Engineering Team Leader - Torrance, CA

Seeking an Engineering Team Leader with experience in hardware/software and firmware systems, program management and has a strong avionics background. This person reports directly to the VP and General Manager, Mission Systems and is responsible for supporting the VP in providing technical leadership and ensuring the technical integrity of the Mission Systems division’s programs. This includes all aspects of the program and ensures all requirements are defined and met.

Additionally, this position will assist the VP, Mission Systems in the following areas:

  • Act as the primary technical interface to the customer and customer engineering organization

  • Be responsible for the technical elements of SOWs, proposals, deliverables, and oversee all Mission Systems Division engineering activities, including concept formulation, preliminary design, detailed design, system modification, hardware/software development, and system testing.

  • Assist in the management of day-to-day operation of the Mission Systems engineering organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the strategic and tactical direction for the Mission Systems Division, including architecture, design, implementation, and full hardware/ software development life cycle.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Ensure project development plans are realistic and address risks.

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

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

Requirements:

  • Hardware, Software, and Firmware Systems experience with a Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree

  • Strong background in avionics development as well as program management

  • Hands on technical experience in software, hardware, and firmware engineering

  • Thought leader in the Mil/Aero industry with proven success in winning new business and growing a product line - experience writing and winning proposals a plus!

  • Knowledgeable of DO-178B or DO-254 flight safety

  • Must be of high integrity with mature management and organizational skills who consistently builds effective relationships.

  • Will support/mentor cross-functional teams.

  • Possess an open, honest and collaborative style.

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

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

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

  • Familiarity with hardware design, block diagrams and schematics

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

Director, Systems Engineering - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Director, Systems Engineering with a Masters degree and 3 years + hardware and systems design and experience in small system development. The Director will report directly report to the Chief Operating Officer and will interact with technical teams, principal investigators, division general managers & directors, business development and our valued customers.

Responsibilities:

• Analyze technical program requirements and initiate detailed system design, device specifications and manage specification trade-offs.

• Initiate and compose technical proposals and review proposals and technical data generated by the engineering teams.

• Review project performance against the planned statement of work and realistically assess the risks.

• Identify and help resolve prototype design issues which may reside in firmware, software or electronic design.

• Establish relationships with customers for future opportunities and report technical progress concerning ongoing programs to both the customer and our senior management.

Requirements:

• Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Systems Engineering.

• Minimum of 2-3 years of experience with hardware & systems design.

• Experience with writing RFI’s, RFP’s and BAA’s is preferred but not required.

• Hands on proven experience in small system development and transition to production.

• Excellent technical writing, verbal communication and presentation skills.

• Demonstrated track record to manage and execute a project for on time and on budget delivery.

U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

Software Engineer (Machine Learning) - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Software Engineer with 2+ years software development experience using C++ and/or Python to develop cutting-edge software for machine learning, deep learning and computer vision related projects. U.S. citizenship required.

Responsibilities:

  • Use the latest technologies while being involved in 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:

  • Bachelor's Degree and equivalent experience required. Master’s degree preferred in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field.

  • 2+ 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.

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Sr. Manufacturing Engineer who will play an instrumental role in the growth and success of our expanding production of avionics displays. The successful candidate will define and improve manufacturing processes to transition engineering prototypes to full rate production.  He/ She will have a successful track record interfacing with design engineers and production teams to ensure hardware producibility, developing build strategies, planning and requesting manpower/equipment/process resources, and generating assembly documentation.  The engineer will have hands-on experience working in a high-paced electronics manufacturing environment, delivering products on time and on budget.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain manufacturing methods, processes, and operations for new and existing products to assure the highest level of quality and to meet profitability objectives.

  • Define production flow, equipment setup, and processes and oversee continuous process improvement to reduce cost and enhance quality.

  • Lead and perform production assembly, testing, and inspection per drawings and specifications, as needed.

  • Apply current state of the art manufacturing techniques to production methodology such as “Just In Time” and “Lean Manufacturing”.

  • Interfaces with the Engineering staff to ensure Design for Manufacturability and Testability objectives are attained through concurrent engineering activities.

  • Prepare and revise manufacturing work instructions and functional test procedures to prepare suitable documentation for assembly technicians.

  • Assist QA with the dispositioning of non-conforming hardware/ material(s) and support corrective action activities as required.

  • Provide support to various suppliers as needed in conjunction with QA.

  • Play a key role in the transitioning of engineering prototypes to full scale Production.

Requirements:

  • B.S. Degree in Manufacturing Engineering or a related field with 10+ years of experience is a plus.

  • 5 years of experience in the manufacturing of electronics for high reliability military and government systems.

  • Knowledge of MIL/ IPC workmanship and performance standards related to electronic assemblies (IPC-610, MIL-STD 883, MIL-STD 810, MIL-HDBK-217, etc).

  • Knowledge of display technologies (LCD, LEDs, NVIS-compliance) and techniques (bonding, sealing, spectral and luminance measurements) a plus.

  • Solid understanding of design data and manufacturing/assembly sequencing as well as tooling concepts and strategies; able to generate work and process instructions for assemblers and technicians.

  • Understanding of First Article Inspection (FAI) reports and Nonconformance Reports (NCRs).

  • Strong verbal/written communication skills including the ability to deliver effective presentations to peers, management and customers.

  • Strong multi-tasking skills to apply in a fast pace, dynamic and flexible small business environment.

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

Sr. Staff Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Senior Staff Software Engineer with a passion for software and 5+ years of experience in software development and experience with C/C++, Java and any other programs such as Perl, Python, etc.. to join our fast paced, highly innovative company in Torrance, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Be involved with application software development for imaging systems, sensors data analysis, software control of hardware systems, modeling, and simulation

  • 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 degree preferred in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field

  • 7+ 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 required

Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Software Engineer to work in a fast paced, highly innovative environment.  The Software Engineer will work on application software and graphical user interface development for a wide variety of engineering/scientific applications such as radar, sensors data fusion/analysis, terrain analysis, anomaly detection, etc.  This position will work in our Integrated Systems Division in Torrance, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include research, innovative software design and implementation of reusable software and rapid prototyping.

  • Application software and graphical user interface development for a wide variety of engineering/scientific applications such as radar, sensors data fusion/analysis, terrain analysis, anomaly detection.

  • Preparation of technical documentation for hardware, software, and firmware.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Master’s Degree is a plus.

  • Experience in using tools such as Eclipse, version control systems Qt, Visual Studio, debuggers, databases on Linux and Windows platforms as well as design, development and unit/system level testing for software based on libraries such as OpenCV, R, CUDA, BOOST, WorldWind, GIS, C, C++, Java, Perl, and Python programming.

  • U.S. citizenship required.

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Electrical Engineer/Radiation Effects Engineer - Palm Bay, Florida

Seeking an Electrical Engineer (Radiation Effects Engineer) with expertise in space radiation to join our growing team. The person in this position will be responsible for supporting the development of precision navigation and timing products, and ensuring survivability in the on-orbit environment.  This includes all phases of product development from initial architecture and development of interfaces and component requirements thru design, testing and verification, on to production support.  Some products may require operational support and on-orbit anomaly resolution.  Tasks will include characterization of space environment impacts on system performance, testing and selecting parts, and evaluation of alternative designs for optimum robustness and performance.

  • Determine and specify space environments for systems, subsystems and components.

  • Understand space environment interactions with spacecraft components and materials.

  • Perform analysis and modeling of designs against expected environments to verify robustness. 

  • Assist with requirements analysis and parts selection recommendations (eg. SCD’s, PAR’s).

  • Apply understanding of Total Ionizing Dose, Displacement Damage, and Single Event Effects

  • Plan and execute component testing for TID, SEE, DD, Prompt Dose (Flash X-ray).

  • Prepare test reports, present results and achieve customer approvals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6+ years of experience or equivalent.

  • Active TS/SCI or TS/SSBI security clearance REQUIRED.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • MS or PhD degree in physics, engineering or similar technical field preferred

  • Experience in planning and execution of RLAT, SEE, and FXR tests on components and subsystems

  • Experience in using one or more radiation transport analysis (eg. GEANT4, MCNPX, NOVICE) or radiation effects testing

  • Knowledge/experience in the effects of UV and atomic oxygen on materials and components

  • Experience in analysis, control and mitigation for spacecraft charging

  • Understanding of NWE and how to interpret/mitigate, i.e. PD upset/transient/latch up/burnout, SGEMP, IEMP, and fission byproducts.

  • RF domain knowledge

  • Experience in design and/or analysis of digital and analog circuits

  • Knowledge/use of Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge/experience in the effects of radiation on materials and components.

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Able to present results and communicate with Customers and Senior Management

Sr. Procurement Engineer - Carlsbad, CA

Seeking a Sr. Procurement Engineer with an engineering degree and 10+ years of experience in a high-volume, assembly-type industry in supply chain related functions to work with a global medical device company in Carlsbad, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Support critical new product development and sustaining programs related to mechanical design and use your technical experience for this hands-on role to improve the lives of millions of people.

  • Providing technical oversight to suppliers and internal customers for project-related activities in the electrical commodity space for new and sustaining products.

  • Representing procurement engineering in new product development to ensure early supplier involvement, supplier process set-up and development, cost targeting and tracking, and improving total cost of ownership.

  • Teaming with Supplier Quality in supplier qualification and validation activities.

  • Product life cycle management with regard to supplier capacity management, component obsolescence, product end of life, for electronic commodities.

  • Driving the Supplier Selection Process and requests for quotations along with the Commodity Teams.

  • Identifying and executing cost savings opportunities in new product introductions and sustaining programs in partnership with R&D, Marketing, Quality and Supply Chain Management.

  • Participating in Design for Excellence (DfX) initiatives for the assigned business unit.

  • Providing should-cost assessments for components and products.

  • Aligning business needs with competitive landscape and technology roadmaps in the electrical commodity space.

  • Providing input for make or buy analysis.

  • Supporting the in/outsourcing process (e.g. knowledge transfer, supplier ramp-up).

  • Providing recommendations to the Commodity Teams regarding the supply base characteristics based on business

  • Teams up with Supplier Quality on APQP

  • Ordering tools and samples related to new product development.

  • Executing and supporting phase in – phase Out (PIPO) planning related to new product introduction.

  • Acting as Supplier Account Manager if assigned, and under the delegated responsibility of the relevant commodity team.

  • Identifying opportunities in the new product design process through target costing and managing cost drivers and data sources to improve the design decision-making.

  • Supporting price negotiations with fact-based information and opportunities to drive short and/or long-term product cost reduction improvement.

  • Analyzing cost trends, develop and review cost forecasts, and track component cost savings.

Requirements:

  • BS in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical or Electronic Engineering (MS preferred).

  • 10+ years of experience in a high-volume assembly-type industry in supply chain related functions (i.e. component manufacturers).

  • Strong engineering background with extensive experience in R&D and mechanical design.

  • Experienced in executing quality improvement and cost down projects and new product introduction projects.

  • Experience with APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) preferred.

  • Understanding the principles of Value Engineering (L1).

  • Experience in the Healthcare industry preferred.

  • Comfortable traveling 25% of the time.

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

FPGA Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a FPGA Engineer with 5+ years of experience with hands-on development of firmware for FPGAs/SoCs (preferably Xilinx FPGA Ultrascale families).  The successful candidate will architect and code firmware for military radio frequency systems, sensor systems, avionics, control systems, and/or other innovative technological solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Coding of software applications/firmware to be embedded in electronic hardware and execution of firmware-hardware and software-firmware integration.

  • Development and documentation of detailed FPGA firmware specifications based on features, capabilities, and requirements of the user/customer.

  • Analysis and resolution of complex system-level software-firmware-hardware integration issues.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field.

  • Master’s Degree is a plus.

  • 5+ years of experience in direct hands-on developing firmware for FPGAs/SoCs (preferable Xilinx FPGA Ultrascale families) within the past 7 years – preferred

  • Experience coding in VHDL, C, C++, and other object-oriented languages

  • U.S. Citizenship is required to obtain security clearance.        

FPGA Engineer - Palm Bay, Florida

Seeking a FPGA Engineer with 5+ years of experience and an active TS/SCI or TS/SSBI security clearance for an exciting opportunity.

Responsibilities:

  • Thorough understanding of VHDL, the FPGA design process and the tools used to generate the FPGA designs.

  • Understand the requirements, architect a solution targeting an FPGA against those requirements and implement that solution in an FPGA.

  • Lead a small team of designers in generating the FPGA design solutions.

  • Simulate the FPGA to verify performance, then integrate and test the FPGA on the circuit card assembly

  • Full life cycle development and integration of VHDL into different families of FPGAs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience or a Masters' Degree with a minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience

  • Active TS/SCI or TS/SSBI security clearance is REQUIRED.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with high speed memory interfaces.

  • Experience with high speed serial protocols (PCI Express, SRIO, Ethernet).

  • Experience with Analog to Digital (AD) and Digital to Analog (DA) interfaces.

  • Experience with control protocols such I2C, SPI, RS-232/422, and SpaceWire.

  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work and communicate effectively within a development group.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and negotiate solutions with Hardware / Software Engineering and Systems Engineering is preferred.

  • Proficiency with Xilinx, Microsemi, and Altera Tool Suites (VHDL, Synthesis, Place and Route, Simulation, Timing Analysis).

Sr. FPGA Engineer - Colorado Springs, CO

Seeking a Sr. FPGA Engineer with 5+ years of experience and an active TS/SCI or TS/SSBI security clearance for an exciting opportunity in Palm Bay, FL or Colorado Springs, CO.

Responsibilities:

  • Thorough understanding of VHDL, the FPGA design process and the tools used to generate the FPGA designs.

  • Understand the requirements, architect a solution targeting an FPGA against those requirements and implement that solution in an FPGA.

  • Lead a small team of designers in generating the FPGA design solutions.

  • Simulate the FPGA to verify performance, then integrate and test the FPGA on the circuit card assembly

  • Full life cycle development and integration of VHDL into different families of FPGAs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience or a Masters' Degree with a minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience

  • Active TS/SCI or TS/SSBI security clearance is REQUIRED.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with high speed memory interfaces.

  • Experience with high speed serial protocols (PCI Express, SRIO, Ethernet).

  • Experience with Analog to Digital (AD) and Digital to Analog (DA) interfaces.

  • Experience with control protocols such I2C, SPI, RS-232/422, and SpaceWire.

  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work and communicate effectively within a development group.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and negotiate solutions with Hardware / Software Engineering and Systems Engineering is preferred.

  • Proficiency with Xilinx, Microsemi, and Altera Tool Suites (VHDL, Synthesis, Place and Route, Simulation, Timing Analysis).

 

Director of Engineer - San Francisco, CA

Seeking a Director of Engineering with 10+ years experience in software design and development, 2+ years of experience managing a large team of engineers and consumer facing (B2C) expertise. The Director will be responsible for defining product and technology strategy to building end-to-end consumer experiences. You will be leading a team of high performing engineers working across multiple platforms IOS, Android, Web and Backend services. You will partner closely with your Product Managers and Analysts to help define the Product strategy and Roadmap. You will be working on high-volume applications that power our marketplace and leading high performing teams to build an engaging selling experience for millions of customers daily and generating billions of dollars in annual revenue. You are a huge proponent of Test-Driven Development and will advocate and hold engineers accountable for following this pattern rigorously.

Responsibilities:

  • You will manage a team of 40+ engineers with 2-4 managers working across the stack (Mobile, Web, API and Backend platform and services)

  • Work with key partners in the PM, PMM, Analytics and Business to identify the right opportunities and put together a product and technology strategy

  • Provide technical guidance, mentorship, and assistance to the team, to build multi-tier scalable, performant and reliable applications that operate 24x7

  • Make appropriate product and business trade-offs and give technology direction that leads to measurable product and business outcomes

  • Execute to success through diligent planning, attention to detail, effective delegation and efficient decision-making.

Requirements:

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science or related discipline. 

  • 10+ years of work experience in software design and development with over 2 years of managing larger teams of 30+ or more engineers through 3-4 managers (managers, architects, engineers)

  • Experience and in build products with full stack technologies, with excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms. Full stack mobile UI and back end system a must

  • Consumer facing (B2C) expertise

  • Experience with agile development methodologies with Test Driven Development (TDD) and CD (Continuous delivery)

  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong people management skills, that includes the ability to coach and mentor engineers and managers of all skill levels

  • Consistently made culture choices that positively impact all of engineering

  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required



 

Sr. Program Manager - San Diego (Sorrento Valley), CA

Seeking a Sr. Program Manager with a proven product development and technical leadership background with 5-10 years medical/technical R&D experience. The Sr. Program Manager, has overall accountability for the success of a program comprised of multiple hardware, software and enterprise projects. This position leads the design of the product, planning of the development effort, and drives the team’s efforts in execution of all phases through commercial launch.

In this role, you will manage key timelines, dependencies, and Core Team resources across projects and business platforms. You will be accountable to ensure your program is aligned across business scope and milestones. You will also be accountable to ensure your program/project teams are efficient, knowledgeable, and disciplined in delivering the hardware and software solutions on time and on budget through our Global Product Development System (GPDS – phase gate process).

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures alignment of product value proposition, program scope, and strategic business objectives.

  • Represents the customer and market viewpoint when leading the team to make technical and program decisions.

  • Demonstrates program management best practices and contributes to improving the product development process.

  • Generates novel ideas for defining, implementing and bringing to market new products, technologies and services.

  • Leads the team to prepare for Phase Gate and other Go/No-Go decisions by executive leadership, ensuring that decisions are informed by a balanced and clearly articulated representation of the relevant data.

  • Leads program planning process ensuring requirements are clear and driven by customer need and experience.

  • Defines, delegates and evaluates the roles, responsibilities, goals and deliverables for core and extended team members.

  • Important roles includes but not limited to Program leadership, Functional leadership, Small Platform leadership, New to the world – project, New to the business – program, Highly complex line extensions.

  • Develops innovative solutions to complex business or technical problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

  • Independently determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.

  • Communicates program updates to functional management and executive leadership.

  • Leads the NPD Core Teams to mitigate risks and resolve issues quickly.

  • Defines program resource needs, and negotiates program resourcing plans.

  • Leads key technical design and commercial excellence reviews, constructively challenging the team and the organization to rethink assumptions and approach headwinds in new ways

  • In charge of medium-large scale, moderate to high complexity new product development programs with sub-projects that may be related to a technical or business challenge OR in charge of planning & leading execution of a road-map of products.

  • Ensures compliance with the company's global development process.

  • Manages program budgets and business cases.

  • Brings regulatory compliance and quality management questions/issues to the attention of management.

  • Leads cross-functional teams through problem resolution including root cause analysis and corrective action

  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.

  • Participates in business & technical assessments and influences development decisions.

  • Analyzes data and complex situations involving evaluation of tangible variables to programs or collective system of projects.

  • Work with functional leaders to ensure the appropriate Core Team resources are committed to the projects and contribute to the expected levels.

  • Ensure effective and efficient regular formal and informal communications with the Core Teams using a variety of tools and channels.

  • Lead product development utilizing a multitude of processes such as our Global Product Development System, Voice of the Customer/Business, Project Management, and Agile.

  • Lead, direct, coach, and mentor Core Team members to maximize project success. Provide meaningful and significant feedback to functional leaders regarding the performance of Core Team members that is considered in annual performance evaluations.

  • Participates in, and may provide program/project consultation for multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Interacts with senior external personnel on significant business or technical matters often requiring coordination between functions.

  • Accountable for developing and ensuring compliance with project budget including capital expenditure, expenses and headcount.

  • Works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives.

  • Actively promote continuous learning to improve skills of self and the group.

  • Ensure business and technical lessons are reviewed, learned, and disseminated.

  • Accountable for overall solution/products’ commercial success.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering field or other technical relevant field, with  a minimum of 5-10 years relevant experience in new product development program management of successful cross-functional leadership in a matrix organization. MBA preferred.

  • Has served as a team member for a minimum of 3-5 years in the delivery of a complex systems and solutions.

  • Experience in Med Tech or other highly technical industries strongly preferred, and developing electromechanical / software systems is preferred.

  • Requires a highly motivated, dynamic and customer-centric leader who thrives in a challenging and changing environment.

  • Experience leading hardware and software development teams, encompassing Electrical, Mechanical, Embedded software and Enterprise Software solutions

  • Experience developing and leading complex electro-mechanical programs

  • Proven expertise in developing and moving existing products to new IT platforms, as well as embracing a platform/product development paradigm

  • A proven track record of executing of all aspects of product development including requirements, design, development, verification and validation as well as other aspects (e.g. performance, security, usability, scalability, install-ability, supportability) relevant to the final commercialized product

  • Experience leading development teams using Microsoft technologies (.NET, C++, C#, SQL, Windows, etc.), agile development practices, and cloud deployment experience is preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully influence people and teams at all levels without direct authority.

  • Proven success building employee engagement; creating, communicating and building understanding of a shared vision.

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

  • Generally-accepted Program and Project Management tools (ex: PMBOK®), structured product development process(es)

  • Experience with both Agile and Waterfall program management, SCRUM and PMP certification preferred.

  • Exceptional critical thinking and change management skills.

  • Demonstrated analytical, decision making, prioritization and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage conflicts and ambiguity to drive clarity and deliver results.

  • Demonstrates a high level of business acumen integrated across finance, marketing, sales, service, R&D and manufacturing.

  • Demonstrated results and solutions-orientation as achieved through optimized processes and flawless execution.

  • Ability to champion and execute customer-centric approaches, ideas, methods, and processes.

  • Demonstrated strategic agility.

  • Experience navigating self and teams in cross-functional environments and/or matrix organizations.

  • Requires polished presentation skills to executive leadership level. Represents self and program with an executive presence.  Must possess exceptional written and oral communication skills.

  • Knowledge of and experience in structured product development processes.

  • Effective meeting management and group facilitation skills.

  • Ability and willingness to travel.

  • Demonstrates mastery of the following competency areas:

  • Business Plan Development – ability to develop and validate new business opportunities. Deeply understand, influence, and manage expedient valuation of strategic hypothesis and assumptions.

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

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

  • Managerial - ability to manage product development teams effectively.

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

Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a highly motivated Software Engineer with at least 3 years experience in embedded systems, cyber physical systems, cybersecurity or information assurance to work in a fast paced R&D facility in our Cognitive Systems Division in Torrance, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a software (architecture & design) and implement it for variety of engineering/scientific R&D domains such as cyber intrusion/prevention and anomaly detection, embedded systems, wired and wireless networks

  • Documentation of software development and testing

  • Work collaboratively with other members of the development team to support preparation of technical proposals for future R&D work

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of software engineering experience using programming languages such as C, C++, Java, Python, as well as software design tools and methodologies

  • Bachelor/ Master/Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Systems Engineering or equivalent work experience

  • Previous experience in dynamic R&D environment is a big plus

  • Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: embedded systems, cyber physical systems, cybersecurity, and information assurance

  • U.S. Citizenship required

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Director of Accounting - Torrance, CA

Seeking a 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.. The Director will report directly to the SVP & Chief Financial Officer and be responsible for overseeing Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Payroll. This includes preparation of financial statements and reports, as well as initiatives for future business growth. 

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting & CPA Certification

  • Private Industry accounting experience

  • 12+ years of combined Public Accounting and Private Industry accounting experience

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

  • 5+ years of management experience (Demonstrated ability to form, lead and develop high-performing teams in the area of General Accounting, Accounts Payable and Payroll)

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

  • Experience in managing outside firms – banks, tax/audit firms

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting is a must.

  • Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills are mandatory

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

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

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

  • U.S. Citizenship required.

Sr. Manager Data Science - San Diego, CA

Seeking a Senior Manager of Data Science who has passion for delivering analytic products that advance the world of health. You will be responsible for leading a team of data scientists that help deliver our next-generation analytics platform. You will work with data scientists, analysts, product management, software engineering, and clinical experts to take analytic innovation from the research lab to production applications.

We have a wealth of data assets across the healthcare continuum that will allow you to deliver impactful outcomes to our customers.  You will work in a large complex data environment with a variety of sources and technologies. You will be creating a real difference in making medication management safer, and efficient and cost effective.

The selected candidate will bring new ideas, creativity and perspectives to our organization. You should bring a passion for working with data, people and technology.  You will lead by example, adopting a "whatever it takes" approach to get the job done, while nurturing a sense of camaraderie, success and appreciation among your team.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of data scientists and wranglers to build, maintain, and improve analytic decision systems and predictive models that drive significant customer impact

  • Work with business leaders to understand their domains, desired outcomes, and translate product requirements into analytic deliverables

  • Work with leadership to develop and execute on roadmap of desired analytic capabilities and product deliverables within committed timeframes

  • Explore opportunities from internal and external data sources to innovate on new products and/or enhance existing models

  • Present to senior management on business reviews, roadmap progress and innovation concepts

  • Lead evaluation of emerging analytics technologies and services for selection and proper fit with the organization

  • Drive an engaging, innovative and inclusive culture within your team

  • Evaluate and manage external data science partners, as needed, to deliver on business goals

Requirements:

  • Track record of delivering and maintaining successful data science products into commercial products and achieving desired customer outcomes in a dynamic environment

  • 5+ years managing, leading and developing direct reports

  • Degree in a quantitative field (engineering, math, statistics, physics) with 10+ years of experience

  • Expert level experience with multiple statistical and data related programming languages such as Python, R, SAS, SQL

  • Experience with various machine learning methods including classification/tree, SVM and ensemble approaches.

  • Ability to effectively switch communication styles from business to technical audiences, ranging from in depth analysis to concise, high level messaging

  • Understanding of software development and engineering practices including source control, CI/CD and DevOps

  • Experience with agile, lean practices and methodologies

  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional groups. Must be able to excel in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities.

Preferred skills

  • Experience with medical software such as Hospital Information Systems, Medical Record Systems or Lab Information Systems

  • Knowledge of Hadoop, Cloud and other modern data architecture

Nice-to-Haves:
• Experience with medical software such as Hospital Information Systems, Medical Record Systems or Lab Information Systems
• Knowledge of Hadoop, Cloud and other modern data architectures

 

Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Software Engineer for a fast-growing, cutting edge defense contractor specializing in advanced military defense, homeland security, and energy solutions in Torrance, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Application software and graphical user interface development for a wide variety of engineering/scientific applications such as radar, sensors data fusion/analysis, terrain analysis, anomaly detection.

  • Responsibilities include research, innovative software design and implementation of reusable software and rapid prototyping.

  • Preparation of technical documentation for hardware, software, and firmware.

  • Management of deliverables for a variety of engineering projects.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Master’s Degree is a plus.

  • 2-5 years of hands-on experience in software design & development, or Master’s degree with relevant project work.

  • Experience using tools such as: Eclipse, version control systems Qt, Visual Studio, debuggers, databases on Linux and Windows platforms as well as design, development and unit/system level testing for software based on libraries such as OpenCV, R, CUDA, BOOST, WorldWind, GIS, C, C++, Java, Perl, and Python programming.

  • Familiarity with implementing firmware on Microcontrollers and Microprocessors and familiarity with ARM, JTAG, SWD is a plus.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.

  • U.S. citizenship required.

IS/PS

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.