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Director of Systems Engineering

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51-200 employees

Develops directed energy systems for defense


Compensation Overview

$235.5k - $275.8kAnnually


Carson, CA, USA

IT Project Management
System Administration
IT & Security
Required Skills
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in systems engineering, with a track record of successfully architecting, developing, and validating complex systems.
  • Extensive experience working on DoD contracts, with a strong understanding of defense acquisition processes and requirements.
  • Active SECRET clearance or the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance for DoD contracts.
  • Strong leadership skills, with experience managing multidisciplinary teams and driving project execution.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Experience implementing model-based system engineering (MBSE) approaches and leveraging advanced tools and methodologies to streamline development processes.
  • Experience working with Systems Engineering tools for Requirements Management and Product Lifecycle Management (e.g. JAMA, Polarion, DOORS)
  • Experience with MATLAB, Python or coding in 3rd or 4th generation languages
  • Lead and mentor a diverse team of systems engineers, test engineers, and modeling and analysis specialists, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence.
  • Oversee the development of new systems, including defining requirements, architecting solutions, and validating designs to meet customer needs and objectives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including chief engineers, value management, hardware engineering, software engineering, and manufacturing, to ensure alignment with project goals and objectives.
  • Maintain compliance with DoD contract requirements, including maintaining an active SECRET clearance and ensuring adherence to relevant regulations and standards.
  • Provide technical guidance and oversight to support the integration and verification of subsystems, as well as the development of test equipment and procedures.
  • Work with the modeling and analysis team to leverage advanced techniques and methodologies for system analysis and performance prediction.
  • Implement model-based system engineering (MBSE) approaches and smart choices to maintain a vetted technical baseline and drive efficiency throughout the development process.
  • Collaborate closely with chief engineers to ensure that product designs align with technical requirements and strategic objectives.
  • Plan and prioritize system engineering tasks, allocate resources effectively, and manage project timelines to meet delivery milestones.
  • Contribute technical writing to proposals and other business development efforts.

Epirus, Inc. develops software-defined directed energy systems for counter-electronics effects and power management solutions in defense and commercial applications. Their technology incorporates a unique power management architecture utilizing real-time machine intelligence to enhance efficiency and output.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



Torrance, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Medical, vision, & dental

HSA & FSA plans


Stock options

Electronics stipend

Unlimited PTO

Parental leave

On-site gym

Daily catered lunches & stocked kitchen