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Textron Guidance, Navigation & Control Engineer – Hypersonic Vehicles in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Guidance, Navigation & Control Engineer – Hypersonic Vehicles


Who We Are

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

This role is in Textron System’sWeapons business area. Visit & to read more about who we are and the products we make!

Textron Systems is seeking a Guidance, Navigation & Control Engineer to join our team. This individual should have experience in operational, component design and subsystem interdependency aspects of hypersonic vehicle guidance, navigation, and control. Familiarity with the inertial/stellar guidance instruments and flight computer interaction is desired. Knowledge of state-of-the-art trends to improve accuracy is a plus.

Detailed knowledge of the following areas is attractive:

  • Autopilot

  • Navigation

  • Guidance and GPS updates

  • Subsystem alignment

  • Data interfaces

  • Real time software

  • Hardware in the Loop Testing

  • System accuracy assessment

  • Proficient communication and presentation skills

  • Effective detailed report and proposal preparation



  • Will consider education levels including B.S. EE, M.S. EE, or PhD and relative experiences

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful. We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!

  • Flexible Work Schedules

  • Education Assistance

  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

  • Career Development & Training Opportunities

  • Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

  • Paid Parental Leave

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country. We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Massachusetts-Wilmington

Recruiting Company Textron Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 311191