Massachusetts Green Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Textron Systems Engineer III in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Systems Engineer III


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’s Weapons Systems business area. Visit to read more about who we are and the products we make!

About this Role

We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Systems Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the systems engineering efforts and supporting the development of complex military systems. Your expertise and technical knowledge will be crucial in ensuring the successful design, integration, and implementation of cutting-edge defense technologies. As a key member of our engineering team, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to deliver innovative solutions that meet the needs of our military customers.


  • Lead and manage the systems engineering process for complex military systems, from concept to deployment, ensuring compliance with technical specifications, project requirements, and industry standards.

  • Conduct system requirements analysis, definition, and allocation, translating customer needs into functional and technical requirements.

  • Conduct system modeling, operations analysis, and requirements decomposition in support of system design.

  • Perform system level trade analysis of different design options including estimated development and operational costs.

  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including software engineers, hardware engineers, and subject matter experts, to develop system architectures and design solutions that optimize performance, reliability, and maintainability.

  • Oversee system integration, verification, and validation activities to ensure compliance with functional requirements and performance objectives.

  • Conduct risk assessments and implement mitigation strategies to address technical challenges and ensure system safety, security, and interoperability.

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth.

  • Collaborate with project managers to develop project plans, monitor progress, and ensure timely delivery of milestones.

  • Support the preparation of technical documentation, including system specifications, design documents, test plans, and reports, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and compliance with project and contractual requirements.

  • Foster strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including customers, suppliers, and regulatory authorities, to understand their needs, address concerns, and ensure customer satisfaction.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline with 6 years of related experience.

  • Excellent written and oral communications.

  • Customer interfacing and ability to build relationships

  • Use of Model Based Systems Engineering principles to develop SysML Models

  • Experience with DOORS requirement management tool

  • Ability to work in teams and independently with minimal direction

  • An existing U.S. Security Clearance is desired. The ability to obtain one is required.

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

- 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.

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: US-Massachusetts-Wilmington
Recruiting Company: Textron Systems
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: First Shift
Job Posting: 11/07/2023, 8:00:10 AM
Relocation: Available Req ID: 313553