R&D Software Engineering Lead

San Clemente, CA 92673 | Direct

Post Date: 02/02/2018 Job ID: HQ2984 Industry: Technical Pay Rate: Market
We are looking for someone to help shape a vision of R&D software and electrical engineering management activities and then execute on that vision. On the flip side, we re also looking for someone who can get in to the weeds with the software and electrical engineering staff and follow through on action items and tight timelines.

This individual will participate in all phases of the autonomous technology development cycle including concept development, scheduling, trade studies, resource allocation, requirements development/analysis/allocation, mechanical system design/analysis, electrical systems design/analysis, software and hardware design/analysis, algorithm/controls design/analysis, systems modeling, risk management, manufacturing, integration, test and documentation. The ideal candidate should also have a reputation for hands-on learning/building, quality, and work ethics. Our client is specifically looking for a sound, rapid-paced, autonomous systems entrepreneurial individual that understands the engineering process and can easily manage multiple projects for multiple technologies.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions: Support the success of our client by bridging technical knowledge, program management and resource allocation.
  • Responsible for on-time, on-quality delivery of personal work.
  • Ability to empathize and engage engineers and help them look at things through a business lens.
  • Capable of building and nurturing relationships across multiple networks using collaborative and empathetic skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and exemplary time management/organizational skills.
  • Excellent discretion, demonstrating sound judgment in dealing with confidential dialogues and information.
  • Great communication and negotiation skills, bringing together different views, personalities, goals, and needs, and helping different stakeholders find business alignment and growth.
  • Responsible to bring innovation discussion to customers/industry and help our client s brand as an innovation company.
  • Passion for business and operations.
  • Candidates should also have strong verbal and written communication skills, strong team building skills, and be comfortable working on large teams with talented engineers from other engineering disciplines.
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    Two Roads is an Equal Opportunity Employer: EEO/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability
  • B.S. degree with 6+ years of work experience and proven successful experience in unmanned autonomous systems.
  • Must know bitbucket, jenkins, and mantis.
  • 7+ years in leading teams in the development of software, hardware, and fully integrated autonomous systems.
  • Candidate needs to have background creating structured processes for reliable software with a focus on design and maintenance.
  • The candidate shall fluent in software engineering (RTOS, communication protocols, e.g. I2C, SPI, CAN) and electrical engineering (hardware design, component selection).
  • Systems-level knowledge in aircraft principles, navigation principles, unmanned systems payloads (imagery, LIDAR, GIS, etc.), and general system architectures is a plus.
  • Candidate will be required to generate system specifications for unmanned systems and Statements of Work (SOWs) for contractors.
  • Complete knowledge of Project Management theory, concepts, and principles (theory of constraints, critical path methodology, project risk management, project scope management, project lifecycle, etc.).
  • Capabilities need to include creating and maintaining multi-tiered project schedules with resource loading.
    Good Interpersonal skills are required as our client is a small community of engineers who work very closely together on all projects.
  • Mark Johnston


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