DRS Technologies, Inc. Systems Engineer - Australia in Canberra, Australia

Leonardo DRS

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 Crystal City, VA, 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 which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website atwww.drs.com.

Company Overview

Leonardo DRS Land Electronics (DLE) has locations in Melbourne, FL and Huntsville, AL. DLE is a leading designer, manufacturer and integrator of highly engineered, technically advanced defense electronics and systems for U.S. and allied international military and intelligence agency applications. DLE specializes in the manufacture and integration of rugged communications components serving military command, control, communications, computer intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) initiatives, and we are a leading provider of ground vehicle diagnostic and test equipment. Products include cyber-hardened laptop and server computers and networking components, integrated voice/data/routing subsystems, integrated Battle Management Systems and software, vetronics, vehicle-mounted systems supporting man-portable and combat vehicle applications, and fixed and mobile command post solutions.

Job Location Canberra, Australia

*Position Summary *

The Senior Systems Integration Engineer is responsible for the integration and implementation of a network computing system. The Senior Systems Integration Engineer reports to the Integrated Solutions Line of Business Technical Leader.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Integrate network computer systems into mobile platforms.

  • Collaborate and work with customers in a joint military vehicle design integrating DRS networking communications systems.

  • Survey platform hosts, interpret engineering drawing and interface control documentation, and make recommendations for installation, interconnect routing and hardware interface and attachment.

  • Perform network troubleshooting and internet third party product interfaces, hardware, software and firmware.

  • Perform as remote in-country liaison to DRS Melbourne Florida-based engineering design team.

Basic Qualifications -The Systems Engineering Integration position is highly technical in nature. The individual should possess the following:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology is required.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in network systems integration, data distribution and signal processing is required.

  • Australian citizenship is highly desired.

  • Experience with Network Computing technology and products is required.

  • Experience with network routing equipment is desired.

  • Active Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certificate is desired.

  • Military experience or field service engineering experience s desired.

  • Excellent customer interface and communication skills.

  • Ability to decipher highly technical data and multi-task in an evolving project envrionment meeting agressive timelines.

  • Ability to solve complex problems and work effectively as a team member.

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.