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Software Engineer


Bridgeton, MO, US, 63044

Job ID: 106587 


The Leonardo DRS Land Systems business is a recognized leader in the design and integration of complex technologies into new and legacy systems and platforms for global military and commercial customers.

Job Summary

DRS Land Systems is seeking to hire a Software Engineer Level I. This position provides technical and analytical work to develop, design, and/or support software solutions across multiple U.S. defense industries.  Duties include participating in software design activities, developing code based on the architecture and technical design, creating and performing unit tests, enhancing the software development process, and playing an active role in test case planning for components and functions developed by the project team. The selected candidate will work with other engineering disciplines and use their software development expertise to create robust technical solutions across multiple technology areas.

Job Responsibilities

  • Delivers high-quality, innovative software applications and programming experience
  • Applies fundamental knowledge of software engineering principles and core concepts (e.g., data structures, algorithms, computer architecture, operating systems, and databases) to create software solutions that meet project-based needs
  • Implements software based on design and architecture approved by technical architecture team
  • Applies core computer science concepts in the development, testing, and documentation of software units
  • Implements software applications using C, C++, C#, .NET, and Java #LSY
  • Participates as a member of the testing team to plan and review test cases within software solution components
  • Participates in code reviews with the systems engineers, software architects, and other technical staff
  • Adapts to unique debugging and troubleshooting situations

Job Responsibilities Part II


  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance
  • Proven Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Experience in delivering high-quality, innovative applications and programming experience in one or more of the following: C, C++, C#, .NET, Java and/or Python (this may include a blend of real-world experience and independent experience)
  • Experience with source code management and associated tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to work well in a team environment as well as independently with minimal day-to-day guidance
  • Demonstrates an ambition to learn
  • Willing to travel up to 10% as necessary

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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. 

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