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Senior Verification Engineering Technician -- Live Fire Support


Melbourne, FL, US, 32935

Job ID: 104696 


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

This Senior Verification Engineering Technician will provide Live Fire and Test execution support for several programs. Tasks to include safe weapon handling, data collection, test data review and reporting. This Engineering Technician works closely with teammates and the Verification Engineering team to ensure all required program tests are meeting requirements and program schedules.  The successful candidate will have excellent people and technical skills for interfacing with various programs, data collection repositories, test sequences, engineering teams and interacting with management.

Job Responsibilities

  • Involved with the verification and validation of new and/or existing systems/sub-systems. Includes test planning, procedure development, and test execution to verify product design or validate functional operation in the intended environment. Includes documentation of results for use in formal reports. May include development of test hardware and software. May include system/sub-system hardware and software debug, as well as test hardware and software debug.
  • Support engineering with a variety of moderately complex engineering duties and/or hands-on tasks
  • Able to work independently for a weekly basis
  • Competent technical expertise
  • Comfortable with the shop/laboratory and equipment
  • Assists in design, build and/or procurement of new or improved machines, tools, fixtures and material handling equipment and coordinating the implementation
  • Responsible for completing process documentation, bill of materials, route sheets, etc
  • Reviews project instructions and drawings to ascertain test specifications, procedures, objectives, test equipment, nature of technical problem and possible solutions, and to support the design for manufacture
  • Devises, fabricates, and assembles new or modified electrical and/or mechanical components or assemblies for products
  • Sets up and conducts tests of units and components
  • Analyzes test results related to the design and test objectives and adjusts equipment to bring within specifications
  • Records these test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or test methods
  • Provides and develops documentation to maintain equipment
  • May lead technician teams in development or mentor other technicians
  • Provides hands-on feedback to engineers
  • Assists in the development of plant layouts, manufacturing methods and process improvements
  • May coordinate maintenance projects
  • Mentor and coach less experienced technicians
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization


  • 4+ years of relevent experience
  • Associates Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Range safety Officer - already certified or willing to take course (DRS would then pay for this course)
  • Safe weapon handling experience (military or police w/ annual recertification, personal)
  • Ability to pass DRS required physical exam to include
    Baseline health exam 
    Hearing, test baseline
    X-ray and MRI of shooting shoulder (No prior injury or surgery) 
    Eye exam
    Blood work
    Pulmonary testing 

The health and safety of our employees and their families remains a top priority at Leonardo DRS, and we continue to take action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  Subject to state-specific exemptions, newly hired employees are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date, unless a medical or religious accommodation or an exemption pursuant to applicable state law 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