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Senior Electrical Engineer


Melbourne, FL, US, 32935

Job ID: 101968 


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 Electrical Engineer, you will be part of the electrical engineering team with various assignments to project teams for development of complex circuit solutions that meet the challenges of a tactical computing environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading group of engineers on a technical activity and completion of activity on time and budget
  • Develop electrical concepts, define interfaces, design circuitry, guide layout, simuate and test designs, document technical data, and support transition to production
  • Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments 
  • Review customer specifications and requirements, and under direction, develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable 
  • Provide technical expertise and assistance to other engineers and support personnel
  • Provide electrical input to project planning and system solution development
  • 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
  • Support and encourage a culture of collaboration, integrity, continuous improvement, results and accountability


  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with a minumum of 5 years of experience; Master's degree a plus.
  • At least 3 years of digital design/development experience.
  • Experience with processor motherboard (Intel x86) and system experience preferred. Video processing a plus.
  • 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 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.
  • Familiarity with designing to meet MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-1275, etc. is desired.
  • Professional work experience in a defense industry/DoD is a plus.
  • Position will require occasional domestic travel (<25%). 

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