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Textron Test Station Specialist in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Test Station Specialist


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

About This Role

Test Station Specialist responsibilities include developing, upgrading and operating custom hardware and software test stations used on Textron Systems production programs. These systems use a variety of rack mount instruments, environmental chambers and control systems to accomplish subsystem and system level functional test of military electro-mechanical products.

Primary responsibilities include:

Design, develop, document, and operate automated test stations required for new and existing electronic products and assist with transition of this equipment to production activities.

Develop functional test stations utilizing state-of-the-art IEEE-488, VXI & LXI Instrumentation in a context of automated parametric measurements, while maintaining a modular, flexible and scalable design approach. Experienced with Agilent VEE (preferred), LabView or LabWindows CVI.

Perform test development activity in accordance with customer specifications and requirements. Able to interface with product development teams to determine appropriate test strategy and coverage for functional requirements.

Write process, test and calibration procedures and reports.

Provide technical support to others across the organization.

Execute test and calibration procedures and draft resultant reports.



Associates Degree in Electronics, Computer Science or a related field.

5 – 10 years of experience developing automated, software driven test stations.

Programming experience with Agilent VEE and LabView. Must be proficient with MS Office.

Ability to operate standard test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, power supplies and signal generators.

Effectively communicates with and engages all levels of the organization verbally and in writing; translates technical decisions/strategies into business terms and implications; produces clear, understandable documentation geared for all audiences.

Exhibits an assertive personality with a strong bias for action with a results-orientation; tackles tough problems with firm deadlines.

Experience in problem isolation with demonstrable troubleshooting skills.

Must have strong written and verbal communications skills and be able to work in a team oriented environment.

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

Experience with environmental stress screening methodologies, boundary scan and BIST are a plus.

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: 286056