plans.


  • Bachelor degree in aeronautical, avionics or equivalent engineering discipline;

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in aerospace avionics and electrical;

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in personnel supervision or as team leader;

  • Excellent knowledge of multiple varied Avionics Systems and understanding of how these systems integrate and interact to the overall aircraft;

  • Knowledge of aeronautics industry processes, standards for minimum operations and performance such as RTCA, EUROCONTROL and other;

  • Experience with Computer Assisted Design (ePlan P8, AutoCAD and CATIA V5/V6);

  • Familiarity with systems engineering best practices in aerospace such as SAE ARP4754a and ISO‑15288, or AS9100D quality standard will be considered a strong asset;

  • Knowledge of maintenance concepts, probabilistic analysis and reliability would be an asset;

  • Familiarity with the F/A-18 Hornet, CT-114 Tutor, CC-150 Polaris (Airbus 310), or the CP-140 Orion (P3) avionics systems would be an asset;

  • Bilingualism (French and English) is desirable.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Being attentive to your employees, recognizing their contribution and achievements;

  • Giving clear and precise instructions and setting motivating goals;

  • Showing managerial courage in giving honest feedback and addressing difficult situations;

  • Planning, organizing work and assigning tasks efficiently;

  • Developing and building talented teams through the development of your employees;

  • Being results oriented and seeking to take action to achieve the set objectives;

  • Being able to provide effective solutions to complex problems.

  • Participate in the establishment and maintenance of a continuous improvement culture.

Operational requirements:

  • Must be eligible for registration to the Controlled Goods Program ;

  • Must be eligible to obtaining and maintaining the government of Canada’s “Reliability” status and Level 2 (Secret) security clearance;

  • Location not accessible via public transportation, car required.

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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue, 48,000 employees and customers in more than 100 countries.

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.

At L3Harris MAS you will:

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the company and be recognized for your impact;

  • Enjoy a flexible work schedule allowing you to conciliate work-life balance;

  • Participate in gathering sports and social activities organized by the staff for the staff;

  • Have access to exclusive on-site services such as massotherapy, cafeteria with outdoor patio, fitness and language classes, seasonal tire change, annual vaccination clinic, charging stations for electric vehicles and more;

  • Benefit from a Comprehensive Employee Benefits Package, including a customizable group insurance plan that fits your needs and lifestyle, and a Group RRSP with contribution match-up.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, provincial or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



Primary Location CA-Quebec-Mirabel

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day – 1st

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Organization: Division L3 MAS

Req ID: 116987

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