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Embedded Firmware Engineer
Centreville, VA
**US Citizenship Required**

Parsons is seeking a highly motivated Embedded Firmware Engineer to work with some of the brightest professionals in the cyber technology field. Bring your passion for embedded software development to create new and innovative solutions on a team that is well-respected by an exciting client. Develop embedded software for devices with tight memory and performance constraints.  Deliver real-time embedded software components constrained by space, performance, and reliability for multiple platforms. Add new capability to existing software products. Excellent documentation and communication skills are a must as the position requires direct interaction with the software engineering and test teams as well as documenting capabilities for customer presentation. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Education - BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Experience – 3-5 years required
  • Languages - C, familiarity with RISC assembly (MIPS, ARM, PowerPC, etc.)
  • Operating Systems - Linux (as development environment)

Desired Skills & Tool Experience:

  • Network programming: sockets, protocols like IP, TCP, UDP, ICMP
  • Network configuration, debugging, Wireshark
  • Assembly programming, interfacing between C and assembly
  • Cross compiling, GCC, toolchain management
  • Vulnerability research, reverse engineering with tools like IDA
  • Experience with encryption and compression
  • Preferred languages - Python, Bash, GNU Make, C++
  • Preferred Operating Systems - Any Real Time OS (RTOS) experience (RTLinux, VxWorks, etc.)
  • Develop embedded software for devices with tight memory and performance constraints
  • Comfortable with RTOS principles like memory management and caches, pointers and memory addressing, inter-process communication
  • Understand and leverage data structures: struct, array, linked list, queue, hash tables
  • Clearance preferred

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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