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Principal Scientist

Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Cypress
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link The Electro Optical Infrared -Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas and Austin, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA. EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne -platforms. We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. - -Employing the world's brightest. Supporting the world's bravest.Position SummaryDRS Network & Imaging Systems in Cypress, CA is part of the Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems Group of Leonardo DRS and has over 30 years of experience in designing and developing electro-optical/infrared systems for surveillance and targeting applications. We are seeking a Principal Scientist to join the company in the development of strategic space and weather systems.Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

  • Master's degree in physical science or engineering discipline; PhD preferred
  • A minimum of 12 years of experience
  • Knowledge of EO/IR technology is required. Ability to perform analysis of EO/IR systems is desired.
  • Must be a team player with good communications skills
  • Ability to obtain and retain a security clearance is requiredJob Duties and Responsibilities
    • Plan, conduct and direct research and development projects where the complexity of the technical problems requires advanced knowledge and scientific specialization -
    • Conduct research to make fundamental improvements to product performance or to the invention of new product concepts
    • Design, conduct, and analyze experiments to probe fundamental limits within area of expertise -
    • Support other departments with failure analysis for improvement of yield and reduction of cost
    • Write proposals and reports and present technical papers to win new business and enhance the technical creditability of the Company
    • Disseminate knowledge via patents, technical papers, technical memorandum and staff development. Represents the company at industry and government briefings
    • Supervise personnel in carrying out development and/or manufacturing processes
    • Provide technical expertise and assistance to other engineers and support personnel
    • Interact with technical management, other professionals, technicians and support personnel to coordinate, recommend and confer regarding technical activities and progress
    • Mentor and coach the work of others as assigned
    • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
    • Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings
    • Other duties as assignedWorking ConditionsNormal for an office environment. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work and local travel.In Accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.The pay scale for this position is $123,292/year - $191,412/year. The pay scale information is a general guideline only. Several factors can influence the pay scale for a position including but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, collective bargaining agreements, geographic location, business considerations, scope and responsibilities of the position, local or other applicable market conditions, and internal equity. Other factors include the candidate's qualifications such as relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education/training, and certifications. -Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours. -
      *Some employees are eligible for limited benefits onlyLeonardo 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. #EOISOur MissionTo build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.Our VisionTo be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.Our ValuesOur employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

      OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

      DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

      INNOVATION. At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed -
      to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. -

Keywords: Leonardo DRS, Cypress , Principal Scientist, Other , Cypress, California

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