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Man Who Scrawled Threatening Messages on Los Feliz Sikh Temple Gets 16 Months in Prison

A 29-year-old man who vandalized a Sikh temple in Los Feliz in 2017 will spend a little over a year in prison after admitting he defaced the religious building. Artyom Manukyan was sentenced to 16 months in prison Monday, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. The sentence is concurrent with a penalty Manukyan faces under a prior arson case. Manukyan scrawled two hateful screeds on the outside of the Hollywood Sikh Temple on Vermont Avenue in Los Feliz […]

Chinese Mom Charged With Paying $400,000 to Have Son Admitted to UCLA as Fake Soccer Player

A Chinese woman was arrested in Spain and charged with paying the mastermind of the college admissions scandal $400,000 to ensure her son was admitted to UCLA as a phony soccer player, federal authorities in Boston said Tuesday. Xiaoning Sui — a Chinese national and resident of British Columbia — was arrested by Spanish authorities Monday night, according to the U.S. attorney’s office in Massachusetts, which is seeking Sui’s extradition. Sui, the 35th parent to be charged in the college admissions […]

GBK Production’s CEO Gavin Keilly Talks GBK Celebrity Gift Lounge

Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Young Mother Outside Her Granada Hills Home

A man was arrested in the killing of a young mother who was shot near her Granada Hills home in July, the Los Angeles Police Department said Tuesday. The mother, 24-year-old Cheyenne Brown, was found in an alley near her parked car in the 16600 block of Chatsworth Street at about 10:20 p.m. July 23, 2019, the department said. Her grandfather, Bill Schroeder, found her suffering from three gunshot wounds and started CPR, he said. She was pronounced dead at […]

Step Up Your Tailgating Game With Lifestyle Expert Alison Deyette

Lifestyle Expert Alison Deyette joined us live with entertaining ideas and trends for tailgating and parties wrapped around watching football. For more info on everything featured in the segment and so much more on lifestyle expert Alison Deyette, visit her website. You can also follow her on social media @alisondeyette. See below for the list of products featured on the segment: Traeger Pro 575 Wifi Pellet Grill and Smoker and various football designed serveware available at HomeDepot.com Tailgater Tire Table available from Amazon. Rams portable […]

Trump Admin to Revoke California’s Power to Set Its Own Auto Emission Rules

The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to revoke California’s authority to set vehicle emission standards and could make the announcement as early as Wednesday, a source familiar with the plans tells CNN. The source said the Trump administration will find the EPA previously acted unlawfully by granting the state a waiver from the Clean Air Act and allowing it to develop stricter standards than those of the federal government. About a dozen states have adopted California’s standards. The state and […]

Carson Mayor Proposes Ban on Gun Sales, Possession

The mayor of Carson is proposing a new law that would effectively make selling or possessing a gun within city limits illegal. Wendy Burch reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Sept. 17, 2019.

2 Boys Killed, 2 Girls Injured in Off-Road Vehicle Crash in Blythe Area

Two boys were killed and two girls were injured after the off-road vehicle they were in crashed in an unincorporated area of Blythe, officials said Tuesday. The crash occurred about 11:45 a.m. Sunday south of the 10 Freeway and east of Mesa Drive in an area known as Mesa Verde. A 13-year-old girl driving a 2015 Polaris RZR made a left turn and the vehicle rolled onto its right side, the California Highway Patrol said in a news release. The […]

Art Battle Veteran Neneki ‘Nick’ McGee Talks 2019 Art Battle Los Angeles

Tuesday Forecast: Mild Temps and Mostly Clear Skies

Look for mild temperatures and mostly clear skies Tuesday. Liberte Chan has KTLA’s forecast on Sept. 17, 2019.

Rep. Paul Cook of Yucca Valley Is Latest California Republican to Retire From Congress

A Republican congressman in California says he won’t seek re-election next year. U.S. Rep. Paul Cook says he will run for a seat on the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors in 2020. The former state assemblyman was first elected to California’s 8th Congressional District in 2012. Cook began his political career on the Yucca Valley Town Council, saying in a news release he wants to return to local government to fight state and federal bureaucracies. California’s Republican Congressional delegation […]

Investigation Underway After Body Discovered in Van Nuys Neighborhood

An investigation is underway after someone discovered a body in a Van Nuys neighborhood Tuesday morning. The Fire Department received a call just before 6 a.m. reporting a person down, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesperson Nicholas Prange said. Firefighters and police officers were sent to the 7300 block of Ranchito Avenue where they located the unidentified individual. The person was pronounced dead at the scene, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Lizeth Lomeli said. No age or gender has been released. […]

What Every Student and Parents Should Know About the College Admissions Process With Author and College Admissions Expert Dr. Cynthia Colon

Street Closures, Traffic Advisories in Place as L.A. Drivers Brace for President’s Visit

Los Angeles drivers are bracing for snarled traffic and street closures Tuesday as President Trump arrives to raise money for next year’s campaign. After spending the morning in the Bay Area, the president will be flying into Los Angeles International Airport about 3:30 p.m. From LAX he will travel by helicopter to an undisclosed location in downtown L.A. Several streets have been closed since 4 a.m. in the downtown area in anticipation of the president’s visit. The street closures — […]

Crossing Guard Dies in Valley Glen Crash That Also Injured 16-Year-Old Girl: LAPD

A crossing guard has died after being struck by a vehicle in a crash that also injured a teenage girl in the San Fernando Valley’s Valley Glen neighborhood, authorities said Tuesday. The female crossing guard succumbed to her injuries at 5:40 p.m. Monday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The agency did not provide an update on the condition of the teenager, who had complained of foot pain. The L.A. Fire Department previously said that both victims were expected […]

2 Students Arrested After Assault at Moreno Valley Middle School Leaves 1 in Critical Condition: Officials

Two 13-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of assault after a violent incident at a Moreno Valley middle school sent one of their fellow students to the hospital, authorities said Tuesday. The victim, also a 13-year-old boy who attended the Landmark Middle School, remained in critical condition, Riverside County Deputy Sheriff Robyn Flores said. Deputies responded to the campus around 1 p.m. Monday after receiving a report of a fight between two boys. Investigators later determined that the incident […]

Cokie Roberts, Veteran Journalist Who Covered Politics at NPR and ABC News, Dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. ABC broke into network programming to announce her death and pay tribute. Roberts was the daughter of Hale Boggs, a former House majority leader from Louisiana, and Lindy Boggs, who succeeded her husband in the job. Roberts worked in radio and at CBS News and PBS before […]

Activists Fear Rising Rents as South L.A. Commission Considers Major Housing Project on Crenshaw Blvd.

The real estate project known as District Square has had a decadelong run of bad luck. Construction of the project in South Los Angeles has been repeatedly delayed. The developers, who were provided millions of dollars in federal loans, have received multiple default notices from the city. And Arman Gabay, one of the businessmen who conceived the project, was arrested last year on bribery and wire fraud charges. He has pleaded not guilty. District Square’s fortunes could turn around on […]

Alex Trebek Undergoing Chemo Again After Cancer Setback

Alex Trebek says he has restarted chemotherapy on his doctor’s orders. Tuesday on “Good Morning America,” the “Jeopardy!” host said he “was doing so well” and his medical reports had approached normal levels after his first round of chemo for stage 4 pancreatic cancer. But he suddenly began losing weight. “I lost about 12 pounds in a week,” Trebek said. “And my numbers went sky high, much higher than they were when I was first diagnosed. So, the doctors have decided that […]

As Illnesses Spread, Fake Vape Gear Sells on L.A. Streets

A short walk from police headquarters in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, a cluster of bustling shops are openly selling packaging and hardware that can be used to produce counterfeit marijuana vapes that have infected California’s cannabis market. Bootleggers eager to profit off unsuspecting consumers are mimicking popular, legal vape brands, pairing replica packaging churned out in Chinese factories with untested, possibly dangerous cannabis oil produced in the state’s vast underground market. The result: Authentic-looking vape cartridges sold by […]

Director of Engineering, Firmware Platforms

Spirent Communications - Calabasas, CA

Posted a month ago
Spirent Communications is a leader in the Networking Test and Measurement industry. Now we are looking to build the next generation technologies that will help us redefine this industry. We are looking for an experienced Director of Engineering who will help us lead these efforts.
We value innovative engineers who apply first principles to architect and implement products that are correct by design. We value individuals who are open-minded and accountable, transparent and passionate. We value leaders who can communicate well and can interact equally well with senior management as well as junior engineers. We are looking for technologists who have built successful high-tech products from scratch.
The Director of Engineering will help us create new products as well as evolve and upgrade our existing products in the Spirent TestCenter product portfolio with a specific focus on Firmware Platforms. He/She will provide technical and technology leadership to his/her team, specifically working to overhaul firmware development environments, processes, and systems. Candidates who have a passion for software craftsmanship are particularly welcome to apply.
Why Spirent.... Because together we can shape tomorrow!
Spirent offers unique career opportunities where you can set your innovative spirit free. Our customers look to us to provide services and products that are at the forefront of the telecom industry. We are large enough to provide a wide range of opportunities, but small enough for you to make an impact.
Spirent is its people and when you join Spirent, you will work alongside some of the best subject matter experts in the industry. Success is important to us and so is having a work/life balance. We believe that you should be able to pursue your career aspirations in an innovative and creative environment, as well as explore your personal passions. At Spirent, we want you to love your work and your life too!
Your journey begins here. So, let's discover the future together - apply today!
This position is based in Calabasas, California.
Requisition Number
4623
Job Category
Engineering
Job Location
Calabasas, CA
Responsibilities
Lead and manage teams of product development and verification engineers with responsibility for multiple products
Collaborate with product managers and product owners on product strategy and follow through to execution
Work with product owners, architecture and multiple engineering teams on resourcing, schedule, scope, and project-related decisions
Recruit additional engineering talent to grow the team
Coach team members for their technical and career growth
Promote a strong engineering culture rooted in customer focus, design thinking, and obsession with craft
Create a firmware development environment enabling early development and test of software without requiring target hardware
Instill development discipline with design reviews, code reviews, and developer delivery of automated acceptance tests
Lead root-cause analysis for selected reliability issues and deliver fixes
Ensure that customer issues are resolved in a timely manner
Job Requirements
Education
Bachelor's / Masters / PhD in Computer Science or related field
Knowledge/Skills Required
Software craftsmanship practices
Personnel and project management skills
Multi-site management - multiple distributed teams
New product development - from concept to delivery
Firmware / embedded software development
C/C++, Python for systems programming
Multi-threading, multi-core programming
Excellent communications skills
Strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive
Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals
Knowledge/Skills Preferred
Virtual technologies, hypervisors, DPDK, SR-IOV, containers
Emulator technologies
Golang
Rust
Formal methods
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