DRS Technologies Inc. Operations Support in Herndon, Virginia

DRS Technologies, Inc.

DRS Technologies 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 S.p.A. 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 at www.drs.com.

Company Overview

DRS Technologies’ Business Unit Advanced Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (AISR), Line of Business Advanced Program Support (APS) Headquartered in Fort Walton Beach Florida is pursuing additional work with the US Government in specific areas of expertise and unique geographic locations Herndon VA (area) and Lompoc, CA (area).

Personnel responding to these openings should be advised that the positions are contingent upon award of the program to DRS. It is DRS’ desire to retain as many personnel currently working in these positions however that cannot be guaranteed if an individual does not apply for their current or desired position.

The position descriptions are intentionally vague so as to reduce program vulnerability and to provide general awareness of the position opening. After a qualified applicant completes the online applications process the applicant will be contacted by the appropriate individual via the appropriate means from continued dialog or in person meetings.

Job Location:Herndon VA

*Job Title: *Operation Support

*Position Summary: *

DRS C4ISR/AISR/Advanced Program Support is seeking uniquely qualified employees for an emerging proposal effort. Candidates interested in the positions must currently possess the following qualifications Top Secret / SCI security clearance (no lower clearance are acceptable), experience with aviation operations to include: Mission Planning, Sensor/Payload Operations and Electronic Warfare.

*Duties and Responsibilities include: *

  • Diverse technically, customer and team support-oriented individual who is familiar with high end airborne collection operations.

  • Capable of routinely interfacing with customers on multiple levels

  • Support DRS and other Industry Partner equipment in a variety of operating environments to include customer facilities, at depots, training sites, and customer field operations.

  • Capable of participating in and working through diverse communications challenges

  • Committed to being a team member and self-starter

  • Ability to perform technical operations and maintenance support activities independently

  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required

  • Author standard operating procedures for interactions with other team members

  • Provide technical knowledge and assistance to other engineers and support personnel

  • Lead, direct, follow with coworkers or others as assigned

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


Basic Qualifications:

  • At least one to three years work experience in specific or related technical field

  • Must be a US citizen

  • TS/SCI (or an SCI within the last 24 months)

  • Polygraph strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated experience in advanced technology in one or more of the following areas:

o Remote operations experience

o Aircraft operations related support

o Signal/Data analysis, recording and processing

o IT/Computer Networking

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Willing and able to travel locally, nationally, and internationally; must have or be able to obtain a US Passport.

Physical Requirementsinclude lifting, walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, etc.

DRS Technologies, 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, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #C4ISR