Systems / Test / Project Engineer


Burnsville, MN, US, 55337

Job ID: 109490 


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

DRS Naval Electronics is looking for a Systems Engineer with Test & Project Engineering skillsets working in a hybrid model work environment from our offices in Burnsville, MN.  The role is to support existing Navy Infrastructure programs to support management of our customer’s technical data package and lead efforts addressing obsolescence issues involving identification and resolution which includes all activities for design, implementation, and qualification. The candidate will also support initiatives collaborating with customers and key stakeholders developing qualification plans and procedures.

Job Responsibilities

In this role, the candidate will be responsible for assigned technical solutions, efficient execution, and task completion on time and within budget. Ability to work independently is a key capability needed for this role.

  • Identify obsolescence issues and develop resolution plans to maintain customer delivery dates and continued production deadlines.
  • Preparing, scheduling, coordinating, monitoring and managing assigned engineering projects
  • Review customer specifications and requirements, and under direction develops designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable
  • Support modular enclosure design initiative efforts 
  • Create system/subsystem test environments, procedures, plans and schedules 
  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems, and services 
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required. 
  • Support, communicate, reinforce, and defend the mission, values, and culture of the organization.


Technical degree (Bachelor of Science) in relevant field with experience related to Systems with Test & Project Engineering skillsets. Self-starting, self-directed candidate with excellent oral and written communication skills. Capable of achieving project objectives and be able to interface with various levels of internal team members, management, program sponsors, sub-contractors and customers.

The following skills are expected, though applicants are not required to have every skill listed:

  • Strong Configuration Management approach for customer Technical Data Packages
  • Ability to troubleshoot and plan approach to resolution of failures from environmental qualification and factory acceptance testing
  • Experience with multiple engineering disciplines is a plus (e.g., Mechanical, Electrical, Safety, Software)
  • Project management and Project skills
  • Advanced MS Office skills

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U.S. Citizenship required. This position requires an active DOD security clearance or the ability to obtain such clearance within a reasonable time after commencement of employment.

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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