Senior Electronics Engineer – Torrance

Haystack LLC is seeking a Senior Electronics Engineer for a full-time, permanent opportunity with our aerospace client in Torrance, CA.

We are looking for a Sr. Electronic Systems Engineer to be responsible for the development of Flight Control Computers (FCCs), Actuator Control Units (ACUs), and Motor Control Electronics (MCEs) for primary and secondary flight control systems for commercial and military aircraft. This position is located at our aerospace facility in Torrance, CA.

Our client is the leader of advanced flight controls for commercial and military aircraft. They are positioned on virtually every aircraft in the marketplace, supplying reliable systems that are highly supportable and add significant value for our customers. The client designs, manufactures and integrates precision motion control components and systems. Their high-performance solutions are used in satellites and space vehicles, military and commercial aircraft, launch vehicles, missiles, industrial machinery, marine applications, and medical equipment. Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, they employ over 11,500 employees in 28 countries. While they are most known for their products that are the best in the industry, what’s unique about is our culture of trust and mutual respect that allows for personal initiative, autonomy and excellence.

As a Sr. Electronic Systems Engineer, you will…

Represent as a recognized technical authority and project leader

Guide the evolution of the conceptual and detailed design phases through verification and certification

Serve as a technical reference point for internal and external communications

Conduct systematic capture, development and documentation of fully verifiable electronics box level requirements that acknowledges technical, schedule, and cost constraints through consulting with customers, staff and sales personnel.

Conduct functional analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate systems requirements allocated to electronics into electronic hardware specifications. Effectively communicate these internal design requirements to the other members of the design team.

Create detailed Verification and Validation plans and procedures for the testing of electronic boxes. Investigate and create new test methods and approaches.

Conduct hardware and software level integration and test including any performance anomalies investigations.

Create concise reports that document the design decisions and analysis results.

Support various aspects of technical project planning, including designs, proposals, cost estimates, schedules and technical interface meetings throughout the program lifecycle

Prepare, organize and make presentations to customers in support of design reviews and technical interface meetings.

Support project status briefings with clear and effective reports and presentations

Contribute to the development of new product requirements through consulting with customers and sales personnel

Represent in a manner consistent with its leading-edge technical reputation

Support programs with some travel (5-10%) and the participation in presentations to customers

Minimum qualifications to be considered…

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Aerospace Engineering
10 or more years of design and development engineering experience
5 or more years of project/team leadership experience
Due to federal contract obligations, must be a US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications Include…
Master’s Degree in Electrical or Aerospace Engineering preferred
Depth of understanding and experience in the design, analysis and development aircraft actuation controllers
Experience with requirement flow down
Experience in the aerospace industry
Experience with actuators sensor interfaces
Experience with commercial and military standards (RTCA/DO-160, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-810, and RTCA/DO-254 standards), Qualification, and Certification
Leadership skills with strong organizational skills and a desire for constant improvement

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