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Software Engineer III

Textron Systems

Hunt Valley, Maryland,

Software Engineer III

Textron Systems

Hunt Valley, Maryland,
Number Of Vacancies: 1

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

We believe people should love what they do – in this role, you will be responsible for:

The Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) Engineering team has an immediate opening for a Software 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.
  • Interface 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 integration and test events on the water, including hands on troubleshooting in a Navy test environment.
  • Drive tasks to completion independently.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, or a related field; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years related work experience, with preference to air, land or sea vehicle integration. 
  • C/C++, Python, and/or Java programming experience
  • Object Oriented Design (OOD) experience
  • Experience with command and control of autonomous systems preferred.
  • Familiarity with boat or small ship operation preferred.
  • Experience with model based systems engineering methods and tools preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Military Standards preferred.
  • Effective technical writing and presentation skills.
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio).
  • Travel: 25-50% 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

About Textron Systems

Who We Are

Textron Systems is a part of Textron, a family of powerful brands that includes Bell, Cessna, Beechcraft, and E-Z-GO.

We proudly serve the defense, government, and aerospace industries with a broad portfolio of products and services. Textron Systems specializes in manned and unmanned land, sea, and air vehicles; autonomy and control systems; test, training, and simulation; weapon systems; imagery and data analysis; and operations and logistics support. As a mid-sized company, we bring the agility to act decisively, along with the scale and support to create disruptive solutions for our customers and differentiating growth opportunities for our employees.

Our Mission

We are all in, providing you with enduring solutions for a complex world. Together, we put tomorrow’s technology in the world’s hands today.

We stay ahead of the curve, adapting to our customers’ shifting needs so we can deliver solutions that empower, protect and disrupt the status quo with groundbreaking ideas for air, land and sea.