Director of Embedded Systems (Airborne Avionics Systems)

Location: Torrance, CA

Skills: 10+ years exp, Hands on leader of 7, hardware/software engineering, BA or MS in Hardware Engineering, RTOS (Real Time Operating System), Green Hills/Integrity, (Open GL exp),

Job Description

Why you want to work here:

  • Our client is a technology company with explosive growth!!! 
  • This is an amazing opportunity for a Director to take his or her career to the next level.
  • You will be leading an entire new business within the company's existing business model.

What You Will Do

  • Architect, design, implement, and lead the full software development lifecycle for Embedded Systems (Airborne Avionics Systems Division).
  • Hire, develop and manage the team that will work closely with customers and cross-functional teams:
    • These teams will derive requirements, architect, design, implement and test hardware/software systems (Linux, VxWorks, INTEGRITY and other operating systems).
    • Teams will also define and develop OS BSP/drivers and middleware.
  • Drive customer engagement and create strategic partnerships that foster growth.
  • Ensure the timely execution and successful delivery of new products while ensuring technical specifications and meet customer needs and requirements.
  • Present proposals, schedule, budget, and designs to clients and stakeholders.
  • Initiate and compose technical proposals, and review proposals written by others.
  • Ensure development and communication of all pertinent documentation (i.e. CR D, SOW, Release Notes, etc.).
  • Lead and mentor team in completing assignments, and coordinate assignments with other project team members.
  • Ensure the accuracy 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 participate in field testing.
  • Provide and support technical liaison between customers, engineering, and other non-engineering functional groups.

What Gets You the Job?

  • Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in Hardware Engineering
  • 5+ years’ hands-on technical experience in software and hardware engineering
  • Embedded Systems experience
  • Familiarity in designing and debugging system software for PPC, ARM and x86 based platforms
  • Understanding of hardware design, block diagrams and schematics
  • Thorough understanding of current operating systems, IDEs, stopmode/runmode debuggers and kernel/virtual address space systems
  • RTOS is a must – Green Hills Integrity strongly desired
  • OpenGL experience required (developing GUI graphics for military/aerospace applications)
  • Experience writing and winning proposals is a huge plus
  • Knowledge of DO178B or certifiable software environment experience
  • Experience with taking a software package along with a system and go through a certification process with the FAA
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Stellar management and organizational skills, with the ability to lead, mentor, and collaborate

Keywords: 10+ years’ experience, recent hands-on leader (team of 7), avionics experience, hardware/software engineering, BA or MS in Hardware Engineering, RTOS, Green Hills OR Integrity exp., Open GL programming, U.S. Citizenship is Required, ability to pass Secret Clearance

For immediate consideration please click Apply or email resumes to:

Lynn Bailey
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