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Textron Naval Missions Systems Engineer in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Naval Missions Systems Engineer


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.

About This Role

The Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) Engineering team has an immediate opening for a Naval Systems Engineer to support our growing family of unmanned naval products. We are engaged in multiple cutting-edge development programs for domestic and international customers. This position will provide the following opportunities:

-Create concepts of operation and system architecture for Unmanned Naval Vessels for existing or novel commercial, industrial, or military mission requirements.

-Design systems to apply autonomous and remotely piloted capabilities within existing naval operation regulations, communication standards, and marine environments.

-Perform, or review, naval craft performance calculations.

-Develop technical and cost proposal responses for must-win programs.

-Interface constantly with internal and external customers and suppliers.

-Prepare and present engineering work products to internal review teams and external customers at program milestone reviews and as deliverable reports.

-Support full life cycle of engineering development activities.

-Execute lead systems engineering tasks – including (but not limited to) requirements analysis, trade studies, requirements derivation, design review support, integration planning, test, verification, risk management, earned value management and engineering analysis.

-Drive tasks to completion independently.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marine, Software, Mechanical, Electrical, or Systems Engineering, or a related field; Master’s Degree preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years related work experience in Naval operations and design.

  • Experience with command and control of autonomous systems strongly preferred.

  • Familiarity with: ship classification rules and regulations, maritime mission planning and execution, national and international navigation rules and standards, boat or small ship operation strongly preferred.

  • Experience with model based systems engineering methods and tools is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Military Standards strongly preferred.

  • Effective technical writing and presentation skills.

  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio).

  • Travel: 20% in support of on-water integration and test events.

  • Active Secret Clearance preferred; Secret eligibility 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.

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-Maryland-Hunt Valley

Recruiting Company Textron Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 285426