Sr. Electronics Engineer - Torrance, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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


  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

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

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

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

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

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

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.

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

  • Work in airborne sensors is a plus.

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

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