Test Engineering Technician


Huntsville, AL, US, 35808

Job ID: 109384 


The Leonardo DRS Land Electronics business provides C4I Network computing and integrated situational awareness, as well as state-of-the-art embedded diagnostics, vehicle power management and combat vehicle integration products and services.

Job Summary

Support engineering with moderately complex engineering duties and/or hands-on tasks. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Support engineering with moderately complex engineering duties and/or hands-on tasks 
  • Work independently for several days 
  • Competent technical expertise
  • Comfortable with the shop/laboratory and equipment Assists in design, build and/or procurement of new or improved machines, tools, fixtures, and material handling equipment and coordinating the implementation
  • Responsible for completing process documentation, bill of materials, route sheets, etc.
  • Reviews project instructions and drawings to ascertain test specifications, procedures, objectives, test equipment, nature of technical problem and possible solutions, and to support the design for manufacture
  • Devises, fabricates, and assembles new or modified electrical and/or mechanical components or assemblies for products 
  • Sets up and conducts tests of units and components 
  • Analyzes test results related to the design and test objectives and adjusts equipment to bring within specifications 
  • Records these test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or test methods 
  • Provides and develops documentation to maintain equipment
  • May lead technician teams in development or mentor other technicians
  • Provide hands-on feedback to engineers 
  • Support, communicate, reinforce, and defend the mission, values, and culture of the organization


  • 1+ years of experience plus a high school diploma or GED
  • Soldering skills
    • Experience in hand assembly and repair of CCA’s using bench soldering equipment for solder components: SMD’s, dual and quad inline flatpacks, SOT’s, connectors, axial and radial through hole.
    • Experience in installing modifications for prototyping and design development 
    • Training and certificates in IPC-610/620
  • Cable Assembly
    • Knowledge and experience in assembly and repair of mil spec cables and standards
    • Experience in interpreting and following cable diagrams and assembly documentation
  • Troubleshoot/Repair of Electrical Circuits
    • Knowledge and experience in analog, digital, power and communication circuitry
    • Experienced in reading and interpreting schematics, diagrams and programming procedures
    • Knowledge and experience in using scopes, DMM’s, signal generators, power supplies and programming equipment.
    • Lab View
    • MS Office
  • Non-Technical Skills:
    • Self-starter, motivated and independent minded, able to perform tasks without constant supervision
    • Must be able to work as part of a team and interact daily with peers with various technical skill sets
    • Able to effectively communicate both written and oral reporting of work issues
    • Potential for growth into a leadership role
  • General:
    • Hardware and software test and debug in both engineering and production environments

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. #LEL

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

The DRS culture is defined by our Core Values and Principles: 

- Integrity
- Agility
- Excellence
- Customer Focus
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Innovation

We strive to uphold them in all aspects of our business practices to inspire our employees and provide outstanding support for our customers.

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: Huntsville