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Continuing Engineering Manager

Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Danbury
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Job ID: 106670

The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.

Job Summary
The individual in this position is responsible for leading engineering team efforts on technically complex projects, the project is on time, on budget and in compliance with all project requirements. The candidate hired for this position will have a track record of technical leadership built on engineering experience in designing and implementing systems utilizing Microprocessors, DSPs, and Microcontrollers; and different software applications such as video processing, instrumentation and control, power conversion and high-speed serial and Ethernet communications. Experience leading hardware/software integration and working with new technologies is required. Candidate must be an energetic, highly motivated individual with the ability to work off shift and weekend hours if needed.
This individual will also provide direct supervision to a team of 5-10 personnel.Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing/supervising a team of engineers on an activity for one or more moderately large/complex projects
  • Ability to supervise a technical group independently and report to management
  • Preparation of performance appraisals for direct reports
  • Responsible for scheduling and assessing staffing needs
  • Recommend strategies and develops plans that satisfy customer needs and employer's business values and strategies.
  • Identify opportunities to work smarter, faster or provide the customer value.
  • Become the engineering point of contact with customers on assigned programs
  • Establishing, maintaining and following a detailed project schedule for technical task execution
  • Driving execution of program technical elements within the allocated program cost and schedule constraintsJob Responsibilities Part II
  • Review customer specifications and requirements, and develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable
  • Ensuring that the product meets all required customer and any internal derived requirements (such as design to cost and design for manufacturability requirements/targets)
  • Identifying, tracking, and mitigating project technical risks
  • Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems or subsystems
  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems and services
  • Ensuring that projects follow the approved processes
  • Generating estimates to complete the technical work when required by the business
  • Communicate with manufacturing, supply chain, program management, and other internal customers as required
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals by providing a Basis of Estimate and Work Breakdown structure as needed
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission and values of the organization
  • Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings
  • Participate in peer review of engineering documents
  • Conduct periodic team meetings
  • Develop and report on key metrics to assess the performance of the team
  • Familiarity with military specifications and military design experience is desired
  • Familiarity with Nuclear Quality Assurance requirements, Specifically NQA-1 and 10CFR50 Appendix B, is a plus
  • Familiarity with both waterfall and agile development environments is desiredQualifications
  • A typical candidate applying for the position should hold a Bachelor's or more advanced degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field with:
  • At least 5 years of experience as an engineer
  • Some supervisory experience
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of engineering disciplines in multiple, relevant areas
  • Strong written and verbal communications are needed skills for the position
  • Proficiency with scheduling tools such as Microsoft - Project
  • Proficiency with Microsoft - Office tools including Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint
  • Ability and willingness for domestic travel up to 10%, including air travel, as required
  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and retain a security clearance within a time period to be established by the Company
  • Ability to lead people in cross-functional design teams, resolve conflicts, provide feedback
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills to aid communications within the engineering community
  • Technical, self-motivated leader who is action-oriented, with the ability to apply problem solving skills and sound judgment to complex issues
  • Data driven but willing to make decisions when needed with less than full informationLeonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Leonardo DRS, Danbury , Continuing Engineering Manager, Executive , Danbury, Connecticut

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