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Senior Electrical Engineer

Location: 

Germantown, MD, US, 20876

Job ID: 104770 

 

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

We're looking for an RF Engineer III with experience designing RF components (such as Mixers, Amplifiers, Synthesizers, Downconverters, and Upconverters) to join our Signal Solutions team in Germantown, MD*  This position is HYBRID (must be onsite Tues-Thurs), plus we work a 9/80 schedule (every other Friday off)!

*Our facility is currently located in Germantown, MD.  Our business is experiencing growth in multiple market areas and as a result we are excited to announce that in January 2023 we will be in our newly built facility located just south of Frederick, off I-270.  This modern facility, with ESG initiatives and surrounding green spaces, offers many amenities quickly accessible to this attractive location.

Job Responsibilities

  • Involved with the design, development, modification and analysis of RF Circuits
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctions in existing products or systems and makes modifications as needed
  • Compile and evaluate design and test data
  • Analyze, develop and recommend design approaches
  • Responsible for leading group of engineers on a technical activity and completion of activity on time and budget
  • Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems or subsystems 
  • May use computer-aided engineering or other design/analysis software in the performance of assignments.  Review customer specifications and requirements, and under direction, develop 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
  • Drive the program design to cost and design for manufacture requirements
  • Develop prototypes to retire key development risks
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required
  • 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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field with a minimum of 5 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • Must have design experience with RF components such as Mixer, Amplifiers, Synthesizers, Downconverters, and Upconverters
  • Ability to lead a technical group independently
  • Experience with Genesys, Momentum, and/or ADS preferred

*This position has the option of being either fully onsite in our Germantown/Frederick facility or partly remote (onsite Tues-Thurs).  Must live within commuting distance of the designated facility regardless of choice.  We are moving to Frederick in early 2023!

The health and safety of our employees and their families remains a top priority at Leonardo DRS, and we continue to take action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  Subject to state-specific exemptions, newly hired employees are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date, unless a medical or religious accommodation or an exemption pursuant to applicable state law is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment. 

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. #LI-TG1 #LI-HYBRID#LI-TG1 #Hybrid

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 www.leonardodrs.com


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC