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Software Engineer II

Company: Textron
Location: Sterling
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

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 Electronic Systems business area. Visit & to read more about who we are and the products we make!
Textron Systems Geospatial Solutions is a leading developer of sophisticated imagery and full motion video (FMV) analysis software. Our geospatial intelligence software products combine a wide range of image enhancement, FMV exploitation, 3D visualization, geodetic analysis, feature extraction, LIDAR analysis, data management, and precision-positioning tools. We are seeking a Software Engineer to join our team in the Sterling, VA office as we develop next generation high-performance geospatial applications and cloud-based services.
About This Role
We are seeking a talented and creative Software Engineer who enjoys the challenge of developing both desktop and web-based applications and services. Candidates must be comfortable and experienced with all stages of software product development and taking a product from concept to production.
Applicants need to be able to effectively navigate the technical aspects of complex software products, decipher interactions between software components, and understand the basic technologies used to integrate applications with services.
We are seeking individuals that thrive in a team environment with a passion for solving complex and challenging problems. Textron Systems values employees that enjoy researching technology trends and implementing their findings into existing systems to solve interesting problems within our markets.
This position will follow a 9/80 schedule and can be based in one of our offices or remotely depending on the candidate's ability to work independently.

  • Working in an exciting and supportive team environment
  • Developing desktop applications capable of displaying and exploiting large volumes of geospatial data
  • Developing leading edge web-based applications that interface with multiple SaaS components
  • Integrating desktop and web-based applications and services into larger geospatial exploitation enterprise systems
  • Help capture and evolve future user stories and design user interface mockups using best practices for web developers
  • Developing unit tests around endpoints and underlying business logic
  • Documenting APIs for use by 3rd party integrators
  • Code reviews with peers


    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Remote Sensing, GIS or a related field.
    • 5 years of relevant software development experience in a team environment.
    • US citizenship required.
    • Must demonstrate a high level of proficiency in C programming
    • Understanding of application deployment in both Microsoft Windows and Linux environments
    • Experience with development and collaboration tools (Microsoft Azure DevOps, Git, Visual Studio, etc.)
    • General experience and understanding of web technologies such as Typescript/JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and REST
    • Educational background or work experience in machine learning, image analysis, full motion video analysis, or GIS is a strong plus
    • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to a diverse audience, including upper management and customers.

      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.

Keywords: Textron, Sterling , Software Engineer II, IT / Software / Systems , Sterling, Virginia

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