Product Engineer II
Company: DRS Technologies
Posted on: December 5, 2018
Leonardo DRS 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 Crystal City, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo, 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.drs.com. Company Overview DRS NIS is located on the East coast of Florida in Melbourne. DRS NIS is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered, technically advanced, defense electronics for U.S. and allied international military and intelligence agency applications. DRS NIS manufactures rugged communications interfaces serving military Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence and Surveillance (C4ISR) initiatives. Products include hand-held devices, targeting scopes, night vision optics, laptop computers and vehicle-mounted systems supporting man-portable and fighting vehicle applications. DRS's specialty is equipment that allows communication between broad spectrums of battlefield interfaces. Job title Product Engineer II Job Location Melbourne, FL Position Summary Involved with the analysis, design, development and implementation of new and/or existing systems/sub-systems. May include Architectural Design, Requirements Engineering, or others. Supports acquisition of hardware and software (or subcontractor services as needed). Responsible for leading group of engineers on a technical activity and completion of activity on time and budget. Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems or subsystems. May use computer-aided engineering or other design/analysis software in the performance of assignments. Ability to lead a technical group independently. Duties and Responsibilities* Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems or subsystems* May use computer-aided engineering or other design/analysis software in the performance of assignments.* Review customer specifications and requirements, and under direction develops designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable* Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments* Support with the Qualification Test and Conformance Inspection efforts of production line* Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems and services* Develop prototypes to retire key development risks* Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required* May provide technical knowledge 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* Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings* Working with the Engineering Team, support verification and validation of the product via ECT, DVT and formal qualification* Support Product Transition to Production* As the product design expert for activities downstream of product development, work with NPI/Manufacturing in the successful transition of the product into both LRIP and FRP* Product Sustainment in Production* Responsible for assisting Operations team (NPI/Manufacturing Engineering, Assembly & Test, Supply Chain and Quality Assurance) in performing effective root cause and corrective action of product issues, be it process related, build related or design related* Attend and lead FRB team* Responsible for product obsolescence analysis and re-design as necessary* Responsible for incorporation of ECOs resulting from CCB-approved CRs or ECPs, work with Project Engineers depending upon magnitude of product re-design/upgrade* Work with PM, Contracts and QA on any RMA issues* Product POC for resolving customer questions on fielded products, work with ILS and FSR to ensure customer satisfaction with product fielding and use* Support retirement and disposal of products Basic Qualifications (include education and years of experience required)* Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field and a minimum of 2 years experience* Fluency in technologies and application domain Physical Requirements (Lifting, Walking, Bending, Stooping kneeling etc): The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, climb, bend, lift, stand, and stoop. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Leonardo 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. #LEL
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