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Parsons Corporation Computer Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

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 mission critical 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 fast paced 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 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 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 such 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.


Design experience/education:

  • BS Computer Engineering with at least 2 Years of experience in:

Circuit design

  • Design of embedded micro-controller systems to include analog, digital and power system

  • Component selection

  • Schematic capture and PCB Design (Altium preferred)

  • Cable design

Embedded Software

  • Microcontroller Atmel SAM series

  • Interrupt service routines

  • Discrete IO, ATOD and DTOA

  • Serial interfaces

Integration and Test

  • Use of test equipment (Scope, Logic Analyzer)

  • Embedded Debuggers for software

Interpersonal Skills

  • 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

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard 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 all applicable laws.