Job Description

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

The Opportunity:  

As an electrical engineer, you understand the workings behind complex systems. That knowledge is key when it comes to developing the hardware and software required for controls or control equipment. We’re looking for an electrical engineer who can use their skills to design and develop operator interface modules, controls architecture, and other related electronic components.

At Booz Allen, you’ll use your engineering skills to transform S&T projects into combat system prototypes. Our team conducts research and development, test and evaluation, prototype development, and deployment sustainment support to client systems. That’s why we need you, an electrical engineer, with both hardware and software expertise, to help us design and develop innovate solutions and systems for DoD.

On our team, you’ll design, test, and analyze electronic equipment to establish operating controls. You’ll directly impact the development of combat systems. We’ll look to you to share your electrical engineering expertise through leadership and mentoring junior staff. This is a chance to use your experience-based knowledge in electrical and software development while broadening your skillset into areas like mechanical engineering, pulsed power engineering, electrical engineering, software engineering, and systems engineering.

Take on exciting challenges in the Unites States Navy with us as we improve the capabilities of our warfighters!


Join us. The world can’t wait. 

 You Have: 

  • Experience with writing software, including MATLAB or Python for controlling, acquiring, processing, and analyzing data from test equipment
  • Experience with programming languages, including C, C++, Python, and VHDL/Verilog, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and ladder logic
  • Experience with digital and analog control systems, power electronics, electromagnetic interference (EMI) techniques, and radio frequency (RF)
  • Experience conducting basic and applied research
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and to analyze client requirements and translate those tasks into deliverables with little to no supervision
  • Ability to challenge the status quo when appropriate and identify and recommend improvements to clients
  • Ability to work on site up to 5 days a week in indoor labs and outdoor test ranges
  • Secret clearance 
  • HS diploma or GED and 7+ years of experience with software development, including MATLAB, C, C++ or Python for controlling, acquiring, processing, and analyzing data from test equipment, or Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of experience with software development, including MATLAB, C, C++ or Python for controlling, acquiring, processing, and analyzing data from test equipment

Nice If You Have: 

  • 5+ years of experience working across diverse computer architecture and operating systems
  • Experience with signal generation, vacuum devices, high powered RF systems, digital or signal processing, bench and system level testing of electronics components for Directed Energy systems, and RF system and platform integration
  • Experience with Confluence, GitLab, and JIRA
  • Experience developing software applications with Object-Oriented principles
  • Experience with high power microwave or radio frequency testing and evaluation
  • Experience troubleshooting circuits
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, EE, Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering preferred


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.

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.  

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 

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 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

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 $75,600.00 to $172,000.00 (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
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

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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