Exelis - The Power of Ingenuity

About Exelis Careers

Ingenuity is the hallmark of the business, products and people of Exelis. In this transformative era of geopolitics and technological change, speed and forward thinking are vital. With a smart workforce, agility and a record of delivering fast-fielding, affordable and advanced solutions, Exelis is the right company for the times and for the mission ahead. Become a part of the Power of Ingenuity, developing industry-leading technology across air, land, sea, space and cyber.

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Cecilia – Senior Systems Engineer
"Exelis is like an international community with people from all over the world. Here coworkers are respectful, hard working, smart, knowledgeable team players that provide a very professional work environment."

About Engineering: Exelis provides mission-critical, next generation solutions for the command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance market. At Exelis, we build advanced technologies that perform flawlessly whether they are far above the earth or in the middle of a ground-based firefight. Our product portfolio is closely aligned with the growing C4ISR market segment. We give customers the ability to do more in the areas of C4ISR. Our wide-ranging solutions require a technically diverse workforce across all areas of science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Bill – Advanced Information Systems
"I take pride in my work, particularly as ex-Army. I can relate to people at Exelis and our vision. Same basic core - high desires, integrity, high values, deep desire to accomplish whatever mission they have been given, and working well together to deliver exceptional results."

About Intel: Exelis provides mission-critical ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) engineering products, services and integrated solutions to a broad range of customers. We employ highly-specialized talent to provide our customers with innovative intelligence solutions in support of space-based intelligence, airborne electronic attacks, networked and satellite communications, counter-improvised explosive devices, airspace management, surveillance systems, airborne and shipboard radar, information operations, and acoustic sensors.

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Armen – Materials Manager
"Exelis is focused on its customer – the Warfighter. Everyone here is proud of what Exelis does makes a difference, because Exelis is supplying products that will save lives."

About Operations: At Exelis, the Operations Function is responsible for on-time delivery of mission-critical hardware, products and services to Exelis customers. Exelis is also committed to supporting the growth and profitability objectives of the corporation through continuous evaluation and optimization of its business processes and footprint utilization. Operations ensure that functional capabilities and competencies are aligned with the corporation’s strategic growth objectives.

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Bernard – Air Traffic Management
"What would a future employee need to know? I think if you’re set on hard-core engineering, large-scale programs of importance with a flexible and fun culture, Exelis is for you. The opportunities across the division and across the board are very easy to explore. There are multiple career paths at Exelis."

About Information Systems: Exelis develops information-enabled solutions for U.S. Government customers that rely on our expertise to securely access, integrate and share sensitive data. By delivering a global network that connects defense, civil and national agencies together into a collaborative, secure, service-oriented architecture, Exelis is able to help every customer connect to and discover information in real-time. Through collaboration and innovation, no problem is too tough for the Exelis technology staff to solve.

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Joe – Logistics Director
"I am particularly proud of the level of customer support Exelis provides to the end-of-user. We have systems that were fielded in the 1960s that we’re still supporting today. Exelis is truly the customers’ trusted partner for the long term."

About Manufacturing: Through advanced manufacturing capabilities, Exelis is able to develop extremely specialized components and hardware for our customers. The results are precision products of the highest quality and durability. Customers rely on the company’s industry-leading technology products every day. From Soldiers to scientists, our people and products are integral to supporting the Exelis mission.

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Meghan – Jr. Tax Accountant
"I love the atmosphere, camaraderie and support at Exelis. I feel I can progress here. I am pursing an advanced degree in Finance because Exelis supports continuing education by providing tuition assistance. My leadership team has been so supportive, even giving me tips on what classes to take. I can’t tell you how many people within Exelis have offered to help me."

About Business: Business Development, Contracts & Procurement, Finance, Legal, Human Resources, Information Technology, Communications and Security are critical business components that have a direct impact on the company’s program and performance. Exelis business professionals add value daily through driving strategy, streamlining processes, change management, skilled negotiations and utilizing their diverse backgrounds in their areas of expertise.

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What Keeps Exelis Employees Engaged in their Work?


Working at Exelis, you will join the ranks of 10,000 agile and innovative professionals serving customers around the globe. Exelis is proud to have earned accolades for our workforce and work environment:

  • Top Military-Friendly Employer (G.I. Jobs magazine)
  • Diversity Leader Award (Profiles in Diversity Journal)
  • Top 50 Employer (Minority Engineer magazine)
  • A Best Diversity Company (Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology magazine)
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At Exelis we understand great minds don’t think alike. Exelis demonstrates its commitment to optimizing diversity through the performance and contributions of our employees; it is also what differentiates Exelis in the marketplace. Exelis fuels the power of its ingenuity in part by how the corporation values individuality as well as how Exelis collaborates with its workforce, customers and partners. Exelis leverages diversity at the customer interface, in talent management and in capability building. This in turn accelerates delivering value to customers and increases employee productivity, innovation and engagement.

Transitioning Military

Exelis is a Top 100 Military-Friendly Employer (G.I. Jobs magazine). The company earned its high ranking out of nearly 2,500 competing companies based on strong military recruiting efforts, high percentage of new military hires, and proactive policies that fully support the Active Military, Veterans and Reservists. Veterans make up a very important part of the Exelis workforce. Military experience provides valuable leadership skills and an understanding of what military customers’ need and the environments in which Exelis operates. Military Veterans and Reservists help Exelis develop superior products and services. Exelis employees bring diverse experiences in the military and business worlds that strongly contribute to Exelis’ success.

Students & Recent Graduates

Exelis is a great place to begin your career: we offer diverse opportunities whether you are interested in a direct hire position or an internship. At Exelis you will learn something new every day and contribute your ingenious thinking to mission-critical solutions to a broad range of customers.