Systems Engineering Team Lead (Avionics) - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Systems Engineering Team Leader (avionics) who will be responsible for providing technical leadership and includes all aspects of the program and ensures all requirements are defined and met. Additionally, this position will assist 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, and other deliverables, and oversee all engineering activities, including concept formulation, preliminary design, detailed design, system modification, hardware/software development, and system testing for the Avionics programs.


  • Lead the strategic and tactical direction for the Avionics Programs, 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.

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

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


  • Bachelors’ degree in Systems Engineering, EE or related (Masters preferred)

  • Hardware, software, and mechanical systems experience

  • Must have architecture, design, implementation, and full hardware/software development life cycle

  • Strong background/experience in avionics development

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

  • Some engineering team lead experience

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

  • U.S. Citizenship required