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Textron Electrical Engineer III in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Electrical 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 Weapon Systems business area. Visit to read more about who we are and the products we make!

Electrical Engineer III

We are seeking an experienced Senior Electrical Engineer with expertise in power distribution networks, control and communications systems and experience with integration into hypersonic vehicles.


  • Lead the design, development, and integration of electrical systems for hypersonic vehicles, ensuring compliance with industry standards, safety regulations, and project requirements.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including mechanical engineers, software engineers, and systems engineers, to define electrical system requirements and ensure seamless integration with other subsystems.

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to a team of electrical engineers, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.

  • Conduct feasibility studies, risk assessments, and technology evaluations to identify opportunities for improvement and innovation in electrical systems.

  • Develop and review electrical system architectures, schematics, and specifications to ensure optimal performance, reliability, and safety.

  • Oversee the selection and procurement of electrical components and subsystems, working closely with vendors and suppliers to ensure compliance with project requirements.

  • Perform rigorous testing, verification, and validation of electrical systems, troubleshooting and resolving issues in a timely manner.

  • Collaborate with the manufacturing team to ensure smooth production and assembly of electrical systems, providing technical support as needed.

  • Effectively communicate and present technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

  • Prepare detailed reports and proposals, including specifications, schematics, and test plans.



  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field. A master's degree or Ph.D. is highly desirable.

  • Extensive experience (8 years) in electrical engineering, with a focus on the development of complex systems, preferably in the aerospace or defense industry.

  • Experience in power distribution networks, control systems, and communications systems.

  • Familiarity with design and integration within hypersonic vehicle environments.

  • Knowledge of hardened PWA (Printed Wiring Assembly) design and component selection is a plus.

  • In-depth understanding of power subsystems and their integration into complex systems.

  • Proficiency in GPS receiver and antenna design principles.

  • Experience with inertial/stellar guidance subsystems, advanced IMU technology, and related algorithms.

  • Strong knowledge of telemetry subsystems for data transmission and reception.

  • Experience with beacon subsystems for tracking and identification.

  • Experience in the design, testing, and integration of EO/IR seeker systems is preferred.

  • Familiarity with antenna design considerations in plasma environments.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to prepare detailed reports and proposals with technical accuracy.

  • 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.

Recruiting Company: Textron Systems
Primary Location: US-Massachusetts-Wilmington
Job Function: Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Experienced
Shift: First Shift
Relocation: Available
Job Posting: 11/01/2023, 12:28:15 PM
Job Number: 313543