DRS Technologies Inc. Engineer Project Management in St. Louis, Missouri

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 Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo SpA which employs more than 45,000 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.leonardodrs.com.

DRS Sustainment Systems Inc.

DRS Sustainment Systems, Inc. (DRS-SSI) is a Leonardo DRS Line of Business (LOB) headquartered in St. Louis, MO. It is a full service supplier of diversified defense systems, products and support for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and other international defense customers. From conceptual design through manufacturing to integrated logistics support, DRS-SSI has a more than 50-year tradition of providing quality systems and products while meeting customer’s demands for innovation, efficiency and quality. The business unit also includes a 100-acre heavy equipment manufacturing facility in West Plains, MO. The performance of DRS-SSI’s St. Louis operation has been recognized by the Government and industrial customers with numerous awards including: Preferred Supplier Certification, Medallion of Service Award, Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Certification of Recognition, and Blue Ribbon Awards. We operate on a 9/80 work schedule.

Job Location– St. Louis, MO

Position Summary

DRS Sustainment Systems Inc. is seeking a Full time Project Engineer I to ensure design compliance with all project requirements. Project engineers collaborate internally with multi-disciplined teams and are responsible for leading all engineering efforts for a project. Responsible for the planning and executing for all engineering team activities and will be the primary engineering interface to the other departments internal to DRS and the customer as required during the project.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures design compliance with all project requirements

  • May lead a team of engineers to complete a project or projects

  • Reviews customer specifications and requirements, and may lead a project team to develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable

  • Provides budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments

  • Communicates clearly (written and oral) with manufacturing, supply chain, program management and the customer as required

  • Interacts with technical management, other professionals, technicians and support personnel to coordinate, recommend and confer regarding technical activities and progress

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

  • Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings

  • Mentor and coach less experienced engineers

  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Experience leading an engineering team consisting of multiple disciplines

  • Strong experience with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Detailed oriented, highly organized and able to ensure multiple assignments are completed properly and on time

  • Ability to adapt to changing work assignments, schedules, and priorities

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbal

Desired Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

  • Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • Experience with the DoD programs and acquisition process

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. #LSY