Share this Job

Senior Electrical Engineer


Menomonee Falls, WI, US, 53051

Job ID: 104297 


The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.

Job Summary

In this position, you will play a key role in driving the design, development, and testing of electrical equipment for naval ships and submarines. This position will include involvement on one or multiple projects. Involvement on a project may fall anywhere in the product lifecycle, from the bid and proposal phase, through engineering design and development, to manufacturing and testing, to support of fielded products. Leonardo DRS’s Menomonee Falls, WI facility specializes in the design and manufacturing of three main types of electrical equipment: power distribution equipment (switchboards and switchgear), power conversion equipment, and motor controllers.

Job Responsibilities

•    Responsible for driving technology and completion of activity on time and budget
•    Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of complex products, systems or subsystems
•    Ability to complete a technical project independently and mentor and coach other engineers. 
•    Review customer specifications and requirements, and develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable
•    Development of control algorithms, including firmware development and hardware design
•    Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments
•    Document component and subsystem specifications and material requirements
•    Analyze designs as necessary
•    Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems and services
•    Support the program design to cost and design for manufacture requirements
•    Develop and test prototypes to retire key development risks
•    Communicate clearly (written and oral) with manufacturing, supply chain, program management and the customer as required
•    Participates heavily in preparation of the more complex and significant proposals
•    Provides technical expertise and assistance to other engineers and support personnel
•    Interact with technical management, other professionals, technicians and support personnel to coordinate, recommend and confer regarding technical activities and progress
•    May mentor and coach the work of others as assigned
•    Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent education and experience.
  • 8+ years of detailed design experience, including proven analog and digital control circuit design, control systems for power converters, and/or high power applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to aid interactions within Electrical Engineering, other internal departments and external customers.
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and able to ensure multiple assignments are completed properly and on time.
  • Able to effectively muti-task and handle changing work assignments, schedules, and priorities.
  • Extensive PC skills in Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Windows, etc.
  • Candidates must be a US citizen and meet DRS security standards as imposed by DoD, including the issuance of any necessary security clearance by the US government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment.
  • Experience with power distribution equipment, specifically circuit breakers and switchgear
  • Experience with cable harness design
  • Experience with AutoCAD Electrical software
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Design for six sigma and DfX experience a plus
  • Bid and Proposal Experience
  • Capable of up to 10% travel, including air.

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. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee