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Union Demands San Francisco Police Chief’s Resignation Over Journalist Raid Apology

The San Francisco Police Officers Assn. is calling on Police Chief Bill Scott to step down after he apologized for his officers’ raid of a journalist’s home. “It is time for Chief Scott to go. There’s no other way around it,” union leaders wrote in a statement released Saturday, one day after Scott issued the public apology. The statement described the chief’s public concession as a “pathetic, deceitful and shameful display of self-preservation, finger pointing, and political kowtowing.” Scott’s apology, […]

Hang Glider Makes Crash Landing on Beach Along Pacific Coast Highway Near Malibu

Paramedics took a man to a hospital with moderate injuries after his hang glider made a crash landing on a beach along Pacific Coast Highway, in Ventura County near the Los Angeles County line, on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. The mishap was first reported about 3:30 p.m. along the highway just northwest of Malibu, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. Photos from the scene showed paramedics from the Ventura County and Oxnard fire departments working to free the man […]

Trump is First Head of State to Meet Japan’s New Emperor

President Donald Trump on Monday backed the Japanese prime minister’s interest in using his country’s good relations with Iran to help broker a possible dialogue between the U.S. and its nemesis in the Middle East. Trump, who has said he’s open to having a dialogue with Iran, has sought to downplay fears of military conflict, but the Iranians have said they have no interest in communicating with the White House. Trump commented during a day that opened with the high […]

Man Fatally Struck by Car During Fight Outside Mall in San Bernardino, 3 Suspects Arrested

A man died after he was struck by a car during an argument outside a San Bernardino mall on Saturday, authorities said. Police arrested two men and a teenage boy on suspicion of murder. Isaac Mosqueda, 40, of San Bernardino was killed in the incident, the San Bernardino Police Department said in a written statement. Michael Louis Levario, 48, Matthew Dean Luna, 18, and a 17-year-old boy whose name was withheld due to his age, all from San Bernardino, were […]

Sunshine Finally Sweeping in for Memorial Day in L.A. After Gloomy Weekend Weather

The May gray is expected to break on Memorial Day, with clearer skies and cool temperatures arriving across the Los Angeles region, according to the National Weather Service. Drizzly weather has marked the earlier part of the weekend, with scattered showers across Southern California. But meteorologists are not expecting the sogginess to continue. Monday’s forecast high will be in the mid-60s, with temperatures pushing into the 70s later in the week. “We’re getting to the end of the precipitation,” said […]

Suspect Killed, Victim Wounded After Robbery Turns Into Shooting in San Bernardino

A robbery escalated into a shooting in San Bernardino on Saturday afternoon, leaving the victim wounded and the suspect dead, police said. The shooting took place about 2:10 p.m. in the 300 block of West 8th Street, the San Bernardino Police Department said in a written statement. Officers found two people suffering from gunshot wounds after responding to reports of gunfire, officials said. Both were taken to hospitals, where Kiven Jabbar Arnold, 26, of Pomona was pronounced dead. Kwesi Akuffo, 26, […]

Women Arrested After Pepper-Spraying Fillmore Dollar Store Employee While Stealing Laundry Detergent, Toiletries: Police

Deputies arrested two women after they pepper-sprayed a dollar store employee while stealing laundry detergent and other toiletries, which investigators say are being traded on the street for cash and drugs as part of a recent trend. Kayla Raelynn Gularte, 21, of Santa Barbara and Kathryn Valencia Weaver, 22, of Bakersfield were arrested in connection with the shoplifting-turned robbery, which took place about 1 p.m. Friday at Dollar General, 1154 West Ventura Street, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office […]

Car Crashes Into Apartment Complex in Norwalk; Driver in Custody

A person was taken into custody after crashing a car into the side of an apartment complex in Norwalk Sunday and then attempting to flee, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Norwalk Station said. Deputies responded to the intersection of Alondra Boulevard and Gard Avenue at around 1 a.m. to find a vehicle that had crashed into the side of the building, authorities said. The unidentified driver was taken into custody after attempting to flee, LASD said. Authorities said no […]

Former Business Manager Accused of Defrauding Stan Lee Appears in Court

A former business manager of the late comic book legend Stan Lee had his initial court appearance early Sunday in Arizona, where he was arrested after fleeing California charges of fiduciary elder abuse. Keya Morgan appeared in Maricopa County Superior Court on a charge of being a fugitive of justice. Court documents show Los Angeles police alerted authorities in the Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale that Morgan’s cellphone was being used in north Scottsdale. Morgan, 43, was found in a house […]

Another Horse Dies at Santa Anita, Becoming 26th Thoroughbred to Die at the Track Since Dec. 26

A third horse has died in nine days at Santa Anita when Kochees could not be saved by surgery on Sunday morning after sustaining an injury Saturday during the sixth race. He was vanned off the course and a splint was applied. He stayed overnight in his stall in the hope of stabilizing his condition. Since the injury to his left front leg was not a compound fracture, surgery was an option. It would have ended his career but saved […]

‘If You Want to Live, Keep Going’: Woman Rescued After 17 Days in Hawaii Forest Ate Moths, Wild Raspberries to Survive

A Hawaii woman who was found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago said she at times struggled not to give up. Amanda Eller told the New York Times that despite these moments, she told herself “the only option I had was life or death.” “I heard this voice that said, ‘If you want to live, keep going.’ And as soon as I would doubt my intuition and try to go another […]

Simon Pagenaud Wins Indy 500 on Penske’s Golden Anniversary

Simon Pagenaud may have saved his job by giving Roger Penske a golden Indianapolis 500 victory. Pagenaud gave the venerable team owner his 18th victory in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” by outdueling Alexander Rossi in a breathtaking 13-lap sprint to the finish Sunday. The two swapped the lead five times over the final stretch before Pagenaud stormed to the front for good seconds before he took the white flag. Rossi chased him for the final lap around Indianapolis Motor […]

2nd Teenager Dies in Santiago Canyon Crash That Killed Driver and Injured Passengers After Car Slammed Into Tree

A teenager who was in a vehicle that slammed into a tree on a dark road Saturday in Santiago Canyon has succumbed to his injuries, making him the second person to die in the crash that also injured three other people, authorities said. The driver, Joshua Morales, 19, of Santa Ana and a 17-year-old Garden Grove boy died in the crash, California Highway Patrol said. Orange County coroner’s officials identified the victim from Garden Grove as Colton Mondy. Loved ones […]

Police Searching for Missing 5-Year-Old Utah Girl Say Case Is ‘Not Going to End Well’; Her Uncle Has Been Arrested

Police in Logan, Utah, are continuing their search for a 5-year-old girl who disappeared from her family’s home over the weekend. Elizabeth Shelley was last seen at home by her mother on Saturday at 2 a.m., according to Logan City Police Captain Tyson Budge. Eight hours later, police were alerted that the girl was missing. Also missing from the home that morning was 21-year-old Alexander Whipple, Elizabeth’s uncle, who police say is the main suspect in the case. He had […]

Sunday “Gayle on the Go!”, Sunday, May 26th, 2019

Happy Holiday Weekend! We might have some rain drops Sunday, but there are plenty of indoor events to enjoy! After taking a look at my report, PLEASE BE SURE TO SCROLL DOWN TO SEE MORE INTERESTING EVENTS BELOW. (Wow! There is so much happening I could not jam all of this information in what I broadcasted!) Please forgive the error on this graphic; someone got carried away! :-( MAY IS MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH. THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS ARMED […]

Woman Suffers ‘Significant Bite Injuries’ in Florida Alligator Attack

A woman has been airlifted to a hospital after she was bitten by an alligator in Florida, according to the Brevard County Fire and Rescue service. The woman suffered “significant bite injuries” and was bitten on the leg and flank, according to the department. The attack happened near Fay Lake Wilderness Park, about 20 miles from Cape Canaveral. The department said it would not release the woman’s identity because of patient privacy laws, and referred further inquiries to the Florida […]

10-Year-Old Boy Among 3 Hurt After Being Ejected from Log Ride at Riverside Amusement Park

Authorities say three members of a family were injured, one critically, when they were ejected from the log ride at a Southern California amusement park. Fire officials say the ride malfunctioned and one of the log-shaped vessels overturned Saturday at Castle Park in Riverside. Officials say riders were thrown from the vessel and trapped in the water. Fire Capt. Brian Guzzetta says a woman was hospitalized in critical condition. A man and 10-year-old boy were treated at a hospital for […]

Summer Pet Safety Tips with Dr. Jeff Werber

Celebrity Veterinarian Dr. Jeff Werber shares tips to keep dogs and other pets safe in high summer temperatures. Find Dr. Jeff on social media @drjeffwerber or at DrJeff.com. Originally aired on KTLA 5 Weekend Morning News on Sunday, May 26, 2019.

Battleship IOWA Museum Previews Their Memorial Day Tribute

Erin Myers joins the Battleship IOWA Museum team as they preview their Memorial Day tribute event taking place on Monday, May 27th. For more information, visit pacificbattleship.com. Originally aired on KTLA 5 Weekend Morning News on Sunday, May 26, 2019.

Suspected Shooter Found Dead in Culver City Motel After Hours-Long Standoff; 1 Victim Shot in Neck

Police officers surrounded a Culver City motel where a suspected shooter was barricaded in one of the rooms Sunday, the Los Angeles Police Department said. A SWAT team entered the room after an hours-long standoff and found the suspected gunman dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said a preliminary investigation revealed. Authorities received reports of a person who had been shot at around 6:09 a.m. in the area of Lincoln Boulevard and Flower Avenue in Venice, LAPD Officer Mike […]

Director, Engineering- Hardware

L3 Technologies - Anaheim, CA

Posted 16 days ago
Director, Engineering- Hardware
We are a company of innovators, game changers, and entrepreneurs. As a prime contractor, we provide a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military and commercial platforms across the globe. We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for military and commercial customers. The Electronic Systems Segment (ESS) provides a broad range of aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.
The L3 Interstate Electronics Corporation Division was founded in 1956 and for over 60 years IEC has played a key role in the most successful defense system of modern history. Headquartered in Anaheim, CA, IEC is a recognized industry leader in defense and security solutions, providing critical technology advancements in the areas of GPS/ Position Navigation and Timing, and Range and Test Solutions.
The Hardware Engineering Director provides overall technical leadership and management oversight for the Hardware Engineering organization. This position requires that the Hardware Engineering Director maintains a balance between strategic and tactical focus. The Hardware Engineering Director is responsible for providing organizational vision, leadership and guidance to ensure daily operations align with current and long-term Businesss goals. In this role, the Hardware Engineering Director drives the Hardware Engineering organization through innovation, adherence to process discipline and quality.
The Hardware Engineering Director is responsible for interfacing with other NS Engineering Organizations, Business Area Leadership, and other Stakeholders. The Hardware Engineering Director is an active participant on the Engineering leadership team and the L3T IEC Engineering Council. The Hardware Engineering Director is responsible for facilitating strong inter-/intra-organizational collaboration; support to organizational strategy development; is accountable for Hardware engineering process and metrics development and deployment; is responsible for Hardware Engineering program execution (i.e., meeting program cost, schedule and technical commitments).

The Hardware Engineering Director’s responsibilities include: providing day-to-day management and leadership of the Hardware Engineering Organization (includes RF design, digital design, mechanical and ASIC); staff planning; employee performance development and management (including: goal setting, career counseling, mentoring, coaching and employee training and cross-training, and employee development); creates succession plans and conducts talent reviews to ensure organizational diversity; maintains ownership of Hardware Engineering policies and procedures; supports the development/deployment of common engineering process initiatives; continuous process improvement using organizational metrics to drive improvements while ensuring process compliance; frequent interaction with business development and program leadership, to ensure program execution goals are being met; and the development of his direct reports by providing guidance, coaching and direction on performance development/management, career development, training, and resource allocation. Hardware Engineerng Director will develop strategies to mitigate the effects of global supply chain component shortages and excessive component lead times, on-going component obsolescence issues, and lifetime buy decisions. Director will strategize on how to design for cost, manufacturing and test with various manufacturing facilites and oversee transition from prototype development to full rate production. Director will also develop relationships with key contract manufacturers, board fabrication houses, board layout and design services. Director will work with the Hardware team to purchase capital test equipment, CAE tools and tool licenses (schematic capture, board layout, FPGA development, ME CAD, model & simulation), and arrange training for the team on tools and equipment. Director develops concepts for IRADs for adavanced hardware designs along with hardware roadmaps.
Candidates must have a proven track record of implementing best practices while leading their team through all aspects of Hardware /product development life-cycle, including: proposal development, hardware requirements specification, hardware design documentation/description, design for reliability, design for obsolescence, design for common parts libraries, Design for X, preliminary and detailed design, preliminary and detailed design reviews, product implementation, design verification testing, Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) activities, critical parameter management (KPPs, TPMs etc), product qualification, transition to production, production release, production test development, and maintenance/sustaining. The successful candidate must be able to assess items presented for peer review and customer submission, provide superior technical guidance, have an in-depth understanding of the benefits and downsides of various Hardware architecture decisions; understanding of full Engineering life-cycle, and be able to lead the Hardware team through the performance of technical studies and the resolution of technical disconnects and/or issues. Candidate should have an understanding of hardware design specific to GPS receiver design including RF direct sampling and subsampling, super heterodyne receiver design, and anti-jam GPS receiver design.

Our Values are an integral part of who we are. We seek candidates who share our values:
• Integrity
• Excellence
• Accountability
• Respect

Qualifications

Required Education/Experience:
    • A Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline, and a minimum of 12-15 years of recent senior technical management or leadership position on complex aerospace program required, with at least 10 years of experience managing people as a team. Advanced Engineering degree or higher preferred. Management training/MBA a plus.
  • Hardware engineering background in integrated system performance across the full product development life-cycle.
  • Previous hands-on experience in the development, design, and analysis of state of the art systems
  • Firm understanding of the use of standard program and project management tools including: EVMS, Variance Analysis, Risk and Opportunity Management, IMP/IMS, DOORS; and Technical Performance Measures (TPMs) for monitoring and control of assigned program work scope.
  • Experience in Global Positioning Systems and/or Navigation Systems highly desirable.
  • Experience with identifying critical staffing resources to ensure staffing plans address technical development areas
  • Strong judgment and decision-making abilities while dealing with incomplete or inconsistent data.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation), especially working with engineering teams, senior management and customers
  • Demonstrable experience contributing in a team environment for the purpose of developing innovative and creative solutions to a wide range of complex technical and programatic issues.
  • Demonstrated management and team leadership skills with the ability to work across functional team lines to identify salient issues and develop options for resolution.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to dialogue, negotiate, influence and work with others collaboratively and constructively.
  • Experience with board level RF, digital, power, thermal, mechanical design, FPGA/CPLD and ASIC.
  • Experience with common tools for hardware design.
  • Strong advocate for process improvement and a proven, effective change agent in a cross-functional and matrixed organization.
  • Partners with key functional leaders in addressing cross-functional process interdependencies. Documents objectives, cross-functional intersections, execution steps and escalation protocols.
  • Advocate for continuous learning and provides development through training, cross-training and mentoring.
  • Builds, manages and effectively motivate results-driven engineering teams by taking a strategic and technical view of performance management by involving employees in planning, relationship building, decision-making, forecasting, and analysis processes.
  • Able to effectively work multiple tasks and priorities with a demonstrated ability to prioritize and successfully complete assigned action items quickly.
  • Working knowledge of bidding process and proposal development.
  • Customer focused execution.
  • Excellent follow through and persistence.
Special Requirements: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must currently maintain and continue to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US citizenship required for this position. Active DoD security clearance status is required for this position.
If you thrive on challenge, are motivated, creative, and can hit the ground running, we want YOU on our team!
SAVING LIVES AND MAKING THE WORLD A SAFER PLACE TO LIVE
L3 Technologies, Inc. is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.
US Security Clearance Required : Secret

Schedule

: Full-time

Shift

: Day - 1st

Travel

: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Organization

: Division - Interstate Electronics-20000053

Job Level

: Manager

Job Posting

: May 10, 2019, 5:56:40 PM

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