Systems Engineer II

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, and Textron Systems. For more information, visit:

About Textron Systems

Textron Systems businesses are industry leading developers and integrators of unmanned systems, advanced marine craft, armored vehicles, intelligent battlefield and surveillance systems, geospatial management and analysis systems, intelligence software solutions, precision weapons, piston engines, test and training systems, and total lifecycle sustainment and operational services. Textron Systems' businesses consist of Advanced Information Solutions, Electronic Systems, Geospatial Solutions, Lycoming Engines, Marine & Land Systems, Support Solutions, Unmanned Systems, Weapon & Sensor Systems and TRU Simulation Training.

For more than 25 years, and over a million flight hours, our unmanned systems have enabled users, from the Department of Defense to oil and gas enterprises, to safely extend human capabilities in dangerous and uncertain situations. Our proven unmanned aircraft, unmanned surface vessels, and command and control systems enable users to see, understand, and act decisively when time is critical.

Job Description

As a systems engineer at Textron System's Unmanned Systems division, you will perform a variety of systems engineering assignments including requirements analysis, architecture design, integration, and test. A strong candidate will possess a broad knowledge base in multiple engineering disciplines and be able to execute in both R&D and production environments. You will have the opportunity to work in a multi-functional team environment with a diverse array of exciting technologies and products that directly support our nation's war fighters. Whether your desired career path is technical or leadership, Textron is highly diversified with a strong grow-from-within philosophy that offers exceptional opportunities for career progression. For more information on the products developed by the Unmanned Systems team, please visit


* Support full life cycle engineering design and development activities on Unmanned Systems programs.

* Execute systems engineering tasks – including (but not limited to) requirements analysis, systems modeling (SYSML), architecture design, trade studies, requirements decomposition, design review support, integration planning, test, verification, risk management, and engineering analysis.

* Prepare and present systems engineering work products to internal review teams and external customers at program milestone reviews.

* Generate Statements of Work and monitor outside contractor performance.

* Serve as a resource to others within the work group, department, and the organization.

* Effectively communicate with program managers, planners, and technicians.

* Drive tasks to completion independently.

* Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Physical Science with 2 or more years related experience (systems or test engineering) or Masters Degree in Engineering with 1 or more years related experience.

* Experience with hardware and/or software integration, managing requirements derivation and allocation, or architecture design

* Experience with Windows and/or Unix operating systems

* Experience with computer architecture and networking

* Experience with Virtual Machine (VM) architecture preferred

* Experience with DOORS, JIRA, and MagicDraw (or equivalent) is strongly preferred.

* Experience in a DoD environment and model based systems engineering are preferred.

* Effective writing and presentation skills.

* A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Visio).

Active Secret Clearance preferred; Secret eligibility required.

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