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Software Engineer I at DRS Technologies

Posted in Software 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Beavercreek, Ohio

Job Description:

Leonardo DRS, Inc 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 Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. 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

DRS Advanced Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (AISR) Dayton, OH designs, develops and manufactures avionics systems, flight safety products, tactical radios, communications equipment and intelligence systems used by the United States and friendly foreign military services.  The company also integrates its products onto military and other government agency platforms and supports these products worldwide.


Job Location    Beavercreek, OH


Job Title:  Software Engineer I


Position Summary

This position is in our Beavercreek, Ohio location in the new Mission Point office complex. Responsibilities will involve primarily working as a member of a team of engineers supporting the development of our Communications and Tactical Terminals product line and the integration of our products into airborne, naval, and ground systems.  Software engineering responsibilities include design, development, simulate, analysis, testing and debugging of computer software and firmware applications and/or systems.  Other responsibilities may include development with real-time operating systems, database design, operator/machine Interface, networks, and others.  Candidates must be capable of determining hardware compatibility, completing documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance, and interacting with stakeholders to define system requirements. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support and participate in technical activity

  • 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 work independently under supervision of others

  • Regular reporting of progress and status

  • Completion of assigned task on time and meeting technical requirements

  • Review customer specifications and requirements, and under direction develops designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable 

  • 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 as directed

  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required

  • May participate in preparation of less complex proposals

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization


Required Knowledge:

  • Demonstrates strong working knowledge of C/C++, Java, or C#

  • Understanding of OOA/OOD Software Solutions

  • Operating system concepts, and computer architecture knowledge

  • Familiar with multi-threaded, and IP socket programming techniques

  • Practical Knowledge of UML design tools

  • Familiar with Microsoft Visual Studio, Eclipse, or NetBeans IDEs

  • Active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance or the ability to attain one


Desired Knowledge:

  • Embedded Real Time Software experience

  • Good technical writing skills in support of task documentation

  • Understanding of LINUX, Unix-like, and Windows Operating Systems

  • Understand full software lifecycle


Basic Qualifications:

  • Novice technical expertise and application domain knowledge 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field


Emerging Level of Professional Competencies Required for the following:
•         Managing the Job  
•         Decision Making    
•         Team Development/Building Organizational Talent    
•         Building Trust and Respect/Integrity
•         Customer Orientation          
•         Technical Capability/Applied Learning          
•         Communicates with Impact 
•         Valuing Diversity/Cultural Effectiveness       

Physical Requirements:
•         Lifting - 0-20lbs 0 -  25% of time
•         Walking - 0 -  25% of time
•         Climbing - 0 -  10% of time 
•         Bending - 0 -  10% of time
•         Sitting - 0 -  75% of time  
•         Standing - 0 -  10% of time
•         Stooping - 0 -  10% of time
•         Travel - 0 -  10% of time


Leonardo DRS Inc. 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. #AIS