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Sr Principal Electrical Engineer (FPGA)

Location: 

Beavercreek, OH, US, 45431

Job ID: 104071

 

The Leonardo DRS Airborne and Intelligence Systems business is a global leader and strategic partner committed to delivering world-class, full life-cycle defense and intelligence products that protect the security of our nation and our allies.  From air combat training to state-of-the-art electronic warfare systems, our technology is deployed by virtually all U.S. military and government agencies around the world.

 

The Leonardo DRS Tactical Systems team develops secure communications and intelligence, information, cyber, electronic warfare and space (I2CEWS) technologies for airborne, shipboard, ground, man-portable, and space applications.  We are the world leader in Intelligence Broadcast System (IBS) based software defined radios and terminals for over 20 years and Link-11 data terminal sets and Link-22 signal processing controllers for over 40 years.  We produce the highest performance electronic warfare systems on the market ranging from ultra-low size, weight, and power man-portable systems to fully networked, multi-site fixed and mobile electronic support and electronic attack systems.  Our systems use state of the art software defined radio, cryptographic, and machine learning technologies developed, integrated, and produced by our team. Leonardo DRS Tactical Systems is looking for talented individuals to join our team to help us develop innovated and next generation solutions to meet our customers' mission-critical needs.

Job Summary

We're looking for an experienced Electrical Engineer V with FPGA and PCB design experience to join our team!  This position offers some remote flexibility plus we work a 9/80 schedule (every other Friday off)!

Job Responsibilities

  • Involved with the design, development, modification and analysis of various electronics systems
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctions in existing products or systems and makes modifications as needed
  • Compile and evaluate design and test data
  • Analyze, develop and recommend design approaches
  • 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
  • Mentor and coach other engineers
  • Review customer specifications and requirements, and develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable 
  • Ability to lead major problem resolution efforts and support regaining or attaining customer partner status. 
  • Be a key member of the new business capture team.
  • Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments
  • Document component and subsystem specifications and material requirements
  • Analyze designs as necessary.  Responsible for higher-level product line architecture, and providing guidance and oversight to multiple development teams working on different products or technologies to ensure the technologies interoperate or connect to each other appropriately.
  • Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings
  • Actively support pursuit of new business by developing and presenting new concepts, technologies or applications as part of Business Development and Program Management team. 
  • Develop trusted engineering contacts with the customer.  Become a part of the customer’s design team, looking out for their best interests
  • 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
  • Participate heavily in preparation of the more complex and significant proposals
  • Provide 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
  • Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field with a minimum of 10 years of experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • FPGA and Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design experience
  • Ability to lead major problem resolution efforts and support regaining or attaining customer partner status
  • Experience with oscilloscopes or other electronic test instrumentation desired
  • Able to obtain and maintain a DOD clearance (current clearance preferred)
  • *This position has the option of being either fully onsite or partly remote (onsite Tues-Thurs).  Must live within commuting distance of one of the Beavercreek facility regardless of choice.

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com


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