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Textron Embedded Software Engineer in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Embedded Software Engineer


Textron Systems is hiring anEmbedded Software Engineer to work alongside senior team members in completingembedded software development lifecycle activitiestoaddress business line growth. The goal is to create scalable andoptimized software systems for defense applications to supportmodernization efforts for the US military. Textron systems is developing highlycomplex systems using microprocessor, ARM, and/or DSP architectures. Thecandidate must demonstrate academic and/or work experience knowledge indeveloping and debugging software code on these platforms. The candidate willwork very closely with senior software, systems, and electrical engineers toimplement and optimize routines to prototype and evaluate system functionality.System integration is a key aspect to the work of the team; therefore, thecandidate must be capable of learning and implementing standard sensor,communication, and component interfaces. This candidate will be mentored andwork under the direction with senior team members. This position requires thatthe candidate be a US citizen with or capable of receiving a secret levelsecurity clearance.


  • Design and implement software of embedded devices and systems from requirements to prototype and customer deployment

  • Design, develop, code, test and debug system software

  • Review code and design

  • Analyze and enhance efficiency, stability and scalability of system resources

  • Assist in integrating and validating new product designs

  • Support software QA and optimize I/O performance

  • Interface with hardware design and development

  • Assess third party and open source software



  • Desire to work in embedded software engineering

  • BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering

  • 3-5years of experience in hands-on development and troubleshooting on embedded targets

  • Solid programming knowledge in C or C

  • Relevant experiencein embedded systems design with preemptive, multitasking real-time operating systems preferred

  • Experience with programming the STMicroelectronics STM32 family of ARM processors preferred

  • Experience with programming the Analog Devices SHARC® and SHARC ® digital signal processing (DSP) core technologies family of ARM processors preferred

  • Relevant experiencewith software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review

  • Knowledge of OS coding techniques, IP protocols, interfaces (SPI, I2C, UART, Memory) and hardware subsystems preferred

  • Relevant experiencewith reading schematics and data sheets for components

  • Strong documentation and writing skills

  • This position requires the ability to obtain a US Secret Clearance

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: 286504