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Director, Systems Engineering
Ref No.: 18-04183
Location: Torrance, CA 90501, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date: 09/12/2018
A fast-growing Southern California high tech company specializing in advanced defense and homeland security solutions is seeking a Director, Systems Engineering for its Cognitive Systems Division. The Director, Systems Engineering reports directly to the General Manager of the Cognitive Systems Division and is responsible for technical management of a directorate specializing primarily in RF systems. This position involves management and oversight of programs and personnel to meet quality and timeliness of external and internal deliverables, and maintain growth expectations for the directorate.

  • Track revenue generation within the directorate in order to meet projected financial target for the directorate.
  • Provide technical and management guidance to personnel within the directorate to ensure quality and timeliness of deliverables, reports, and proposals.
  • Conduct milestone-based tracking of technical performance progress on programs within the directorate to ensure the advancement of the technology meets or exceeds customer expectations.
  • Work with the division manager and business development team to generate new business opportunities through meetings, presentations, and technical proposals.
  • Masters or Ph.D. Degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, RF Engineering, or related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas: systems engineering, RF engineering, electronic warfare, military communications, wireless networks, radar, cyber-security, information assurance, encryption.
  • 5+ years of technical management experience, including management of programs and personnel with diverse skill sets.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written – and experience in technical writing.