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Engineer III MFG Test Equipment


Melbourne, FL, US, 32935

Leonardo DRS is seeking an experienced Manufacturing Test Equipment Engineer.  Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirments, as well as homeland security.


This position performs moderately complex functions in the process design, fabrication, modification and/or evaluation of Production operations.  May prepare complicated plans, conduct support studies, and provide analysis or tests in the development of production operations. May assign work to drafters and/or technicians and provide guidance to lower level engineers.


  • Performs moderately complex functions in the process design, fabrication, modification and/or evaluation of Production operations  May prepare complicated plans, conduct support studies, provide analysis or tests in the development of Production operations  May assign work to drafters and/or technicians and provide guidance to lower level engineers
  • Responsibilities are diverse in scope where analysis of situations or data requires sound judgment 
  • Technical lead responsible for technical activity and completion of assigned task on time and budget
  • Design, develop, analyze, document and support software and systems used to test products, systems or subsystems
  • Working independently, provide regular reporting of progress and status
  • Review customer specifications and requirements, and develops designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable
  • Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments
  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems and services
  • Support the program design to cost and design for manufacture requirements
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required
  • Participates in preparation of complex proposals
  • Provide technical knowledge and assistance to other engineers and support personnel
  • Conduct and participate in peer design reviews
  • General guidance given on new assignments as needed
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization


Years of Experience:

5+ years



Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience



  • Proficient in MS Office and MS Project
  • Generation of: TRD, STP, SVD, SDD, FSM and requirements traceability, detailed design, test plans and related reviews for PDR, CDR, TRR and PRR
  • Experience developing test software for CCA functional testers, electromechanical subassembly testers, optical alignment stations, and environmental screening systems for a production environment
  • Practical experience and hands on knowledge of various test equipment architecture including GPIB, VXI, PXI, TCPIP, RS232/422/485, RS170, MIL-STD-1553 and JTAG interface
  • Experience developing a variety of applications, from simple applications to large integrated test suites with full documentation packages
  • Software development experience using Windows on a PC platform
  • Develop manual and automated test stations, define equipment, software use such as LabVIEW, Visual Basic is required
  • Experience with SQL database support
  • Hands on knowledge of integrating software with COTS hardware along with designing custom software
  • US Citizenship or US Person status required


Leonardo DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #LEL #Leonardo DRS

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

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne