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Textron Electronics Development Design Engineer - Sr/Specialist in Wichita, Kansas

Electronics Development Design Engineer - Sr/Specialist

Textron Aviation has been inspiring the journey of flight for nine decades and continues to be the global leader by equipping customers with smart solutions for every circumstance, every mission. We are passionate advocates of aviation, providing aircraft that save time and empower people with the freedom of flight. With functions ranging from Communications, Engineering, Finance, Flight Operations, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Marketing, Sales, and, more - you’ll have opportunities to try new fields, learn new skills and knowledge, stretch your abilities and build your career. We provide resources to empower your journey. Your success is our success.



Support the development of Electronic Modules utilized in the control and monitoring of various systems on-board the aircraft. Tasks include circuit design, PC board layout, software design, verification and integration on Textron Aviation products.


  • Development, design, testing and certification documentation for new or modified printed circuit board modules for aircraft

  • Apply electrical engineering theory and the operation of electronic test equipment to functionally test and troubleshoot avionics/electrical modules or systems

  • Validate electronic circuit design concepts using SPICE software

  • Design printed circuit board layouts using Altium design software

  • Utilize VHDL to modify and maintain Programmable Logic Devices

  • Utilize software programing languages: ASM and C to modify and maintain microcontrollers

  • Support the preparation of engineering certification reports to document system designs that meet the requirements of certification authorities

  • Prepare functional test documents to verify proper operation of electronic assemblies

  • Participate in cross functional teams to understand and gather business requirements for new or updated processes



  • Bachelor’s Degree in:

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering Technology

  • Other related Engineering field

  • Minimum of 5 years of engineering experience or relative aviation technical or systems experience.


  • Experience with use of electronic test equipment

  • Strong computer skills

  • Time management skills are required to work multiple concurrent projects of various size and scope

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Professional and diplomatic demeanor

  • Familiarity with RTCA DO-178, DO-254, and DO-160 desired

Textron Aviation Inc. must comply with U.S. export control laws.  If a position requires access to information controlled under U.S. regulations applicant must be eligible to meet any requirements to access controlled information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

This role is eligible for a $5,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus. Terms & conditions apply. The Company reserves the right to amend or suspend this program at any time.

Kansas Tax Credit:

Join Textron Aviation’s Kansas team and you may be eligible for a $5,000 state of Kansas Aviation tax credit for up to five years. Visit https://www.aircapitaloftheworld.com/taxcredits for more information on the tax credit.

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.

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: US-Kansas-Wichita
Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Experienced
Shift: First Shift
Job Posting: 10/06/2023, 9:50:30 AM
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 318273