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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Menomonee Falls, WI
Career Level: Director
Industries: Defense, Aerospace


Job ID: 105992 


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

Join our Menomonee Falls, WI team as a Principal Software Engineer! Our ideal candidate is able to work independently to complete a technical project yet also willing and able to mentor others and act as a subject matter expert for the business.

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for driving technology and completion of activity on time and budget
  • Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems or subsystems  
  • Ability to complete a technical project independently 
  • 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
  • Participate heavily in preparation of the more complex and significant proposals
  • Provide 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
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings
  • Mentor and coach less-experienced engineers
  • Involved with the design, development, analysis, testing and debugging of computer software applications and/or
  • systems.  May include Image and Signal Processing, Real-time, Firmware, Nuclear/Hi-Rel, FAA Certified, Database Design,
  • Operating Systems, Operator/Machine Interface, or others.  Develop software tools including operating systems, compilers,
  • routers, networks, utilities, databases, and Internet-related tools. Determine hardware compatibility.  Complete documentation
  • and procedures for installation and maintenance.  Interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary
  • modifications.

This role typically requires at least 8 years of related experience demonstrating a mastery of technologies and domain knowledge.

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical field
  • Expected to have knowledge and significant experience in multiple engineering disciplines
  • 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. 

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.


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