L3 Technologies IT Director, Business Relationship Executive in Woburn, Massachusetts

IT Director, Business Relationship Executive


We are a company of innovators, game changers, and entrepreneurs. As a prime contractor, we provide a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military and commercial platforms across the globe. We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for military and commercial customers. Electronic Systems Segment (ESS) is one of four L3 business segments, and provides a broad range of aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training. We are searching for an IT Director, Business Relationship Executive to elevate IT to a strategic partner.

In this role, you will report directly to the Segment VP, Information Technology and works closely with the senior segment leadership team, Sector Presidents, and IT functions.

Delivering Results and Demonstrating Success:

  • Act as the principal technology advisor to the Security and Detection Systems Sector and a champion for identifying, leading and driving information technology transformation.

  • Develop deep knowledge of the Security and Detection Systems Sector and build both horizontal and vertical relationships with business and IT leaders that deliver business impact.

  • Ensure that Security and Detection Systems Sector’s strategy and key performance indicators are identified and leveraged for effective IT demand shaping

  • Coach business functional areas leaders and enable them to articulate the technology needs and requirements in their function that will advance business performance.

  • Partner with business and IT leaders to evaluate proposals, build business cases, and plan new joint initiatives, and determine how they fit into business capability roadmaps and priorities.

  • Collaborate with enterprise architects and business analysts to develop technology enablement roadmaps and to ensure that essential business requirements are understood, captured, and reflected in solution documentation.

  • Innovate with business unit or function leaders on pre-project ideation.

  • Partner with business transformation or change management teams to ensure that the business unit or function has the capacity and capabilities to implement changes required by new technology solutions.

  • Ensure that project/program managers and IT staff assigned to projects are knowledgeable about the business unit or function, business partner(s), and their objectives.

  • Confirm delivery of new technology solutions and capabilities in accordance with the roadmap and ensure that they meet established objectives and expectations of business partners.

  • Share ownership of the business value results of technology related projects; measure and communicate business value results on a regular basis.

  • Bring outside-in or fresh perspectives into the organization by routinely meeting with end customers/consumers, industry peers, and other external sources.

  • Ensure continuous improvement in value optimization, IT performance, and business processes where applicable.

  • Proactively identify business capability and IT service gaps and contribute to improvement efforts.

  • Advocate for and advance business functional areas knowledge of IT processes, frameworks, roles, and capabilities.

Share our Values:

  • Integrity

  • Excellence

  • Accountability

  • Respect



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering, business, or a related field.

  • Master’s degree is preferred.

  • Certified Business Relationship Manager (CBRM®) certification is preferred.


  • 10 to 15 years of IT experience with a minimum of 5 years leading and managing teams and a broad range of exposure to various technical environments including but not limited to infrastructure and cloud services, ERP and application portfolio management, compliance requirements, project management, and risk management

  • A minimum of 5 years developing and executing strategic plans and/or project portfolios or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • At least 3 years of experience in strategic planning, alignment of strategic plans with corporate objectives, and working with a broad range of diverse and complicated business units.


  • Strong collaboration, teamwork and relationship building skills across multiple levels of leadership and functions in the organization.

  • Ability to listen, build rapport, and credibility as a strategic partner vertically within the business unit or function, as well as with leadership and functional teams.

  • A strategic thinker focused on business value results that utilize technical solutions.

  • Ability to set expectations with business functional areas leaders and effectively leverage governance for a positive end user experience.

  • Exceptional ability to lead change using positive and collaborative methods.

  • Skilled at conflict resolution and problem-solving to achieve win-win outcomes.

  • Strong communication skills in writing, speaking, and presenting.

  • Able to communicate technical or complex subject matter in business terms.

  • An outside-in focus: outstanding end-customer relationship skills.

  • Highly skilled at creating business requirements documents, use cases, user acceptance test plans, process flow and data flow diagrams.

  • Demonstrated acumen and passion for business and technology.

  • Highly self-motivated.

  • Ability to attract, develop and retain talent, and build strong teams.

Travel requirements

  • 25-50% travel required


L3 Technologies, Inc. is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Job Information Systems-Multiple Functions

Primary Location USA-Massachusetts-Woburn

US Security Clearance Required: Confidential

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Level: Manager

Job Posting: Jul 12, 2018, 8:42:52 PM

Req ID: 100061