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Manager Electrical Engineering


Melbourne, FL, US, 32935

Job ID: 101577 


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

Responsible for supervising a team of Electrical engineers and designers, as well as direct contribution to development of technical solutions and product.  May lead a development team or consult with multiple teams as a subject matter expert.  Exemplifies the DRS Way by promoting a culture of integrity, accountability, results driven, collaborative relationships and continuous improvement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of Electrical engineers, designers, and technicians
    • Support of manpower assessment and planning
    • Recommend resource assignments
    • Provide career/training guidance to direct reports
    • Manage employee performance of direct reports
    • Identify functional needs/gaps
    • Support recruiting/hiring efforts
    • Evaluate and recommend engineering tools
    • Provide process compliance and tailoring guidance
    • Develop, review, and improve department processes and guidelines
  • Lead/contribute to Electrical technical solutions and products
    • Lead/contribute to a project team, a tiger team, or a process improvement initiative
    • Design, analyze, integrate and document products, systems or subsystems
    • Provide technical guidance and oversight to include concept development and peer/design review participation
    • Support/Lead Circuit Card Assembly (CCA) and System Level verification testing, transition to production, field issue resolution, and Root Cause Corrective Actions (RCCA)
    • Lead/contribute to Value Engineering and issue resolution teams
    • Provide budget, cost and schedule input including Basis of Estimates (BOEs)
    • Participate in proposals
    • Mentor engineers/designers
    • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • At least 70% of time will be allocated to technical development, solutions, and products directly or in support of team members. The remaining time shall be applied to team management and development of process.


Job Responsibilities Part II

•    Position will require occasional domestic travel (<15%)
•    Must be a US citizen
•    Must be able to obtain a security clearance


  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree, or equivalent work experience, with a minimum of 5 years of experience.  Master’s degree a plus.
  • Experience planning development tasks (labor estimates, schedule creation)
  • Demonstrated leadership of a technical team
  • Experience with processor motherboard (Intel x86), video processing, and system development experience preferred
  • Knowledge of high speed interconnects such as PCIE, Gb Ethernet, DDR3/DDR4 Memory bus, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, LVDS/DisplayPort/HDMI, etc
  • Experience with portable, battery powered systems preferred
  • Experience in low-power low-voltage DC-DC power conversion preferred
  • Experience utilizing development tools required.  LTSpice, Cadence OrCAD Schematic Capture and Allegro editor/viewer, AutoCAD, and PTC CreoView preferred
  • Knowledge of video display design a plus
  • Professional work experience in defense industry/DoD a plus
  • Familiarity with designing to meet MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-1275, etc. is desired
  • Experience in Electrical design of ruggedized equipment, preferably for military applications
  • Foundation supporting growth into functional management (awareness of business needs, process understanding, driven to improve technical and performance at the functional level)


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.

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

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

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