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CVS Investing $10 Million in Effort to Fight E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

E-cigarette use among teens is up. CVS is about to invest $10 million to try to reverse the trend. CVS Health, which merged with health insurer Aetna last year in the largest health care deal in history, said it will award the funds to support programs focused on youth smoking and e-cigarette prevention. “The spread of e-cigarette use among youth jeopardizes the progress made in reducing smoking over the last two decades,” Troyen Brennan, CVS Health’s chief medical officer, said in a statement. “By […]

Trial for Navy SEAL Accused of Killing Islamic State Prisoner to Begin Monday

The trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care is set to begin Monday following months of turmoil in one of the Navy’s most prominent war crimes cases. The court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, which begins with jury selection, has included the removal of the lead prosecutor for tracking the defense team’s emails and suggestions by President Donald Trump that he may pardon the defendant. Gallagher has pleaded not guilty […]

3rd Child Dies After Alleged Drunken Driver Crashed Into Family’s Modesto Home: CHP

Authorities in central California say a 10-year-old girl who lost her mother and two younger sisters when an alleged drunk driver crashed into their home has died. KOVR-TV reports the California Highway Patrol in Modesto confirmed the girl died Saturday in a hospital. Police say the girl’s was critically injured June 9 after 46-year-old Felix Ferdin allegedly crashed his SUV against their small home just outside Modesto. The girl’s mother, 38-year-old Mari Luz Jacinto-Hernandez, and two of her daughters, ages 5 […]

Corona Costco Shooting: LAPD Officer Placed on Admin Duty as Investigation of Deadly Incident Continues

The Los Angeles police officer who fatally shot a man inside a Costco store in Corona while off-duty has been placed on administrative duty as the department investigates the incident, LAPD said Monday. Chief Michel Moore would have to sign off on his return, Detective Meghan Aguilar told KTLA. Authorities are poring through video to figure out how the confrontation between the officer and a man described by family as mentally disabled ended in a shooting that killed the man […]

At Least 2 People Bitten by Sharks in Last 2 Weeks Off North Carolina Coast

Two people have been bitten by sharks off the coast of North Carolina in the past 14 days, and a third person was bitten by an unknown animal during that time period, officials said. On Sunday, an 8-year-old boy was bitten by an animal “believed to be a shark,” according to Village Manager of Bald Head Island Chris McCall. McCall says the child suffered non-life threatening injuries in the incident off Bald Head Island’s South Beach. The boy had puncture […]

YouTube Rapper Charged With Pimping and Pandering O.C. Woman; Other Victims Sought; DA

Charges have been filed in Orange County against a YouTube rapper believed to have used his social media following to lure young women into a human trafficking circuit, and investigators said Monday they are seeking possible additional victims. Angel Ortiz Diamond, 31, of Los Angeles, has been charged with one felony count each of pimping and pandering, according to a news release from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. He pleaded not guilty to the charges. Authorities arrested Diamond last […]

Poway Synagogue Shooter Inspired by Hitler, New Zealand Gunman: Search Warrant

The sole gunman in a Southern California synagogue shooting in which a woman was killed told an investigator he adopted his hatred of Judaism 18 months before the fatal attack, according to a federal search warrant. John T. Earnest, 19, also told a San Diego Sheriff’s detective that he was inspired by Adolf Hitler and the suspected gunman in the New Zealand mosque shooting last March. The search warrant, which as unsealed in a hate crimes case against Earnest, offered […]

Overcrowding, Abuse Seen at Mexico Migrant Detention Center

The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic’s eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 9-by-12-foot pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce. Women slept in hallways or in the dining hall among rats, cockroaches and pigeon droppings, as children wailed, mothers reused diapers and guards treated everyone with contempt. “They threw us in there like little animals,” a Honduran woman said. Many migrants who cross into southern Mexico end […]

Man Shot, Killed by Police After Opening Fire at Federal Courthouse in Dallas: Authorities

A man opened fire at a federal courthouse in Dallas on Monday before he was shot and killed by federal officers, authorities said. No officers or other citizens were injured at the shooting near the Earle Cabell Federal Building, police said. The gunman, identified as 22-year-old Brian Isaack Clyde, was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead, according to FBI special agent in charge Matthew J. DeSarno. DMN staff photographer @TomFoxPhoto captured this image shortly before a gunman […]

Monday Forecast: Patchy Fog and Morning Drizzle

Look for areas of patchy fog and morning drizzle as we head into a new week. Henry DiCarlo has KTLA’s forecast on June 17, 2019.

Woman Found Dead in Bakersfield Costco Parking Lot May Have Been Attacked by Dogs: Police

Police investigating the death of a woman in a Costco parking lot in Bakersfield on Sunday believe she may have died after being attacked by one or more dogs, according to local television station KERO. Officers from the Bakersfield Police Department were called out the Costco parking lot off of Rosedale Highway around 6 a.m. after a woman’s body was found with what officers say were obvious signs of trauma, the station reported. The exact cause of death is still […]

Cosmetic Products Send 4,300 Children to ERs Every Year, Study Shows

Cosmetic products such as perfume, nail polish and shampoo help us feel and look good. But in the wrong hands — especially those of the very young — these products can be harmful, or even deadly. More than 64,000 kids in the United States younger than 5 years old had a cosmetic-related injury between 2002 and 2016, according to estimates in a study published Monday in the journal Clinical Pediatrics. Researchers looked at the type of product, route of exposure, […]

‘Lil P’, Fastest 8-Year-Old in the World

Ousted Egyptian Pres. Mohammed Morsi Dies After Collapsing in Court, State TV Reports

Egypt’s former president, Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country’s first free elections in 2012 and was ousted a year later by the military, collapsed in court during a trial and died Monday, state TV and his family said. The 67-year-old Morsi had just addressed the court, speaking from the glass cage he is kept in during sessions and warning that he had “many secrets” he could reveal, a judicial official said. A few […]

New Hampshire Woman Arrested After Shoving 11-Year-Old Dog Into Lake, Watching It Drown: Police

A New Hampshire woman faces an animal cruelty charge after pushing her 11-year-old dog into a lake and watching it drown. Nancy Bucciarelli was arrested Friday. She is accused of taking her golden Labrador Retriever to Wasserman Park in Merrimack, about 29 miles south of Concord, on June 8 and then pushing it from a dock where it struggled to swim and eventually drowned, police said in a news release. An investigation by the department’s animal control officer found the […]

Part of Bourbon Warehouse Collapses in Kentucky, Affecting 4,000 Barrels

Part of a bourbon warehouse in western Kentucky collapsed during a thunderstorm. News outlets report the partial collapse of the O.Z. Tyler Distillery rickhouse was reported early Monday. Master Distiller Jacob Call says around 20,000 barrels are stored at the location and it appears that about 4,000 were affected. He says it appears most barrels remain intact. Call says engineers will be out later Monday to try to determine what caused the collapse. It’s unclear if weather played a role. […]

Study Predicts Future Summers Will ‘Smash’ Temperature Records Every Year

If you think it’s hot now, you haven’t seen anything yet. A new study predicts that parts of the world will “smash” temperature records every year in the coming century due to climate change, “pushing ecosystems and communities beyond their ability to cope.” The scientists who authored the study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change on Monday, used 22 climate models to game out exactly how hot these summer temperatures would be. They determined that by the end of […]

40 Retired Racehorses Removed From San Jacinto Ranch Due to Alleged Neglect, Starvation

Animal control officers are considering whether to suggest criminal charges after about 40 retired racehorses were removed from a San Jacinto sanctuary that is accused of neglecting and starving the animals. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports Monday that many of the horses taken from the California Equine Retirement Foundation were so skinny that their ribs were protruding. The operator acknowledges some horses need to be fattened up, but denies any are critically underweight. Foundatoin CEO Carrie Ard tells the newspaper that that the […]

Police Seek Help Finding Gunman Who Fatally Shot 18-Year-Old Man in Wilmington

Police are asking the public for help in their search for a gunman who shot and killed an 18-year-old man in the Wilmington neighborhood of Los Angeles’ Harbor area early Sunday morning. The shooting was reported about 4:15 a.m. near the 800 block of North Island Avenue, The Los Angeles Police Department stated in a news release. Arriving officers found the victim, identified as Jose Guadalupe Vera, down on the sidewalk and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Emergency crews pronounced […]

Another American Tourist Died in Her Hotel Room in the Dominican Republic, Resort Says

Another US tourist has died in the Dominican Republic, bringing to eight the number of Americans to die in the country over the past year. Leyla Cox, 53, died June 10 in her hotel room, Excellence Resorts in Punta Cana confirmed to CNN on Sunday. Officials in the Dominican Republic have called the deaths isolated events as they work to reassure travelers their country is safe. “In the last five years, over 30 million tourists have visited the Dominican Republic, […]

Senior Director Engineering

L3 Technologies - Anaheim, CA

Posted 2 months ago
Our world-class expertise in connecting space, airborne, ground and sea-based platforms with secure, real-time data drives our communications business in addressing the heightened global demand for advanced solutions. As a prime contractor, we are a key integrator in state-of-the-art maritime platforms. Our power conversion, power conditioning and power protection solutions can be found in a wide range of demanding military and commercial environments around the world. We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for our customers across the globe.

We are searching for a Senior Director Engineering to join our dynamic team at our Maritime Power Systems - Anaheim, CA location.
The ideal candidate provides strategic technical leadership in planning, establishing and directing all aspects of the company's engineering policies, objectives, and initiatives. This position is responsible for supplying and maintaining adequate resources for all engineering functions in the pursuit of the company’s strategic goals and operational plans. This role develops ideas for new products or product enhancements. Oversees the creation and improvement of products in the engineering department. Provides engineering expertise to other departments where needed.

  • Assists the VP/GM in preparing short and long-range business plans.
  • Establishes strategic department programs, budgets and objectives to ensure that goals are achieved and cost objectives are met.
  • Formulates and recommends operating policies and objectives, or changes in existing policies and objectives.
  • Ensures compliance with and implementation of Corporate and division policies and objectives.
  • Manages department budgets and oversees IR&D investments.
  • Facilitates continuous improvement in department’s processes. Resolves issues regarding development and implementation of division processes and practices.
  • Assures technical quality within timely schedule, performance and cost constraints.
  • Ensures availability of competent personnel for achievement of all planned activities, ensuring personnel are properly trained and fully informed. Oversees staffing forecasts and participate in all critical hiring activities.
  • Monitors the program plan, review product development projects, schedules and budgets (review BOEs). Supports independent technical assessment on critical programs, oversees RCCA investigations.
  • Oversees the development of design concepts and test criteria. Ensures team adheres to NPI process and supports product through the life cycle.
  • Coordinates with VP/GM and Programs on program P&L including but not limited to: Budgets; Actual Costs; Estimates to Complete; Invoicing; and Receivables.
  • Establish staff performance expectations and provide regular feedback. Lead result oriented engineering team to successfully execute business objectives and meet customer’s requirements.
  • Promotes satisfactory relations with industry and trade groups, press, and public.
  • Supports proposal preparation and negotiation.
  • Performs other functions as required by Management.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Manages Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Digital Engineering, Project Engineering, Reliability & Maintainability Engineering, Power Engineering, Technical Support, Configuration Management, and Engineering Services departments. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these departments. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Bachelor's degree in related Engineering field (Electrical, Software, Physics or Systems Engineering) from four-year college or university. Advanced technical degree preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years of leadership managing complex, multi-million dollar design and development projects.
  • Stellar communication skills, including verbal, written and presentation. Sound reasoning and decision-making ability; strong analytical skills.
  • Must be able to interface with engineering, manufacturing, contract, procurement, quality, administrative and management personnel. Inclusive management style: able to lead and motivate team members and be comfortable with raising issues in a timely manner. Good human relations skills.
  • Specific experience in electronic power conversion equipment development preferred.
  • Experienced in Project Management and DOD proposals
  • Experience leading cross Functional departments
  • Technical expertise in one or more engineering field with real hands-on product development experience
  • Experience in related fields of Engineering with good working knowledge of:
    • Power Electronics and Control Theory
    • Mil-Spec Design Requirements
    • Military/Defense Contracting Environment
    • Budgeting and Cost Control
  • Broad based technical knowledge and experience in order to understand and evaluate design and development activity across the engineering functions. Preferred emphasis in Electrical Power Conversion Engineering and Systems Engineering experience.
  • Strong understanding of systems engineering and development process.
  • Familiarity with the military/defense contracting environment.
  • Experience in leading integrated teams.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Government Security Clearance.
L3 Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.
US Security Clearance Required : Secret


: Full-time


: Day - 1st


: Yes, 10 % of the Time


: Divisions-Maritime Power Systems (MPS)-21003651

Job Level

: Director

Job Posting

: Apr 11, 2019, 4:41:12 PM


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