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.  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 successful candidate will be self-motivated by the responsibility to deliver simple, yet innovative solutions to unique customer challenges with minimal oversight and will have an opportunity to grow a technical team for larger scale product development in our Photonic Systems Division, which specializes in the development and production of advanced sensor solutions for ground and airborne applications. 


  • 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, analog circuits, 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.


  • BS/MS EE
  • 10+ years end-to-end electronic circuit design and development.
  • 5+ years with LIDAR, EO/IR, and RF integrated electronics.
  • Work in airborne sensors is a plus.
  • 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.
  • Ability to quickly achieve results and to work on multiple projects at once.
  • Ability to provide cross-disciplinary solutions to include mechanical, software, and optical designs is a plus.
  • Fluent with C/C++ in embedded and standard computer architectures.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.
  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder.