Sr. Director, Engineering

Emcore has an immediate need for a Sr. Director, Engineering to assist us in the area of inertial measurement sensor design based around the use fiber optics gyroscopes. As this is a high growth area for Emcore, the main initial duties would be to build up technical strength in the multi-disciplinary team, to design engineering processes to insure success in the navigation sector, and to provide technical expertise and support in the design and deployment of these components and systems. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: oLead a cross-functional engineering team in a dynamic, fast paced growth environment oAttract, develop, support, and retain, world-class engineers across all engineering disciplines oManage complex and diverse engineering teams, lead program initiatives and drive team performance oLead the preparation of technical and cost proposals, and critically reviewing proposals oServe as the primary technical interface to the internal design team, senior management and customer base oIndependently identify, research, analyze and provide solutions to complex design problems oCoordinate R&D & sustaining projects with customer, business unit and operation personnel to ensure program success oLead and conduct technical design reviews and readiness reviews to assure the quality of the design artifacts Requirements MINIMUM EDUCATION: oBSEE with preferred Master degree or above in Electrical Engineering or Applied Physics, as a minimum. PREFERRED EDUCATION: o Master degree or above in Electrical Engineering or Applied Physics MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: o15+ years of successful engineering experience including 5+ years in leading engineering organizations oExtensive knowledge of modern military, aerospace and defense systems and design practices required oMust have excellent communication and collaboration skills with employees, peers and customers oMust be a proven leader who has demonstrated employee development skills oProven track record of developing and implementing engineering process, tools, and best practices oMust exhibit excellent verbal and written skills oExperience in developing detailed project plans using MS Project oMust have extensive military / defense product design experience with knowledge of all major defense design standards and requirements oBroad, multi-disciplinary technical background including RF, analog, optical, DSP and digital design desired oSpecific knowledge of MIL-STD-461/462 EMI/EMC requirements, testing and mitigation techniques required oFamiliar with the design and testing products in accordance with MIL-STD-810 environmental requirements oKnowledge of optical sub-assemblies, navigation products, Fiber-optic gyroscopes (FOG) preferred oFamiliarity with MIL-STD-704 power system requirements and implementation is preferred 18-0047
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15+ years

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