Senior Mechanical Engineer

DRS Technologies
Job Type: 
United States

LEONARDO DRS LEONARDO DRS (ldquo;DRSrdquo;) 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 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 worldrsquo;s brightest. Supporting the worldrsquo;s bravest. LocationDallasSummary of Role13;DRS NIS ndash; Mechanical engineering design candidate would become a key member of an integrated product team tasked to develop sensors and related military products. The duties would primarily be associated with the mechanical design of infrared sensors and cameras. As part of DRS39; multidiscipline team, the successful candidate would be involved in mechanical concept to detailed design, as well as supporting the integration and testing of products.


Basic Qualifications and Required Skills#13;

  • Education: BS ME or equivalent experience
  • Experience: 8-20 years experience in mechanical design with 5+ years experience in defense industry
  • Proficiency using PTC Creo Parametric 3 (proficiency in other CAD tool acceptable)
  • Electronics packaging experience
  • Experience with lasers, weapon sight, and EO systems
  • Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Microsoft Office Suite of tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Communicate well, both in verbal presentations and written documentation.
  • Practical problem solving
  • Experience designing to requirements of MIL-STD-810
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must be a motivated, self-starter

Desired Skills#13;

  • Structural and Thermal FEA analysis (transient and steady-state)
  • Mechanism design experience
  • Experience with infrared imaging devices
  • Opto-mechanical design
  • Failure analysis and analytical skills
  • Proficiency using Mathcad and/or Matlab

Essential Duties and Responsibilities#13;

  • Lead mechanical design activities on LRU level product design:
    • Assist with specification generation (including flow-down component level specification)
    • Detailed product design, modeling, and material selection
    • Transition of products into production
    • Coordination with subcontractors and suppliers
    • Support of customer level design reviews
  • Design, develop, and implement technical solutions to complex problems
  • Creation and release of engineering drawings and engineering documentation
  • Coordination with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Other duties as assign

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

First posted: 
12/1/2019 12:00:01 PM

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