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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Dallas, TX
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Defense, Aerospace



LEONARDO DRS (“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 Washington, DC, DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A, which employs more than 60,000 people worldwide. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.
Overview of Electro Optical Infrared Systems

The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms.  We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. 
Employing the world's brightest. Supporting the world's bravest. 


Position Summary

As a Staff Systems Engineer at Leonardo DRS you will be responsible for the design, integration and validation/verification of EO/IR sensor systems for complex military applications.  A successful candidate must be able to provide indepth design and problem solving on EO/IR cameras as well as overall Systems Engineering and technical leadership to a cross-functional team in the execution of these activities.

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills
  • Bachelors Degree or higher in engineering or related technical field
  • 10+ years EO/IR Camera experience
  • 5+ years of Systems Engineering experience encompassing requirements development, systems design and analysis, systems integration, and product verification and validation
  • Strong technical leadership skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Ability to meet aggressive timelines
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to plan activities and drive a team for results
  • Ability to decipher highly technical data
  • Ability to multi-task in an evolving project environment
  • Experience executing EMD and LRIP phases of DoD programs
  • Experience with DOORS
  • Must currently possess or be able to obtain a security clearance
Desired Skills
  • A Master's Degree or Ph D related to OI/IR topics
  • Experience in modeling and simulation of systems
  • Previous experience as a systems Design Engineer or Systems Analyst
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with formal software development and test activities and processes
  • Experience developing systems to meet, and performing formal verification against, military environmental requirements (MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-464, etc.)
  • Experience with failure analysis, root cause development, and validation of corrective actions
  • INCOSE CSEP certification
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Design EO/IR Camera Products
  • Solve complex EO/IR problems in products
  • Research, evaluate and recommend systems/equipment/technologies based upon customer needs
  • Work with the Project Manager, Project Controls, other Systems Engineering disciplines, Design Engineering, Quality, Operations and Supply Chain in an Integrated Project Team organizational framework to successfully execute the complete product development lifecycle from product inception to disposal
  • Create technical instructions, engineering plans, technical designs and other systems integration related documents, including Systems Engineering Plans and Interface Control Documents
  • Develop and conduct testing plans and procedures based on system requirements
  • Provide customer post-acceptance product installation and integration support
  • Perform as the project Systems Engineering subject matter expert with regard to Systems Engineering process, ensure good Systems Engineering process is implemented in all product development activities
  • Work closely with the Project Manager to ensure Systems Engineering activities are appropriately planned and budgeted into project plans
  • Lead the application of Systems Engineering fundamentals to overall product development
  • Execute other duties as assigned

Only candidates that meet the qualifications set forth above are eligible to be contacted for further information. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.
DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #EOIS

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