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.