Job Description

King George,VA,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Embedded Controls Engineer, Lead

Key Role:

Design, develop, modify, and evaluate complicated and difficult hardware and software devices or systems. Leverage technical responsibility for planning and conducting technical processes or phases of projects and coordinate the efforts of technical support personnel, drafters, technical writers, and electronics technicians, as required. Develop and recommend design approaches for new or improved products or processes. Consolidate results of hardware and software design elements for assigned projects. Conduct independent technical investigations involving the origination or modification of material, component, or process specifications and requirements. Evaluate vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience with electrical design and engineering

  • Experience with using industry standard Computer Aided Design (CAD) products for documenting system designs, including Altium, Agilent ADS, LT Spice, MATLAB, LabVIEW, CST, or HFSS

  • Experience with developing technical data packages and documentation in accordance with DoD standards and instruction

  • Experience with printed circuit board (PCB) development, schematic and layout capture, board fabrication and assembly companies that build prototype PCBs, and test equipment, including oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzers, and logic analyzers

  • Experience with writing software, including MATLAB or Python for controlling, acquiring, processing, and analyzing data from test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and vector network analyzers

  • Ability to plan and design project work to meet project objectives and requirements

  • Ability to analyze and document the communication strategy between control system elements, analyze hardware and software test plans, and develop simulation tools for sub-system testing

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, or Technology

Additional Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience with designing and building controls for RF and High Voltage systems

  • Experience with hardware, including microcontrollers and Field Programable Gate Arrays (FPGA)

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Science, or Technology preferred; Doctorate degree in Engineering, Science, or Technology a plus

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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Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.


Your Candidate Journey

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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 $106,200.00 to $242,000.00 (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. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
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  • 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.

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