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Senior Systems Engineer


San Diego, CA, US, 92127

Job ID: 100431 


Leonardo Daylight Solutions business provides industry-changing mid-infrared laser light technology for government and commercial markets, including: defense and security; life sciences; and industrial process control. As a mid-IR technology pioneer, Daylight Solutions has delivered more mid-IR systems to more applications world-wide than any other company.

Job Summary

Systems Engineer III

As a Daylight Solutions employee, you are part of a team with a strong entrepreneurial spirit that runs through each department. You’ll roll up your sleeves and start making meaningful contributions right away, without the interference of red tape or company politics. We value creative thinking and a can-do-attitude. Our inclusive and collaborative culture comes from the top, with a management team that focuses on encouraging all employees to learn, contribute and make a difference. Our servant-based leadership model means you receive support from managers and co-workers to do your job as effectively as possible. Your manager is there to help remove roadblocks and ensure that you have the resources needed to perform at your best. 

Job Location: San Diego, CA

Position Summary:

Systems Engineering will be involved with the requirements management for new and existing systems/sub-systems and additionally include determining architectural definition, determining interface partitions, determining interface definitions, performing requirement solicitation, performing requirements capture, performing requirements analysis, performing requirements allocations, performing requirements decomposition, assisting in trade analysis, supporting modeling, supporting sequence diagramming, performing requirements to specification conversion, defining requirements verification approaches, linking requirements for traceability, performing reporting of requirements metrics, defining TPM, assessing requirements risks, and supporting formal requirements reviews and audits.   



Job Responsibilities

•    Perform requirements capture and management tailored to the product’s life cycle stage and program execution phase
•    Manage requirements, specifications and compliances traceability in IBM Rationale DOORS v9.6
•    Support Verification and Validation scope and planning to ensure requirements compliance
•    Ensure appropriate traceability of all requirements, specifications and compliances
•    Manage Primary and Critical Item Development Requirements
•    Participate in formal Requirements Reviews

Job Responsibilities Part II

•    Research and implement industry and USG standards, regulations, specifications and best practices as each requirement, specification or compliance dictates
•    May use computer-aided engineering or other design/analysis software in the performance of assignments
•    Ability to work independently, regular reporting of progress and status
•    Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems and services
•    Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required
•    Provides technical knowledge and assistance to other engineers and support personnel
•    Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization



•    Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Engineering, or a related technical field plus a Systems Engineering certificate or a related technical field plus IBM Rationale DOORS formal training certificate
•    A minimum of 5 years of system engineering RMS experience
•    Minimal exposure of 3 years managing requirements on a technical program
•    Experience full life cycle systems engineering is preferred
•    Exposed to formal auditable requirements is preferred
•    Ability to write DXL is preferred
•    Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance 

•    Lifting: no 0%
•    Walking: yes 0-50%
•    Climbing: yes 0-10%
•    Bending: yes 0-10%
•    Sitting: yes 0-90%
•    Standing: yes 0-10%
•    Stooping: yes 0-10%
•    Kneeling: yes 0-10%
•    Travel: yes 0-10% 

Leonardo DRS, Inc. its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital, veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.  #DLS

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: San Diego