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Textron Admin Assistant in Sterling, Virginia

Admin Assistant


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’sElectronic Systemsbusiness area. Visit TextronSystems.com & Lycoming.com to read more about who we are and the products we make!

About This Role

The Admin Assistant will support the Geospatial organization at Textron Systems, Electronic Systems. The candidate will work with the team to assist in activities and provide daily administrative support. This position reports to the VP of Geospatial Systems and will have the following responsibilities:


  • Work with the management in coordinating daily activities, team communications, and assisting with program meetings and other program support efforts.

  • Utilize various systems and tools to support project activities such as project set ups, status updates and monitoring of program performance.

  • Maintains the Executive’s appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, and teleconferences

  • Responsible for receptionist duties, which include greeting visitors at the entry, answering phones, issuing badges, working with security

  • Provide administrative support to the team including meeting management, calendar management, travel arrangements, expense report management, maintaining office equipment and supplies, mail distribution, maintaining kitchen supplies, etc.

  • Work with facilities for any building issues: electric, HVAC, plumbing, printer, coffee machines



  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

  • Required: High School graduate with four or more years of secretarial or administrative support experience.

  • Strong computer skills, including knowledge and experience using Microsoft office and Concur expense/travel reporting software.

  • Ability to organize, plan, and prioritize a variety of assignments

  • Demonstrate professional demeanor, possess interpersonal qualities needed for effective collaboration.

  • Applicant must be a self-starter, someone who has energy and desire to engage beyond the traditional administrative support role.

  • Candidates with experience in an engineering organization are preferred

Must have the ability to obtain a Secret clearance

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.

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 Support Services

Primary Location US-Virginia-Sterling

Recruiting Company Textron Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 297460