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Requisition Number 18-0028
Title System Engineering Lead, FOG, IMU & Nav Products
City Alhambra
State CA
Description EMCORE Corporation is a leading provider of advanced Mixed-Signal Optics products that provide the foundation for today’s high-speed communication network infrastructures and leading-edge defense systems. Our optical chips, components, subsystems and systems enable broadband and wireless providers to continually enhance their network capacity, speed and coverage to advance the free flow of information that empowers the lives of millions of people daily. The Mixed-Signal Optics technology at the heart of our broadband transmission products is shared with our fiber optic gyros and military communications links to provide the aerospace and defense markets state-of-the-art systems that keep us safe in an increasingly unpredictable world. EMCORE’s performance-leading optical components and systems serve a broad array of applications including cable television, fiber-to-the-premise networks, telecommunications, wireless infrastructure, satellite RF fiber links, navigation systems and military communications. EMCORE has fully vertically-integrated manufacturing capability through its world-class Indium Phosphide (InP) wafer fabrication facility at our headquarters in Alhambra, California and is ISO 9001 certified in Alhambra, and at our facilities in Warminster, Pennsylvania and China. For more information, please visit

EMCORE Corporation has an immediate need for a System Engineering Lead for that is skilled in full life cycle development for Fiber Optic Gyros, Inertial Measurement Units and Navigation Systems. The position will focus on understanding end-user needs and required functionality early in the development cycle, generate document requirements, then lead/participate in completing the rest of the development lifecycle cycle from design through Requirements compliance testing. The position will include the System Electronic Design element of the Interface Control Document (ICD) which will require working with internal and customer Engineering staff. Throughout the cycle the position will utilize industry best practice for Systems Engineering and development processes with the goal of providing a quality product that will drive the engineering designs. Position will be an integral part of a diverse development team, including hardware design, software/firmware development and manufacturing. The System Engineering lead will be responsible for defining trade studies needed to generate and allocate requirements as well as error budgets. This position will also manage system integration and test personnel.

• Bachelor's Degree; minimum 10 years' relevant experience
• Experience leading and managing small engineering teams
• Experience with Avionic systems engineering process
• Skilled in full life cycle development
• Experience with System level Requirements generation
• Experience with System Interface Control Document (ICD) nomenclature and System Electronic Design
• Prior experience designing electronic hardware for military or ruggedized products
• Excellent verbal communication skills - must be able to communicate effectively in teleconferences with suppliers, clients and colleagues
• B.S. (or above) in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, or related field.

• M.S. (or above) in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, or related field.

• Experience on DoD/Military programs
• Communications systems experience such as RS-422/485 (SDLC), TCP/IP (1588), CAN, ARINC, 1553, TTP, and AFDX
• Systems integration in lab environment
• Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
• Formal verification Test plan development
• Experience working with the Hardware Design Spec (HDS)
• Requirements management experience using DOORS or similar tool

Due to the nature of the products, candidates must be US Persons.
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EMCORE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.