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Sr Field Service Engineer


Fort Walton Beach, FL, US, 32548

Job ID: 101679


Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A.  For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Job Summary

The Sr Field Service Engineer, Fort Walton Beach, FL, supports complex electrical and mechanical Field Service activities in operating environments at depots, training sites, and customer field operations with training, operation, or repair.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Support complex Field Service activities in operating environments at depots, training sites, and customer field operations with training, operation or repair.
  • Apply extensive technical skills in area of proficiency and demonstrate expertise at all types of military and commercial field assignments
  • Determine solutions and advise others in resolving a wide variety of moderately complex technical problems
  • Interface directly with senior customer personnel as the primary technical contact on significant issues requiring multiple solutions and coordination across company and customer organizations
  • Work at remote locations without direct supervision
  • May be responsible for leading a technical group independently
  • Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required
  • May participate in preparation of proposals
  • Provide technical knowledge and assistance to other engineers and support personnel
  • Lead and direct the work of others as assigned
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings
  • Lead less experienced engineers
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience; minimum 5+ years’ experience 
  • Must be skilled in electrical and mechanical troubleshooting, assembly, and operational checkout and testing
  • Must be able to read and follow engineering assembly drawings and schematics
  • Proficient with multi-meters, o-scopes, power meters, frequency counters, spectrum analyzers and other test equipment preferred
  • Prior experience with military rotary aircraft systems and flightline or flightdeck operations and experience with system installation, flight testing
  • Avionic systems background and working knowledge of Electronic Warfare systems (LAIRCM, SLTAs, and DIRCM system knowledge) preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite 
  • Must be able to provide clear, concise, information through written and verbal communications
  • Ability to work autonomously or within a small diverse team
  • Able to obtain a clearance; current clearance preferred
  • Able to travel as needed (approx. 50%)

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

Nearest Major Market: Fort Walton Beach