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Principal Systems Engineer

Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Bridgeton
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.comJob ID: 106290The Leonardo DRS Land Systems business is a recognized leader in the design and integration of complex technologies into new and legacy systems and platforms for global military and commercial customers.Job SummaryLeonardo DRS Land Systems is seeking a full-time experienced Systems Engineer responsible for directing the technical activities for the analysis, design, development, and implementation of new and/or existing electro-optic (EO) systems/sub-systems. This candidate would be responsible for meeting the corresponding contract technical performance requirements and be able to execute an interdisciplinary, systems engineering process to ensure that the customer and stakeholders' needs are satisfied in a high quality, trustworthy, cost efficient, and schedule compliant manner throughout a system's entire life cycle. In addition, the candidate would be able to demonstrate consistently good judgment combined with technical expertise and to communicate effectively with engineering and management stakeholders.Job Responsibilities- Become knowledgeable of and fully understanding the requirements, specifications, and customer's expectations of an EO system or subsystem.- Direct the technical activities of electrical, mechanical, and software engineers to develop and deliver an EO system that fully meets the system requirements and customer's expectations.- Conduct/support EO sensor modeling to predict system performance during the design phase.- Employ EO sensor performance testing techniques (including ruggedization techniques and design practices).- Employ EO sensor boresighting methodologies.- Design of EO sensors/systems to include performance of trade studies supporting sensor selection.- Support the selection of all components that make up EO image chain (sensor through processor to display).- Support or lead the evaluation of EO suppliers and writing supplier specifications and SOWs for acquiring EO components, subsystems, and services.- Lead efforts to ensure the team identifies, mitigates, and resolves program risks and issues starting early in the development cycle.- May use computer-aided design or other engineering/analysis software in the performance of assignments.- Responsible for completion of activities on time and budget.- Mentor and coach other engineers.- Lead major problem resolution efforts and support regaining or attaining customer confidence.- Provide technical knowledge and assistance to other engineers and support personnel.Job Responsibilities Part II- Responsibilities include architectural design, requirements engineering, SE documentation, risk management, and verification and validation.- Study alternative concepts and use of simulations to predict system performance.- Enforce the systems engineering process and integrate into program plans.- Responsible for leading group of engineers on a technical activity and completion of activity on time and budget.- Be proactive in continuously improving processes and efficiency.- Provide labor estimates and schedule input for design assignments.- Drive the program design to cost and design for manufacture requirements.- Participate in the preparation of highly technical proposals. #LSYQualifications- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical field- Minimum of 8 years of experience with a Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of additional education and experience- Must possess excellent analytical and communication skills, written and oral.- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).- Ability to travel occasionally in CONUS and OCONUS, if required- Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance, if required.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.Leonardo DRS Land Systems division is a recognized world leader in the integration of complex technologies into legacy systems and platforms for military and commercial customers globally. DRS Land Systems offers a diverse portfolio of military products and technologies focused on battlefield reconnaissance and surveillance, survivability, lethality, heavy transport mobility, fuel and water distribution, radar and electronic systems testing. Headquartered in Bridgeton, MO with a 100- acre heavy equipment manufacturing facility in West Plains, MO.DRS Land Systems offers a comprehensive benefits plan designed to meet the needs of all our employees: - Medical/dental/vision insurance - 401K retirement plan - Short-term and long-term disability coverage - Life insurance - Vacation & Health & Emergency leave - Eleven paid holidays - Paid parental leave - Tuition reimbursement - Flexible work schedule

Keywords: Leonardo DRS, Springfield , Principal Systems Engineer, Other , Bridgeton, Illinois

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