DRS Technologies Inc. Entry Level Electrical Engineer in Germantown, Maryland

Leonardo DRSis 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. Leonardo DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective, and productive workforce.

The Signal Solutions group is part of DRS Airborne and Intelligence Systems and specializes in communications-surveillance products that meld both RF and DSP technologies and is a leading worldwide supplier of high-quality signal-intercept equipment. We provide creative RF solutions to the Department of Defense and prime contractors. The facility designs and manufactures HF, VHF, and SHF tuners and receivers, demodulators, direction finders and wireless intercept solutions.For additional information on Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.

Job LocationGermantown, MD

Job Title: Entry Level Electrical Engineer

Position Summary

DRS provides graduates with the opportunity to contribute to technical projects and tasks in their area of interest/study from day one. Positions are available for December and May graduates.

Opportunities exist for candidates in the following areas:

Electrical Engineering: RF Design to 40 GHz, Electrical/Electronics Design, Hardware Prototyping, Test, and Integration, Digital Signal Processing, Instrumentation, and Firmware Design using VHDL

Duties and Responsibilities

Entry Level Engineer performing the following activities:

  • Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of very high performance RF products, systems or subsystems

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

Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and customers as required

Provide technical knowledge and assistance to other engineers, engineering technicians and support personnel

Involved with the design, development, analysis, testing and debugging of high performance hardware and/or systems

  • Basic Qualifications

  • Must be working toward Bachelors or Masters’ Degree in Electrical, Computer or Systems Engineering with a 3.0 or higher GPA and have graduated by date of hire.

  • Novice technical expertise and application domain knowledge

  • Previous internship and/or co-op experience preferred

Physical Requirements (Lifting, Walking, Bending, Stooping kneeling etc.)

  • Lifting up to 25 lbs up to 25% of time

  • Walking: up to 25% of time

  • Climbing, Bending, Standing, Stooping: up to 10% of time

  • Sitting: up to 75% 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