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Sr Mfg Test Equipment Engineer


Melbourne, FL, US, 32935

Job ID: 101463 


The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas, 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

Leonardo DRS is seeking an experienced Sr. Manufactuing Test Equipment Engineer. Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

This position performs moderately complex functions in the process design, fabrication, modification and/or evaluation of Production operations. May prepare complicated plans, conduct support studies, and provide analysis or test in the development of production operations. May assign work to drafters and/or technicians and provide guidance to lower level engineers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs moderately complex functions in the process design, fabrication, modification and/or evaluation of Production operations  May prepare complicated plans, conduct support studies, provide analysis or tests in the development of Production operations  May assign work to drafters and/or technicians and provide guidance to lower level engineers
  • Responsibilities are diverse in scope where analysis of situations or data requires sound judgment 
  • General guidance given on new assignments as needed
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Design and develop manufacturing test systems for performance testing of products for product acceptance.  Perform software development and debugging of test systems in multiple software tools.  Review detail designs to create test protocols.  Develop calibration requirements for test systems. 


  • Bachelors Degree in an applicable engineering field with 5+ years applicable engineering experience (or equivalent combination of education/training and experience)
  • Specialties may include manufacturing, production, industrial, welding, tooling, testing, processing, software, and robotics
  • Proficient in MS Office and MS Project
  • Generation of: TRD, STP, SVD, SDD, FSM and requirements traceability, detailed design, test plans and related reviews for PDR, CDR, TRR and PRR
  • Experience with SQL database support
  • Experience in VB.NET development
  • Experience developing test software for CCA functional testers, electromechanical subassembly testers, optical alignment stations, and environmental screening systems for a production environment
  • Practical experience and hands-on knowledge of various test equipment architecture including GBIP, VXI, PXI, TSPIP, RS232/422/485, RS170, MIL-STD-1553 and JTAG interface
  • Experience developing a variety of applications, from simple applications to large integrated test suites with full documentation packages
  • Software development experience using Windows on a PC platform
  • Develop manual and autoated test stations, define equipment, software use such as LabVIEW, Visual Basic is required
  • Hands-on knowledge of integrating software with COTS hardware along with designing custom software

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 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