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Senior Software Engineer


Melbourne, FL, US, 32935

Job ID: 104567 


The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas and Austin, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms.  We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. 


 Employing the world’s brightest. Supporting the world’s bravest.

Job Summary

Responsible for leading technical effort developing software capabilities following software requirements. Responsible for software design, implementation and test of software components. Lead all aspect of technical development and find solution for issues on the system, including software architecture, software documentation and procedures. 

Job Responsibilities

  • • Responsible for the development of software components, leading development of software design, implementation and test
    • May be esponsible for leading group of engineers on a technical activity and completion of activity on time and budget
    • Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems or subsystems
    • May use computer-aided engineering or other design/analysis software in the performance of assignments.
    • Review customer specifications and requirements, and under direction, develop designs to best support them, including cost and schedule as key design variable
    • Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments
    • 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
    • Provide technical knowledge and assistance to other engineers and support personnel
    • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • • Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings
  • • Lead less-experienced engineers and work as a mentor


5+ years Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience in C/C++, embedded development, real time operating system, scripting languages, kernel development 

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families, and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Leonardo DRS is taking action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  We require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment.

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.

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 this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

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. 

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Nearest Major Market: Melbourne