Sensor Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

We are seeking a Sensor Software Engineer with a BS/MS EE or CE & 2+ years experience in application layer software development in C/C++, Python, Matlab and RTOS programming skills. 

Responsibilities: The Sensor Software Engineer will be working in a dynamic, fast-paced, highly technical environment and be responsible for developing software for avionics and/or sensor systems for aerospace applications for ongoing & future projects. He/she must have experience in leveraging current technological advances in algorithms and software and be familiar with newer areas such as machine learning or deep learning methods. Must have experience in transitioning software from prototype hardware to real-time system and be capable of estimating software performance.

Requirements:

  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering with at least 2 years exp.
  • Experience in application layer software development in C, C++, and Ada
  • Working knowledge of Python and Node.js. 
  • Ability to perform software code analysis and reverse engineering
  • Well-versed with programming on real-time embedded system for transitioning prototype algorithms from benchtop setups to embedded systems
  • Familiar with software hosting/rehosting on various hardware platforms
  • Must be able to support software/hardware integration
  • Experience with tools such as Matlab, and Labview
  • Excellent communications skills; both verbal and written
  • U.S. citizenship required

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong software development experience in a language such as C and/or C++
  • Industry experience (military) preferred
  • Knowledge of code development under various operating systems (Linux, Windows, Integrity and/or VxWorks)
  • Knowledge of FPGA development and HDL is plus
  • Familiar with algorithms such as machine/deep learning
  • Technical writing and documentation skills strongly preferred
  • Motivated by continuous learning and working on a variety of projects simultaneously

Production Coordinator - Torrance, CA

We are seeking a highly motivated Production Coordinator who has 5 years manufacturing experience, has knowledge of ERP systems & excellent communication/problem-solving skills.  U.S. citizenship/green card holder required.

Responsibilities: Will coordinate, administer, and maintain manufacturing material support systems in an ERP system (Cost Point) and manufacturing processes for personnel engaged in the production of products. He/She will administer company policy and ISO 9001 quality system requirements as they apply to production coordination.

  • Provide requisition and purchasing support to all programs in the Division.
  • Initiate, implement, and maintain the division production control processes in coordination with Cost Point
  • Maintains, monitors, and reports on production product flow in coordination with Cost Point to meet production/customer schedules.
  • Helps expedite to maintain production product flow to meet production/customer schedules.
  • Assist in inventory control and reporting if requested.
  • Work closely with Purchasing, Accounting and Quality departments to reconcile any differences.

Requirements:

  • AA degree is preferred or high school diploma plus 5 years of manufacturing experience is required.
  • 5 years of experience in a technical or related manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of operation of a computer and PC software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems such as Cost Point.
  • Must have good communication skills, good problem-solving ability, and ability to work with a diverse work force.  
  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required.

Group Leader, Systems Engineering - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Group Leader, Systems Engineering to lead a multiple-disciplinary engineering & scientific team to execute requirements from internal and external customers.   S/he will support proposals involving the design and development of electronic, electro-mechanical and electro-optical devices.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability, knowledge and creativity to design from concept to a completed hardware design
  • Lead projects to identify and resolve design issues which may reside in firmware, software, or electrical design
  • Develop innovative concepts that satisfy customer needs and requirements, and present technical concepts and designs to management and customers
  • Interface with customers, vendors, contractors, and consulting personnel in submitting reports and addressing problems
  • Generate detailed system/device specifications, design documentation, & manage specification trade-offs
  • Generate ideas, concepts, designs, and write-ups to support technical proposals and review proposals written by others
  • Ensure the accuracy and appropriateness of all work products from activities and team members

Requirements:

  • BS in Engineering, Applied Physics with 7+ years relevant experience required  or Master’s with 5+ yrs. of relevant experience will be considered
  • Demonstrated expertise in opto-electro-mechanic designs, and/or software for prototyping, integration, and testing
  • Experience leading a multidisciplinary team (hardware, software, firmware, mechanical, and optical) conducting advanced research and development
  • Experience with technical and program management and working directly with customers to solve their problems
  • Interface with customers, vendors, contractors, and consulting personnel in submitting reports and addressing work problems, assist/mentor team members
  • Provide and contribute to documentation including reports, presentations, and proposals
  • Ability to multitask and work as individual contributor as well as a supervisor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, very good problem solving ability, interdisciplinary outlook, team and goal oriented approach, strong self-motivation, and ability to work in a diverse work force
  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required

Team Leader, Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Team Leader, Software Engineering who will be responsible for the development of software architecture, software design, development and testing for a wide variety of technological domains.

The successful candidate will provide technical leadership for a team of software engineers to meet technology development goals and customer requirements. In addition to providing day-to-day leadership, the candidate will mentor the junior team-members and share the software development responsibilities with the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership for projects by architecting and designing software for a wide variety of technology areas such as cyber-security, network protocols, algorithms development, data processing, data analysis, data fusion, modeling/simulation, image processing, device-drivers development and application software development. To shoulder this responsibility, the candidate’s experience in a wide variety of software domains will be a significant advantage and a key discriminator.
  • Collaborate with team members for software design, development, testing and prepare documentation for variety of projects including short assignments dealing with technology feasibility demonstration to longer duration projects involving the development of complex systems to meet customer requirements.
  • Monitor technical performance of the team to meet our standards and advance technology capability.
  • Work collaboratively with and provide support in research, product, and prototype development to Marketing and Manufacturing groups.
  • Work in accordance with established system development processes, procedures and help improve the current process.
  • Contribute to the professional development of junior technical staff through mentoring and suggested areas of improvement as well as conduct periodic performance appraisals.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering. Must be able to demonstrate a strong portfolio of a wide variety of domain specific software design, development and testing experience. Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience with languages such as C, C++, Java, Python, Software template libraries, multi-threading, software design tools and methodologies, software design patterns.
  • System level knowledge of Windows/Linux operating systems
  • Demonstrated experience with software development tools such as SVN, Eclipse, Makefiles, Agile development methodology
  • Experience with standard libraries is a plus, including but not limited to Qt, OpenCV, Boost, Caffe, Worldwind.
  • 7 years of experience developing and managing software projects within cost and schedule constraints.
  • 5+ years of experience with software systems engineering; providing sound technical performance and guidance on a variety of areas including software architecture, software engineering, software design/development, testing, integration, test, documentation and training.
  • Ability to generate, maintain, and follow a budget, set and maintain project schedules, all without appreciable supervision.  
  • Excellent problem-solving ability. Should be able to adapt to new technical area and software tools quickly.
  • Solid communication skills: verbal and writing
  • A tech guru who is excited about working in a very dynamic research and development setting with a number of Ph.D. level engineers and scientists developing novel solutions for the DoD, DOE, NASA, and other federal agencies.
  • U.S. Citizenship required.

Sr. Software Engineer (Machine Learning) - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Senior Software Engineer (Machine Learning) who has an MS/PhD and 5 years experience in software development using C++ and/or Python and is interested in working at a fast paced, highly technical company developing software for machine learning, deep learning and computer vision related projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop scalable software that can automatically extract patterns from large amounts of streaming data in real-time using state-of-the art machine learning methods.
  • Lead application software development for machine-learning, deep learning and computer vision projects.
  • Train, evaluate and debug machine-learning models.
  • Participate in building high quality machine-learning data sets.

Requirements:

  • Master's  or  PhD  in Computer  Science,  Computer  Engineering,  Electrical Engineering, Physics.
  • 5+ years' experience in software development using C++ and/or Python.
  • Experience in design, development and testing for application software based on libraries such as OpenCV , TensorFlow or similar packages.
  • Experience in technical writing to produce software documentation
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Ability to learn and work in a wide range of application domains including but not limited to machine­ learning, computer vision and deep learning.
  • U. S. Citizenship required.

IT Analyst - Torrance, CA

Seeking an IT Analyst with an advanced understanding of: Windows Active Directory, Server Operating Systems, Windows 7 or above as well as Windows XP, and MS Exchange to support end-users with technical support in hardware/software setup and installation.  This position is working for a fast paced, highly innovative company working on cutting edge technologies in sensors & systems. U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Support end-users with technical support in the areas of hardware and software setup/installation.
  • Assist in various areas of network support by working with vendors to schedule installation of hardware and software.
  • Organize, install, support, and design and/or enhance computer systems, networks, intranets etc.
  • Support the IT outsource provider, who is responsible for the day-to-day administration, management, and security of the company's computer network,
  • Setup computer systems with approved software.
  • Installs, troubleshoots, services, and repairs personal computers, network equipment such as servers, modems, multiplexers, related PC software, telephones, cables, and connectors.
  • Connect personal computers and terminals to existing data networks.
  • Maintains network diagrams and circuit records.
  • Maintains trouble logs.
  • Instructs users in the use of personal computers and networks.
  • Performs basic PC, PBX, and network software programming.
  • Help the company improve business processes, achieve cost efficiencies, and maintain a competitive advantage through continuous improvement of IT infrastructure, systems, and processes.

Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree in a computer related field with 4+ years of computer related support experience.
  • A+ Certification is preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience supporting corporate level network systems is preferred.
  • Must have a track record of troubleshooting steps for computer repair.
  • Proficiency in researching desktops, laptops, software, and components for users.
  • Must have an advanced understanding of the following: Windows Active Directory, Server Operating Systems, Windows 7 or above as well as Windows XP, and MS Exchange.
  • Ability to work in a demanding fast paced environment and adapt to new situations.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to articulate the problem or solution to the end-user.
  • Be a self-starter, take instructions and prioritize accordingly.
  • Operation of a computer and software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Good problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to work under pressure with a sense urgency. Strong follow-up skills.
  • Interdisciplinary outlook, team and goal-oriented approach.     
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint ERP/MRP System a Plus as well as Unanet, SalesForce, Quality Collaboration by Design (QCBD), and FileMaker Pro.
  • U.S. Citizen required.

Customer Technical Support Specialist - Irvine, CA

Seeking a Customer Technical Support Specialist with 2 years software support/IT experience to assist our clients with their applications in our products.  

Responsibilities:

  • Provides customer ordering processing support which may include researching, troubleshooting, analyzing, and resolving customer technical support issues.
  • Acts as the primary support contact for Customer Technical Support (CTS)
  • Provides system configuration and implementation of CAD and CAM computers purchased through our company.
  • Supports external customers in resolving problems related to our CAD systems.
  • Supports internal applications specific to CTS such as VLTrader, eStatements validation, and Daily Case Summary.
  • Answers Customer Support line during identified shift ensuring calls are answered within targeted service level timeframes.
  • Monitors Customer Support Help Inbox for emails and identifies, documents, and responds to requests immediately upon receipt.
  • Utilizes SQL Server Management Studio to perform predefined tasks.
  • Assists CTS Analysts in testing, reviewing, and implementing new product enhancements.
  • Works with CTS Analysts in providing technical information, testing, and evaluation of bugs and enhancements.
  • Contacts customers with updates via phone and email on status and problem resolution.
  • Communicates with external customers’ IT departments to resolve problems when necessary.
  • Ensures tickets owned by individual technicians are updated regularly and that customers are updated on a regular basis.
  • Logs all inbound and outbound activities (phone and email) into CRM ticketing system.
  • Provides first point of contact (SPOC) support to customers; escalates issues to appropriate IT sub-departments, Customer Service, and/or Technical Advisors as required to resolve issues.
  • Tracks, troubleshoots, updates, escalates, and closes customer support cases as appropriate.
  • Creates procedure manuals, end-user documentation, and Knowledge Base Articles utilizing Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
  • Uses remote desktop control tools to assist and resolve customer issues.
  • Meets department target objectives on response and resolution times.
  • Participates in new product technical support and delivery reviews.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or certification in a computer related field, a plus
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in software support analysis of external customer IT applications.
  • Experience supporting web based applications.
  • Experience logging inbound and outbound customer communications and escalating support issues.
  • Experience working in a HIPAA regulated environment.
  • FastDesign, or other similar software experience, a plus.
  • Helpdesk or technical support experience, a plus.
  • LAN/WAN troubleshooting experience, a plus.
  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

Customer Technical Support Analyst - Irvine, CA

Seeking a Customer Technical Support Analyst with 5 years software support/IT experience to assist our clients with application support of our products. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides customer ordering processing support which may include researching, troubleshooting, analyzing, and resolving customer technical support issues.
  • Provides system configuration and implementation of CAD and CAM computers.
  • Supports Helpdesk and external customers in resolving problems.
  • Serves as escalation point for complex issues that cannot be resolved by Level I Representatives.
  • Interfaces with developers and project teams to resolve complex application issues.
  • Utilizes SQL Server Management Studio to perform backups and restore databases; writes scripts and interprets database error messages.
  • Acts as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on external integration systems relevant to Customer Technical Support.
  • Assists less experienced team members and Helpdesk Analysts in supporting areas advanced expertise.
  • Assists Project Management team in testing, reviewing, and implementing new product enhancements.
  • Works with Project Management team in providing technical information, testing, and evaluation of bugs and enhancements.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience in software support analysis of external customer IT applications.
  • Experience supporting Enterprise Resource Planning systems.
  • Some scripting experience - SQL, Python preferred.
  • Experience working in a HIPAA regulated environment.
  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required. 
  • Helpdesk or technical support experience, a plus.
  • LAN/WAN troubleshooting experience, a plus.

Embedded Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking an Embedded Software Engineer with 2+ years experience in development of application software for embedded systems with expertise in C/C++ to execute complete embedded software development lifecycle.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing, developing, coding, testing, and debugging embedded application software.
  • Write software requirements, document a software design, participate in software peer code reviews.
  • Take ownership of a software module to completion.
  • Author software documentation.
  • Access third party, open source software and legacy software (experience in rehosting legacy software is a plus

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field. Master’s Degree is a plus.
  • Strong and Solid programming experience in C and/or C++.
  • 2+ year of experience in development of application software for embedded systems.
  • Hands-on experience coding and debugging on embedded hardware platform.
  • Experience with software configuration management tools.
  • Experience with software control and status structures as well as message handling techniques.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal & written
  • Efficiently multi-task and commit to working under deadlines.
  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required.

Desired/Not Required:

  • Hands-on experience in DO-178 for safety-critical software a plus.
  • Programming on a Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) experience a plus.
  • Experience in ADA a plus.
  • Complete software design life-cycle experience a plus.
  • Experience with OpenGL a plus.

 

 

Machine Learning Architect - San Diego

Seeking a Machine Learning Architect who will lead the organizational transformation from traditional transactional databases and warehousing to cloud data platforms, deep learning and advance analytics domains. You'll work on transformative and cutting edge technologies and also deliver working software that produces real results. Our philosophy is think big, start small, act fast – we value open source technologies, solve challenging and unique problems, and innovate quickly. We work in a very unique onsite-offshore model, and encourage creativity from our architects and engineers every step of the way.  This position reports directly to our SVP, Engineering in beautiful San Diego, CA.

By the very nature of our role, you will be working with various teams including product, user experience, portals, operations, core, and systems. While our teams are small enough to make fast decisions, our audience and reach is large enough that your work, your voice will have an immediate and tremendous impact.

Responsibilities:

  • Define the strategies, roadmaps and solutions in the analytics and deep learning space and evangelize the vision to the organization.
  • Responsible for design, execution and delivery of exploratory concepts, rapid prototypes, and pilot solutions designed to test hypothesis and incubate transformative new capabilities by applying Machine Learning, data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems.
  • You will be hands on ML expert. You will implement and deploy these as an Enterprise-grade technology stack, and be responsible for all aspects of the solution – data pipelines, model generation, and training and inference engines.
  • Your solution would encompass the gamut of highly-available data lakes to highly-performant-compute clusters, from storage and networking infrastructure to platforms and micro services.
  • You will help build an internal team, including recruiting new members and coaching and mentoring existing ones.

Requirements:

  • Master Degree in Machine Learning, Data Mining, Computer Science, Statistical Inference, Mathematical modeling or similar fields with 10-12 years of strong, demonstrable SDLC experience –minimum of 5 of these years should be direct experience in the machine learning, big data space.
  • Experience implementing at least two to three Machine Learning pipelines in production.
  • Deep hands-on technical ability. Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms. Deep understanding of statistics and probability.
  • Experience with Hortonworks or Cloudera distributions.
  • Very strong written and oral communication skills – must able to present complex ideas in an understandable way.
  • Prior experience working with the ELK stack including Elasticsearch
  • Proficiency with one or more of Python, Java, Scala preferably in a Linux Environment.
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks such as MxNet, Caffe/2, SparkML, Gluon, TensorFlow, Theano, Keras, Pandas, NumPy, scikit-learn.
  • Experience with distributed computing frameworks, containers and microservices (Yarn, Kubernetes, AWS ECS, Mesos).
  •  Experience with at least two noSQL variants - Hive, Mongodb, Cassandra, Impala, and expertise with Kafka, MLLib
  • Excellent understanding of algorithms and data structures for optimization.
  • Prior experience with traditional RDBMS (Oracle, SQL Server, etc.) and/or large scale traditional data warehousing is a must (4-5 years preferred)
  • Must have machine learning implementation experience 
  • U.S. citizen/green card holder
     

 

Optical Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking an Optical Engineer to perform optics-related research (including, but not limited to, optical sensor systems development) under the direction of the Director, Advanced X-Ray & Optical Technologies.  This role will allow you to work in an optics lab setting on innovative, cutting edge technologies.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, assemble and test complex Electro–Optical and Opto-Mechanical systems
  • Plan & execute optics related laboratory experiments in a collaborative, team environment
  • Perform accurate measurements with optical and electronic lab test equipment
  • Conduct opto-mechanical setup assembly, alignment, and troubleshooting
  • Perform modeling and optimization of optical components and systems using commercially available optical simulation software
  • Perform analysis of experimentally acquired data
  • Produce written reports for Project Managers detailing the progress of work
  • Prepare and track purchasing requisitions/keep lab organized

Experience:

  • BS or MS degree in Optics, Applied Physics, or related scientific field
  • Hands-on experience with optical components (lenses, prisms, mirrors etc.), lasers and other light sources, optical detectors, image sensors, and optical test equipment.
  • Familiarity with opto-mechanical modeling and design software (Zemax)
  • Experience in an optical lab environment required
  • Hands-on experience in the development, prototyping, & testing to production of complex EO/Mechanical systems
  • Experienced with data analysis and simulations tools (e.g., MATLAB, COMSOL, Igor Pro).
  • Ability to develop new concept, carry out design and development, realize prototypes toward viable products, perform test and evaluation, provide documentation (e.g., reports, technical proposals)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder

Senior Staff Regulatory Affairs Specialist - Franklin Lakes, NJ

Seeking a Senior Staff Regulatory Affairs Specialist with Regulatory Affairs experience in the device/diagnostic, biologic and/or pharmaceutical industry, working knowledge with medical device and pharmaceutical regulations, product classifications, and applicable device or drug registration requirements AND software, electromechanical and/or digital health medical devices experience for our Franklin Lakes, NJ location.

Summary: In Medical Pharmaceutical Systems-Self Administration Injection Systems, we develop novel and complex drug delivery solutions to allow patients to inject medications themselves. This position, as a Senior Regulatory Subject Matter Expert, will develop and execute regulatory strategies to support stand-alone and combination device constituents in development, prepare compliant master regulatory documents for global compliance, and will lead RA in customer facing for strategic accounts. Join us in our mission to advance the world of health. This group develops drug delivery solutions which will advance smart technology digital health. i.e. this person will work with the apps that send alerts to your smart phone if your blood level drops, etc...

Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Staff RA specialist will be working in Medical Pharmaceutical Systems-Self Administration Injection Systems, primarily the Wearable Injection Platform. 
  • Represent regulatory function in complex product development teams and projects by identifying, interpreting relevant regulatory requirements and provide actionable regulatory guidance throughout the product development cycle
  • Establish and implement regulatory strategies to support cross-functional stand-alone and combination device development for smart devices and digital health solutions for US, EU and other global markets
  • Establish close partnership with pharmaceutical customers and develop understanding of customer’s regulatory strategies to ensure proper support (throughout drug product approval process) is provided and while protecting interest. 
  • Collect, analyze the registration requirements for similar products, and apply the synthesized regulatory intelligence to assist the business decision making process
  • Review/approve Drug and Device Master Files (DMF and MAF) for compliance with relevant regulations for submission to US FDA, Health Canada and Australia and coordinate appropriate input/help from various functions (R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Medical etc.) in a timely manner
  • Review/approve labeling, promotional and advertising materials to ensure regulatory compliance, as assigned
  • Reviews clinical, human factor study protocols and reports to assure collection of appropriate data for regulatory submissions and regulatory compliance
  • Identify ways to improve the efficiency of current work process and execute them.
  • Keep appraised of the changing regulatory environment and keep the relevant team and supervisors informed about the potential impacts
  • Support the Pharm Systems US and WW RA team as needed

Requirements:

  • B.S. degree required with life science or engineering background preferred
  • Must have experience with software, electromechanical and/or digital health medical devices.
  • 5 + years of Regulatory Affairs experience in the device/diagnostic, biologic and/or pharmaceutical industry
  • 3 years of working knowledge with medical device and pharmaceutical regulations, product classifications, and applicable device or drug registration requirements for US/EU
  • Current knowledge of U.S. medical device regulatory requirements and Quality System Regulations (QSR) required
  • Experience working with 510(k), CE Marking, Master Files and eCTD preferred
  • Experience working with regulators
  • Customer centric mindset (internal and external)
  • Ability to network, managing diverse relationships
  • Ability to effectively cope with change and ambiguity
  • Regulatory certification (RAC) in medical device and/or drug regulations is a plus
  • Combination Product regulation understanding is a plus
  • Fluent in English; French speaking is a plus
  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

 

Clinical Microbiologist - Baltimore, MD

Seeking a Clinical Microbiologist who is a high-potential individual with clinical microbiology experience to work for a world leader in laboratory automation for the clinical microbiology laboratory.  This person will work as part of the R&D microbiology team to invent, develop, integrate and test diagnostic capabilities of an integrated automated platform for use in a clinical microbiology lab.

Responsibilities:  The successful candidate will work within a multi-functional team to contribute to the development of automated solutions for the evolving clinical microbiology laboratory. They will have recent hands-on working knowledge of clinical microbiology, including pathogen isolation, identification and testing of antimicrobial susceptibility in a clinical setting. They will be skilled in experimental design, data interpretation, and all general laboratory practices, and be adept at interfacing with automated instrument platforms. The successful candidate will be able to independently design, perform, analyze and summarize laboratory experiments with minimal supervision and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills while enjoying working in a dynamic team environment. A basic understanding of product development, and experience in people management are desirable. 

Will work as part of the R&D microbiology team to invent, develop, integrate and test diagnostic capabilities of an integrated automated platform for use in a clinical microbiology lab.

Requirements:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, or a related field, with at least 3 years of relevant, recent, clinical microbiology experience is required. Candidates with an advanced degree (M.S., Ph.D) are preferred. 
  • Certification by ASCP, ABMT, MLS State licensure or similar professional organizations preferred.
  • Recent, hands-on experience in a clinical microbiology laboratory and/or experience in the development of diagnostic devices or assays is required.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of clinical workflow, decision making, and diagnostic conclusions is required.
  • Experience in people management is preferred. Candidate must have demonstrated leadership capabilities in leading validations, projects, or teams. 
  • The successful candidate will have a demonstrated aptitude for solving problems involving biological or instrumented platforms.  Experience with data storage, processing and analysis is desirable. 
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in a multidisciplinary development group with demonstrated communication and problem-solving skills.
  • 2 to 5 years experience
  • Do you have any leadership experience?
  • Do you have at least 3 years of recent CLINICAL microbiology experience?
  • Do you have an ASCP certification?
  • Do you have working knowledge and understanding of clinical workflow, decision making, and diagnostic conclusions?

Desktop Systems Team Lead - Irvine

Seeking a Desktop Systems Team Lead with 4 years applications/desktop/IT support experience supporting enterprise applications.

Responsibilities:  Seeking a strong Leader who will provide technical guidance to the Desktop Systems Team and internal customers. Must be resourceful with the ability to not only fix issues, but also possess a proactive aptitude with the ability to identify and create solutions to avoid problems before they occur. 

  • Insure issues and problems are resolved quickly and efficiently with minimal disruption to user, and ITSM Tickets are managed effectively, including working with other escalation groups
  • Deployment of equipment and software installations are coordinated to minimize disruption to users
  • Customer service is provided consistently at the highest level
  • Mentors team members in areas of problem solving, decision making and technical growth
  • Serves as a resource and subject matter expert to team members
  • Seeks Process improvements and makes suggestions and recommendations to management
  • Manages Assigned IT projects
  • Act as a Collaboration Lead for issues to ensure they are responded to and resolved promptly
  • Applies problem analysis and solving skills critical in identifying, resolving, or being Final POC for incidents and requests
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines as needed
  • Serves as a liaison between various sub-departments of IT such as Systems, IT Support, Data Services, Scrum Support and Innovation
  • Attend workshops and training to stay current on hardware, software, and other information technology
  • Leads team in general preventative maintenance tasks on computers, laptops, printers, and any other authorized peripheral equipment

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Information Technology related field or equivalent experience or High School Diploma and formal education/classes/code academy in Information Technology with experience
  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience in Applications or IT Technical Support
  • Must have previous experience supporting enterprise applications
  • Knowledge of Level 2 Networking, TCPIP, Premises wiring, and Active Directory.
  • Knowledge of MS Windows, MS Office, PC repair, software installation and desktop level support.
  • Knowledge of SQL database, a plus.
  • Possess mental agility to diagnose, analyze, and resolve technical issues in real-time while providing excellent customer service.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and analyze software issues.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and effectively contribute as a team player.
  • Ability to organize, plan, and coordinate multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to provide quality customer service.
  • Demonstrated customer service attitude and approachability.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated effective project management skills.
  • Ability to work at floor level to perform tasks such as connecting cables and positioning computer towers.
  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

 

Desktop System Analyst - Irvine, CA

Seeking a Desktop System Analyst with a couple years applications/desktop support experience for a global medical/dental technology company in Irvine.  

Responsibilities:

  • Creates computer images utilizing Acronis True Image (or similar) Backup and Recovery applications.
  • Installs, configures, and validates 3rd party intra-oral scan and design software, anti-virus software, Windows and Macintosh operating systems, MS Office, and proprietary in-house applications.
  • Coordinates and performs software deployments and upgrades.
  • Manages leased hardware including PC refresh on a regular basis.
  • Manages printers including installing Network and Local printers, troubleshooting technical and mechanical issues, and replacing toner cartridges.
  • Deploys computers throughout Company; performs set-up, cloning and imaging for quarterly leased terminated equipment as required.
  • Supports users with fax machines including assisting in set-up, configuration, and troubleshooting.
  • Supports users with 3-Dimensional Imaging Scanners, both desktop and handheld devices, including deploying devices, set-up, configuring, and troubleshooting technical issues.
  • Supports and deploys handheld touchpad devices including configuring and troubleshooting technical issues.
  • Performs diagnostics on various devices utilizing 3rd party computer health diagnostic tools.
  • Performs preventative maintenance services on a prescribed schedule.
  • Responds to support tickets for applications and/or hardware issues.
  • Identifies and resolves technical issues; performs tests as necessary to ensure proper functions.
  • Reports problems and proposed solutions; chooses best solution and course of action.
  • Develops “lessons-learned” and authors Knowledge Base articles.
  • Utilizes 3rd party remote software such as VNC Client, RDP, Team Viewer, and Proxy Master to connect to customer desktops for remote support.
  • Repairs computers as necessary.
  • Communicates solutions to users in a clear, concise, and timely manner to ensure customer expectations are met or exceeded.
  • Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with various Company departments and team members.
  • May travel to Remote Labs to assist with moves and large-scale system changes and/or rollouts.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma. Computer training courses or formal education in IT a plus.
  • 2 years of experience in Applications, desktop support & IT Technical Support.
  • Must have previous experience supporting enterprise applications.
  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required.

Senior Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Senior Software Engineer with experience in transitioning software prototypes into production code, preparation of technical documentation, and management of engineering projects. U.S. citizenship required to obtain security clearance.

Responsibilities: The Senior Software Engineer will be involved with application software development for imaging systems, sensors data analysis, software control of hardware systems, modeling, and simulation.  In addition, hands on development of application software for modeling, simulation, data analysis and visualization applications.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree and equivalent experience required. Master’s Degree preferred in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field.
  • 5+ years’ experience in software development using tools such as Qt, Visual Studio, debuggers, databases on Linux and Windows platforms
  • Experience with development tools including Eclipse and version control systems
  • Experience in design, development and unit/system level testing for application software based on libraries such as OpenCV, R, CUDA, BOOST, GIS or similar packages.
  • Expert level skills in C, C++, Java, Perl, and Python programming and Linux operating systems
  • Must have experience in technical writing to produce software documentation
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Ability to learn and work in a wide range of application domains including but not limited to image processing, modeling/simulation and visualization; data-analysis and networking will be a plus
  • U.S. citizenship

Associate Director, IM Program Management Office - San Rafael, CA

Seeking an Associate Director, Information Management PMO for our offices in San Rafael, CA.

Responsibilities:  The Sr. Director is responsible for ensuring project management support for Technical Operation projects within the IM Portfolio, driving IM PMO process and policy, and directing IM Technical Operations project management staff.

  • Ensuring that all assigned programs, projects and initiatives are well defined, planned, tracked and communicated in a consistent manner
  • Quickly and effectively understand business strategies, challenges and priorities while collaborating with business leaders to identify and plan initiatives to translate these into programs/projects with measurable tactical goals and objectives
  • Partnering with any other Business PMO functions to ensure planning and execution alignment on dependent projects
  • Take ownership and lead Project Management staff
  • Consistently support all IM and Business functional teams with high degree of quality service
  • Partner and seamlessly align with internal IM Process, Change Management and User Experience groups and methods as applicable to a given project or program
  • Regularly present IM Portfolio status both internally & externally to IM in multiple formal and related IM and Business forums including but not limited to: Internal IT Demand Review; IM Demand Management Committee (DMC); Business PMO Portfolio Review Sessions; Computer Validation Forum (CVF); Annual Cross-functional IM Portfolio Budgeting Sessions
  • Directly manage critical complex IM Programs and the projects they comprise from scope, design and development, into production
  • Define resources and schedules for programs / projects implementation
  • Plan and schedule program / project deliverables, goals, milestones
  • Drive the development of documentation deliverables, as applicable
  • Efficiently identify and solve project issues and responsible for Senior Management level escalation only after exhausting all other mitigation options
  • The IM PMO Technical Operations Lead works directly the IM BRM Leads for each Business Units, all functional IM Teams, other Project Managers and implementation Project Teams with project level Technical Operations dependencies, and any identified support teams related to any given IM project(s) implementation.
  • At a high level, must provide operational understanding of all IM functions, applications, platforms and related technology that support the Technical Operations organization. Attention to detail and good analytical skills are essential.  Consistently clear and concise executive level communication is a must.  Critical thinking, and strong problem-solving skills are a must.
  • The ideal candidate has the ability to anticipate program / project related problems and takes effective leadership to address the issues proactively.
  • Be Flexible and Accountable; Be both great People Manager and a great Doer.
  •  Effectively interface with technical (IM) groups as well as business teams and executives, both in person and remotely
  • Strong can-do attitude and a high degree of tenacity and drive. High energy, ability to prioritize, desires to work in a results-oriented fast growth environment

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering, Technology or related field or significant experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification or equivalent preferred.
  • 10+ years’ experience with software or technology used on the job, including Business application and / or platform implementation supporting IT and IM solutions in Manufacturing and Supply Chain functions is a must.
  • 5+ year experience in implementing and / or lead application management of an enterprise Project
  • Portfolio Management platform.
  • Experience working in Regulated/Life Science industries strongly preferred.
  • Independent problem-solving skills.
  • Program / Project Management scheduling and budgeting experience.
  • Very strong interpersonal and executive level communication skills and ability to interact positively with upper management as well as communicating problems to appropriate teams within our organization.
  • This level of PMO Leadership needs a keen understanding of people, management processes, and functional IT and related support needs.
  • Strong leadership skills in project definition, mitigation and overall delivery
  • Strong written and verbal Communication skills
  • Strong Presentation, collaboration & coalition building Skills
  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required
  • Consulting or business management background is a strong plus.

 

Sr. Scientist III, Discover Oncology DMPK Strategy - South San Francisco

Seeking a Sr. Scientist III, Discovery Oncology DMPK Strategy with a solid background in representing DMPK on biologics project teams and expertise with PK analysis of biologics.

Responsibilities: The Translational Modeling & Simulation department within the Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) group is searching for a DMPK project representative in South San Francisco to provide project support enabling biologics progression (including antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) and bi-specifics) in Oncology discovery and clinical development. The scientist will collaborate closely with Discovery project teams; developing and executing the DMPK and PKPD strategies necessary to facilitate the advancement of optimized candidate molecules. 

  • Develop and drive the DMPK and PKPD strategy for Oncology Discovery projects to support project decisions and milestones. 
  • Serve as a DMPK-BA representative on project teams supporting the development of novel biologics (including ADCs and bi-specifics). In this role, collaborate with project team members (Clinical Pharmacology, Discovery, Toxicology, etc.) and groups within DMPK-BA to generate relevant data to enable knowledge and data integration guiding target validation, biomarker selection, and candidate selection 
  • Effectively communicate DMPK and PKPD strategy and knowledge to project teams, functional leaders, and other key stakeholders to ensure alignment and influence decisions.
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of the PKPD and DMPK aspects necessary for the selection and characterization of antibodies, bi-specifics, and antibody drug conjugates
  • Coordinate and request PK, PKPD, and bio-analytical (BA) studies in a timely manner and communicate protocols, timelines, needs and results back to team, ensuring optimized cycle times
  • Serve as a liaison with bio analytical groups to ensure timely reagent generation, method development and sample analysis
  • Prepare DMPK-BA sections of regulatory documents (IB, IND, BLA); provide responses to regulatory questions and ensure generation of appropriate reports  

Required:

  • Bachelor with 14 years of experience, Masters with 12 years of experience, or Doctorate (Ph.D.) with 6 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Sciences or related field
  • Experience in independently representing DMPK on biologics project teams is required (expertise in ADC development is a plus)
  • Expertise with PK analysis of biologics is required
  • Experience with Phoenix/WinNonlin modeling software is desired
  • Understanding of biologics PK/PD modeling and ligand binding assays for measuring biologic molecules and/or biomarkers in pre-clinical study samples is desired
  • Demonstrated ability to function as principle investigator and scientific strategy leader; generating original scientific or development strategies and leading those efforts to an effective and productive outcome. 
  • Recognized expert in his/her discipline
  • Experienced/demonstrated publication or patent record, with lead/senior author examples a plus
  • Ability to influence, negotiate and communicate effectively with both internal and external stake holders. Ability to work well in a collaborative fast-paced team environment.
  • Highly motivated, self-driven and results-oriented person with excellent communication and presentation skills, capable to work both as team player and project driver.
  • High degree of flexibility in adapting to different projects, people and excellent networking and relationship-building (both internal and external) skills are required.
  • Passion for data analysis, solving technical problems and applying new technologies to further scientific goals
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance
  • Learns fast, grasps the "essence" and can change course quickly where indicated
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality
  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required

Lab Engineer (Infrared Optics) - Torrance

Seeking a Lab Engineer - Infrared Optics to perform optics (infrared, interferometry, and/or optical imaging) related lab experiments.  You will need basic knowledge of optics, have experience in an optical lab in the development, prototyping, & testing to production of complex EO/Mechanical systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Assemble and test complex Electro –Optical and Opto-Mechanical systems
  • Plan & execute optics related laboratory experiments in a collaborative, team environment
  • Perform accurate measurements with signal generators, multimeters, oscilloscopes, and other lab equipment
  • Conduct mechanical assembly & fabrication tasks (cutting, drilling, gluing, painting)
  • Produce written reports for Project Managers detailing the progress of laboratory work
  • Prepare and track purchasing requisitions/keep lab organized

Requirements:

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Optics, or related field preferred
  • Basic knowledge of optics (infrared optics, interferometry, imaging)
  • Experience in an optical lab required/ manufacturing experience necessary
  • Hands-on experience in the development, prototyping, & testing to production of complex EO/Mechanical systems
  • Proficient with LabVIEW, Matlab, or similar experimental control software will be plus
  • Must be able to multi-task efficiently, commit to and work under deadlines
  • Good communication, organization, strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required
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Sr. Director, Business Development for Advanced Programs - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Sr. Director, Business Development for Advanced Programs. This is an excellent opportunity for an energetic “hands-on/get-it-done” individual to contribute to the development of business of the highest importance to the future growth of the Corporation. The Sr. Director, Business Development for Advanced Programs will report to the Vice President, Business Development and be responsible for all aspects of the business development/capture lifecycle, from opportunity creation/ identification through to award and program management, to include customer relationship, opportunity identification, proposal generation and overall customer satisfaction. Additionally, the candidate will initiate, develop, champion and apply best program management (PM) practices to new and ongoing programs, and have a proven track record of successfully completing programs with strong leadership, prudent planning and problem-solving. 

Responsibilities:  The successful candidate will present a proven track record of action management of technically complex programs and engineering tasks, which are essential skills for developing business utilizing cutting edge technologies.  The candidate must quickly assume leadership responsibility for capturing large size military programs as well as successful transition to program execution.

  • Identification and capture of new business including relevant Small Business Innovation Research with focus on year over year revenue growth.
  • Support strategic long-range planning, market analyses and forecast data for DoD and commercial market sector.
  • Management of contracts (tasks, schedule and costs) through collaboration with a principal investigator that is primarily responsible for technical compliance of the program.
  • Assurance of meeting contractual requirements through planning, monitoring, analyzing and /or expediting.
  • Development of program requirements and contract work breakdown structures (CWBS)
  • Identification of programmatic risks (technical, cost and schedule) and reporting risk status
  • Performance metrics-based program progress tracking and corrective action initiation /monitoring
  • Maintaining budget and revenue schedules and communicating status to company management
  • Keep technical programs and personnel focused on contractual obligations
  •  Lead capture and proposal team activities with a focus on customer requirements and budget, competitive intelligence and price-to-win analyses.
  • Conduct customer engagements and customer call planning with the purpose of establishing critical trust with senior leaders in Program Offices or with primes contractors.
  • Identification of strategic alliances, teammates and partners for key pursuit opportunities.
  • Participate in relevant trade shows, industry days and seminars to stay abreast of customer strategies, goals and objectives.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for Foreign Military Sales of existing ISI products in compliance with current ITAR and US Export restrictions.
  • Will be required to travel up to 25%.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science or similar with 10+ years of relevant experience
  • 5+ years of experience in Business Development and/or Program Management experience in management and execution of programs/systems with knowledge of ITAR and US Export restrictions
  • Practical understanding of technology transitioning, product/market development, and marketing/product planning for US military applications 
  • Knowledge of conducting and directing competitive product analysis using market research techniques and a solid technical understanding of service/agency needs and requirements
  • Must have proposal development/writing and basic contracting/negotiation skills
  • Strong leadership skills, excellent communication (presentation, written, and verbal), and relationship building skills. Good problem-solving ability to work with a diverse work force
  • Candidate must possess a current DoD security clearance or able to obtain a security clearance
  • U.S. citizenship required