Director, Technology - Torrance, CA

Are you a seasoned engineer with a Masters Degree in Electrical, Systems or Optical Engineering and have 8+ years technical experience?  Do you have experience with the government SBIR program?  Are you comfortable in an interface role between Scientists & Gov't agencies? If so, read on and let's talk.


Seeking a Director, Technology who will work as a liaison between the Gov't agencies and our Scientists, Directors and General Managers for Phase I to Phase II transition.  The Director will be part of an innovative team that is involved in SBIR Phase I programs which transition to Phase II for prototype development. You will be charged with laying the foundation for transitioning R&D projects from prototype to production. The dynamic individual will support this process starting with the Phase I SBIR Program through Phase II thus enabling the technology transfer to production. 


  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, System Engineering, Optical or Optoelectronic Engineering

  • 8-10 years technical background in systems or electrical engineering

  • Defense background preferred

  • 1-2 years of experience with SBIR program

  • Excellent communication and persuasive skills

  • Ability to quickly establish trust with the Government technical point of contact

  • Eye for detail & ability to match requirements with capabilities

  • Ability to convey innovations and technology transitions for the end user

  • US Citizenship required

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