Job Description

Fort Belvoir,VA,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Embedded Systems Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Apply leading-edge principles, theories, and concepts as you work on unusually complex problems and provide highly innovative solutions. Operate with substantial latitude for unreviewed actions or decisions while working closely with experts in mathematics and electrical engineering to produce the necessary results. Mentor or supervise employees in both firm and technical competencies. Use advanced embedded software expertise while gaining experience with sensors, power harvesting, and edge-processed algorithms. Identify new opportunities to develop solutions to help our customers meet their toughest needs.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years of experience with engineering requirements gathering and design, development, debugging, or deployment of integrated or embedded devices

  • 3+ years of experience with programming in C and C++

  • 3+ years of experience with real time embedded software development

  • Experience with printed circuit board (PCB) design, including PCB testing, integration, or troubleshooting

  • Knowledge of rapid prototyping and software configuration control tools

  • Ability to lead teams of hardware and software engineers

  • Ability to communicate complex problems and innovative solutions to non-technical clients and audiences

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, CS, or Mathematics and 8+ years of experience with Engineering or Master’s degree in an Engineering, CS, or Mathematics field and 5+ years of experience with Engineering

Additional Qualifications: 

  • Experience with ARM processors and system on a chip systems

  • Experience with Machine learning

  • Experience with Agile and Scrum project management

  • Experience with Linux

  • Experience with FPGA software and firmware development

  • Knowledge of bare-metal or RTOS-level development

  • Knowledge of applied RF communications theory

  • Ability to manage and mentor employees in both firm and technical competencies

  • Master's degree in EE or Computer Engineering


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.


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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

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