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Textron FARA Increment 1 Flight Controls Systems (FCS) - Systems Lead Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

FARA Increment 1 Flight Controls Systems (FCS) - Systems Lead Engineer


We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to design the first functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are proud to work for an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

FARA Increment 1 Flight Controls Systems (FCS) - Systems Lead Engineer:

Bell’s 360 Invictus program will fulfill the requirements of the US Army’s Future Attack and Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA). We are looking for talented engineers in the field of flight control systems engineering to join our team.

This position will be based at headquarters in Fort Worth TX or at our Flight Research Center (FRC) in Arlington TX.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate the activities of Flight Control System (FCS) engineers developing the FARA Flight Control System

  • Coordinate the System Architecture with other teams on the FARA program

  • Coordinate with the FCS control law, redundancy management, electronic hardware, and actuator specialists to ensure the system architecture supports their requirements

  • Coordinate System Safety Assessments, Functional Hazard Assessments, and Regulatory Requirements

  • Define hardware and software specifications in line with the FCS System Architecture

  • Coordinate with external vendors on the design, development, and integration of FCS component


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is required.

  • Major in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Computer Engineering is preferred.

  • Related degrees with relevant experience will be considered.

Position Requirements:

  • 5 years of relevant experience in Aerospace industry is preferred but other levels of experience will be considered.

  • Must be a proven self-starter requiring minimal supervision, with excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Familiarity with the following is preferred but not mandatory:

  • Familiarity with avionic systems, electrical power, mechanical controls, hydraulic systems or actuation

  • Experience with aircraft flight testing

Textron Relocation Assistance policy is in effect / applies for this position for candidates who qualify.

Our most cherished core value is to Lift Each Other up, creating a diverse and inclusive environment. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where differences in experiences, backgrounds, and ideas combined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.

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-Texas-Fort Worth

Other Locations US-Texas-Arlington

Recruiting Company Bell Textron Inc.

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 302069