Senior Hardware Engineer

Location: Torrance, CA
Date Posted: 08-09-2018
Senior Hardware Engineer Position in Torrance, CA

  • Founded in 1985 our client has developed a unique business model of achieving both research and technology advancements and transitioning them into commercial and defense products.
  • HQ’d in Torrance, CA with 5 buildings that occupy over 100,000 square feet; housing some of the most highly advanced and unique research laboratories, as well as engineering, prototyping, development, testing, and production facilities.
  • Delivered $300+ million in products to clients in various defense and commercial industries.
  • Employs around 300 people, including many PhD level scientists and engineers.
  • Highly innovative small business.
  • Employer contributed comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage at competitive rates and lower premiums.
  • Employer contributed 401k savings plan
  • Complimentary Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 1 week of vacation time upon hire, 15 days paid vacation, 10 paid holidays
  • Company sponsored lunch and learns, team building activities, and onsite yoga classes
  • Excellent work/life balance
The Senior Hardware Engineer candidate will design, develop, create and modify both analog and digital electronic hardware for avionics, surveillance and sensor systems.
  • Development and documentation of detailed electronic hardware specifications derived from system specifications, and requirements of the user/customer.
  • Execution of hardware development including planning, designing, implementation, and testing/benchmarking on on-going programs
  • Development of analog and digital electronic hardware architecture and designs leveraging latest advances in commercial-off-the-shelf embedded hardware solutions and development of custom hardware boards where necessary.
  • Execution of integration and testing and validation of hardware to documented hardware specifications.
  • Resolution of system-level hardware and hardware-software integration issues with software engineers.
  • Adherence to internal configuration management (CM) and quality assurance processes and documenting hardware development
  • Providing technical write-ups related to electronics to support bids and proposals
  • Torrance, CA is ranked in the Top 25 of “Best Suburban Cities to live in Los Angeles County” (based on factors including: crime/safety, housing, diversity, nightlife/recreation, school system, and the ability to raise a family)
  • Located near the Los Angeles County and Orange County border opens up an endless possibility of fun recreational activities without the hassle of a tourist community.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, or a related field required; Master’s Degree preferred. 
  • 5+ years’ experience in development of electronic hardware for avionics, surveillance and/or sensor systems (hardware for sensor control, data processing, data concentration and data storage)
  • Xilinx FPGA Design
  • Microcontroller, DSP experience
  • Hands-on experience in producing custom electronic hardware and electronics packaging applying knowledge of circuit design, schematics (e.g. ORCAD, PCAD, etc.)
  • Knowledge of electronic packaging with thermal and mechanical considerations
  • High speed data communications is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Experience in technical writing to produce hardware documentation
  • An understanding of military and commercial hardware requirements, including safety and reliability.
This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.
The Patriot Group, Inc. (TPGI)
A California Certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (CA DVBE) 
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