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Principal Verification Engineer - DevOps


Melbourne, FL, US, 32935

Job ID: 101510 


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

This engineer works in a DevOps engineering role to create, maintain, and grow a continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) environment used in developing networking and computing products.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create, maintain, and grow a CI/CD environment, used for the automated build, test, static analysis, and output archival for battle-hardened networking and computing products.
  • Use software development tools like GitLab, JIRA, and Confluence to enable continuous deployment pipelines, end-to-end continuous integration, regression testing, verification testing, results archival, and systems monitoring.
  • Code using shell and scripting languages (e.g., Bash, Python, Go, JavaScript).
  • Understand networking, including switching, routing, VLANs, and voice/video protocols.
  • Assemble, integrate, configure, maintain and monitor (e.g., Kickstart, Ansible, Nagios) technology across disparate platforms.
  • Understand and use systems, data structures, modern scripting, and enterprise level languages, as well as open source tools to solve problems.



  • A minimum of 8 years of experience
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent education.
  • At least 2 years implementing and maintaining automated build scripts using Python integrated with a continuous integration environment.
  • Strong foundation in standard software development processes/methods and configuration management using git. GitLab experience is a plus.
  • Self-starter comfortable with taking responsibility for lab equipment configuration, deployment, maintenance, and appropriation.
  •  Work effectively in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment.

Additional Desired Experience

  • Experience using and maintaining GitLab, JIRA, Confluence and Docker.
  • Experience with GitLab pipelines and Bash/Python scripting.
  • Comfortable setting up operational environments on both Windows and Linux.
  • Experience automating software development toolchains.
  •  Exhibit a deep understanding of server virtualization such as KVM, networking and monitoring, ensuring that the deployed equipment performs with high availability and uptime.
  • Create mechanisms/architectures that enable rapid recovery, repair and cleanup of faulty migrations with good understanding of fault tolerance and failure domains.
  • Capable of mentoring junior engineers in automated build and test environments.
  • Experience in AS9100D with ISO 9001:2015 or equivalent quality system.


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

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne