Engineering Director in Torrance, CA

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Physical Optics Corporation   •  

Torrance, CA 90501

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 51 days ago

To support current and future growth, POC is seeking a competent Engineering Director to join with a great opportunity for career growth either in technical field or technical management. The primary role of the Engineering Director is to act as a technical leader to the ongoing program organization, and the customer, be responsible for specific domain expertise in design and architecture on a system level, software and/or FPGA. In addition, there would be an opportunity to run a technical group or directorate as needed. Chosen individual will have the opportunity to work and to manage POC's strategic programs. The Engineer Director will report directly to the Sr Vice President Operations, Chief Operating Officer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a technical leader with engineering knowledge of the technologies or product development being managed
  • Understand and develop requirements for a given program opportunity so that a team can propose and find system architecture to meet customer need
  • Collaborate with division general managers and Business Development for successful proposal development, including writing BAA, RFI, and RFPs
  • Review ongoing strategic program performances to determine issues and risks to advise program manager and help address them

Experience Guidelines:

  • MS or Ph.D in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Aerospace Engineering
  • Must possess expertise in hardware design or software development as well as overall understanding of other technical areas
  • Up to 5 years' experience with program/project management is desired

Valid Through: 2019-10-18