Sr. Project Manager (PMO) - Franklin Lakes, NJ

As a Sr. Project Manager (PMO) you will play a vital role in the rapid scale-up of an exciting new business platform that will be a key contributor to our future growth. The Project Manager leads a small cross-functional Core Team in executing all aspects of product development projects, including successful product development over the complete product life cycle (inception through development, high volume manufacturing, post launch and commercialization).  The ole is an engineering PM, not IT focused. 

Responsibilities:

  • Applies extensive technical expertise & has full knowledge of related disciplines.  Develops technical and business process solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity. In partnership with the platform and core team member, leads the development and commercialization, go to market and launch strategy for the project(s).

  • Responsible for the creation of the project work breakdown structures, integrated business plans and product requirements. Leads the cross functional development of the product architecture for each functional area.  Synthesizes functional plans and identifies critical interdependencies to drive successful execution of the project.

  • Designs and performs development of a complex nature, working with functional and multifunctional teams within defined parameters.  Modifies methodologies and procedures as applicable to the project for quicker, valid results.

  • Ensures quality conduct of projects, including design, data summary and interpretation, report and manuscript preparation and review adherence to applicable regulations.

  • Represents the organization as the prime contact on contracts and projects.  Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

  • Guides the successful completion of projects by effectively organizing, coaching and motivating a highly skilled cross functional team.

Capabilities:

  • Innovative Ideas & Approaches - ability to generate novel ideas for defining, implementing and bringing to market new solutions.

  • Project & Cross-Functional Leadership - possesses the skills, knowledge and aptitude to engage, influence, and direct all functions involved in the development of the assigned product.

  • Managerial - ability to manage product development teams effectively.

  • Optimized Execution and Performance - advances long-term growth while consistently meeting or exceeding near-term business performance expectations.

  • Personal Effectiveness - ability to work effectively within the project team and the cross-functional organization.

  • Commercial Excellence - ability to effectively apply business, financial and commercial knowledge to successfully deliver the product development outcomes

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical field preferred

  • 3-5 years of relevant core team member experience AND  project management experience

  • Successful track record of commercializing new products & delivering results through leading high performing teams

  • Experience planning multiple work-streams, identifying risk and implementing action plans to optimize time lines and reduce execution risk

  • Experience establishing customer requirements from defined needs specifications and translating to product requirements

  • Experience & knowledge of product development and ability to lead product development initiatives

  • Ability to manage ambiguity, critical thinking skills & excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • PMP certification is a plus

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Electrical (Firmware) Engineer - Torrance, CA

We are seeking an Electrical (Firmware) Engineer who will be responsible for the hardware design with end to end digital and/or analog electronics.  The EE will design throughout the entire process including architecture through schematic capture, layout and BOM generation.  This position reports to our Group Leaders in the Electro-Optics Systems Division.   

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and realize electronic designs in support of the warfighter

  • Derive system specifications

  • Lead the entire hardware design process with end-to-end digital and/or analog electronics design utilizing ECAD Altium or OrCAD

  • Create prototypes for high-speed communication, video streaming and imaging interfaces, low noise amplifiers, high throughput digital-to-analog conversion, and/or low ripple power supplies

  • Design, develop  and test embedded systems, microcontrollers (e.g., ARM architecture) including hardware/firmware and FPGA tools

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Avionic Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • 2+ years minimum hardware design experience

  • Experience designing, developing and testing embedded systems, microcontrollers including F/W & FPGA tools

  • Proficient in the use of design automation tools including ECAD Altium and/or OrCAD

  • Experience developing on FPGA tools (Xilinx ISE, Altium Quartus) – strongly preferred  

  • Must be able to handle a fast paced environment with multiple priorities and critical deadlines

  • Ability to work in a diverse team and communicate effectively at all levels

  • Strong, independent problem solving skills

  • Analytical mindset with the ability to determine and present solutions

  • Experience writing detailed reports

  • Proficient with MS Office

  • US Citizenship required to obtain security clearance.

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Cost Accountant - Torrance, CA

Are you a Cost Accountant with a degree in Accounting or Finance and 5+ years of cost accounting experience in a high technology or manufacturing environment?  Do you have ERP & advanced Excel skills?  If so, read on and let’s talk. 

Responsibilities:  The Cost Accountant will report to the Director of Finance and will be responsible for cost accounting, including supporting audit and compliance related to production/product shipments.  The ideal candidate is eager to work in a challenging, growth environment and likes to collaboratively work with business stakeholders to positively impact operations and financial results.

  • Analyze inventory cost transfers, issuance, and write offs on an ongoing basis

  • Prepares monthly journal entries for production cost write offs

  • Analyze inventory variance and reconcile inventory cost (including burdens) to the general ledger on a monthly basis

  • Analyze actual manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports of actual production costs

  • Implement controls to ensure accurate recording and classification of costs

  • Assist in month-end close of the general ledger

  • Lead year-end physical inventory and reconciliation to the general ledger

  • Analyze inventory valuation, inventory roll forward, and conduct inventory reserve analysis as needed

  • Prepare ad hoc management reports as well as audit and tax reports

  • Support audits related to inventory/WIP activities

  • Assist with preparation of cost estimates of new or special products

  • Maintains professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Write procedures and recommend new or changes to policies related to inventory activities a monthly basis

  • Train others on proper recording of costs or use of system for recording costs

Required:

  • BS/BA degree in Finance or Accounting is required (MBA or MS Accounting a plus).

  • 5+ years cost accounting technology or manufacturing environment

  • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of product cost

  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint (preferred) or a similar ERP system required

  • Good communication and collaboration skills

  • Highly skilled in Excel

  • Strong integrity, high accuracy, detailed, and team player

  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision

  • Experience in aerospace/defense manufacturing highly desirable

  • Knowledge of/experience with FAR, DFARS, and CAS highly desirable

  • US Citizen/Green Card holder required

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Software QA Engineer - Torrance, CA

The Software Quality Assurance Engineer (SQAE) will be responsible for a wide range of responsibilities including participation in the design lifecycle of software, design reviews, test witnessing, software problem reporting and audits. The SQAE interacts and works with the software engineering team to ensure compliance to contractual requirements and standards. The SQAE supports compliance to AS9100D, CMMI for Development Maturity Level 3, DO-178 and DO-254 (firmware).

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in software design process (Agile and Spiral models) making recommendations for product changes and improvements.

  • Generate program specific Software Quality Assurance plans, checklists, and reports.

  • Support the development and improvement of software quality processes in support of AS9100D, CMMI and DO-178 and DO-254.

  • Review program specific software related documentation such as Software Development Plan, Software Requirements Specifications, Software Design Documents, test plans, procedures, etc.

  • Validate functional requirements in peer reviews of software code using IBM DOORs and Rational Team Concert (RTC).

  • Participate in software code peer reviews.

  • Witness software testing. Write Software QA test reports related to qualification testing.

  • Manage software problem reporting system, including verification of software solutions to closure.

  • Participate in Functional Configuration Audit (FCA), Stages of Involvement (SOI) and compliance audits for AS9100C, CMMI, DO-178, and DO-254 (firmware).

  • System administrator for software configuration tool in RTC.

  • Manage software build and baseline release of software in RTC.

  • Make presentations to customer(s) on software quality assurance.

  • Collect, manage and update SQA metrics.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, CIS, MIS, Mathematics, or Engineering. Master’s preferred

  • 7+ years of Software Quality Assurance or related experience

  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes

  • Experience working with MMI- Maturity level 3 for Development

  • ISO 9001 and/or AS9100 Quality Management Systems, ISO AS9115 Quality Management Systems – Deliverable Software, DO-178 - Software Considerations for Airborne Systems, and DO-254 – Hardware Considerations for Airborne (firmware)

  • Administrator or user experience using IBM products Rational Team Concert (RTC) and DOORs

  • Understanding of coding languages

  • Strong analytical ability

  • Ability to utilize multiple word-processing and database applications including MS Office applications Word, Excel, Power Point, as well as Adobe Acrobat, etc.

  • US Citizen/Green Card holder required

Nice to Have/Not Required:

  • Experience certifying systems to DO-178/254 is a plus

  • Experience working with system safety requirements is a plus

  • Familiarity with Unix or Linux based systems is a plus

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Head of Operations - Andover, MA

The Head of Operations will lead operations, customer support and program management for our new Digital Health business unit. We are a global medical technology company where you’ll oversee the development of the next generation of connected health and smart device solutions that are powered by consumer-centric & engaging software experiences. You’ll work closely with the General Manager and Head of Product while building a world class team of professionals to drive process modification and manage projects to completion. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to get in on the ground floor of this exciting, startup like environment to work in our new division & innovation lab in Digital Health. 

Responsibilities:  The three components of this exciting role consist of Operations, Program Management and Customer Support for our new Digital Health business unit.

  • Systems delivery & management—monitor uptime and performance, working with internal and external partners to provide a strong customer experience

  • Release management—support frequent (every 6-8 weeks) release cadence, working closely with Regulatory, Medical Affairs, Quality, Software Engineering, etc.

  • Work with product management to develop follow-on release plans that balance new capabilities with product/service quality

  • Implement and enhance consistent program management best practices to ensure optimized product and project delivery aligned with customer needs, company initiatives, and business expectations

  • Maintain visibility of milestones, progress, and risks/issues across functions, internal/external partners and senior management processes across the BU, including Agile & Lean practices

  • Develop customer service solutions through internal and external partners

  • Coordinate customer support operations with BU partners on joint solutions

  • Drive the building and testing of operational processes, systems and reporting capabilities

  • Define and monitor service-level outcomes across support partners, ensuring accountability and providing feedback for change where required

    Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Masters preferred in technical/engineering (CS/CE)

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in Software, Project/Program Management & Operations

  • Previous medical device/digital health experience

  • Experience in a Agile/Lean environment, strong understanding & knowledge

  • Ability to inspire and persuade along a market-driven vision for success

  • Track record of driving business outcomes & results

  • Able to prepare and present to Senior Leadership and Executives at customers and partners

  • Transparent communication and team player a must.  Ability to recruit outstanding talent

  • Mix of startup/entrepreneurial experience and corporate/matrix experience strongly desired

  • Strong communicator with executive presence to instill confidence within the C-suite

  • Strong change management & inspirational leadership skills in order to maintain paradigm shift for disciplined execution of lean startup principles

  • Ability to orchestrate team efforts & drive collaboration to meet milestones and resolve project issues across functions & teams (marketing, product development, quality, operations, etc.)

  • Experience in a high-pressure start-up environment with exposure to multidisciplinary teams

  • US citizenship/green card holder required (no sponsorship)

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Project Manager (PMP) - Franklin Lakes, NJ

Are you a Project Manager with a PMP and 8+ years product development experience?  Have you been a PM for 5+ years (not IT, but engineering) and lead a product development team?  If so, read on and let's talk.

Responsibilities:  The Project Manager - PMO will lead product development efforts utilizing a multitude of processes and tools. Accountable for timely delivery, technical excellence and process effectiveness of product development activities while ensuring the implementation and rigor of our self-administered injection products product development processes and design control procedures. The PM  is an Intermediate level Core Team Leader, driving a team of functional professionals from multiple functions, regions and external partners. They have overall accountability for project planning and execution, leading up to successful launch and commercial success.

    • Accountable for designing and executing proper planning, including creation of the project work breakdown structures, identification of critical path and contingency planning, using appropriate project management software and tools. Maintains a high level of personal direct engagement in the day-to-day activity of the team.

    • Leads multiple small to medium scale projects of low to moderate complexity.

    • Develops technical and business process solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity. Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of a situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends and/or customer needs.

    • Follows processes and operational policies.

    • Represents the organization as the primary contact on Development Agreements and Projects.  Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations

  • Ensures effective and efficient regular formal and informal communications with their core team(s) using a variety of tools and channels.

  • Ensures that the appropriate resources are available for the project and contribute to the expected levels. Accountable for ensuring project resources are fully utilized and releasing them (completely or partially) as soon as workload permits.

  • Communicates team strategy & plans, execution and results at various review meetings (e.g. PMRs). Makes the Platform and leadership aware of, and proposes solutions to, unanticipated or potential issues/concerns as soon as they are known

  • Establishes and assures adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans and performance requirements.

  • Participates in Product portfolio road mapping exercises, Product development concept phases or PIR championing.

    Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering. Project Management certification a plus (PMP)

  • 8 years+ experience working in a structured product development process, including Design Control and Process Validations.

  • 3-5 years of experience as a member of a cross-functional Core Team (Member or Leader).

  • Experienced Project Manager and knowledge of product development, and proven ability to lead product development project teams.

  • Project & Cross-Functional Leadership - possesses the skills, knowledge and aptitude to engage, influence, and direct all functions involved in the development of the assigned product. Able to lead in a matrix organization.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and engineering fundamentals.

  • Solid interpersonal, communication, presentation and influencing skills. Ability to build strong partnerships and alliances with key stakeholders at different levels within the organization.

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills with customer centricity in mind.

  • Technical skills and deep understanding of functional product development processes and innovation processes within an ISO13485 or CRF820 part 21 compliant environments.

  • Demonstrated ability to act in a changing environment. Effective change management skills.

  • Understanding of a wide application of business and program management principles, theories and concepts in the field.

  • Experience with plastic design and injection molding preferred.

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Sr. Engineer R&D - San Diego & Yorba Linda, CA

Are you a Sr. Engineer R&D with 3-5 years of medical device product design and development AND have  a strong plastics background?  Do you have a degree in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering and are proficient in SolidWorks or other 3D modeling?  Are you authorized to work in US?  If so, read on and let’s talk.

Responsibilities:  Working in a global medical technology company, the Sr. Engineer R&D is responsible for developing iterations, modifying, implementing and supporting existing products that function within our medical device product families through adherence to established design control processes and good engineering practices.

  • Demonstrates strong working knowledge of Engineering principles and its application in solving complex technical problems with minimal guidance

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of medical device product design and development

Requirements:

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering or closely related disciplines

  • 3-5 years of medical device product design and development experience

  • Strong working knowledge of Engineering principles (mechanical and materials) and strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Experience with design and manufacturing of disposable products (plastics)

  • Proficiency in SolidWorks or other equivalent 3D modeling software and familiarity with drawing standards

  • Experienced in mechanical/materials testing and test method development

  • Experience implementing product changes through a structured, phase-gated, product development process

  • Demonstrated experience in leading or supporting projects within a cross-functional team environment

  • Proficiency in tolerance stack-up analysis involving multiple components

  • Understanding of fixture design including basic machining considerations, Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)

  • Familiarity with statistical techniques

  • Demonstrated ability to clearly and effectively communicate (verbal & written)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project or equivalent project planning software

    Preferred/Not Required:

  • MS or PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering

  • Experience with medical device design control preferred (high volume manufactured disposable products)

  • Clear understanding of manufacturing process validation

  • Good understanding of medical device product development risk management methodologies

  • Familiarity with statistical analysis software (e.g. Minitab)

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Director Embedded Systems - Torrance, CA

Are you a hands-on Manager or Director of Embedded Systems with 10+ years hardware & software engineering experience?  Do you have experience using Green Hills INTEGRITY RTOS and Open GL?  Do you have a strong desire to impact the lives of many while leading an innovative team of engineers? If so, read on & let’s talk.

Seeking a Director of Embedded Systems for a mid-sized DoD company who will work in our Advanced Avionics Division and provide system-level electronic solution design expertise and leadership, and quickly become a recognized and respected technical resource within the organization. They will also represent their team’s innovations to customers at various meetings, designs reviews, and initiate business development activities to capture new business opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the strategic and tactical direction for the Embedded Systems within the Airborne Avionics Systems Division, including architecture, design, implementation, and full software development life cycle.

  • Hire, develop and manage team that will work closely with customers and cross-functional teams to derive requirements, architect, design, implement and test hardware/software systems using Linux, VxWorks, INTEGRITY and other operating systems.  In addition to assisting with hardware design the team will also define and develop the OS BSP/drivers and middleware.

  • Drive customer engagement and create strategic partnerships that foster growth of the overall Airborne Avionics Systems business.

  • Accountable for timely execution and successful delivery of new products, and ensure technical specifications and meet customer needs/requirements.

  • Present proposals, schedule, budget, and designs to clients and stakeholders.

  • Initiate and compose technical proposals, and review proposals written by others.

  • Ensure development and communication of all pertinent documentation, such as CR D, SOW, Release Notes, etc.

  • Lead/mentor team in completing their assignments, and coordinate assignments with other project team members.

  • Ensure the accuracy/appropriateness of all work products from activities and team members.

  • Ensure project development plans are realistic and address risks.

  • Work with customers and direct team to solve field problems, and to participate in field testing.

  • Provide and support technical liaison between customers, engineering, and other non-engineering functional groups.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in CS, EE, or a related technical field

  • 10+ years software & hardware engineering experience

  • Software engineering experience using Green Hills INTEGRITY RTOS

  • Open GL experience is strongly preferred (developing GUI graphics or symbology)

  • Familiarity in designing and debugging system software for PPC, ARM and x86 based platforms

  • Familiarity with hardware design, block diagrams and schematics

  • Understanding of current OS'es, IDEs, stopmode/runmode debuggers and kernel/virtual address space systems.

  • Must be a director of high integrity with mature management and organizational skills who consistently builds effective relationships.  Will support/mentor cross-functional teams.  Possess an open, honest and collaborative style.

  • Experience leading organizations through change and embracing new ways of working while delivering outstanding business results

  • Possess an ability to take informed risks, make difficult business decisions and communicate impact of such decisions to ensure buy-in as well as timely results

  • Results-oriented leader with an ability to operate with a high sense of urgency

  • Possess an ability to recruit, mentor and develop people & experience leading teams in multiple geographic locations

  • Candidate will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Experience taking a software package along with a system through certification process with the FAA (a plus)

  • Experience with airborne avionics applications DoD (a plus)

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Director of Emerging Technologies - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Director of Emerging Technologies who can lead a team of scientists & engineers specializing in the development and production of advanced sensor solutions for ground and airborne applications for our Photonics division. Do you have a scientific background and have brought products to market?  Have you managed a small team of scientists?  Do you have a Masters or PhD in Physics or Electrical Engineering? If so, read on and let’s talk.

Responsibilities: The Director will work in a fast-paced R&D setting with a focus on technology transition of novel solutions for the DOD, DOE, NASA, and other federal agencies. The Director will have a proven track record of leadership and “hands-on” technical contributions to complex and diverse R&D programs with a focus on transitioning mature technologies to products.

They will be providing technical guidance and direction to a team of scientists and helping troubleshoot and come up with solutions for phase 1-4 SBIR projects. This person will be reviewing a lot of different types of proposals and managing a team of 6-7 scientists, so they must have a strong academic background to manage these PHD personalities.

The candidate will have strong technical and organizational skills, providing clear assignments and expectations to his or her team of 5-10 scientists and engineers as well as conducting transparent and diligent management of programs, personnel, and customers. The candidate will have excellent technical writing skills to support and prepare winning proposals and whitepapers. They will have strong customer interface and presentation skills to support regular communication with government customers and internal support organizations.

  • Contribute hands-on technical expertise and manage technical talent in the pursuit of pioneering development &technology maturation in growth areas including LIDAR 's (LADAR ), EO/IR imaging, and RF engineering.

  • Interact with scientists, engineers, and production staff to develop innovative and integrative solutions and create winning proposals to address customer requirements.

  • Provide program planning leadership consistent with technical specifications and performance requirements (as described in the SOW or other documentation)

  • Perform financial management for the group, including revenue/budget and P&L forecasting and execution.

Requirements:

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering or Physics with 8+ years of experience, or MS with 10+ years of experience

  • 3+ years of experience in product development role (non-R&D). Prefer experience in executing multiple programs with less than 2 year period of performance

  • Proven leadership experience – leading a team of engineers

  • Ability to maintain and effectively plan for revenue growth, track program budgets, and set and maintain project schedules.  They will need to be comfortable having financial reporting responsibilities.

  • Excellent technical writing skills

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in spoken and written English as the primary technical interface with customers, vendors, sub-contractors and non-technical persons

  • US Citizenship required to obtain security clearance

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Director of Engineering - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Director of Engineering who will specialize in the development and production of advanced sensor solutions for ground and airborne applications. This individual will manage a growing 12-person product development team consisting of mechanical, electrical, and software engineers, whose primary responsibility is to facilitate the transition of experimental systems to production-ready hardware. The successful candidate will perform both strategic-level technical development, as well as manage the division’s engineering team, providing continued organizational and technical leadership, while working closely with PhD-level scientists and in-house production personnel in the continued expansion of our burgeoning product portfolio. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track-record of end-to-end product development and be the type of individual who thrives on getting their hands dirty side-by-side with their team.

As a part of the product development cycle, the candidate will help provide innovative solutions toward new funding opportunities as well as oversee strategic programs wholly within the engineering group with support from other Division and Corporate resources. Strong customer interface and presentation skills are essential to support regular communication with government customers as well as various internal support organizations.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. Master’s is preferred.
  • 10+ years of end-to-end product development with electro-mechanical systems.
  • 5+ years in an engineering leadership role.
  • Strong knowledge in Design for Manufacturability for mechanical and electrical components and systems.
  • Strong knowledge of production processes and procedures.
  • Program management experience including leadership and/or participation in program reviews such as PDR, CDR, FCA, PCA, as well as system-level testing against environmental, EMC, and performance requirements.
  • Financial management experience, including revenue/budget and P&L forecasting and execution.
  • Experience with military development and production programs, including contractual understanding of CLINs, CDRLs, DIDs, etc., is a plus.
  • Must be authorized to work in US (US citizen or green card holder required)
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Software Architect - Andover, MA

Are you a Software Architect who can design, build and deliver innovative new products to market in the Digital Health space?  Do you have 10+ years software development experience and have architectural experience as well?  Are you experienced with C#, .NET, Xamarin, Azure? If so, read on and let's talk.

Responsibilities:  The experienced Software Architect will own and be responsible for the Digital Health software product architecture. This person will be responsible for the architectural approaches for software design and implementation to guide the development team.

  • Be a key member of a software development team working to rapidly develop and iterate on new product concepts for mobile apps and smart devices

  • Adopt a lean start-up approach to building and testing a minimum viable product.  Implement an early feedback loop to enable continuous learning and iteration for ventures, products and services

  • Collaborate with other professionals to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications

  • Develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility

  • Own and be responsible for Digital Health software architecture

  • Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards

  • Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with initial design

  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and engineers

  • Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc.

  • Assist in defining best practices and building our culture of continuous improvement

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical field

  • Proven experience as a software architect

  • 10+ years of experience building enterprise-quality software

  • Experience with agile, lean practices and methodologies

  • Experience with C#, .NET, Xamarin, Azure

  • Excellent knowledge of software and application design and architecture

  • Past experience with Healthcare, Health applications, Digital Health

  • Ability to work in a startup-like, fast-paced environment

  • Experience with regulated environments. Experience with HIPAA

  • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities

  • Must be authorized to work in U.S. 

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Research Scientist - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Research Scientist to develop novel EO-IR/RF sensor systems for real world applications requiring sensor fusion for on-going and future projects.  The candidate will leverage current technological advances in hardware, algorithms and software in prototyping, qualification and productization of deep learning integrated sensor systems, and will transition algorithms from larger systems to smaller computer-on-modules, software performance estimation, simulation, testing & verification.  

Requirements:

  • US Citizenship is required as this person will need to obtain a US security clearance

  • Master’sin Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, with at least 3 years related experience

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, with at least 2 years related experience

  • Strong Software development experience in a language such as C and/or C++

  • Expertise in system level modeling/ expertise in software architecture and algorithm development, as well as support software/hardware integration

  • Experience in creating system level models in industry standard packages (ex. Matlab)

  • Deep understanding of system level test methodologies and procedures

  • Excellent communications skills; both verbal and written

Preferred Skills:

  • Industry experience (military defense, avionics) preferred

  • Experience working with algorithms

  • Technical writing skills strongly preferred

  • Motivated by continuous learning and working on a variety of simultaneous projects

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Sr. Electronics Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Sr. Electronics Engineer to design and develop a variety of multi-disciplinary technologies, taking concepts on paper and making them into functional prototypes within a limited timeframe for our Photonic Systems Division, which specializes in the development and production of advanced sensor solutions for ground and airborne applications.

Responsibilities:   The candidate will be responsible for end-to-end development of various designs that involve schematic design, PCB layout, fabrication, embedded firmware development, and testing for diverse applications.   The Sr. EE will have an opportunity to grow a technical team for larger scale product development in the near future.

  • Develop reliable prototype systems and devices (including design, layout, fabrication, testing, and rapid iteration) for new and ongoing research efforts.

  • Implement embedded control systems using microcontrollers, peripherals (A-to-D and D-to-A converters, FPGAs, sensors, drivers, cameras, memory), and embedded code (in C) for a wide variety of applications.

  • Manage elements of technical projects with the opportunity to assume larger project management responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to other engineers and scientists in the division.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • 10+ years of end-to-end electronic circuit design and development

  • 5+ years with LIDAR, EO/IR, and RF integrated electronics

  • Fluent with C/C++ in embedded and standard computer architectures

  • Ability to complete end-to-end development of systems from physical principals to conceptual design, schematic capture, printed-circuit layout, assembly, coding, testing, and validation.

  • Ability to grasp the fundamentals of unfamiliar technologies and develop simple, creative, and reliable solutions within a limited time frame

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.

  • Must be able to obtain a Security Clearance or have an active Secret Security Clearance

  • Work in airborne sensors is a plus.

  • Ability to provide cross-disciplinary solutions to include mechanical and optical designs is a plus.

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Systems Engineer Team Lead - Torrance, CA

Are you a Systems Engineer Team Leader who can interface with the debug, operations and design teams to drive component failure analysis, board failure trends & investigate alternative component technologies?  Can you act as a technical interface and analyze failure reports & make recommendations to improve existing processes? Do you have 10+ years of experience developing electronic hardware for avionics, surveillance and/or sensor systems with high-speed interface design & packaging?  Are you a US citizen and can obtain security clearance?  If so, read on and let’s talk.

Responsibilities: The engineer will be responsible for providing electronic systems design expertise for multiple projects within a rapidly growing applied research and development organization.  Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to electrical and mechanical design, system integration, testing, installation, trouble-shooting, and technical leadership.  The candidate will present a proven track record of successful contribution to designs, products, processes, and intellectual property.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering (Masters is preferred)
  • Electronics circuit card and subsystem design and implementation for military and aerospace applications
  • 10+ years of experience in development of electronic hardware for avionics, surveillance and/or sensor systems with high-speed interface design, packaging and connectorization.
  • Experience leading a team to prepare root-cause and fault-tree failure analyses. Leadership and management of small teams to execute multiple projects in parallel including resource tracking using tools such as MS Project 2007 is a must.  Hands-on system troubleshooting experience.
  • Knowledge of design/schematics & circuit simulation tools (ORCAD/Cadence, Altium, PSPICE and others) with knowledge to tradeoff state-of-the-art commercial hardware, IP, technology solutions for electronics card-level and subsystem-level development. Proposal preparation including SBIR proposals is highly desirable.
  • Electronics parts selection and system attributes generation, analysis and maintenance (such as size, weight, power and other applicable key performance parameters) for military, aerospace and commercial hardware requirements, including flight safety, human factor, EMI/EMC, reliability, thermal and mechanical considerations.  Routine use of tools like Q-Star™ and WindChill™ to maintain EEE parts for obsolescence and configuration management is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with requirements management such as DOORS, DO-178B/C, FAA and DO-254 process as well as AS9100 and AS9110 quality systems and processes.
  • Successful track record in design and development of card-level or subsystem-level products to meet military specifications in circuit design, schematics capture, power estimates, PCB layout, board/subsystem testing, in-circuit debugging and qualification testing.
  • Integration experience with various mechanical, electrical and software interfaces for each card assembly and subsystems including processors, FPGA, and industry high-speed interfaces such as USB 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet and radio frequency interfaces to meet performance, environmental and human factors requirements.
  • In-depth understanding of testing electronics to meet performance specifications and testing as per industry standards such as MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-461, MIL-HDBK-217F, MIL-STD-810G, MIL-STD-1472, MIL-STD-883, IPC-2221, IPC-6061 and other standards as applicable for each specific project.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written – and experience in technical writing to produce hardware technical documentation and proposals
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Software Engineer (Security) - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Software Engineer who will develop algorithms and software related to security issues in mobile devices and computer networks.  The creative and energetic engineer must be comfortable with multidisciplinary teams on fast-moving and complex projects and will work with a team of engineers and technicians to develop, integrate, validate and verify applications software. 

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in development of algorithms and software related to security issues in mobile devices and computer networks

  • Perform prototypes development to assess and demonstrate technical capabilities of the developed software and algorithms

  • Participate in preparation of reports, presentations, and other contract deliverables related to developmental work performed

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or a related field

  • 3+ years’ hands-on experience in Objective-C and Java programming

  • Knowledge of the security mechanism of iOS and Android inside-out and in all stages of iOS and Android app development

  • Familiarity with OpenSSL FIPS Object Module, transport layer security and android studio and x-code development environment,  

  • Working knowledge of PKI, secure certificates at Java and C/C++ programming level

  • Good communication skills, good problem solving ability, and ability to work with a diverse work force

  • Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced work environment, and commit to/work under deadlines

  • US Citizenship required to obtain security clearance

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