Photo-Sonics Inc Project Engineer in Chatsworth, California

We're a close-knit family that enjoys working with each other in an entrepreneurial environment. As a key member of our special team, you wonit feel as if youire nothing more than a minor cog in the wheel of a large bureaucratic engineering department.i Imagine being able to work on some of the most advanced improvements with optical tracking devices on a worldwide basis over the next few years. iPhoto-Sonics, Inc. is an international Leader in state-of-the art optical-instrumentation in Chatsworth and has an immediate opening for a Project Engineer. iWeire seeking a multi-disciplinary candidate who is self-motivated and is able to set and meet goals.i The company is seeking an analytical, flexible and organized leader who can not only work as part of a dynamic team that specializes in developing state-of the art test range instrumentation but also be responsible for day to day monitoring and control of projects.The Project Engineer will oversee the integration of electro-mechanical and optical systems.i The individual will provide project engineering support to program teams. iThis hands-on position will facilitate compliance of design and manufacturing with capability requirements through all phases of the project, from initial concept design through systems analysis/engineering, planning, execution and testing. Candidate will be responsible for interfacing between the design team and the production team and will ensure that the product meets or exceeds the user and quality requirements.i Responsibilities include: Create the framework used to develop and monitor project metrics and manage the collection of project dataFormulate realistic parameters for each project, including design elements and implementation proceduresEstablish the methods by which all field tests are administered and develop various ways to monitor the quality of those testsPerform mathematical analysis of optical tracking system performance.Support new product development and ongoing programs.Review customer requirement documents, interface with customers to validate understanding of requirements and support technical proposal activities.i Communicate design requirements to Engineering group.Work closely with program team to define system concept, develop system performance models and flow down system requirements to sub-systems; manage and document system configurations.Develop specifications, technical budget and verification matrixes.Integrate and test the hardware and software elements of our optical tracking mount systems, including commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components.Integration and testing occurs on-site both at Photo-Sonics and at various customer locations throughout the United States. Duration of travel requirements can range from days to a week.International travel may be required, on occasion.Develop and complete system specifications, test procedures, technical reports and analysis and oversee all transitions into production.ii iUpdate Photo-Sonicsi proprietary Argus software.iRequirements:Qualified candidate will possess a minimum of 5 years related experience and a technical degree (BS, MS, PhD) in Engineering, Math, Computer Science or related field.i A combination of applied mathematical experience and technical skills are necessary for this position, including background and work experience in design optimization using matrices, coordinate transformations, algebra, and solid geometry modeling.Strong programming skills in C/C++, Python, or MATLAB.Strong Microsoft Office skills.Ability to handle priorities, write proposals, technical reports, define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and meet internal deliverables, schedules and deadlines. iCandidate must possess excellent reasoning, communication and interpersonal skills to interact with multiple departments and customers.i Individual must have knowledge and experience in the application and adaptation of COTS products to meet government system requi