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 require
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Systems Engineer III

DRS Technologies • 
Dayton, Ohio, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
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.
 Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.
DRS Advanced ISR designs, develops and manufactures avionics systems, flight safety products, tactical radios, communications equipment, electronic warfare, and intelligence systems used by the United States and friendly foreign military services.  The company also integrates its products onto military and other government agency platforms and supports these products worldwide.
Job Location    Beavercreek, OH
Job Title:  Systems Engineer IV
Position Summary
This position is in our Beavercreek, Ohio location in the Mission Point office complex. Responsibilities will involve primarily working as a member of a team of engineers supporting the development of our product lines and the integration of our products into airborne, naval, and ground systems.  System engineering responsibilities include design, development, simulation, analysis, testing and debugging of computer software and firmware applications and/or systems.  Systems engineering responsibilities include the analysis, design, development and implementation of new and/or existing systems/sub-systems and may include architectural design, requirements engineering, system specification and acquisition of hardware and software (or subcontractor services as needed).   Candidates must be capable of determining hardware compatibility, completing documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance, and interacting with stakeholders to define system requirements.  
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for driving technology and completion of activity on time and within budget

  • Decompose requirements, design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of 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 

  • 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 prototypes to retire key development risks

  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with manufacturing, supply chain, program management and the customer as required

  • Participates in preparation of proposals

  • Provides technical expertise and assistance to other engineers and support personnel

  • Lead and direct the work of others as assigned

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Job Requirements:
 Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Computer preferred) or related technical field or equivalent

  • Mastery of technologies and domain knowledge particularly hardware, firmware, and software development

  • 5+ years of engineering experience

  • Strong working knowledge of requirements

  • Significant experience in multiple engineering disciplines

  • Understanding of system modeling and design concepts

  • Understanding of full product lifecycle

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Government security clearance

  • Ability to travel occasionally when required

Desired Knowledge:   

  • DOORS experience

  • Familiar with certification and qualification processes

  • Background in RF, communications, and Electronic Warfare

  • Hands on aircraft/shipboard, ground vehicle installation and integration

  • Experience working with cryptographic devices

  • Experience with test including EMI, TEMPEST, Environmental

  • Experience with Information Assurance (DITSCAP, DIACAP, RMF)

  • Proven technical writing skills in support of task documentation

  • CMMI Level III experience

  • NSA Certification experience

  • DO-178 Certification experience

  • DODAF experience

  • Practical Knowledge of SysML and SysML design  tools

Advanced Level of Professional Competencies Required for the Following:

  • Managing the Job

  • Decision Making

  • Team Development/Building Organizational Talent

  • Building Trust and Respect/Integrity

  • Customer Orientation

  • Technical Capability/Applied Learning

  • Communicates with Impact

  • Valuing Diversity/Cultural Effectiveness

Physical Requirements:

•         Lifting - 0-20lbs 0 -  25% of time

•         Walking - 0 -  25% of time

•         Climbing - 0 -  10% of time 

•         Bending - 0 - 20% of time

•         Sitting - 0 -  75% of time  

•         Standing - 0 -  10% of time

•         Stooping - 0 -  10% of time

•         Travel - 0 -  20% of time 

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, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. #AIS

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