Sr. Embedded Firmware Developer in Charlotte, NC at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/17/2019

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Job Description

For 70+ years, Parsons has been a leader in the world of security engineering. We are seeking the best and most innovative technical minds to support our nation's mission. We are excited about the accelerated growth in our security software portfolio and the increasing demand for software and test engineers. 

In anticipation of upcoming pursuits, we’d like to share this opportunity with you that will challenge you and continue to propel your career forward!

Please review the list of requirements and connect with us. We look forward to understanding your interests and how we can team to address our nation's complex needs.

Sr. Embedded Firmware Engineer

Charlotte, NC

**US citizens only due to federal requirement**

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the edge of cyber security? Want to take your Firmware experience and work alongside backend ninjas to protect privacy and ensure security for our national defense systems? Parsons is now hiring top Firmware Engineers with experience in embedded C programming to improve and enhance missioncritical software.  

Parsons extensive experience in the cleared space, combined with your technical knowledge, will advance your career and leadership. Training, development and opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fastpaced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new challenges across the full stack as we continue to push security forward.   In this role you will: be involved in all stages of the software lifecycle design, implementation, testing, delivery, and system support. Creativity is required to solve challenging, technical problems. You will design, develop, test and implement complex solutions on embedded devises in new, third party, or open source code.


  • Participates as a member of an engineering and embedded firmware team for the design of unique electronic subsystems that will be ultimately integrated into the overall operating system.
  • Interfaces with technical support personnel, technical writers, and engineering technicians as required.
  • May initiate review meetings to discuss functional specifications and and facilitate the effort to translate them into software requirements.
  • Collaborates with system and electrical/hardware engineers during the design phase, providing inputs on how to optimize performance within the embedded software framework.
  • Develops complex test simulations to verify features and functional specifications.
  • Keeps management informed of developmental issues through discussions, technical presentations, and reports.
  • Produces technical documentation suc h as user guides, tutorials, and application notes which support key features and product applications.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science (or related field), or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years engineering or related experience, with at least 2 years’ experience as an embedded firmware engineer
  • High degree of proficiency in utilizing technical knowledge to effectively resolve complex engineering/software problems in accordance with client requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate and work effectively with team members
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate (both verbally and in writing) with team members, managers, and clients on complex software issues pertaining to assigned tasks
  • Active TS/SCI clearance required

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI clearance.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.


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