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Parsons Corporation Embedded Firmware Engineer in Centreville, Virginia

Embedded Firmware Engineer


Centreville, Virginia, United States

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Sr. Embedded Software Developer

Centreville, VA

Only US Citizens can be considered due to federal gov't requirement


Do you like new challenges every day? Do you thrive in dynamic real-time situations? At Parsons, we specialize in solving complex problems on a daily basis. We’re looking for smart creative problem solvers to work with our customers in an operational environment creating software tools that meet critical national security needs and make the world a safer place. You will be an integral member of a highly-skilled and dynamic team developing state of the art cyber capabilities. We have a roster including some of the best and the brightest in the industry, and we provide a great place to grow your career.

Technically Sophisticated! Our group is looking for motivated embedded software developers to deliver creative solutions to software challenges having unique performance, size, and execution requirements. You will bring your experience with embedded softwaredevelopment for various platforms using the Linux developmentenvironment , knowledge of networkingprotocols and OS concepts to work with a team pushing the limits of technology.Opportunities include Linux device drivers and kernelmodifications , writing high-performanceC code for both Linux and RTOS environments and exploring the latest hardware technologies in the market.

PersonalDevelopment! Not only will you have the opportunity to work with other outstanding engineers, you’ll also have the opportunity to grow your career and explore new areas of interest .We offer flexible rotations within our larger organization so you can continue to enhance your technical skills in embedded programming or explore new technologies such as big data crunching with Hadoop , coding high speed applications in C++ , web front end work, orbuilding Java enterprise solutions . No matter what your career aspirations are, we can help provide you with the opportunities you’re looking for.

RequiredQualifications :

  • BS/MSin Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, orrelated field

  • 8+years of related work experience (with at least 5 years of experience asan embedded firmware engineer)

  • Programminglanguage fluency in C/C++ Embedded OS principles like memory management and caches,memory addressing, SMP

  • Softwaredevelopment principles, data structures, pointers, and algorithms

  • Familiaritywith network protocols, TCP/IP stack

  • U.S.citizenship is required.

  • Active Top Secret security clearance

PreferredQualifications :

  • Linuxkernel and device driver programming

  • Familiarity

  • Crosscompilation, GNU make tools, open source development tools

  • ProtocolAnalysis - Knowledge of how IP/Serial based protocols work and how toreverse their format including checksums, MACs, encoding formats, HTTP,XML etc.

  • Network configuration and debugging, Wireshark

  • Encryption -A good understand of how symmetrical and asymmetrical encryption works,certificate chain of trust, crypto weaknesses etc.

  • Scriptprogramming (Python, bash, etc.)

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.

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

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.