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Intern - Analog/Test Engineering (Summer 2022)


Germantown, MD, US, 20876

Job ID: 102794 


The Leonardo DRS Airborne and Intelligence Systems business is a global leader and strategic partner committed to delivering world-class, full life-cycle defense and intelligence products that protect the security of our nation and our allies.  From air combat training to state-of-the-art electronic warfare systems, our technology is deployed by virtually all U.S. military and government agencies around the world.

Job Summary

DRS Signal Solutions is looking for 2022 Technical Interns in our Germantown, MD office. Our Internship programs are designed for those with an interest in Hardware Development, FPGA/Programmable Logic, Software Development, RF/Analog Engineering and Test & Evaluation and Test Development. Engineering Interns must be enrolled in an accredited degree program in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics or other related scientific or technical discipline and should be going into their Softmore year or higher with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  This internship is for up to 40 hours per week for up to 90 days (some flexibility on dates and hours depending on student needs).  Plus, we work a 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off).

Job Responsibilities

  • Gather, assemble, and analyze analog and digitized RF data
  • Execute testing and evaluation for board and module RF units
  • Conduct limited scope testing under the supervision of engineers
  • Gather and assemble data for engineers
  • May be required to help in research in a particular field
  • Conduct design analysis and/or calculations under the supervision of engineers
  • Carry out basic work instructions that will help in understanding the fundamentals of the Company’s Product Lines
  • Assist engineers with appropriate design details
  • Perform a wide variety of tasks to gain familiarity with the engineering staff, methods, programs and practices
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must currently be enrolled in an accredited Engineering degree program or related scientific or technical discipline with at least 1 year complete (rising Sophomore-Senior)
  • 3.0 GPA or higher both overall and in major
  • Relevant course studies may include: Elementary filter designs, introduction to computer programming, communication systems, Electromagnetic courses
  • Basic scripting skills using Python
  • Basic networking skills
  • Basic database understanding and exposure
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Must be diligent, hardworking, and quick to learn
  • For compliance with Executive Order 14042 candidates must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

In compliance with Executive Order 14042 and the Company’s desire to protect the safety and health of our employees, customers, and communities, effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment the Company requires all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated.

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. #AIS

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: Washington DC