Sr. Project Engineer, Electronics or Program Manager, Electronics - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Senior Project Engineer, Electronics with an EE degree and relevant engineering experience to work on our advanced integrated sensor systems for tactical, vehicle, and maritime applications. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to grow into a management role within a small to mid-sized company.  U.S. citizenship is required.

Requirements:  The Sr. Project Engineer or PM will have a strong technical development background and be looking to transfer into a more technical management-focused role.  Strong customer interface and presentation skills are essential to support regular communication with government customers as well as various internal support organizations.  This role will have the opportunity for growth into management of product lines as key systems transition over to in-house production.

  • Lead and contribute to key technical designs for our strategic programs.

  • Coordinate and track engineering team development and process regularly through direct interaction with engineering staff.

  • Lead primary aspects of customer communication, including status update meetings, technical reports and presentations, and technology demonstrations.

  • Create and maintain project schedules throughout the project life cycle to maintain alignment with contractual requirements and milestones.

  • Coordinate proposal opportunities to capture new development programs that align with the department’s strategic growth path.

  • Work with government and non-government representatives to ensure integration and fielding requirements are understood and addressed.

  • Track and forecast project financials and work with the Director in support of meeting the department’s financial objectives.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering

  • 5+ years in a technical design role for rugged electro-mechanical systems.

  • 3+ years in a program management or engineering lead role in fast-paced engineering or R&D environment.

  • Experience with government and/or military contracts is a plus.

  • Ability to understand technical concepts across a range of fields (mechanical, electrical, and production) in order to identify and mitigate programmatic risks.

  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills that suit the role of a facilitator of programmatic and technical activities.

  • Ability to coordinate and finalize high-quality technical writing and presentation slides with little or no supervision.

  • Strong organizational skills to maintain a clear schedule picture of multiple projects simultaneously and to carefully track detailed contract requirements.

  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.                                                             

U.S. Citizenship is required.

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