Senior Systems Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a hands-on Senior Systems Engineer with a background as an electrical or software engineer who will help architect a new system and needs to know reliability, D0-178 & DO-254 and will be responsible for design, requirements, development and test. The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for providing technical leadership and ensuring the technical integrity of the Mission Systems division’s programs. This includes all aspects of the program and ensures all requirements are defined and met. Additionally, this position will assist in the following areas: technical interface to the customer and customer engineering organization, be responsible for the technical elements of SOWs, proposals, and other deliverables, concept formulation, preliminary design, detailed design, system modification, hardware/software development, and system testing.


  • Be a leader within the full hardware/ software development life cycle: architecture, design, implementation, and test

  • Work closely with customers and cross-functional teams to derive/maintain requirements hardware/software systems using

  • Integrity, Linux, VxWorks, and other operating systems, including OS BSP/drivers and middleware a plus.

  • Accountable for timely execution and successful delivery of new products, ensuring technical specifications meet customer needs/requirements.

  • Lead development and of all pertinent systems documentation, such as CIDS, SDD, SRD, VCRM, HW-SW-ICD, etc.

  • Hands-on involvement in hardware, software, and systems integration and test of avionics processor technology

  • Traceability and maintenance of systems documentation in DOORS

  • Lead/mentor systems team and coordinate assignments with other project team members

  • Compose technical proposals and write specifications.

  • Provide support as technical liaison between customers, engineering, and other non-engineering functional groups. Work with customers and direct team to solve field problems and participate in field testing.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (Master’s Degree in EE or equivalent preferred)

  • 3+ years of hardware, software, and mechanical experience

  • 2+ years of avionics development experience

  • Familiarity in designing system software for PPC, ARM and x86 based platforms desired. Familiarity with hardware design, block diagrams and schematics

  • Experience with DO-178 and DO-254 is a plus; successful program FAA certification or government certifiability is a plus

  • Familiarity with DOORS.

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

  • Efficient ability to multi-task and commitments to work under deadlines.

  • Must be of high integrity with mature management and organizational skills who consistently builds effective relationships.

  • Possess an open, honest and collaborative style.

  • U.S. citizenship is required to obtain security clearance.