Engineering Manager

Troll Systems Corporation
Valencia, CA
Sep 30, 2017
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Job Description

Engineering Manager

Troll Systems is seeking an Engineering Manager to run our 10-15 person engineering group. Candidates should be experts at scheduling and managing projects both in time and cost. Manager will be responsible for maintaining project plans and design reviews from first article to production release. Disciplines include electronics design (controls, power, video), mechanical, RF (antennas and amplifiers L-Ku band), packaging and wide range of software disciplines including networks and video over IP.

Company Description

Troll Systems is a worldwide leader in the development of high-speed air-to-ground data links, tracking antennas and control systems.

These are designed to deliver images from manned and unmanned aircraft, land and marine vehicles. Troll employees work in a truly

exciting industry, with enormous growth potential. Troll products are used by foreign and domestic militaries, commercial

broadcasters, police, fire, and search and rescue organizations all over the world.

Company Location

Troll Systems is located in the Valencia Industrial Park close to Magic Mountain

Troll Systems

24950 Anza Drive, Valencia, CA 91355

Located at the corner of Anza Drive and Avenue Scott

Job Description:

• Develop detailed SOW for each development project from preliminary specifications provided by CTO

• Develop detailed schedules and cost analysis

• Manage project schedules to time and cost

• Chair PDR and CDR ensuring projects meet company expectations

• Participate in first article release process

• Work directly with manufacturing to provide production-ready release documents.

Job Requirements:

• BS or higher degree in one or more engineering disciplines

• 8+ years Direct experience with project planning

• 3+ years Direct experience managing others

• Strong working knowledge of all and expert in one or more of the following:

o Electronics design

o Networks and network protocols

o Software design and release processes

o RF systems and microwave

o Product development

o Production release

• Must have team-oriented attitude, accountability and ownership


• First three months:

o Working directly with CTO to fully immerse into current products and processes at Troll Systems

o Provide an outline as to best way to move towards more discipline engineering release and planning

• First six months:

o Set up tools, templates and process documentation to best support engineering planning

o Provide schedules for each engineering project

o Manage engineering team to stay on plan

o Report results to senior management on a bi-weekly basis

• First year:

o Provide metrics as to improvements in engineering output including

Adherence to schedule

Adherence to cost

First article success rate

Percentage of projects to production release

Company Description
Troll Systems helps make the world a safer, more secure and informed place, by providing long-range, airborne and ground video transmission and reception systems to commercial broadcasters, emergency responders, airborne law enforcement and security forces around the world. Troll's state-of-the-art technology helps to safeguard lives, protect the peace and contribute to the real-time delivery of broadcast news.

Troll's expertise puts our customers in a unique position to help governments and individuals better understand and react to events as they unfold. Troll Systems is a premier provider of end-to-end video and data link solutions that have been proven to increase range, improve performance and automatically track fast moving airborne, terrestrial and maritime ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) platforms. To optimize the user experience, each system incorporates common controls and intuitive interfaces that are designed to simplify the set-up and operation of high-speed, air-to-ground data networks.

Troll Systems is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer with a portfolio of products that deliver best-in-class, data link reliability and performance.

Valencia, CA


Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:08:03 PDT