Careers at SBIR


You've Arrived Here Because You May Be Considering A Career Change - Right?

If you are interested in:

  • Working hard but having fun doing it
  • Working with a great group of people
  • Having a competitive compensation package that includes every other Friday off
  • Having regular non-work related company outings
  • Working for the leading supplier in its market segment
  • Working for a stable and growing company
  • Working with interesting products and technology

Then you've come to the right place!! Sound good? We are looking for a few more people to join our staff.

Santa Barbara Infrared, Inc. (SBIR) is a very successful, fast-paced subsidiary of HEICO Corporation, (NYSE: HEI, HEI.A).   For more than 60 years, HEICO has thrived by serving segments of the aerospace, defense, and electronics industries by providing innovative and cost-saving products and services.​ Forbes Magazine has ranked HEICO as one of the 200 “Best Small Companies” and 200 “Hot Shot Stocks”.​

Santa Barbara Infrared, Inc. designs and manufactures the most technologically advanced Infrared (IR) and Electro-Optical (E-O) test instrumentation.  SBIR’s broad line of innovative products support testing of military and commercial sensor systems for world-wide use in laboratory, production, depot and field test applications.  SBIR’s high-energy, dynamic culture focuses our Team Members’ on providing quality products and services to our customers.  We provide highly integrated, well-engineered, cost effective hardware and software solutions to the E-O community.  In dong so, SBIR has become the preferred supplier to major domestic and international manufacturers of commercial and military E-O sensors and systems.

Current Positions Available:


Title
Software Engineer
Embedded Software/Electrical Engineer
IT Technician
Materials Manager
Mechanical Engineer Intern
Software Intern



Software Engineer   Top

Responsibilities:
Santa Barbara Infrared, Inc., (SBIR) is recruiting a Software Engineer to assist with multiple aspects of our product line. SBIR's company focus is to develop high-quality products in a collaborative and positive environment with a good work-life balance. The Software Engineer duties include development of embedded systems software, data acquisition and storage, communication protocols and GUI in desktop applications. The responsibilities of the Software Engineer include executing the full software development life cycle from initial design to release management. The position requires the ability to write well-designed, testable code, and to integrate software components into a fully-functional software system. The position entails documentation and maintenance of software functionality, along with troubleshooting and upgrading of existing systems.

Requirements:
The successful applicant must have Bachelor's level degree in computer science or related field and 2 - 5 years of relevant experience in software development with C, C++, C# and .NET, as well as the ability to learn new languages and technologies. Experience with other languages such as WPF, SQL and Pascal/Delphi is desirable. Exposure to good software engineering practices, source control and unit testing is required. The Software Engineer must also have the ability to document requirements and specifications. Experience in graphical user interface design is desirable, as is experience with serial and Ethernet communication protocols. The ability to work both independently as well as with team members. The ability to work full-time. Due to US Export Control Regulations compliance, eligible candidates MUST be a US citizen, permanent resident or a person who has been granted asylum; proper documentation required. Pre-employment verification's: must pass background, reference and ITAR/EAR checks in addition to a pre-employment drug screen. To be considered for this position, please send your resume along with a cover letter to the link below.

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Embedded Software/Electrical Engineer   Top

Responsibilities:
SBIR is recruiting an Embedded Software/Electrical Engineer who will work as part of a talented multi-disciplined team to design and code embedded system software, including FPGA projects using VHDL. Electrical Engineer duties may include designing cables, interconnects and circuit boards. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 1) Develop embedded code for systems that include 8051, ARM and NOIS microcontrollers using embedded Linux. 2) Troubleshoot and support for embedded systems using equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and DMMs. 3) FPGA and VHDL design. 4) Provide guidance as required to technicians.

Requirements:
BS EE, CS, CE or other relevant technical degree with 2 - 5 years of relevant experience. Embedded software and general hardware experience, including use of typical EE lab equipment: oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, multi-meters and power supplies. Ability to work both independently as well as with team members. Ability to work full-time. The following are also highly desirable: Analog and digital circuit board development experience, including full documentation and design validation designs Experience with Altium (or similar) schematic capture and board layout tool. Design experience with I/O interfaces, such as Ethernet, Camera Link, SPI, RS-485. Simulation experience with Xilinx or Altera CPLD/FPGAs, including VHDL coding & logic Due to US Export Control Regulations compliance, eligible candidates MUST be a US citizen, permanent resident or a person who has been granted asylum; proper documentation required. Pre-employment verification's: must pass background, reference and ITAR/EAR checks in addition to a pre-employment drug screen. To be considered for this position, please send your resume along with a cover letter to the link below.

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IT Technician   Top

Responsibilities:
The IT Technician will be responsible for: - Diagnosing computer problems - Monitoring computer processing systems - Installing software - Performing tests on computer equipment and programs - Setting up computer equipment - Scheduling maintenance - Teaching clients to use programs - Minor repairs - Ordering computer parts

Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Strong knowledge of computers and how they operate - A broad understanding of hardware and software, operating systems and basic computer programing - Familiarity with electronic equipment, Internet applications and security - Strong communication and interpersonal skills - Ability to work well independently while managing various tasks simultaneously and when assigned a task, able to meet requested deadlines Due to US Export Control Regulations compliance, eligible candidates MUST be a US citizen, permanent resident or a person who has been granted asylum; proper documentation required. Pre-employment verifications: must pass background, reference and ITAR/EAR checks in addition to a pre-employment drug screen. To be considered for this position, please send your resume along with a cover letter to the link below. EOE M/F/Veteran/Disabled

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Materials Manager   Top

Responsibilities:
Santa Barbara Infrared, Inc., (SBIR) is recruiting a Materials Manager who will be responsible for complete supply-chain management. The Materials Manager directs and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in purchasing and distributing raw materials, equipment, machinery and supplies in organization by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Manage direct reports including Buyers, Stock Room and Shipping and Receiving personnel. Effectively manage and source material to drive cost reductions providing leadership and personnel management to the purchasing and materials team. Provide creative negotiation of purchasing to maximize company profit. Work with Quality and Operations to drive continuous improvement with suppliers. Develop systems and processes to improve and optimize how the ERP system is used to meet key business objectives. Where necessary, establish procurement policies and procedures ensuring compliance with all domestic and international requirements. Direct major contract negotiations including terms and conditions with critical suppliers to secure goods and services at competitive prices. Develop and implement strategic procurement plans for risk mitigation and improved long-term competitive positioning.

Requirements:
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; and 5-10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess proven leadership, team-building, management and motivational skills with the ability to interface effectively with all functions, internal and external to the company. Must be an effective communicator who is positive, proactive, will express ideas and speak up when change is needed. Knowledgeable in current manufacturing processes and practices. Must have solid and demonstrated use of problem solving skills. In depth knowledge of cost modeling and cost drivers. Must possess demonstrated expertise in purchasing, sourcing processes and negotiations. MRP / ERP experience required. Understands the Purchasing process as impacted by planning and demand management. Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel and Word. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Due to US Export Control Regulations compliance, eligible candidates MUST be a US citizen, permanent resident or a person who has been granted asylum; proper documentation required. Pre-employment verification's: must pass background, reference and ITAR/EAR checks in addition to a pre-employment drug screen. To be considered for this position, please send your resume along with a cover letter to the link below.

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Mechanical Engineer Intern   Top

Responsibilities:
SBIR is currently recruiting a Mechanical Engineer Intern. The Mechanical Engineer Intern researches, designs, develops and test electrical designs of infrared test equipment. Working under technical direction, generates mechanical fabrication/assembly drawings, bill of materials, and engineering change orders. Executes tasks according to schedule and budget. Perform maintenance to SolidWorks vault. Uses SolidWorks to perform mechanical engineering drafting tasks.

Requirements:
The successful candidate must be enrolled in BS ME or have equivalent experience. Due to US Export Control Regulations compliance, eligible candidates MUST be a US citizen, permanent resident or a person who has been granted asylum; proper documentation is required. Pre-employment verifications: must pass background, reference and ITAR/EAR checks in addition to a pre-employment drug screen. To be considered for this position, please send your resume along with a cover letter to the link below. EOE M/F/Veteran/Disabled

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Software Intern   Top

Responsibilities:
SBIR is currently recruiting a Software Engineering Intern. The software intern will work on a wide range of aspects of our products. This work may include embedded software development up to GUI work. Working under technical direction, duties may also include software release management. This position requires someone knowledgeable in C, C++, and C#. Experience writing interfaces to devices is a plus as well as knowledge of SQL and other languages.

Requirements:
The successful candidate must be currently attending a school of higher education with the goal of obtaining a Bachelor or Master's degree in engineering from a college or university or must possess equivalent work experience. Due to US Export Control Regulations compliance, eligible candidates MUST be a US citizen, permanent resident or a person who has been granted asylum; proper documentation is required. Pre-employment verifications: must pass background, reference and ITAR/EAR checks in addition to a pre-employment drug screen. EOE M/F/Veteran/Disabled To be considered for this position, please send your resume along with a cover letter to the link below.

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Please submit a resume to:

SBIR
30 South Calle Cesar Chavez, Suite D
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Attention: Human Resources

Or

Email: jobs@sbir.com
Fax: 805-963-3858
Phone: 805-965-3669

If you require accommodation or assistance to complete the online application process, please call us at 805-965-3669.