Meet Our Alumni

Sam Sharma

MS Systems Architecting & Engineering | Dreamworks | R&D Software Engineer

Nadia Kadkhodayan

MS Petroleum Engineering | US Department of the Interior | Petroleum Engineering

Chris Laures

MS Systems Architecting & Engineering | McKinsey | Engagement Consultant

Alumni Snapshot

Viterbi School graduate students are employed by a variety of top companies. Organized by department major, this is a snapshot into where recent graduate students are working.

Acquity GroupAssociate, Business Analyst
Advanced Tactics IncAerodynamics and Structures Engineering
ATK SpaceDesign Engineering
Material, Physics and Process Engineer
BoeingStructural Analysis Engineer
BoeingFleet Monitoring and Reliability Engineer
BPFacility Engineer
ChevronFacility Engineer
Cummins Emission SolutionsEmission Development Engineer
EatonSenior Systems Engineer
Ernst & YoungStaff Consultant
ExponentSenior Engineer
General Dynamics Advanced Information SystemsAdvanced Systems Engineer
General ElectricChannel Sales Manager
Hyperloop TechDesign Engineer
IntelProcess Engineer
Johns Hopkins UniversityPostdoctoral Scholar
Kreep, Inc.Chief Executive Officer
Lockheed MartinSenior Aeronautical Engineer
Lockheed Martin AeronauticsResearch Scientist
Lockheed Martin Space SystemsStaff Engineer
Moog, Inc.Project Engineer
Northrop GrummanManufacturing Engineer
Northrop GrummanSystems Engineer
Sandia National LaboratoriesThermal Analyst
Schaerer USA CorporationR & D Engineer
Seagate TechnologyEngineer II
SpaceXAerodynamics Engineer
SpaceXTurbomachinery Engineer
United Technologies Corp., Pratt & WhitneySenior Structural Engineer
Universidad Pontificia BolivarianaAssistant Professor
Universitas Siswa Bangsa InternasionalDirector of the SMART LAB (a STEM-education program)
University of California, San DiegoPostdoctoral Scholar
Zodiac AerospaceStress Engineer
BoeingEngineer, Exterior Lighting, KC-46 Tanker
BoeingLead Structural Analysis Engineer
COM DEV Ltd.Product Marketing Manager
ManTechSystems Engineering and Technical Assistant
Raytheon Missile SystemsPropulsion Engineer
Orbital SciencesSr. Propulsion Engineer
Space Exploration TechnologiesPropulsion Development Engineer
SpaceXMechanical Engineer
SpaceXPropulsion Development Engineer
TASC, Inc.Modeling & Simulation Engineer II
Abbott Medical OpticsProgram Engineer I
Abbott LaboratoriesEngineering Professional Development Program
AccentureTechnology Consulting Analyst
Advanced BionicsDesign Assurance Engineer
AlconQuality Engineer
Banco ItauStrategy Manager
Bank of AmericaData Analyst
Baxter HealthcareEngineer I
Bionet Co. Ltd.Associate Engineer
CA TechnologiesPrincipal Consultant, Technical Sales
Edwards LifesciencesQuality Engineering Manager
Edwards LifesciencesR & D Engineer II
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, North Carolina State UniversityResearch Assistant
Eyegenix, LLCResearch Associate
GenentechResearch Associate
GE HealthcareQA Leader
Harvard UniversityPhD Student, Speech and Hearing Bioscience Tech
MedtronicAssociate Electronics Engineer
MedtronicMechanical Design Engineer
Meshcandy, Inc.Embedded Systems Engineer
New York City Department of EducationTeacher
Oregon Health and Science UniversityResident Physician
PatexiaDirector, Client Solutions
PatexiaManager, Case Research
St. Jude MedicalData Analyst
University of California, Los AngelesGraduate Student Researcher
University of California, San FranciscoStaff Research Associate
Aera Energy LLCReservoir Engineer
Bureau of Safety and Environmental EnforcementPetroleum Engineer
Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.Assistant Managing Editor
ChevronReservoir and Production Engineer
ChevronI-Field Implementation Engineer
ChevronPetroleum Engineer
Crystal Window & Door SystemQuality Assurance Engineer
Deloitte Consulting, LLPBusiness Technology Analyst
Foster Wheeler BiokineticsProcess Engineer
GlobalFoundriesSenior Process Engineer
IntelProcess Engineer
Liberty Oilfield ServicesField Engineer
Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Corporate Environmental Engineer
Quallion LLCEngineer, Research and Development
Sinopec GroupSales
StantecSenior Process Engineer
Tesoro Refining and MarketingMaintenance Department Superintendent
University of CambridgePhD Candidate
USC Viterbi School of EngineeringDirector of China Initiatives
Verity SolutionsConsultant
Vical IncorporatedManufacturing Engineer I
Zwitina Oil CompanyReservoir Engineer
Albert A. Webb AssociatesAssistant Engineer IV
BKG Structural EngineersProject Engineer
California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS)Transportation Engineer, Civil (Assistant Structure Representative)
DCI EngineersProject Engineer
DPR ConstructionsProject Engineer-BIM
GEOSCIENCE Support Services, Inc.Staff Geohydrologist
HuminCFO & SVP Product
Idelji CorporationSoftware Developer
Morley BuildersProject Engineer
ParsonsAssociate Civil Engineer
Purdue UniversityResearch Assistant
SCETechnical Specialist/Scientist
Structural FocusStructural Designer
Trevet Environmental ConsultantsEngineer
TSLG Nylok TaiwanQuality Assurance Engineer
Turner Construction CompanyProject Engineer
URS CorporationEnvironmental Engineer
University of California, IrvineConstruction Project Manager
University of Southern CaliforniaOffice Engineer, Assistant Project Manager, Design & Delivery
Walt Disney CompanyDisney Corporate Real Estate
W.E. O'Neil ConstructionProject Engineer
Wilshire ConstructionProject Manager
ZS AssociatesBusiness Analytics Associate Consultant
AdSupply, Inc.Software Development Engineer
Akamai TechnologiesTechnical Support Engineer
AmazonSoftware Development Engineer
AmgenSr. Associate Business System Analyst
AOCLead Engineer
Apple Inc.Network Filesystem Engineer
Autodesk, Inc.Sr. Software Developer
BaiduProduct Manager
Blizzard EntertainmentAssociate Software Engineer
Bloomberg LPSoftware Engineer
BoeingSoftware Engineer I
BoeingSystem Engineer
Buffalo StudiosSoftware Engineer
CA TechnologyAssociate Consultant
CAI StudioApplication Engineer
Chegg, Inc.Software Engineer
Ciena CorporationSDN and Virtualization Software Engineer II
CiscoSoftware Engineer
CliQrSoftware Engineer
ConsumerTrackSoftware Developer
CourseraiOS Software Developer
CyberCodersChief Technology Officer
DisneyMobile Games Engineer
Disney InteractiveBackend Programmer
Electronic ArtsSoftware Engineer
FacebookPlatform Engineer
FacebookSoftware Engineer
General Dynamics Advanced Information SystemsSenior Engineer-Systems Engineering
Goldman SachsTechnology Analyst
GoogleSoftware Engineer
GrouponSoftware Engineer
Guidant TechnologiesResearch Programmer
Hewlett-PackardSoftware Designer
Holomic, LLCEngineer
IBMSenior Application Developer
IBMSoftware Engineer
USC Information Sciences InstituteResearch Assistant
Intel CorporationGraphics Software Engineer
Internet Brands, Inc.Sr. Web Developer
Juniper NetworksResident Engineer
Juniper NetworksSoftware Engineer
King Saud UniversityLecturer
Kiva Systems, Inc.Software Development Engineer I
Knowledge Adventure India Pvt LtdSenior Software Engineer
Livingly MediaSoftware Engineer
Lockheed MartinSoftware Engineer
MapR TechnologiesSoftware Engineer
Mark WaddingtonAndroid and Backend Dev
Mention MobilerLead Developer
M Harrane, Ltd.Contract Android Developer
Micron TechnologyFirmware Engineer
MicrosoftSoftware Developer
NASA JPLTelecommunications Engineer
Network Appliances, Inc.Software Engineer
NHNData Analysis Office
OracleSoftware Engineer
PayPal, Inc.Software Engineer
Peel TechnologiesSoftware Engineer
Pulse Secure LLCSoftware Engineer III
QualcommSoftware Development Engineer
Rackspace HostingSoftware Developer III
RetailNextSoftware Engineer
Rubicon ProjectAssociate Software Engineer
SalesforceSoftware Development Engineer
Salesforce.comSenior Member of Technical Staff
SamsungSoftware Engineer
Samsung ElectronicsAssistant Engineer (S/W Quality Assurance)
Sandia National LaboratoriesR&D Engineer
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratoies, Inc.Associate Software Engineer
Seagate TechnologySoftware Engineer
Section Studios, Inc.Lead Game Engineer
Securonix SolutionsSr. Security Consultant
Southern California Earthquake Center @ USCResearch Programmer
St. Jude MedicalSoftware Design Assurance
Symantec CorporationSQA Engineer
Take Two InteractiveSoftware Engineer
The MathWorksQuality Engineer
TIAA-CREF, LLCSoftware Developer
Tower Energy GroupSoftware Engineer
University of California, Santa BarbaraPostdoctoral Researcher
University of Southern CaliforniaIntegration Developer
University of Southern CaliforniaResearch Assistant
Visa Inc.Senior Software Engineer
WorkdaySoftware ApplicationEngineer
Yahoo!Software Development Engineer and Product Manager
Zed VenturesSoftware Engineer
Zoosk, Inc.Junior Software Engineering
ZyngaSoftware Engineer
A10 NetworksSoftware Engineer
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)Design Engineer II
Alcatel-LucentSoftware Quality Assurance Engineer
Amazon-Lab 126Technical Program Manager
American Data CompanySenior Software Engineer
AppleASIC Design Engineer
AppleHardware Engineer
AppleWireless Systems Engineer
Avago TechnologiesR&D IC Design Engineer
Bank of AmericaBusiness Analyst
BoeingSystem Design Engineer
BoeingElectrical Engineer
BroadcomSr. Staff Engineer
BroadcomStaff IC Engineer
BrocadeSenior Software Engineer
China ResourcesManagement Trainee
SDN and Virtualization Software
CienaEngineer, II
Cisco SystemsSoftware Developer
Cisco SystemsHardware Engineer
CitrixSoftware Engineer
Cypress SemiconductorElectrical Design Engineer
Cypress SemiconductorSenior Applications Engineer
Dolby Laboratories, Inc.Applications Engineer, DSP Implementation
Edward LifesciencesEngineer
EricssonSoftware Engineer
ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)PhD Student
Faraday Corp.ASIC Consultant
Faraday FutureSr. Engineer, Audio and Infotainment
Fusion-ioLogic Verification Engineer
GameFly IncSoftware Engineer
GE HealthcareService Engineering II
Hellmuth, Obata, and KassabaumProject Engineer
Hong Kong NewPlus Systems and Technologies LtdApplications Engineer (Electronics)
IlluminaSoftware Engineer
Inphi CorpDesign Engineer
Intel CorporationMicro-processor Design Engineer
Intel CorporationAnalog Design Engineer
Intel CorporationComponent Design Engineer
Intel CorporationFirmware Engineer
Intel CorporationGraphics Hardware Engineer
Intel CorporationLogic Design Engineer
Intel CorporationPhysical Design Engineer
Iteris Inc.Image Processing Engineer
Jet Propulsion LaboratoryScientist/Software Engineer
John DeereManager IME Systems
Juniper NetworksSoftware Engineer
Lab 126, Amazon.comHardware Engineer
LADWPElectrical Engineering Associate
Lockheed MartinSenior Software Engineer
Loyal3Software Developer
M/A-Com Technology Solutions, Inc.Design Engineer
Marvell Semiconductor Inc.ASIC Design Engineer
Marvell Semiconductor Inc.Digital IC Design Engineer
Microsoft CorporationSoftware Development Engineer
MixpanelSupport Engineering Lead
NASA Ames Research CenterCommunications (Electrical) Engineer
Netronome SystemsVerification Engineer
Northrop Grumman CorporationSystems Engineer
Northrop Grumman CorporationElectrical Engineer III
NVIDIAHardware Engineer
NVIDIASenior Systems Software Engineer
One ConvergenceMember of Technical Staff
Operation Technology, Inc.Senior Electrical Engineer
OracleApplication Engineer
OracleHardware Developer
OracleSenior Hardware Engineer
OTIPower Engineer
Power EngineersEngineer II
PwCPerformance Improvement Consultant
QualcommRF Hardware Engineer
QualcommElectrical Engineer
Qualcomm Technologies Inc.Software Apps Engineer
RadiusProduct Manager
Raytheon Missile SystemsSenior Engineer I
Raytheon Space and Airborne SystemsElectrical Engineering Rotator
RTISoftware Engineer
RokuOpen Source Software Engineer
Sandia National LaboratoriesMember of Technical Staff
SanDiskDigital Design Engineer II
Saudi AramcoCommunications Engineer
Schaeffler GroupSpecialist Product Lifecycle Management
SET Media Inc.Software Engineer
Solid CommerceJunior Engineer
Sony PlaystationApplication Engineer
Stanford UniversityResearch Assistant (PhD Student)
Texas InstrumentsDesign Engineer
Texas InstrumentsHW Applications Engineer
The MathWorks, Inc.Application Support Engineer
tuneSplitFounder and CEO
Turkish Naval ForcesSystems Officer
TwilioMobile Engineer
University of TorontoPhD Candidate
University of Southern CaliforniaPost-Doctoral Research Associate, BME
UtopiaCompression CorporationSoftware Engineer Intern
Vanmat Technologies Pvt LtdCEO
Vecna Technologies, Inc.Computer Vision Engineer
Yahoo! Inc.Software Engineer
ZenvergeVideo Firmware Engineer
ZS AssociatesAssociate Consultant
AbbottProject Coordinator
AccentureTechnology Consulting Analyst
Analog Devices Inc.IC Design Engineer
BoeingAvionics Systems Engineer
BoeingElectrical Engineer (Lab Operations)
BoeingManufacturing Engineer
BoeingSenior Engineering Manager
BoeingSupplier Technical Manager
BoeingElectrical Engineer, Wire Design, Wire Installation
BoeingAerospace Engineer
Burger KingHead of Supply Chain Latin America and Caribbean
China ResourcesConsultant
Cisco SystemsSoftware Engineer
Cypress SemiconductorProduct Marketing Engineer
Daqri4D Product Manager
DellTechnical Design Architect
Deloitte Consulting LLPSenior Consultant
Deloitte Consulting LLPBusiness Technology Analyst
Dreamworks Animation SKGR & D SW Engineer, Data Analytics
Dutch, LLCOperations Analyst
Ernst & YoungConsultant
General Dynamics Advanced Information SystemsAdvanced Systems Engineer
General MotorsPrincipal System Safety Engineer
Goodrich Aerostructures (UTC Aerospace Systems)Project Engineer III
Hawaii Pacific HealthBusiness Systems Analyst
IcelandairPurchasing Manager & Analysis
Intel SecurityBusiness Development Manager
Karma AutomotiveTest and Validation Engineer
KHANProject Engineer
KPMGSenior Associate, Data & Analytics
KPMGSenior Associate/QlikView Product Champion
McKinsey & CompanyEngagement Manager
MicrosoftTechnical Account Manager
MoogProduct Engineer
Northrop Grumman CorporationProduction Integration
NantMobileMobile Product Manager
Orbit Industries Inc.Supply Chain Analyst
Port Logistics GroupIndustrial Engineering Manager
Port of Los AngelesAssociate
PricewaterhosueCoopers (PwC)Senior Associate
Revolve ClothingBusiness Analyst
SAPVIXProgrammer Analyst
SECOM Co., Ltd.Manager
Thales Raytheon Systems, LLCSenior Software Engineer
The Aerospace CorporationSystems Engineer
TwinMedBusiness Intelligence Analyst
US NavyPilot
VerizonEngineer-Verizon Leadership Development Program
Western DigitalEngineering Program Manager
XAP CorportationProject Manager
ZS AssociatesBusiness Analyst
Aktion AssociatesSoftware Engineer
BoeingMaintenance Programs Engineer
Braemar Energy VenturesAnalyst
Buro Happold EngineeringProject Designer
Cerritos CollegeInterim Teacher and Consultant
ChevronFacilities Engineer
China Resources CompanyManagement Trainee
EnerNOCEnergy Engineer
eSolarLead Systems Engineer
Hitachi ConsultingSenior Consultant
HOKDesign Engineering Professional
IntelTechnology Development Environmental Engineer
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyInterconnection Manager
PsomasFMGEnergy Analyst
SunEdisonProducts Engineer
TerraCycle Inc.Research and Development Fellow
TerraCycle Inc.Process and Production Engineer
Azalea Venture AnalystAnalyst
PIMCOAttribution Analyst
PsomasFMGEnergy Analyst