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Systems Engineer II


Menomonee Falls, WI, US, 53051

Job ID: 104079 


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

This position offers an opportunity to specify system design and architecture for some of the world’s most highly power dense solutions and the ability to work on unique naval applications.  These designs include power converters, motor drives, uninterruptible power supplies, and power distribution systems ranging from several horsepower to multi-megawatts.  Efforts also include performing associated system engineering analyses, developing and managing related system requirements and specifications, working with a program team to disseminate and guide the design and architecture, and creating related design documentation.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyze and apply customer and military specifications to ensure product and project compliance.
  • Apply knowledge of system engineering, under direction, to conceptualize the architecture of complex systems, subsystems or assemblies
  • Complete system analysis and design as necessary, i.e. risk analysis, safety analysis, FMEA, etc.
  • Define interface requirements for system and between subsystems including software functions
  • Develop and manage requirements traceability matrix (RTM) to drive design efforts.
  • Responsible for technical activity and completion of assigned task on time and budget
  • Support testing of products, systems or subsystems 
  • May use computer-aided engineering or other design/analysis software in the performance of assignments.  
  • Report of progress and status regularly
  • Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments
  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems and services
  • Support 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
  • Participates in preparation of less-complex proposals
  • May 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


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and a minimum of 2 years of related experience
  • Competent technical expertise and application domain knowledge
  • Experience using DOORs for RTM management
  • Experience in performing system engineering analyses, i.e. risk analysis, safety analysis, FMEA, etc.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to aid interactions within Engineering, other internal departments and external customers
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and able to effectively muti-task and handle changing work assignments, schedules, and priorities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be a US Citizen at time of application 

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. #NPS

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: Waukesha
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