Senior Electrical Engineer


Burnsville, MN, US, 55337

Job ID: 108650 


The Leonardo DRS Naval Electronics business provides leading naval computing infrastructure, network and data distribution and middleware enterprise services, as well as world-class manufacturing and support capabilities.

Job Summary

Responsible for driving technology and completing design activities on time and on budget.  Develop, analyze, document and support testing of Electrical Systems, CCA Assemblies, RF systems, subsystems, or components. Must possess the ability to complete a technical project independently; mentor and coach other engineers; and work with production staff to coordinate resolution of technical issues.  Experience with Avionics Design and Certification is required. Preferred candidates will have experience with Design Assurance Level A Requirements (DAL-A).

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. 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.

Job Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Drive technical problem resolution and completion of activity on time and budget.
  • Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems, or subsystems.
  • Ability to define and complete technical projects independently.
  • Document component and subsystem specifications and material requirements.
  • Analyze designs for troubleshooting/resolving performance issues and for new business opportunities.
  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems, and services
  • Support program design to cost and design for manufacture requirements
  • Develop prototypes to retire key development or production risks
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with manufacturing, supply chain, program management and the customer
  • Interact with technical management, other professionals, technicians, and support personnel to coordinate, recommend, and confer regarding technical activities and progress
  • Support, communicate, reinforce, and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization.
  • Attend appropriate engineering, customer, or business meetings.

Job Responsibilities (cont.)

  • Participate significantly in preparation of complex small and large proposals.
  • Act as technical point of contact in new business pursuit activities.
  • Perform Statistical Analyses for root cause determination and process improvement.
  • Mentor and coach other Electrical/Systems engineers.
  • Provide technical expertise and assistance to other engineers and support personnel.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field with a minimum of 5+ years of experience
  • Previous experience with avionics design and certification is required.
  • Experience with Design Assurance Level A Requirements (DAL-A) is preferred.
  • Mastery of technologies and domain knowledge
  • Expected to have knowledge and significant experience in multiple engineering disciplines.


Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours. 
*Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only


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

The DRS culture is defined by our Core Values and Principles: 

- Integrity
- Agility
- Excellence
- Customer Focus
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Innovation

We strive to uphold them in all aspects of our business practices to inspire our employees and provide outstanding support for our customers.

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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Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis