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Textron FPGA Design Engineer in Wilmington, Massachusetts

FPGA Design 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.

This role is in Textron System’sWeapon & Sensor Systemsbusiness area. Visit & to read more about who we are and the products we make!

About This Role

Textron Systems is seeking an experienced FPGA Engineer to join our team. This individual will work as part of a multidisciplined design engineering team during the development phases of an emerging program. The individual will be responsible for developing new FPGA designs with an emphasis on simulation and verification, and the transition of those designs into ASICs. The individual should be fluent in the VHDL code techniques required to implement decoders, encoders, shift registers, counters and state machines to control serial bus data transfers, decode & execute commands and generate simple parallel data stream outputs. Our Design Engineering team is focused on developing and improving new product designs to support advanced emerging programs for military customers.


  • Greater than 6 years of experience in Mixed Signal electronics design

  • Highly experienced VHDL designer with ASIC experience

  • Design of decoders, registers, counters and state machines to decode serial commands, control serial data transfers and generate variable pulse widths.

  • Strong simulation and verification skills with Test Bench experience

  • Xilinx experience in ISE and Vivado preferred.

  • Demonstrated software documentation discipline

  • Experience in working within a formal software development environment.

  • Support programming and debug of FPGA

  • Guide and support conversion of VHDL code into an ASIC.

  • Education Requirements: BS degree in electrical engineering or computer programming, MS a plus.

  • Active security clearance is preferred, eligibility for clearance is 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

- Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

- 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-Massachusetts-Wilmington

Recruiting Company Textron Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 305901