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Process Engineer II - Semiconductor at DRS Technologies

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Dallas, Texas

Job Description:


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 Washington, DC, 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 that rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at

Company Overview

LEONARDO DRS Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  We develop, manufacture, and support 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.


Dallas, TX 

Position Summary

As a Process Engineer, the successful candidate will be responsible for equipment, process development, and sustaining activities for Infrared Detector packaging operations. This job requires developing, documenting and maintaining processes for assembly of cryogenic packages (Dewars) for IR detectors.  The applicant must have experience in process development for backend assembly operations in at least several of the following areas:  laser and resistance welding, seam sealing, mechanical and optical dimensional measurement, vacuum systems, and familiarity with motion control & vision systems.

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • 2+ years of experience in a related mechanical field required

  • Self-starter with excellent verbal communication and documentation skills

  • Ability to work with minimum direction/supervision

  • Mature, professional, positive, and possess a “can-do” attitude

  • Computer literate & skilled in use of MS Office

  • Able to work in Class 100 Clean Room

  • Flexible and able to perform a wide variety of tasks and processes

  • Detail-oriented, creative problem-solver

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Desired Skills

  • Experience with resistance and laser weld equipment

  • Experience/familiarity with digital cameras and microscopes

  • Experience with infrared imaging systems and opto-mechanical design 

  • Structural and Thermal FEA modeling experience

  • Electronics packaging experience

  • Statistical Process Control

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Experience with packaging practices and processes

  • Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems or subsystems

  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems and services

  • 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.

  • Mentor and coach the work of others as assigned

  • Ability to conceive tooling and generate fabrication drawings using ProE and/or ACad

  • Experience in physical properties testing, failure analyses and techniques (e.g. SEM, Auger, FTIR)

  • Ability to read mechanical drawings and interpret GD&T

  • Ability to operate various types of mfg or process equipment to conduct complex assignments

  • Proficiency with electronic instruments and test equipment

  • Demonstrated innovative process development ability

  • Familiarity with analytical methods; ability to follow a DOE precisely and make sound decisions when deviations are identified

  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Conditions

  • Lifting up to 20 lbs up to 20% of the time

  • Walking up to 25% of the time

  • Climbing up to 10% of the time

  • Bending up to 10% of the time

  • Sitting up to 75% of the time

  • Standing up to 10% of the time

  • Stooping up to 10% of the time

Working Conditions

  • Travel up to 10% of the time

Only candidates that meet the qualifications as outlined above will be contacted for further information.
Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a Security Clearance.

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. #EOIS