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Test Engineer II


Danbury, CT, US, 06810-8147

Job ID: 101349 


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.

Job Summary

This position will be part of the Continuing Engineering department, and partner with technical experts throughout the company and be accountable for understanding customer needs and providing meaningful, proactive technical solutions. The Test Engineer will perform requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, verification, and validation for automated test equipment, manual test program sets, as well as embedded diagnostic test applications. Job responsibilities include the ability to generate and/or modify test procedures and test fixtures for systems, assemblies and circuit card assemblies. All candidates should have a solid understanding of electronics and software programming skills. Candidate must be an energetic, highly motivated individual with the ability to work off shift and weekend hours when testing is in progress if needed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyze embedded military instrumentation and control systems to determine appropriate qualification and test methods
  • Design test environments including design or selection of test fixtures, test equipment, and components
  • Write detailed test procedures
  • Oversee execution of test strategies
  • Perform qualification testing
  • Create test summary reports on testing performed
  • Revise all test documents as required to address all customer comments
  • Provide Design for Testability input during designs reviews
  • Provide training and support to Manufacturing Test
  • Provide regular reporting of progress and status
  • Ability to work with little supervision and to work cooperatively with all personnel in the organization

Job Responsibilities Part II

  • Responsible for completion of assigned tasks on time and on budget while meeting technical requirements
  • Communicate clearly in all forms
  • Custom hardware and software design skills a plus, including test fixtures, cable assemblies, and enclosures
  • Strong hardware troubleshooting and software debugging skills
  • Must be able to analyze complex embedded systems and create comprehensive test plans
  • Demonstration of proactive ownership of issues and problems
  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or related technical fields.
  • 2+ years experience in Electrical or Test Engineering.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite, especially Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint
  • Ability to multitask and keep several projects on task and on budget simultaneously
  • Accepts ownership of assigned projects and meets deadlines
  • U.S Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance are also requirements for the position

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development models desired
  • Direct experience with design of closed loop control systems
  • Direct experience with motion and motor control
  • Knowledgeable in verification and validation of systems
  • Experience with industrial communication protocols such as ProfiBus and CanBus.
  • Familiarity developing automated test and measurement systems using National Instruments LabVIEW and TestStand
  • Familiarity with military specifications and military design experience is desired
  • Ability and willingness for travel

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 through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

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. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com