Lead PCB Designer


Melbourne, FL, US, 32935

Job ID: 108590 


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

As a Senior PCB Designer, you will be part of the hardware engineering support team with various assignments to project teams for development of complex PCB design solutions that meet the challenges of a tactical computing environment. Senior PCB Designers are involved with the design, fabrication and modification PCB/CCA designs and associated component library maintenance. Evaluates and recommends design approaches to meet production requirements for new or improved products or services.  Investigates solutions to product or process problems.

Job Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Interpret electrical schematics and develop complex PCBs designs in support of engineering with the use of Cadence Allegro and other in-house CAD/CAM tools while adhering to industry standards, contract requirements, and contract manufacture capabilities.
  • Design of advanced multilayer PCB Designs and layout with Cadence Allegro PCB Editor V17.x utilizing Constraint Manager to ensure PCB designs meet performance requirements.
  • Ensure generation of detailed and accurate documentation for complex printed circuit boards conforming to applicable IPC and DRS standards.
  • Analyze, develop and recommend design approaches.
  • Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments
  • Perform initial and ongoing design reviews
  • Collaborate with Project Managers to develop an accurate accounting of all engineering hours required for various types of internal projects
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Job Responsibilities Part II


  • Minimum Associates of Science degree w/ 6+ years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Advanced experience using Cadence OrCAD Capture CIS/CIP, Allegro PCB Editor required.
  • Professional work experience in defense industry/DoD a plus.
  • Develop PCBs from electrical schematics
  • Experience with PCB development of high current, high-speed interface, multi-layer, complex designs.
  • Knowledge of Intel x86 based designs, DC-DC power converters, and high speed interconnects such as PCIE, Gb Ethernet, DDR3/DDR4 Memory bus, USB 2, USB 3, LVDS/DisplayPort/HDMI, etc. a plus.
  • Experience with working with PCB vendors and PCB materials
  • Electronic packaging experience
  • Familiarity with Military and Industrial specifications

Only candidates that meet the qualifications set forth above are eligible to be contacted for further information. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.


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: Melbourne