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Senior Electrical Engineer


Cypress, CA, US, 90630

Job ID: 101856 


The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms.  We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. 


 Employing the world’s brightest. Supporting the world’s bravest.

Position Summary

The individual will be a member of the Readout Integrated Circuit (ROIC) development team of DRS’ Electro Optics and Imaging Systems (EOIS) division.  In this role, the Analog IC Design Engineer will work closely with other team members to develop analog integrated circuits (IC) for ROIC and Focal Plane Arrays (FPA).  The key responsibilities are the following: Analog and mixed signal design of sub-blocks including DACs, ADCs, buffers, reference generation, PLLs and custom digital control. Block-level and top-level simulations to verify functionality and performance goals.  Drive mask design to implement layout view of designs. Perform circuit characterization and validation in a lab environment.  Drive review of yield/lab test results to fix bugs.  Documentation including circuit specifications, ROIC user documentation, test reports, and design review presentations.

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field with a minimum of 5 years of experience in CMOS mixed-signal and analog IC design
  • Fluency in technologies and application domain
  • Ability to lead a technical group independently
  • Ability to problem solve at the transistor and system levels
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to execute large group and customer presentations
  • Proven experience completing mixed-signal and analog designs, including building blocks such as band-gaps, bias circuits, op-amps, PLLs, regulators, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Specification of block-level and top-level mixed-signal and analog designs
  • Behavioral modeling of mixed-signal and analog blocks
  • Transistor-level analog circuit design
  • Circuit-level and mixed-mode simulation and verification
  • Oversee layout design
  • Documentation
  • Perform circuit characterization and validation in a lab environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experienced with Virtuoso and Calibre
  • Working experience in using spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, signal generators, and other lab equipment, to validate analog designs
  • Strong fundamentals in noise analysis and modeling
  • Experience implementing high-coverage, top chip simulations on large, mixed signal IC designs
  • Knowledge of C/MATLAB/VerilogA modeling of design blocks
  • Working knowledge of ADC and DAC architectures
  • Knowledge of infrared detector products
  • Familiar with digital IC design using Verilog
  • Ability to analyze data in Mathcad, MATLAB, or similar tools
  • Ability to solve complex design problems
  • Ability to meet aggressive timelines

Only candidates that meet the qualifications set forth above are eligible to be contacted for further information. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.


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. #EOIS

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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