Human Resources Generalist


Germantown, MD, US, 20876

Job ID: 107564


DRS RADA Technologies, a subsidiary of Leonardo DRS, is focused on proprietary radar solutions and legacy avionics systems supporting the defense industry globally. The company is a global pioneer of AESA tactical radars for active military protection, counter-drone applications, critical infrastructure protection, and border surveillance. 

Job Summary

Job Responsibilities

  • Under direction of HR Leader, responsible for performing a variety of HR functions which may include:  benefit administration, performance and compensation management, recruiting/staffing, employee relations, implementation of policies and procedures, training, HRIS support and employee communications
  • Communicate HR policies and procedures
  • May handle terminations and corrective action issues 
  • Perform exit interviews with terminating employees 
  • Assist with investigations involving harassment, EEOC, and similar types of claims ensuring legal compliance, as directed
  • Comply with all state and federal regulations 
  • Assist in administering the compensation program including the execution of the annual performance appraisal process 
  • Communicate benefit policies and changes 
  • Coordinate open enrollment activities 
  • Working with third-party provider, research and resolve complex employee benefit problems and questions 
  • Administer leaves of absence, FMLA, workers’ compensation and STD/LTD processes 
  • Assist managers in conducting needs analysis for open positions 
  • Source candidates using a variety of methods (i.e., Internet, career fairs, colleges, etc) from both internal and external sources 
  • May process new hires and onboard all new employees 
  • Ensure timely submittal and processing of employee data via HRIS systems (original new hire data and changes, as appropriate) 
  • Compile statistical reports for the department or regulatory agencies (i.e., DCAA, EEO, AAP, internal audit teams, etc) 
  • Work closely with payroll department
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Work closely with management at all levels

Job Responsibilities Part II


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field and 2+ years of experience in human resource management 
  • Background in employment law and other government compliance regulations is preferred
  • Ability to objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult and emotional issues
  • Ability to research and analyze various different type of data information
  • Ability to make recommendations to effectiveness resolve problems or issues by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulation or government law
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to coach and develop other employees less experienced in HR
  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of HR administration
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of various software packages (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, ADP, etc)
  • MS Office skills required  HRIS experience preferred
  • SPHR or PHR certification preferred

Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours. 
*Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only


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 this through:

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

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

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

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

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

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC