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Senior Embedded Software Engineer 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, 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


The senior embedded Software Engineer will be an integral part of our Electro Optical Infrared System (EOIS) Software Development Team.  Responsible for leading technical activities and completion of these activities on time and budget.  Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems or subsystems.  Ability to lead a technical project independently.


Basic Qualifications and Required Skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related engineering technical field with a minimum of 5 years of experience

  • 3+ years of real time embedded SW design experience

  • Demonstrate experience with Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS), and have experience in bare-metal implementation for embedded system

  • Experience with embedded device drivers (TCP/IP, UART, I2C, PCIe, etc.) preferably on Linux

  • 3+ years experience developing applications for devices running on embedded Linux, or Unix-like microkernel-based operating systems

  • Solid understanding of multi-threading/multi-processing

  • Strong development experience in C or C++

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including MS PowerPoint, MS Word and MS Excel

  • Motivated, self-starter individual

Desired Skills


  • Experience in initial hardware start-up and troubleshooting techniques

  • Familiarity with oscilloscopes and logic analyzers

  • Strong analytical and communication skills

  • Capable of integrating hardware and software and developing test plans and procedures

  • Lead and direct the work of others as assigned

  • Experience with modern software development processes, including software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, peer review, and agile development life cycles.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Supports and participates in technical activity

  • Designs, develops, analyzes, documents and supports 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

  • Provides regular reporting of progress and status

  • Responsible for completion of assigned task on time and meeting technical requirements

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

  • Supports the program design to cost and design for manufacture requirements

  • Develops prototypes to retire key development risks as directed

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

  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization

  • Other duties as assigned


Physical Conditions


  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. up to 20% 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