Materials & Logistics Manager - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Materials & Logistics Manager with experience in ERP/MRP systems in a manufacturing environment AND has some management experience to work in a fast-paced, highly innovative company.  The Materials & Logistics Manager will follow input of customer orders, manage front-end processes (planning, receiving, stocking, managing inventory, kitting) that ultimately result in the issuance of kits to the manufacturing floor. After manufacturing has been completed, will manage finished goods processes including storage, packaging, and shipment per customer dates and requirements. Also responsible for the management of Government Property.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads and supervises the Materials Management team.

  • Overall responsibility for managing and maintaining inventory accuracy.

  • Controls inventory levels and ensures availability of material.

  • Provides inventory status reports to senior management.

  • Implements and manages periodic inventory measurements such as cycle counting and end-of-year inventories.

  • Works with Purchasing to execute common buys across programs and long-term agreements with key suppliers.

  • Works with Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Purchasing to identify and qualify new suppliers.

  • Collaborates with other managers to determine supply needs.

  • Oversees the utilization of Deltek Cost Point for Materials Requirements Planning (MRP).

  • Participates in ongoing supplier selection process in coordination with QA, Contracts, and individual Operating Divisions.

  • Negotiates lay-in inventory opportunities with suppliers.

  • Coordinates kit release schedules with Manufacturing.

  • Manages production planning and scheduling for on-time delivery.

  • Oversees management of shortages and other issues that are affecting.

  • Works with Purchasing and Planning to establish manage standard material costs and lead times in Deltek Cost Point.

  • Assist in forecasting to plan future orders.

  • Identifies and implements min/max and just-in-time (JIT) stocking when practicable.

  • Manages packaging and shipping per customer requirements.

  • Participates with obsolescence management.

  • Responsible for management of Contract Acquired Property (CAP) and Government Furnished Property (GFP).

  • Manages and maintains controlled areas as appropriate for storing parts and materials.

  • Ensures that adequate resources are provided for the materials management team.

Required:

  • BS/BA in related discipline.

  • 5 years of hands-on experience with ERP/MRP (preferably Deltek Cost Point) systems in a manufacturing organization.

  • 5 years managing materials/logistics teams in a manufacturing organization.

  • Ability to effectively manage, coordinate, and communicate with a diverse work force and employees of all levels.

  • Experience in training employees in an effective manner.

  • Flexibility and willingness to work outside normal working hours when required

  • Effective user of MS Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook (experience with Project is preferred).

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Attention to detail and accuracy are critical.

  • Effective problem solving ability.

  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required.

Applications Systems Analyst - Irvine, CA

Seeking an Applications Systems Analyst with experience in applications or help desk support and Kronos experience for a global medical technology company in Irvine.

Responsibilities:

Assist internal customers with system issues by clearly communicating technical solutions in a user friendly and professional manner. Duties include advanced troubleshooting, prioritizing, and completing assigned tickets in a timely manner, as well as escalating complex issue to other IT teams.

  • Assigns bugs to Product Owners to prioritize and escalate to the development team.

  • Engages with end‐users to validate updates, train, support, and obtain feedback.

  • Collaborates with Scrum teams and Product Owners to meet project deadlines.

  • Facilitates deployments and test procedures in QA and production environments.

  • Provides technical assistance; writes and maintains user documentation and training users.

  • Prepares technical support by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

  • Serves as subject matter expert (SME) for business-critical applications; identifies and troubleshoots issues in a timely manner.

  • Collaborates with Agile Scrum development teams to learn, identify, and resolve production applications.

  • Provides valuable feedback to Agile Scrum Product Owners regarding application improvements.

  • Monitors and follow-ups with Agile Scrum Product Owners on status of backlog items.

  • Cross-trains various support levels on applications and business workflows.

  • Tests and de-bugs applications.

  • Assists with populating scorecards and cost per ticket.

  • Monitors ITSM ticket queue for IT Support and applications teams to ensure problems are handled efficiently and effectively.

  • Escalates tickets to other teams as required and documents all troubleshooting steps and pertinent information.

  • Provides management reports on IT Support and applications operations and issues.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field preferred.

  • 3+ years of experience in applications or helpdesk support.

  • Previous Kronos experience required.

  • Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and applicable technical information.

  • Ability to communicate project needs, problems, and statuses through routine meetings. 

Manufacturing Technician I - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Manufacturing Technician I to support production of avionics-grade military equipment in the company's AS-9100 production line. This individual will support Production with assembly and test procedures to assemble products and test these products prior to shipment to customers.  U.S. Citizenship is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Production with Soldering and general assembly

  • Assist the test team with the assembly of various test assets

  • Perform ATPs as necessary

  • Assemble prototype units

  • Produce necessary documentation to support the engineers and manufacturing team

  • Acquire and maintain Solder Certification per J-STD-001

  • Adhere to POC AS9100 / ISO 9001 quality procedures and processes

Requirements:

  • Prefer a minimum of an Associate degree in science/engineering with 1-3 years of experience in a technical or related manufacturing environment

  • Proficient Soldering skills and preferably IPC certified

  • Capable of following assembly drawings to perform mechanical system integration

  • Capable of following Test Procedures

  • Highly developed planning and organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

  • US Citizenship, must be willing to and able to obtain Security Clearance

FPGA Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a FPGA Engineer who will be involved in creating cutting edge products and architect and code firmware for military radio frequency systems, sensor systems, avionics, control systems, and/or other innovative technological solutions.  U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Coding of software applications/firmware to be embedded in electronic hardware and execution of firmware-hardware and software-firmware integration.

  • Development and documentation of detailed FPGA firmware specifications based on features, capabilities, and requirements of the user/customer.

  • Analysis and resolution of complex system-level software-firmware-hardware integration issues.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field.

  • 5+ years of experience in direct hands-on developing firmware for FPGAs/SoCs (preferable Xilinx FPGA Ultrascale families) within the past 7 years – preferred

  • Experience coding in VHDL, C, C++, and other object-oriented languages

  • U.S. citizenship is required for DOD security clearance.

Electronics Assembler III - Torrance, CA

Seeking a skilled Electronics Assembler III who has advanced electronics and mechanical manufacturing experience and will be proficient in soldering, mechanical assembly, and epoxy potting. The successful candidate will be responsible for assembly of an advanced electro-mechanical product to AS9100 standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Solder electronic components

  • Develop procedures for manufacturing production products

  • Perform prototype assembly per drawings and specifications.

  • Perform production assembly, testing, and inspection.

  • Perform board level programming and testing using automated test fixtures.

  • Maintain material inventory with proper paperwork and electronic records per established AS9100 procedures.

  • Perform kitting of production projects.

  • Work with Purchasing and Quality Assurance groups in ensuring timely and quality work product.

  • Work with local suppliers and vendors both remotely and on-site to coordinate orders and validate workmanship and part conformance.

  • Provide training in soldering best practices for other employees as required.

Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in Electronics with 5-7 years of experience or vocational training with 7-9 years of experience

  • 5-7 years in high-tech manufacturing/production environment

  • Experience with printed circuit board assembly and testing, electrical harness production, ESD control, and handling optical components are a plus.

  • Good soldering skills (SMT, through-hole, and harnessing).

  • Good understanding of soldering work standards (IPC-A-610/J-STD-001).

  • Understanding of inventory control in an electronics production environment.

  • Must be capable of following assembly procedures and drawings to perform mechanical system integration, as well as follow test procedures to perform functional testing.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent technical report writing skills

  • Ability to commit and work under deadlines

  • Must be able to work in a challenging and engaging work environment that promotes teamwork, creativity, accountability, and professional development.

  • Current IPC-A-610 or J-STD-001 certification is a plus

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Desired: Supervisory experience

System Integration Engineer - Chatsworth, CA

Seeking a highly technical System Integration Engineer who will oversee the integration of electro-mechanical and optical systems.  The individual will provide systems engineering support to program teams and facilitate compliance of design and manufacturing with capability requirements through all phases of the project, from initial concept design through systems analysis/engineering, planning, execution and testing. The candidate will be responsible for interfacing between the design team and the production team and will ensure that the product meets or exceeds the user and quality requirements. 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform mathematical analysis of optical tracking system performance.

  • Support new product development and ongoing programs.

  • Review customer requirement documents, interface with customers to validate understanding of requirements and support technical proposal activities. 

  • Communicate design requirements to Engineering group.

  • Work closely with Chief Systems Architect and program team to define system concept, develop system performance models and flow down system requirements to sub-systems; manage and document system configurations.

  • Develop and complete system specifications, test procedures, technical reports and analysis and oversee all transitions into production.   

  • Update proprietary Argus software.

  • Develop and execute system electrical and software test plans for product releases.

Requirements:

  • BS/MS in Engineering, Math, Computer Science or related field with 5 years related experience.

  • Experience in design optimization using matrices, coordinate transformations, algebra, and solid geometry modeling. Applied mathematical experience and technical skills are necessary for this position.

  • Strong programming skills in C/C++, Python, or MATLAB.

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.

  • Ability to handle priorities, write proposals, technical reports, define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and meet internal deliverables, schedules and deadlines. 

  • Excellent reasoning, communication and interpersonal skills to interact with multiple departments and customers. 

  • Experience in the application and adaptation of Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products to meet government system requirements. 

  • U.S. Citizenship required. Candidate must be able to obtain security clearance. 

  • Domestic and international travel (engineer will support periodic field-testing at customer sites). 

Preferred/Not Required:

  • Prior experience working on government military program contracts preferred. 

  • Experience in servo control methods, electro optical system performance modeling, design and testing; as well as procuring, integrating and analyzing visible and infrared focal planes or detectors. 

  • Strong skills in mathematical algorithm design with experience in the use of design tools such as MATLAB, Scilab or similar and able to perform complex mathematical and engineering calculation is desirable.

  • Knowledge of Image Systems’ TrackEye software; fiber optics; cameras and lenses; and designing and planning architecture for network communications systems, including familiarity with video interfacing systems, 4K video projector systems, TACLANE Encryptors, and other communication devices are ideal, but training is provided.

Sr. Embedded Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Senior Embedded Software Engineer with strong C/C++ programming skills to execute complete embedded software development lifecycle for our Mission Systems division. U.S. Citizen/green card holder is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing, developing, coding, testing, and debugging embedded application software.

  • Write software requirements, document a software design, participate in software peer code reviews.

  • Take ownership of a software module to completion.

  • Author software documentation.

  • Access third party, open source software and legacy software (experience in rehosting legacy software is a plus).

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field. Master’s Degree is a plus.

  • Strong and Solid programming experience in C and/or C++.

  • 5+ year of experience in development of application software for embedded systems.

  • Hands-on experience coding and debugging on embedded hardware platform.

  • Experience with software configuration management tools.

  • Experience with software control and status structures as well as message handling techniques.

  • Hands-on experience in DO-178 for safety-critical software a plus.

  • Programming on a Real-Time Operating System (RTOS).

  • Experience in ADA a plus.

  • Complete software design life-cycle experience a plus.

  • Experience with OpenGL a plus.

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal & written.

  • Efficiently multi-task and commit to working under deadlines.

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

FPGA Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a FPGA Engineer who will architect and code firmware for military radio frequency systems, sensor systems, avionics, control systems, and/or other innovative technological solutions. U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

Responsibilities:

• Coding of software applications/firmware to be embedded in electronic hardware and execution of firmware-hardware and software-firmware integration.

• Development and documentation of detailed FPGA firmware specifications based on features, capabilities, and requirements of the user/customer.

• Analysis and resolution of complex system-level software-firmware-hardware integration issues.

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field.

• Master’s Degree is a plus.

• 5+ years of experience in direct hands-on developing firmware for FPGAs/SoCs (preferable Xilinx FPGA Ultrascale families) within the past 7 years – preferred

• Experience coding in VHDL, C, C++, and other object oriented languages

• U.S. Citizen/green card holder status required.

Engineering Team Leader - Torrance, CA

Seeking an Engineering Team Leader with experience in hardware/software and firmware systems, program management and has a strong avionics background. This person reports directly to the VP and General Manager, Mission Systems and is responsible for supporting the VP in 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 the VP, Mission Systems 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, deliverables, and oversee all Mission Systems Division engineering activities, including concept formulation, preliminary design, detailed design, system modification, hardware/software development, and system testing.

  • Assist in the management of day-to-day operation of the Mission Systems engineering organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the strategic and tactical direction for the Mission Systems Division, 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.

  • Drive customer engagement and create strategic partnerships that foster growth of the overall Mission Systems business.

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

  • Initiate and compose technical proposals, and review proposals written by others.

  • Ensure development and communication of all pertinent documentation, such as CRD, SOW, Release Notes, etc.

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

  • Ensure the accuracy/appropriateness of all work products from activities and team members.

  • Ensure project development plans are realistic and address risks.

  • Work with customers and direct team to solve field problems, and to participate in field testing.

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

Requirements:

  • Hardware, Software, and Firmware Systems experience with a Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree

  • Strong background in avionics development as well as program management

  • Hands on technical experience in software, hardware, and firmware engineering

  • Thought leader in the Mil/Aero industry with proven success in winning new business and growing a product line - experience writing and winning proposals a plus!

  • Knowledgeable of DO-178B or DO-254 flight safety

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

  • Will support/mentor cross-functional teams.

  • Possess an open, honest and collaborative style.

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

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

  • Familiarity in designing system software for PPC, ARM and x86 based platforms

  • Familiarity with hardware design, block diagrams and schematics

  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required.

Director, Systems Engineering - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Director, Systems Engineering with a Masters degree and 3 years + hardware and systems design and experience in small system development. The Director will report directly report to the Chief Operating Officer and will interact with technical teams, principal investigators, division general managers & directors, business development and our valued customers.

Responsibilities:

• Analyze technical program requirements and initiate detailed system design, device specifications and manage specification trade-offs.

• Initiate and compose technical proposals and review proposals and technical data generated by the engineering teams.

• Review project performance against the planned statement of work and realistically assess the risks.

• Identify and help resolve prototype design issues which may reside in firmware, software or electronic design.

• Establish relationships with customers for future opportunities and report technical progress concerning ongoing programs to both the customer and our senior management.

Requirements:

• Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Systems Engineering.

• Minimum of 2-3 years of experience with hardware & systems design.

• Experience with writing RFI’s, RFP’s and BAA’s is preferred but not required.

• Hands on proven experience in small system development and transition to production.

• Excellent technical writing, verbal communication and presentation skills.

• Demonstrated track record to manage and execute a project for on time and on budget delivery.

U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

Software Engineer (Machine Learning) - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Software Engineer with 2+ years software development experience using C++ and/or Python to develop cutting-edge software for machine learning, deep learning and computer vision related projects. U.S. citizenship required.

Responsibilities:

  • Use the latest technologies while being involved in application software development for machine-learning, deep learning and computer vision projects

  • Train, evaluate and debug machine-learning models

  • Participate in building high quality machine-learning data sets

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree and equivalent experience required. Master’s degree preferred in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field.

  • 2+ years’ experience in software development using C++ and/or Python

  • Experience in design, development and testing for application software based on libraries such as OpenCV, TensorFlow or similar packages.

  • Experience in technical writing to produce software documentation

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written

  • Ability to learn and work in a wide range of application domains including but not limited to machine-learning, computer vision and deep learning.

  • U.S. citizenship required.

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Sr. Manufacturing Engineer who will play an instrumental role in the growth and success of our expanding production of avionics displays. The successful candidate will define and improve manufacturing processes to transition engineering prototypes to full rate production.  He/ She will have a successful track record interfacing with design engineers and production teams to ensure hardware producibility, developing build strategies, planning and requesting manpower/equipment/process resources, and generating assembly documentation.  The engineer will have hands-on experience working in a high-paced electronics manufacturing environment, delivering products on time and on budget.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain manufacturing methods, processes, and operations for new and existing products to assure the highest level of quality and to meet profitability objectives.

  • Define production flow, equipment setup, and processes and oversee continuous process improvement to reduce cost and enhance quality.

  • Lead and perform production assembly, testing, and inspection per drawings and specifications, as needed.

  • Apply current state of the art manufacturing techniques to production methodology such as “Just In Time” and “Lean Manufacturing”.

  • Interfaces with the Engineering staff to ensure Design for Manufacturability and Testability objectives are attained through concurrent engineering activities.

  • Prepare and revise manufacturing work instructions and functional test procedures to prepare suitable documentation for assembly technicians.

  • Assist QA with the dispositioning of non-conforming hardware/ material(s) and support corrective action activities as required.

  • Provide support to various suppliers as needed in conjunction with QA.

  • Play a key role in the transitioning of engineering prototypes to full scale Production.

Requirements:

  • B.S. Degree in Manufacturing Engineering or a related field with 10+ years of experience is a plus.

  • 5 years of experience in the manufacturing of electronics for high reliability military and government systems.

  • Knowledge of MIL/ IPC workmanship and performance standards related to electronic assemblies (IPC-610, MIL-STD 883, MIL-STD 810, MIL-HDBK-217, etc).

  • Knowledge of display technologies (LCD, LEDs, NVIS-compliance) and techniques (bonding, sealing, spectral and luminance measurements) a plus.

  • Solid understanding of design data and manufacturing/assembly sequencing as well as tooling concepts and strategies; able to generate work and process instructions for assemblers and technicians.

  • Understanding of First Article Inspection (FAI) reports and Nonconformance Reports (NCRs).

  • Strong verbal/written communication skills including the ability to deliver effective presentations to peers, management and customers.

  • Strong multi-tasking skills to apply in a fast pace, dynamic and flexible small business environment.

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

Sr. Staff Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Senior Staff Software Engineer with a passion for software and 5+ years of experience in software development and experience with C/C++, Java and any other programs such as Perl, Python, etc.. to join our fast paced, highly innovative company in Torrance, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Be involved with application software development for imaging systems, sensors data analysis, software control of hardware systems, modeling, and simulation

  • Hands on development of application software for modeling, simulation, data analysis and visualization applications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree and equivalent experience required. Master’s Degree degree preferred in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field

  • 7+ years’ experience in software development using tools such as Qt, Visual Studio, debuggers, databases on Linux and Windows platforms

  • Experience with development tools including Eclipse and version control systems

  • Experience in design, development and unit/system level testing for application software based on libraries such as OpenCV, R, CUDA, BOOST, GIS or similar packages

  • Expert level skills in C, C++, Java, Perl, and Python programming and Linux operating systems

  • Must have experience in technical writing to produce software documentation

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written

  • Ability to learn and work in a wide range of application domains including but not limited to image processing, modeling/simulation and visualization; data-analysis and networking will be a plus

  • U.S. citizenship required

Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Software Engineer to work in a fast paced, highly innovative environment.  The Software Engineer will work on application software and graphical user interface development for a wide variety of engineering/scientific applications such as radar, sensors data fusion/analysis, terrain analysis, anomaly detection, etc.  This position will work in our Integrated Systems Division in Torrance, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include research, innovative software design and implementation of reusable software and rapid prototyping.

  • Application software and graphical user interface development for a wide variety of engineering/scientific applications such as radar, sensors data fusion/analysis, terrain analysis, anomaly detection.

  • Preparation of technical documentation for hardware, software, and firmware.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Master’s Degree is a plus.

  • Experience in using tools such as Eclipse, version control systems Qt, Visual Studio, debuggers, databases on Linux and Windows platforms as well as design, development and unit/system level testing for software based on libraries such as OpenCV, R, CUDA, BOOST, WorldWind, GIS, C, C++, Java, Perl, and Python programming.

  • U.S. citizenship required.

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Electrical Engineer/Radiation Effects Engineer - Palm Bay, Florida

Seeking an Electrical Engineer (Radiation Effects Engineer) with expertise in space radiation to join our growing team. The person in this position will be responsible for supporting the development of precision navigation and timing products, and ensuring survivability in the on-orbit environment.  This includes all phases of product development from initial architecture and development of interfaces and component requirements thru design, testing and verification, on to production support.  Some products may require operational support and on-orbit anomaly resolution.  Tasks will include characterization of space environment impacts on system performance, testing and selecting parts, and evaluation of alternative designs for optimum robustness and performance.

  • Determine and specify space environments for systems, subsystems and components.

  • Understand space environment interactions with spacecraft components and materials.

  • Perform analysis and modeling of designs against expected environments to verify robustness. 

  • Assist with requirements analysis and parts selection recommendations (eg. SCD’s, PAR’s).

  • Apply understanding of Total Ionizing Dose, Displacement Damage, and Single Event Effects

  • Plan and execute component testing for TID, SEE, DD, Prompt Dose (Flash X-ray).

  • Prepare test reports, present results and achieve customer approvals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6+ years of experience or equivalent.

  • Active TS/SCI or TS/SSBI security clearance REQUIRED.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • MS or PhD degree in physics, engineering or similar technical field preferred

  • Experience in planning and execution of RLAT, SEE, and FXR tests on components and subsystems

  • Experience in using one or more radiation transport analysis (eg. GEANT4, MCNPX, NOVICE) or radiation effects testing

  • Knowledge/experience in the effects of UV and atomic oxygen on materials and components

  • Experience in analysis, control and mitigation for spacecraft charging

  • Understanding of NWE and how to interpret/mitigate, i.e. PD upset/transient/latch up/burnout, SGEMP, IEMP, and fission byproducts.

  • RF domain knowledge

  • Experience in design and/or analysis of digital and analog circuits

  • Knowledge/use of Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge/experience in the effects of radiation on materials and components.

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Able to present results and communicate with Customers and Senior Management

Sr. Procurement Engineer - Carlsbad, CA

Seeking a Sr. Procurement Engineer with an engineering degree and 10+ years of experience in a high-volume, assembly-type industry in supply chain related functions to work with a global medical device company in Carlsbad, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Support critical new product development and sustaining programs related to mechanical design and use your technical experience for this hands-on role to improve the lives of millions of people.

  • Providing technical oversight to suppliers and internal customers for project-related activities in the electrical commodity space for new and sustaining products.

  • Representing procurement engineering in new product development to ensure early supplier involvement, supplier process set-up and development, cost targeting and tracking, and improving total cost of ownership.

  • Teaming with Supplier Quality in supplier qualification and validation activities.

  • Product life cycle management with regard to supplier capacity management, component obsolescence, product end of life, for electronic commodities.

  • Driving the Supplier Selection Process and requests for quotations along with the Commodity Teams.

  • Identifying and executing cost savings opportunities in new product introductions and sustaining programs in partnership with R&D, Marketing, Quality and Supply Chain Management.

  • Participating in Design for Excellence (DfX) initiatives for the assigned business unit.

  • Providing should-cost assessments for components and products.

  • Aligning business needs with competitive landscape and technology roadmaps in the electrical commodity space.

  • Providing input for make or buy analysis.

  • Supporting the in/outsourcing process (e.g. knowledge transfer, supplier ramp-up).

  • Providing recommendations to the Commodity Teams regarding the supply base characteristics based on business

  • Teams up with Supplier Quality on APQP

  • Ordering tools and samples related to new product development.

  • Executing and supporting phase in – phase Out (PIPO) planning related to new product introduction.

  • Acting as Supplier Account Manager if assigned, and under the delegated responsibility of the relevant commodity team.

  • Identifying opportunities in the new product design process through target costing and managing cost drivers and data sources to improve the design decision-making.

  • Supporting price negotiations with fact-based information and opportunities to drive short and/or long-term product cost reduction improvement.

  • Analyzing cost trends, develop and review cost forecasts, and track component cost savings.

Requirements:

  • BS in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical or Electronic Engineering (MS preferred).

  • 10+ years of experience in a high-volume assembly-type industry in supply chain related functions (i.e. component manufacturers).

  • Strong engineering background with extensive experience in R&D and mechanical design.

  • Experienced in executing quality improvement and cost down projects and new product introduction projects.

  • Experience with APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) preferred.

  • Understanding the principles of Value Engineering (L1).

  • Experience in the Healthcare industry preferred.

  • Comfortable traveling 25% of the time.

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

FPGA Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a FPGA Engineer with 5+ years of experience with hands-on development of firmware for FPGAs/SoCs (preferably Xilinx FPGA Ultrascale families).  The successful candidate will architect and code firmware for military radio frequency systems, sensor systems, avionics, control systems, and/or other innovative technological solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Coding of software applications/firmware to be embedded in electronic hardware and execution of firmware-hardware and software-firmware integration.

  • Development and documentation of detailed FPGA firmware specifications based on features, capabilities, and requirements of the user/customer.

  • Analysis and resolution of complex system-level software-firmware-hardware integration issues.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field.

  • Master’s Degree is a plus.

  • 5+ years of experience in direct hands-on developing firmware for FPGAs/SoCs (preferable Xilinx FPGA Ultrascale families) within the past 7 years – preferred

  • Experience coding in VHDL, C, C++, and other object-oriented languages

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

FPGA Engineer - Palm Bay, Florida

Seeking a FPGA Engineer with 5+ years of experience and an active TS/SCI or TS/SSBI security clearance for an exciting opportunity.

Responsibilities:

  • Thorough understanding of VHDL, the FPGA design process and the tools used to generate the FPGA designs.

  • Understand the requirements, architect a solution targeting an FPGA against those requirements and implement that solution in an FPGA.

  • Lead a small team of designers in generating the FPGA design solutions.

  • Simulate the FPGA to verify performance, then integrate and test the FPGA on the circuit card assembly

  • Full life cycle development and integration of VHDL into different families of FPGAs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience or a Masters' Degree with a minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience

  • Active TS/SCI or TS/SSBI security clearance is REQUIRED.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with high speed memory interfaces.

  • Experience with high speed serial protocols (PCI Express, SRIO, Ethernet).

  • Experience with Analog to Digital (AD) and Digital to Analog (DA) interfaces.

  • Experience with control protocols such I2C, SPI, RS-232/422, and SpaceWire.

  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work and communicate effectively within a development group.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and negotiate solutions with Hardware / Software Engineering and Systems Engineering is preferred.

  • Proficiency with Xilinx, Microsemi, and Altera Tool Suites (VHDL, Synthesis, Place and Route, Simulation, Timing Analysis).

Sr. FPGA Engineer - Colorado Springs, CO

Seeking a Sr. FPGA Engineer with 5+ years of experience and an active TS/SCI or TS/SSBI security clearance for an exciting opportunity in Palm Bay, FL or Colorado Springs, CO.

Responsibilities:

  • Thorough understanding of VHDL, the FPGA design process and the tools used to generate the FPGA designs.

  • Understand the requirements, architect a solution targeting an FPGA against those requirements and implement that solution in an FPGA.

  • Lead a small team of designers in generating the FPGA design solutions.

  • Simulate the FPGA to verify performance, then integrate and test the FPGA on the circuit card assembly

  • Full life cycle development and integration of VHDL into different families of FPGAs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience or a Masters' Degree with a minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience

  • Active TS/SCI or TS/SSBI security clearance is REQUIRED.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with high speed memory interfaces.

  • Experience with high speed serial protocols (PCI Express, SRIO, Ethernet).

  • Experience with Analog to Digital (AD) and Digital to Analog (DA) interfaces.

  • Experience with control protocols such I2C, SPI, RS-232/422, and SpaceWire.

  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work and communicate effectively within a development group.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and negotiate solutions with Hardware / Software Engineering and Systems Engineering is preferred.

  • Proficiency with Xilinx, Microsemi, and Altera Tool Suites (VHDL, Synthesis, Place and Route, Simulation, Timing Analysis).

 

Director of Engineer - San Francisco, CA

Seeking a Director of Engineering with 10+ years experience in software design and development, 2+ years of experience managing a large team of engineers and consumer facing (B2C) expertise. The Director will be responsible for defining product and technology strategy to building end-to-end consumer experiences. You will be leading a team of high performing engineers working across multiple platforms IOS, Android, Web and Backend services. You will partner closely with your Product Managers and Analysts to help define the Product strategy and Roadmap. You will be working on high-volume applications that power our marketplace and leading high performing teams to build an engaging selling experience for millions of customers daily and generating billions of dollars in annual revenue. You are a huge proponent of Test-Driven Development and will advocate and hold engineers accountable for following this pattern rigorously.

Responsibilities:

  • You will manage a team of 40+ engineers with 2-4 managers working across the stack (Mobile, Web, API and Backend platform and services)

  • Work with key partners in the PM, PMM, Analytics and Business to identify the right opportunities and put together a product and technology strategy

  • Provide technical guidance, mentorship, and assistance to the team, to build multi-tier scalable, performant and reliable applications that operate 24x7

  • Make appropriate product and business trade-offs and give technology direction that leads to measurable product and business outcomes

  • Execute to success through diligent planning, attention to detail, effective delegation and efficient decision-making.

Requirements:

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science or related discipline. 

  • 10+ years of work experience in software design and development with over 2 years of managing larger teams of 30+ or more engineers through 3-4 managers (managers, architects, engineers)

  • Experience and in build products with full stack technologies, with excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms. Full stack mobile UI and back end system a must

  • Consumer facing (B2C) expertise

  • Experience with agile development methodologies with Test Driven Development (TDD) and CD (Continuous delivery)

  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong people management skills, that includes the ability to coach and mentor engineers and managers of all skill levels

  • Consistently made culture choices that positively impact all of engineering

  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required