Systems Engineer


Danbury, CT, US, 06810-8147

Job ID: 108090 


The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.


Naval Power Systems’ commitment to and investment in our people, products, and customers is the foundation of who we are. We offer a competitive Total Rewards package, generous time off, and a fun and flexible working environment. Some of our great benefits include: comprehensive medical/dental/vision programs, a 9/80 work schedule allowing for every other Friday off (!), a 401(k) plan with immediate vesting and an attractive company match, company paid Life & Disability Insurance, a Charitable Match Program & Paid Volunteer Time Off, a Paid Parental Leave program, an Employee Wellness Program, a Tuition Assistance Program, Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) promoting Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, and so much more!

Job Summary

Join our Danbury, CT team as a Systems Engineer. We are looking for talented systems engineering experts to support the architecture of complex systems, subsystems, and assemblies in the development of high technology products. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of DOORS and expertise in Model-Based Systems Engineering (MSBE).

What You Will Do

  • Analyze and apply customer and military specifications to ensure product and project compliance
  • Proficiency using IBM Rational DOORS to develop and manage requirements, including the use of DXL scripts to support the configuration control of customer (master) and supplier (elaboration) requirement modules
  • Generate design reports for formal customer submittals of requirements modules
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with all areas of engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, program management and the customer as required
  • Support current Cameo based Model Based Systems Engineering efforts with the goal of being a local site lead developer

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field with 2+ years of engineering experience
  • Fluency using IBM Rational DOORS for requirements management, with some DXL scripting usage
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to aid interactions within Engineering, other internal departments, and external customers
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and able to effectively multi-task and handle changing work assignments, schedules, and priorities
  • Fluency with Model Based System Engineering, preferably with Cameo Systems Modeler
  • Candidates must be a US citizen and meet DRS security standards as imposed by DoD, including the issuance of any necessary security clearance by the US government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment

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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