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Program Lead (Electrical Engineering)
Ref No.: 18-04102
Location: Torrance, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date: 08/21/2018
Program Lead :
Fast-growing Southern California technology innovator that solves tough mission-critical challenges for our customers in advanced military defense and homeland security markets by designing, developing, manufacturing, and distributing Client technology solutions for ground, vehicle, maritime, and airborne applications.
  • We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Program Lead for our Products and Engineering Department, which specializes in advanced integrated sensor systems for tactical and vehicle applications.
  • The successful candidate will be a direct contributor to the planning and execution of new and on-going engineering development programs related to state-of-the-art sensor systems that will lead to the expansion of Intellisense's product portfolio.
  • The individual should have established technical development, organizational, and communication skills necessary to support and coordinate rapid and innovative R&D projects with a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers.
  • 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 in the management of product lines as key systems transition over to in-house production.
  • Work with technical leaders to plan out and coordinate execution of strategic programs.
  • Lead and contribute to key technical designs.
  • Track technical development and progress through direct interaction with engineering staff.
  • Coordinate primary aspects of customer communication, including status update meetings, technical reports and presentations, and technology demonstrations.
  • Create and maintain project schedules and budgets throughout the project lifecycle 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.
  • Track and forecast project financials and work with the Director in support of meeting the department's financial objectives.
  • 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 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.