Professional Services Coordinator - Irvine, CA

Seeking a Professional Services Coordinator with excellent customer service, organizational skills and a professional demeanor for a global medical technology company in Irvine. 

Responsibilities:  You will be the Professional Services Manager’s right-hand person and the glue that holds our department together with our clients.

  • Administrative aspects of our product’s customer lifecycle from close of sale until the account is handed off to support one hundred (100) days later.

  • Schedules all installation, training and service visits our customers. Ensures accuracy in a very fast-paced environment.

  • Manages the calendar balancing customer, staff and revenue demands to support a profitable and well balanced delivery schedule.

  • Manages Professional Services’ stock of consumable materials and ensures each Implementation Specialist and Field Service Technician’s installation and training materials are replenished as necessary.

  • Establishes, maintains and updates files, databases, records and/or other documents.

  • Coordinates all back office onboarding efforts including, but not limited to, creating the customer’s profile in SharePoint, ensuring they receive all welcome and training materials, distributing & collecting readiness documentation and arranging pre- and post-installation training.

  • Coordinates shipping and fulfillment of our systems in tandem with the installation schedule; closely monitors our product pickups.

  • Primary customer service contact for the new program; responsible for educating new customers on pre-education requirements, installation & training process and ongoing support & education opportunities.

  • Works directly with the Professional Services Team to deliver high quality service.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED: Bachelor's degree preferred

  • 2 years of experience in an office coordination, customer service or administrative role

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (e.g Outlook, Excel, etc)

  • Must have work experience in a customer facing role and have strong customer service skills

  • Strong organizational skills a must

  • Scheduling experience in a professional setting preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be able to type 50 WPM

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required

 

Hardware Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Hardware Engineer who will design and develop electronic or dynamic mechanical hardware for avionics or undersea platforms for a fast- growing defense contractor in Torrance. 

Responsibilities:

  • You will perform hands-on end to end hardware development (planning, designing, implementation, and testing/benchmarking) on on-going programs and R&D projects.

  • As a self-starter, you will participate in the development of electronic or mechanical hardware architecture and designs leveraging latest technologies.  

  • Designing electronic or dynamic mechanical hardware for avionics or undersea platforms.

  • Detailed mechanical design, drawings and/or analysis using Solidworks or Creo.

  • Electrical or mechanical design and development for a broad range of prototypes including electronic packaging with thermal, mechanical, and vibrational considerations.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineer.  Masters or PhD is preferred.   

  • 5+ years of experience in the development of electronic or mechanical hardware. Preference is in avionics or underwater sensor systems.

  • Experience in (a) design and simulation tools such as ORCAD, PCAD, or(b) dynamic mechanical designs, kinematic analysis, etc.

  • Experience in outsourcing layout, PCB fabrication, board population and other tasks requiring specialized vendor services is a plus.

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written – and experience in technical writing to produce hardware documentation.

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

 

Quality Administrator - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Quality Administrator who will be responsible for performing ongoing support, coordination, and administrative tasks required to support our IS09001/AS9100/AS9110 Certifications, ISO 17025 Test Laboratory Accreditation, and CMMl-DEV vl.3 Benchmarking. The Quality Administrator also oversee the management of product manufacturing and test records. Many of these tasks consist of performing follow-up on quality system-related activities, as well as administrative activities such as phone calls, e-mails, scanning, paper and electronic filing, and reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Tracks corrective action (supplier, audit, process, customer, etc.) status from issuance to closure.

  • Schedules and coordinates calibration of inspection, measuring, and test equipment.

  • Sends Supplier Qualification Questionnaires to suppliers and follows up.

  • Ensures Approved Vendor List (AVL) is maintained and up-to-date.

  • Manages training records.

  • Supports material review activity as required by Quality Engineering.

  • Creates product asset records.

  • Scans Technical Data Packages (TDP's).

  • Prepares and submits Government Source Inspection (GSI) requests.

  • Coordinates preparations for customer and regulatory audits and other visits.

  • Coordinates inter-laboratory comparison testing in support of ISO 17025 accreditation.

  • Supports Configuration Management activity as required.

  • Provides support for annual Conflict Minerals campaigns.

  • Coordinates gathering of monthly QMS metric results and publishes results.

  • Generates purchase requisitions for Quality & Facility Operations Department.

Required:

  • High School Diploma. Desired - Associates (AA) Degree or Technical Trade School certification, or BS/BA.

  • 1 year of experience providing similar coordination and administrative support.

  • General knowledge of aerospace quality requirements/processes is a plus.

  • Ability to multi-task and attention to detail and accuracy are critical.

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are required.

  • Strong skills utilizing MS Excel, Word, Power Point are a must.

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

EMI Design Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking an EMI Design Engineer who can lead and oversee EMI processes and operations, as well as electrical test and analysis of systems, subsystems, and components.

Responsibilities:

  • Define and implement EMI/EMC requirements to meet specified product performance for all aspects of Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) compliance, including EMI/EMC/EME/ESD/EMP and lightning.

  • System level EMC design (system level grounding/isolation design, generate electrical bonding specifications, filtering designs and shielding designs).

  • Develop models for interference coupling mechanisms, shielding integrity, and circuit/cable interface isolation to mitigate and control conducted/radiated emissions and susceptibility stimuli.

  • Conduct component and system EMI tests.

  • Generate EMI control plans, and test guidelines, procedures, reports and waivers Electrical/RF:- Familiar with electrical and RF test equipment

  • Demonstrate the ability to lead, coordinate, solve problems, and work well in a team environment.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering or Electronics with 5 years of experience, or MSEE with 3 years of experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in EMI Test Lab operations or related experience.

  • Must have direct experience conducting tests as defined in MIL-STD 461F and 464C. 

  • Solid experience with Military Defense applications.

  • Excellent technical writing, verbal communication, and presentation skills are essential.

  • U.S. citizen required.

Preferred:

  • Experience in performing radiated and emitted analyses and working with analytical models for radiated electrical fields.

  • Proficient in EMI product qualification or acceptance tests and test techniques.

  • Experience in EMI research, development, design, and test of electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks.

  • Strong mathematical background and analytical simulation experience

  • Strong background in EMI test environment

  • Experience with EMI analytical models and analysis

Desktop Systems Supervisor - Irvine, CA

Seeking a Desktop Systems Supervisor with 5 years IT experience supporting enterprise applications and strong leadership experience for a global technology company in Irvine.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise a global Desktop Support team and oversee daily operation of Desktop Support Analysts and Coordinators.

  • Providing quality technical software/hardware, phone and desktop support with a high degree of customer service and technical expertise.

  • Supervise the Desktop Support team in all aspects including schedules (maintain proper service time coverage), team and individual performance, and employee issues.

  • Responsible for quarterly hardware lease returns and refresh.

  • Accountable for 100% IT assets by properly documenting and tracking hardware movements using ServiceDesk Plus.

  • Populates scorecards monthly and have recurring meetings with employees to provide feedback.

  • Ensures all desktops in the enterprise are up-to-date with Windows patching and high percentage of compliance meeting or exceeding industry standard.

  • Assigns day to day assignments to ensure work is completed in a timely and effective manner.

  • Monitors ServiceDesk Plus ticket queue for Desktop Support to ensure problems are handled efficiently and effectively. Escalate tickets to other teams as required and document all troubleshooting steps and pertinent information.

  • Provides management reports on Desktop Support operations and issues.

  • Advises and trains Desktop Support Analysts on operational procedures and troubleshooting techniques.

  • Updates and communicates to departments the schedule of equipment replacements and software changes.

  • Contributes to Knowledge Base of problems and solutions.

  • Assists with daily IT Technical Support functions where needed.

  • Coordinates activities by scheduling project-oriented assignments and setting priorities.

  • Evaluates and verifies employee performance through the review of completed work assignments, work techniques and performance.

  • Reprimands employee if employee violates company rules or does not perform up to expectations.

  • Oversees the assignments and status of ITSM tickets by the site leads within the ITSM queue for the Desktop Systems Analysts.

  • Enforces ticket resolution notes and best practices are completed by ticket owner.

  • Manages and communicates the need for IT hardware, software, and consumables to be available and in stock.

  • Provides exceptional Customer Service and communicates this in a professional manner to all of our customers.

  • Provides updates to the IT Manager through email, and phone calls about pending tasks and projects

  • Reviews ITSM reports and projects on a weekly basis.

  • Manages employee schedules and sends notifications when a Desktop Systems Analyst is sick or going on vacation.

  • Maintains records, prepares reports, and composes correspondence relative to the work.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ Degree preferred with a formal education in Information Technology

  • 5+ years of experience in Desktop or IT Technical Support.

  • Must have previous experience supporting enterprise applications.

  • 3+ years of experience managing people and IT projects.

  • Knowledge of Level 2 Networking, TCP/IP, Premises wiring, and Active Directory.

  • Knowledge of MS Windows, MS Office, PC repair, software installation and desktop level support.

  • Possess mental agility to diagnose, analyze, and resolve technical issues in real-time while providing 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

    ·         analytical skills

    ·         project management skills.

    ·         time management skills and prioritizing abilities

    ·         strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail and accuracy

  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder.

Nice to Have/Not Required:

  • ITIL v3 certified preferred

  • Familiarity with ITIL best practices, a plus

 

Group Leader, RF Integration - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Group Leader, RF Integration for our Cognitive Systems Division. The successful candidate will be responsible for technical management of a small group specializing primarily in integration of RF systems for our highly technical products in the defense space.

Responsibilities:

  • Management of a small group of scientists and engineers to execute on technology demonstrator and product development contracts.

  • Technical management of programs, primarily in the areas of RF and/or cyber, including requirements analysis, trade studies, system architecture development, system performance analysis, hardware and software design, integration, test, verification and operational deployment.

  • Technical writing, including reports, proposals, presentations, in support of ongoing contracts and to support future development.

  • Prepare presentations and conduct meetings with existing and potential customers and provide technical support for business development as needed.

Required:

  • Masters or Ph.D. Degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, RF Engineering, or related field.   

  • 5+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas: Systems Engineering, RF Engineering, Electronic Warfare, Military Communications, Wireless Networks, Radar, Cyber-Security, Information Assurance, Encryption.

  • Prior Leadership experience

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written – and experience in technical writing.

  • U.S. citizenship required.

Sr. Scientist I - ADC Discovery/Assay Development - South San Francisco, CA

We are expanding our oncology hub on the West Coast, with three sites in the San Francisco Bay Area focused on the discovery and development of novel oncology therapies and seeking a Sr. Scientist I – ADC Discovery/Assay Development with experience in small molecule and ADC screening and development. The candidate will drive discovery work to understand small molecule potency and how it relates to ADCs. Responsibilities will include generation and review of small molecule cytotoxicity and mechanistic data, coupled with analysis of subsequent ADC data to identify ideal characteristics for ADC warheads.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead efforts to understand potency and mechanism of action of novel small molecules used as warheads on antibody drug conjugates

  • Work cooperatively with multidisciplinary team to present results and guide strategy

  • Support small molecule (low/medium throughput) screening efforts by independently performing assays to evaluate potency of compounds with diverse mechanisms of action

  • Develop biochemical assays to measure compound activity

  • Plan and execute in vitro targeted drug combination studies

  • Identify trends between ADCs and corresponding small molecules

  • May include cell imaging and ADC internalization and trafficking studies

  • Proactively seek out and incorporate novel ideas in line with the group’s strategy to better characterize our antibody targets, toxins and ADCs

  • Draft IND and patent documents and occasionally present at scientific conferences and symposiums

Requirements:

  • Ph.D in a relevant area, or MS or equivalent education with 8+ of experience, or BS or equivalent education with 10+ years of experience.

  • Experience in small molecule screening, (prefer in ADCs), is required.

  • Highly motivated, goal oriented and independent scientist with proven technical expertise in small molecule screening (cell and biochemical assay formats).

  • Prior experience with ADCs and working knowledge of bio-conjugation chemistry a plus.

  • Experience with cell imaging systems and flow-cytometry a plus.

  • Proven management skills with track record of direct reports or guiding and teaching scientific staff.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a proven track record of working effectively in a dynamic, collaborative, team-oriented setting.

  • U.S. Citizen/Green card holder.

Purchasing Manager - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Purchasing Manager who will oversee purchasing activities in compliance with a DCMA-approved purchasing system. The successful candidate will have the creativity, passion, and drive to take full responsibility for implementing purchasing policies and procedures for the entire corporation. The candidate must understand government contracting, including FAR/DFARS and procurement policies & procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement and maintain corporate purchasing systems and procedures, which enable us to purchase from suppliers with the best delivery terms, quality, and total cost performance. Familiarity with AS9100.   Recent and detailed experience with Contractor Purchasing System Reviews (normally conducted by DCMA) is a definite plus.

  • Develop policies and procedures, to enable us to enter into partnerships with our suppliers which foster excellent performance.

  • Negotiate unique subcontracts and purchasing arrangements using knowledge that is based on a technical understanding of the types of purchases to be made, market factors and internal requirements.

  • Maintain and furnish purchasing records, analyses, cost data and reports for use in scheduling, planning, budgeting and other functional activities.

  • Administer supplier improvement process to include quantitative supplier performance measures for quality and delivery performance. Accomplish Continuous Improvement initiatives: focus on cost savings, gross margin improvement, etc.

  • Design and implement training programs for purchasing policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration or a related field. Master’s Degree is a plus.

  • 5 years of purchasing experience within an aerospace/manufacturing environment.

  • Prefer experience with Deltek Costpoint.

  • 3 years of supervisory experience that includes establishing goals and objectives for the purchasing department, coordinating purchasing activities, assigning/scheduling tasks, communicating expectations and deliverables.

  • Strong contract negotiation skills for complex requests for equipment, supplies, and services from suppliers and subcontractors.

  • Prefer experience transitioning from a manual purchasing system (e.g. issuing POS from Deltek) to an automated MRP system

  • Prefer certifications from Industry associations (C.P.M./CPPM)

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written

  • U.S. citizenship a must.

Quality Inspector I - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Quality Inspector who will be responsible for quality inspection duties including conformance of parts received to drawing specification(s), review of receipt documentation and logging acceptance in MRP/QA software. We are looking for a team player who has an eye for detail, is open to feedback, and can quickly establish themselves in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Read engineering drawing(s) and inspect parts using metrology tools i.e. pin & thread gauges, calipers, and height gauges, etc.

  • Review receiving documentation for accuracy and compliance to QA clause flow downs.

  • Document receipt of material in MRP and QA system software database Tools.

  • Document and take pictures of parts that are nonconforming with sufficient details of rejection.

  • Report trend observations for repeated nonconforming material.

  • Track and schedule calibration for tools used in QA and on the production floor.

  • Track shelf life material and recall expired material from the production floor.

  • Assist with in-process inspections as needed.

  • Enter production build technical data package records into QA software data base.

  • Assist with inspecting and packaging material to be delivered to the customer.

  • Assist logistics with shipping and receiving duties as needed.

  • Manage and balance multiple tasks/priorities and perform well under pressure.

  • Work in an efficient and effective manner as directed to ensure that scheduled deadlines are met.

  • File, organize, and maintain all documents and relevant information in network folders and archives.

  • Maintain strict confidentiality.

  • Ability to work extra hours when necessary to meet deadlines.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma plus 1-2 years of experience in Quality Inspection (Associate’s Degree or Certification in technical field in lieu of experience)

  • Able to read and interpret engineering fabrication drawings (basic shop math).

  • Knowledge general dimensioning and tolerance standards.

  • Knowledge of MS Office software tools.

  • Good communication skills (verbal, written, and listening).

  • Ability to work with engineers and production staff in a positive and helpful manner.

  • Strong organizational skills, efficient, and the ability to multitask.

  • Detail and process oriented with emphasis on accuracy and quality.

  • Ability to work independently or in a team and problem solve.

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

Director of Accounting - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Director of Accounting who will be responsible for overseeing Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Payroll for a fast growing, cutting edge technology company in Torrance. The Director of Accounting will be responsible for implementing and maintaining a system of internal controls that will ensure that company assets are adequately safeguarded and that all financial reporting is prepared in compliance with all financial policies, and US GAAP.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the general accounting function, which includes inter-company accounting, cash management/reconciliation, financial reporting, balance sheet management (excluding inventory related items) and royalty management.

  • Is responsible to ensure that credit risk is balanced with business objectives, targets are met and that only valid claims with proper management authorization are paid.

  • Accountable for ensuring that policies and procedures (internal controls) are in place to provide reasonable assurance that the company assets are protected.

  • Coordinates and oversees the activities relative to internal controls documentation and testing and segregation of duties.

  • Provides technical accounting GAAP guidance and support to all company entities. At times, this may include involvement in due diligence and other activities surrounding acquisitions/dispositions.

  • Responsible for proper timing and application of revenue recognition rules. This currently entails a real-time review of each instrument order and its terms for changes needed and determination of proper timing of revenue recognition. Involves significant interaction with Business Development and Divisional Operations.

  • Ensures that company financial records, under responsibility, are maintained in compliance with company policies and US GAAP. Responsible for reviewing monthly/quarterly account reconciliations and other documents to ensure this compliance.

  • Ensures that company financial reports are prepared in compliance with policies.

  • Supervises the completion of Federal and State tax reporting requirements (including income, property, sales and use, payroll and other local taxes), insurance reports and other reports required by government regulation. Also, assists Corporate Tax, Treasury and Risk departments with dealing with tax related issues and meeting reporting requirements.

  • Ensures that the computer system continues to operate as required. Involved in validating/designing suggested changes to ensure accounting requirements continue to be met.

  • Coordinates work relating to both internal and external audits in the periodic review of the company financial records. Is further responsible for the implementation of agreed upon recommendations, related to areas of responsibility, resulting from the audit findings.

  • Ensures that the accounting department is staffed with qualified financial personnel capable of meeting the objectives and responsibilities, noted above. Responsible for continued development of these associates.

Will have direct management responsibility of the following: General Accounting, Accounts Payable and Payroll.

Required:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting

  • CPA Certification.

  • Private Industry accounting experience.

  • 5+ years of management experience is a must.

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting required.

  • Demonstrated ability to form, lead and develop high-performing teams.

  • Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions.

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills are mandatory.

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder.

Desired:

  • Experience in analyzing business performance and developing financial plans within a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience in Deltek/Costpoint and Unanet Time Management systems.

  • Experience in Government Accounting (D/FAR, CAS and ITAR Compliance).

Quality Analyst - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Quality Analyst who will be responsible for performing ongoing support, coordination, and administrative tasks required to support IS09001/AS9100/AS9110 Certifications, ISO 17025 Test Laboratory Accreditation, and CMMl-DEV vl.3 Benchmarking. They will also oversee the management of product manufacturing and test records. Many of these tasks consist of performing follow-up on quality system-related activities, as well as administrative activities such as phone calls, e-mails, scanning, paper and electronic filing, and reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Tracks corrective action (supplier, audit, process, customer, etc.) status from issuance to closure.
  • Schedules and coordinates calibration of inspection, measuring, and test equipment.
  • Sends Supplier Qualification Questionnaires to suppliers and follows up.
  • Ensures Approved Vendor List (AVL) is maintained and up-to-date.
  • Manages training records.
  • Supports material review activity as required by Quality Engineering.
  • Creates product asset records.
  • Scans Technical Data Packages (TDP's).
  • Prepares and submits Government Source Inspection (GSI) requests.
  • Coordinates preparations for customer and regulatory audits and other visits.
  • Coordinates inter-laboratory comparison testing in support of ISO 17025 accreditation.
  • Supports Configuration Management activity as required.
  • Provides support for annual Conflict Minerals campaigns.
  • Coordinates gathering of monthly QMS metric results and publishes results.
  • Generates purchase requisitions for Quality & Facility Operations Department.

Required:

  • High School Diploma. Desired: AA or BA/BS Degree, Technical Trade School certification.
  • 1 year of experience providing similar quality coordination and administrative support.  Would be willing to look at someone with IT background as well.
  • General knowledge of aerospace quality requirements/processes is a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are critical.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are required.
  • Strong skills utilizing MS Excel, Word, Power Point are a must.
  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

 

Lead Systems Engineering Architect - Aliso Viejo, CA

Seeking a Lead Systems Engineering Architect with a BSCS and 10+ years infrastructure/architecture experience to be a technical expert in our systems engineering/infrastructure group. Develops standards and guidelines that guide the design of enterprise solutions and architecture. Innovates solutions to processing needs using evolving technologies and engineers an enhanced operating environment.

Responsibilities:  The Lead Systems Engineering/Architect will be a technical expert in our systems engineering/infrastructure group and develop standards and guidelines that guide the design of enterprise solutions and architecture. In addition, will innovate solutions to process needs using evolving technologies and design an enhanced operating environment.

Uses a broad and deep understanding of technical concepts in multiple specialized fields to develop solutions to problems and critical design issues. Work assignments are typically focused on critical products for the organization. Creates solutions that significantly impact the future success of the customer and his/her department. Changes the overall plan, goal, or project to improve the efficiency or potential of a situation. May manage relationships with suppliers/vendors.

Requirements:

  • BS degree in Computer Science/Systems Engineering
  • 10 + years in systems/infrastructure/architecture
  • Expert knowledge of standards in IT Architecture and Infrastructure
  • Ability to develop enterprise guidelines and standards
  • Expert knowledge of the software development process and how it fits within the IT architecture and infrastructure
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of industry trends and new technologies and ability to apply trends to architectural needs
  • Expert knowledge of enterprise platforms and operating systems
  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required

Application Development Manager - Aliso Viejo, CA

Seeking an Application Development Manager with a BSCS and 5 years software engineering/architect/delivery experience for a lead role in our Product Engineering group who will manage the execution of multiple cross functional projects.

Responsibilities:  The Application Development Manager is a lead member of the Product Engineering function and will manage the execution of multiple cross functional projects of varying size and scope. The role requires a blend of solution architecture and project management/execution skills. The position will coordinate and collaborate with business and technology stakeholders to ensure the efficient delivery of the products and services.

  • Lead & manage software engineering projects, teams (onsite & offshore) and initiatives from definition through delivery and maintenance
  • Collaborate with IT leadership in drafting new initiatives
  • Drive engineering efficiency in an Agile Scrum software development model
  • Continuously improve and streamline development processes for scalability
  • Instill strong focus and best practices for creation and maintenance of high quality deliverables
  • Solid teamwork and interpersonal skills, possessing the ability to communicate with internal partners, employees, and senior management.
  • Excellent oral and written communication; an ability to present and discuss technical information in a way that established rapport and gains understanding
  • Excellent organization and decision-making skills that engage colleagues to make joint decisions and bring people together across boundaries to achieve results
  • Strong multi-tasking skills with experience in organizing, prioritizing, planning, and executing multiple high-risk, large-scale projects from definition through implementation

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  • 6+ years in custom software engineering, solution architecture and delivery
  • 5+ years on java based open source applications and technologies
  • 5+ years of experience building java based consumer-facing web applications at scale
  • 3+ years of experience delivering single page applications with JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS or JQuery or Backbone or similar
  • Familiar with infrastructure deployment methodologies and industry best practices
  • Proven experience of large corporate/matrix organization processes and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of Responsive/Adaptive design UI frameworks and practices
  • Strong experience and understanding of REST web services, application design patterns and frameworks ‪
  • Application of virtualization technologies such as AWS or Azure in development and production
  • AWS and Domain management experience ‪
  • Test automation practices and tools such as: BDD, Cucumber or Selenium ‪Issue management tools such as Jira, or Rally ‪
  • Build and deployment automation tools such as Jenkins
  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required

Nice to have:

  • Experience leading UI/UX domains including design thinking and rapid UI prototyping, UX insights
  • Big 4 IT consulting

 

IT Support Analyst - Irvine, CA

Seeking an IT Support Analyst with 5+ years IT Technical/Applications Support experience to assist with system issues to include advanced troubleshooting, prioritizing, and completing assigned tickets in a timely manner, as well as escalating complex issues to other IT teams in a friendly, professional manner to our internal customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages user access for applications such as but not limited to GO (all modules), Active Directory, Exchange, GCM, DL Plus, Great Plains, Kronos, BrainShark, and Exchange.
  • Provides troubleshooting assistance through use of remote controls tools such as Proxy master and VNC Client to connect to customers for remote support.
  • Interprets, analyzes, diagnoses, documents, and resolves Level 1 IT issues related to internally supported hardware and software within first call.
  • Diagnoses and solves immediate complex questions and problems related to application software, operating systems, and antivirus.
  • Installs, diagnoses, and resolves Level 1 problems for hardware, peripherals, and software systems.
  • Manages internet security via Websense; adds and removes objects as well as manage permissions.
  • Maintains Time Management system (Kronos); including configuring, installing, and troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Creates simple queries and runs pre-written stored procedures in SQL Server 2008.
  • Performs basic administrative and security tasks for a variety of applications and software, including but not limited to MS Sharepoint, Great Plains, Kwiktag, DL Plus, Kronos, Active Directory, BrainShark, and Exchange.
  • Provides technical assistance and training, and recommends remedial actions, as needed.
  • Communicates resolution status proactively to ensure customer timeframe expectations are met or exceeded.
  • Follows-up on open tickets, unresolved tickets, scheduled hardware and software upgrades, systems level problems, tickets that are escalated to other departments, and non-urgent after-hours messages to ensure progress and completion of requests.
  • Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with various Company departments and team members.
  • Contributes to library of Knowledge Base articles.

Requirements:

  • 5 years of experience in Applications or IT Technical Support
  • Must have previous experience supporting enterprise applications
  • Troubleshooting experience using remote controls tools such as Proxy master and VNC Client or otherwise
  • Experience interpreting, analyzing, diagnosing, documenting and resolving Level I IT issues related to hardware and software
  • Able to diagnose and solve complex problems related to application software, operating systems and antivirus
  • Ability to manage internet security via Websense
  • Formal education in Information Technology, a plus
  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required

 

Firmware Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Firmware Engineer with 5 years experience in C or C++ software development and hands-on experience with embedded systems and lab equipment to design, develop, create, and modify airborne firmware and software for military applications.  The selected candidate will be a creative and energetic engineer comfortable with multidisciplinary teams on fast moving and complex projects.  He/She will develop software for avionics, drones, robots, and other sensor and control systems. 

Responsibilities: The Firmware Engineer will design, develop, create, and modify airborne firmware and software for military applications.  The selected candidate will be a creative and energetic engineer comfortable with multidisciplinary teams on fast moving and complex projects.  He/She will develop software for avionics, drones, robots, and other sensor and control systems. 

  • Develop and document detailed software specifications derived from system specifications, and customer requirements.
  • Plan and implement software and/or firmware.
  • Establish and report progress and quality metrics
  • Integrate, validate and verify embedded systems, report and mitigate problems and document results.
  • Resolve system-level hardware-software integration issues.
  • Adhere to internal configuration management (CM) and quality assurance processes and formally document software and firmware development.
  • Provide technical write-ups in support of bids and proposals.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Physics, Avionic Engineering, System Engineering, or a related field.
  • Master’s Degree is a plus.
  • 5 years of experience in C or C++ software development.
  • Python, RTOS, Linux, Windows, Rhapsody is a plus
  • Hands-on experience with embedded systems and lab equipment (i.e. oscilloscope, bus analyzer, multi meter, etc.)
  • U.S. Citizenship required.

Desktop Systems Supervisor - Irvine, CA

Seeking a Desktop Systems Supervisor with 5 years desktop or IT Technical Support experience and 3 years of experience managing people and projects to work for a global medical technology company in Irvine.

Responsibilities:  Supervise a global Desktop Support team and oversee daily operation of Desktop Support Analysts and Coordinators. The Supervisor is responsible for the team’s performance and success in all locations.

  • Provide quality technical software/hardware, phone and desktop support with a high degree of customer service and technical expertise.
  • Supervise the Desktop Support team in all aspects including schedules (maintain proper service time coverage), team and individual performance, and employee issues.
  • Responsible for quarterly hardware lease returns and refresh.
  • Accountable for 100% IT assets by properly documenting and tracking hardware movements using ServiceDesk Plus.
  • Populates scorecards monthly and have recurring meetings with employees to provide feedback.
  • Ensures all desktops in the enterprise are up-to-date with Windows patching and high percentage of compliance meeting or exceeding industry standard.
  • Assigns day to day assignments to ensure work is completed in a timely and effective manner.
  • Monitors ServiceDesk Plus ticket queue for Desktop Support to ensure problems are handled efficiently and effectively. Escalate tickets to other teams as required and document all troubleshooting steps and pertinent information.
  • Provides management reports on Desktop Support operations and issues.
  • Advises and trains Desktop Support Analysts on operational procedures and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Updates and communicates to departments the schedule of equipment replacements and software changes.
  • Contributes to Knowledge Base of problems and solutions.
  • Assists with daily IT Technical Support functions where needed.
  • Coordinates activities by scheduling project-oriented assignments and setting priorities.
  • Evaluates and verifies employee performance through the review of completed work assignments, work techniques and performance.
  • Reprimands employee if employee violates company rules or does not perform up to expectations.
  • Oversees the assignments and status of ITSM tickets by the site leads within the ITSM queue for the Desktop Systems Analysts.
  • Enforces ticket resolution notes and best practices are completed by ticket owner.
  • Manages and communicates the need for IT hardware, software, and consumables to be available and in stock.
  • Provides exceptional Customer Service and communicates this in a professional manner to all of our customers.
  • Provides updates to the IT Manager through email, and phone calls about pending tasks and projects.
  • Reviews ITSM reports and projects on a weekly basis.
  • Manages employee schedules and sends notifications when a Desktop Systems Analyst is sick or going on vacation.
  • Maintains records, prepares reports, and composes correspondence relative to the work.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ Degree with a formal education in Information Technology
  • 5+ years of experience in Desktop or IT Technical Support.
  • Must have previous experience supporting enterprise applications.
  • 3+ years of experience managing people and IT projects.
  • 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.
  • Possess mental agility to diagnose, analyze, and resolve technical issues in real-time while providing 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 (people person).
  • Demonstrated: analytical, project management, time management and prioritizing abilities, strong problem-solving skills & attention to detail and accuracy.

Nice to Have/Not Required:

  • ITIL v3 certified preferred
  • Familiarity with ITIL best practices, a plus

 

Hardware Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Hardware Engineer with 5+ years experience in the development of electronic or mechanical hardware (preference is in avionics or underwater sensor systems) who will perform hands-on end to end hardware development (planning, designing, implementation, and testing/benchmarking) on cutting edge projects for our military.  This position is working for a fast growing defense contractor in Torrance.  The opportunity for growth and advancement is tremendous.  Read on for details.

Responsibilities:

  • You will perform hands-on end to end hardware development (planning, designing, implementation, and testing/benchmarking) on on-going programs and R&D projects.
  • You will participate in the design & development of electronic or mechanical hardware architecture and designs leveraging latest technologies.  
  • Designing electronic or dynamic mechanical hardware for avionics or undersea platforms.
  • Detailed mechanical design, drawings and/or analysis using SolidWorks or Creo.
  • Will be involved in electrical or mechanical design and development for a broad range of prototypes including electronic packaging with thermal, mechanical, and vibrational considerations.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineer.  Masters or PhD is preferred.   
  • 5+ years of experience in the development of electronic or mechanical hardware. Preference is in avionics or underwater sensor systems.
  • Experience in (a) design and simulation tools such as ORCAD, PCAD, or(b) dynamic mechanical designs, kinematic analysis, etc.
  • Experience in outsourcing layout, PCB fabrication, board population and other tasks requiring specialized vendor services is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written – and experience in technical writing to produce hardware documentation.
  • U.S. Citizenship required.

Staff Accountant - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Staff Accountant for our Finance and Accounting Department.  The staff accountant will report directly to the Senior Accounting Manager and will be a key position within the finance team.  The successful candidate should be eager to work in a very dynamic, fast-paced research and development and operation.  This position will support the accounting team in managing/maintaining the general ledger for financial reporting purposes, assist in our ongoing compliance to maintain sound internal controls over financial reporting.  He/She will assist in the execution of all aspects of general accounting, as well as assist with financial reporting.  This position will help the organization archive its strategic and financial objectives by executing on deliverables such as:

  • Assist accounting team in day to day accounting operations and month/quarter end close process including review of schedules and supporting documentation
  • As required, assist the accounts payable and accounts receivable activities
  • Prepare accurate, compliant and timely balance sheet reconciliations as assigned
  • Support of financial system software and applications
  • Publish timely and accurate monthly reporting schedules
  • Support audits (both financial and government cost audits)
  • Prepare ad hoc management reports

Requirements:

  • BS/BA degree in Finance or Accounting is required.
  • Public accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • CPA is preferred.
  • Strong grasp of US GAAP
  • Experience with Deltek CostPoint or a similar ERP system
  • 6+ years of accounting-related experience with a combination of public accounting & industry experience. 2+ years of government accounting and reporting is preferred.
  • Good communication and management skills
  • Highly skilled in Excel or similar application
  • Strong integrity, high accuracy, and a team player
  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required

AP/AR Supervisor - Torrance, CA

Seeking an AP & AR Supervisor with 5 years AP & fixed asset accounting experience who will assist with the company's Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivables process in our fast-paced and dynamic technology company. 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for timely and accurate payment of all vendor invoices
  • Ensure expenses are authorized, reviewed, and invoices are in accordance to company policies
  • Data entry of invoices into the accounting system
  • Assist in implements Deltek Costpoint ERP system
  • Support Accounting team with ad hoc analysis and projects

Requirements:

  • BS/BA degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Strong grasp of US GAAP.  Knowledge of FAR cost principles.
  • Experience with Deltek CostPoint or a similar ERP system.
  • 5+ years of accounts payable and fixed asset accounting
  • Good communication and management skills.
  • Highly skilled in Excel or similar application.
  • Strong integrity, high accuracy, and team player.        
  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required.

Sr. IT Support Analyst - Irvine, CA

Seeking a Sr. IT Support Analyst with 6+ years applications support experience to support our internal customers with system issues by communicating technical solutions in a user friendly and professional manner. Duties include advanced troubleshooting, prioritizing, and completing assigned tickets in a timely manner, as well as escalating complex issues to other IT teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages user access for applications such as: GO (all modules), Active Directory, Exchange, GCM, DL Plus, Great Plains, Kronos, BrainShark, and Exchange.
  • Provides troubleshooting assistance through use of remote controls tools such as Proxy master and VNC Client to connect to customers for remote support.
  • Interprets, analyzes, diagnoses, documents, and resolves Level 1 IT issues related to internally supported hardware and software within first call.
  • Diagnoses and solves immediate complex questions and problems related to application software, operating systems, and antivirus.
  • Installs, diagnoses, and resolves Level 1 problems for hardware, peripherals, and software systems.
  • Manages internet security via Websense; adds and removes objects as well as manage permissions.
  • Maintains Time Management system (Kronos); including configuring, installing, and troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Creates simple queries and runs pre-written stored procedures in SQL Server 2008.
  • Performs basic administrative and security tasks for a variety of applications and software, including but not limited to MS Sharepoint, Great Plains, Kwiktag, DL Plus, Kronos, Active Directory, BrainShark, and Exchange.
  • Provides technical assistance and training, and recommends remedial actions, as needed.  Escalates complex issues to different IT Teams, as necessary.
  • Communicates resolution status proactively to ensure customer timeframe expectations are met or exceeded.
  • Creates, assigns, and reopens tickets to appropriate IT Technical Support office.
  • Follows-up on open tickets, unresolved tickets, scheduled hardware and software upgrades, systems level problems, tickets that are escalated to other departments, and non-urgent after-hours messages to ensure progress and completion of requests.
  • Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with various Company departments and team members.
  • Contributes to library of Knowledge Base articles.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.  Formal education in Information Technology, a plus.
  • 6+ years of experience in Applications or IT Technical Support.
  • Must have previous experience supporting enterprise applications.
  • Excellent communication skills, customer service attitude and organizational skills.
  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required.