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Senior Project Engineer Jobs in Danbury, CT at Leonardo DRS



Title: Senior Project Engineer

Company: Leonardo DRS

Location: Danbury, CT

Salary: $80K — $100K *

Category: Aerospace & Defense

Job Description

JobLocation: Danbury, CT

Position Summary:

The individual in this position is responsible for leading engineering team efforts on technical execution of a complex project or projects on time and 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 complex 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Driving execution of program technical elements within the allocated program cost and schedule constraints

Ensuring that the product meets all required customer and any internal derived requirements (such as design to cost targets)

Become the engineering point of contact with customers on assigned programs

Design, develop, analyze, document and support 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, regular reporting of progress and status

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

Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems and services

Support the program design to cost and design for manufacture requirements

Ensuring that projects follow the approved processes

Establishing, maintaining and following a detailed project schedule for technical task execution

Identifying, tracking, and mitigating project technical risks

Collaborating with a Program Manager who is responsible for the overall program and is more focused on the business and financial aspects

Generating estimates to complete the technical work when required by the business

Communicate with manufacturing, supply chain, program management, and other internal management as required

Assist in the preparation of significant and complex proposals as needed

Identify opportunities to work smarter, faster or provide the customer value

Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission and values of the organization

Basic Qualifications:

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 and at least 3 years of experience leading engineering product teams

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 20%, including air travel, as required

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 iss…

 

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