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Trade Compliance Specialist

Remote (United States)

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.


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 space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


L3Harris is currently seeking a Specialist, Trade Compliance for our Communication Systems Segment. This role will be responsible for conducting Export Controlled Information review and jurisdiction classification duties across the CS segment. Specifically, this role will:

  • Conduct ITAR and EAR export jurisdiction and classification reviews of hardware, software and technical data
  • Provide export classifications to support licensing and agreement applications
  • Conduct custom classifications (HTS and Schedule B)
  • Perform review and provides approval of technical data transfers to international third parties
  • Perform review and provides approval for L3Harris information placed in the public domain
  • Implement trade compliance policies in accordance with U.S. Export Regulations.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of Trade Compliance audits
  • Develop and deploy training
  • Complete annual SME training
  • Identify and recommend process improvements
  • Report to the Manager, Technical Trade Compliance in the Communications Systems Segment of L3Harris
  • Determine and document export and customs classifications
  • Ensure compliance with ITAR, EAR, and Customs regulations including providing compliance guidance to both internal and external customers.
  • Efficiently and effectively manages workload to include competing priorities and deadlines, ensuring on-time completion of activities.
  • Uses thorough understanding and knowledge of the ITAR and EAR regulations in everyday job duties
  • Perform duties with minimum supervision, and participate in cross-functional projects as needed


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience OR Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience OR In lieu of a degree, minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.
  • 4+ years of experience and working knowledge of ITAR, EAR, and Customs regulations with specific experience in ITAR/EAR jurisdiction and classification analysis.


Preferred Skills:

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent technical experience
  • Familiarity with LO/CLO and Anti-Tamper requirements
  • EAR CAT 5 Part 2 working knowledge
  • Experience with OCR EASE
  • Experience with Agile PDM
  • Experience with software defined radio
  • U.S. Security clearance is preferred but not required


In compliance with pay transparency requirements, the salary range for this role is $57,500-$106,500. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits, including health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.


Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security 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 L3Harris Technologies 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.


L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris 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, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.


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