18 days old
2018-06-042018-07-04

Principal Electrical Engineer

DRS Technologies, Inc.
Melbourne, Florida 32935
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.  Headquartered in Crystal City, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo, which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.drs.com. 

Company Overview

Leonardo DRS Land Electronics (DLE) has locations in Huntsville, AL and Melbourne, FL.  DLE is a leading designer, manufacturer and integrator of highly engineered, technically advanced defense electronics and systems for U.S. and allied international military and intelligence agency applications.  DLE specializes in the manufacture and integration of rugged communications components serving military command, control, communications, computer intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) initiatives, and we are a leading provider of ground vehicle diagnostic and test equipment.  Products include cyber-hardened laptop and server computers and networking components, integrated voice/data/routing subsystems, integrated Battle Management Systems and software, vetronics, vehicle-mounted systems supporting man-portable and combat vehicle applications, and fixed and mobile command post solutions.

Job title- Engineer IV Electrical

Job Location

Melbourne, FL

Position Summary

Responsible for driving technology and completion of activity on time and budget. Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems or subsystems.  Ability to complete a technical project independently and mentor and coach other engineers.

Electrical:  Involved with the design, development, modification and analysis of various electronics systems.  May include Hardware, Power Engineering, Power Electronic Engineering, Electromagnetic Engineering, Integrated Circuit Engineering, Components or others.  Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctions in existing products or systems and makes modifications as needed.  Compiles and evaluations design and test data.  Analyzes, develops and recommends design approaches.

Experience with digital electronic systems development required. Familiarity with portable, battery powered, high-density electro-optic systems preferred.   Will be responsible for leading overall electronics development of a complex, portable electro-optic system. Extensive knowledge of low power FPGA based video processing is highly desirable.

Primary Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for driving technology and completion of activity on time and budget
  • Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems or subsystems 
  • Ability to complete a technical project independently and mentor and coach other engineers. Review customer specifications and requirements, and develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable 
  • Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments
  • Document component and subsystem specifications and material requirements
  • Analyze designs as necessary
  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems and services
  • Support the program design to cost and design for manufacture requirements
  • Develop prototypes to retire key development risks
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with manufacturing, supply chain, program management and the customer as required
  • Participates heavily in preparation of the more complex and significant proposals
  • Provides technical expertise and assistance to other engineers and support personnel
  • Interact with technical management, other professionals, technicians and support personnel to coordinate, recommend and confer regarding technical activities and progress
  • May mentor and coach the work of others as assigned
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Secondary Accountabilities

  • Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings
  • Mentor and coach less experienced engineers

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 10 years of experience
  • Masters Degree preferred
  • Fluency in technologies and application domain

Required Competencies

Successful applicant should be proficient in the following competencies:

  • Customer Focus
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Drive for Results
  • Approachability
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Managing Vision and Purpose
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Motivating Others

Required Skills

  • Working knowledge of MS Office products, including MS Project.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, both written and oral.

Involved with the design, development, modification and analysis of various electronics systems.  May include Hardware, Power Engineering, Power Electronic Engineering, Electromagnetic Engineering, Integrated Circuit Engineering, Components or others.  Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctions in existing products or systems and makes modifications as needed.  Compiles and evaluates design and test data.  Analyzes, develops and recommends design approaches.

Citizenship and Security

  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance.

Physical Requirements (Lifting, Walking, Bending, Stooping kneeling etc):

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, climb, bend, lift, stand, and stoop.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

DRS Technologies, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #LEL  #EOIS

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