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L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.

Director of Ethics

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. - Salt Lake City, UT

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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.

The Director of Ethics will assist the President of the L3 Communication Systems-West division, Legal Counsel and other Division senior staff by leading and overseeing the Division’s Ethics organization in accordance with Corporate guidance and oversight.

Lead and execute the Division ethics program in accordance with L3's global Ethics and Business Conduct Program and in compliance with corporate policies and direction.  The Division Ethics Officer assures that an effective Ethics Program is established, deployed and maintained, fostering a “speak-up” culture where employees feel comfortable asking questions or raising concerns. The CSW Ethics Officer is vital to the success of the Ethics Program, assuring that it remains relevant, engaging and dynamic. The CSW Ethics Officer represents the Ethics Program at the Division level and coordinates closely with Segment and Corporate-level ethics organizations and personnel.

The Ethics Officer is required to perform thorough investigations and document work in accordance with corporate requirements and assure that investigation conclusions are based on objective, supportable evidence, that the investigations are properly documented, that employee concerns are addressed, and that appropriate corrective actions are formulated.  When directed to do so, the Ethics Officer will investigate concerns under the guidance of Legal Counsel. 

The Ethics Officer ensures that each CSW employee receives annual Ethics training in a live, supervisor-led format and obtains an annual acknowledgement of the Code of Ethics and Business Conduct from each employee of the Division.  The Ethics Officer develops and maintains a Corporate Compliance Training Plan for all Division employees, executes the plan and maintains auditable training records for each employee.

The Ethics Officer ensures that the Ethics Program is given wide visibility across the division through the display of required posters and other means.  He or she distributes new Corporate policies as well as updates to existing Corporate policies and interprets Corporate policy for employees with related questions. The Ethics Officer provides guidance to employees on questions concerning the Code of Ethics and Business Conduct and engages other Division, Segment and Corporate subject matter resources as necessary.

The CSW Ethics Officer coordinates a Division Ethics Steering Committee, which is chaired by the Division President and consists of appropriate senior Division leadership. These meetings are conducted per Corporate guidance and the Ethics Officer is required to lead the meetings and to maintain auditable minutes of the meetings. He or she provides support for the Division President’s Quarterly Certification of the Ethics Program, assures that an independent audit of the division’s ethics program is performed annually and supports program reviews conducted periodically by the Corporate Ethics staff.   The Ethics Officer will assure employee performance reviews include an evaluation of adherence to ethical values and completion of required training and is required to attend the annual Corporate Ethics Officer Conference. *LI-AB2','!*!

A Bachelor’s Degree is required and a Master’s Degree is desired with 7-10 years of applicable business experience in the Aerospace & Defense Industry.  Knowledge of compliance, government contracting, general employment law and manufacturing is desired.

Be eligible to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Secret security clearance.

Strong analytical and probative skills and the ability to prioritize multiple and at times competing matters are essential.  The ability to shift focus between disparate tasks and responsibilities is a must.

Excellent verbal communication skills are essential and needed to effectively manage workplace concerns, conduct employee interviews and investigations, engage with subject matter experts, manage issue resolution and clearly present complex issues in a concise and clear manner to senior division, segment and corporate personnel.

Well-developed written communication skills are required and necessary to objectively and accurately summarize and distill complex matters into clear, concise, factual and actionable reports and presentations that include the identification of appropriate corrective action and root cause.  Audiences for such written communication include senior division, segment and corporate personnel.

Emotional Intelligence and self-awareness are critical, including empathy, patience and effective listening skills to establish rapport with reporters of cases.  An ability to create and work in an atmosphere of trust and respect across organizational boundaries and at all levels of responsibility to achieve results is critical.


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.

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L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.


Director of Ethics L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. - Salt Lake City, UT, United States


Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Company Profile:
L-3 is a prime contractor in Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems, aircraft modernization and maintenance, and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. Our customers include the U.S. Department of Defense and its prime contractors, U.S. Government intelligence agencies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Justice, allied foreign governments, domestic and foreign commercial customers and select other U.S. federal, state and local government agencies.