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Electrical Engineer, I (Research & Development) - Military Veterans

at Parsons Corporation

Req #: R134102


  • US - VA, Fort Belvoir
  • US - MD, Aberdeen

In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons Corporation is seeking highly motivated and creative Electrical Engineers to join our team in Aberdeen, MD & Fort Belvoir, VA locations.

We are looking for someone with a broad knowledge in electrical systems and components with even some background in research and development. This opportunity will offer a rewarding and challenging environment to further support professional growth and career stability. Are you ready for the next exciting chapter in your career? Are you ready to join an innovative team of professionals, and ready to be valued for your contributions to an organization’s success?

If you answered yes… You will be designing, analyzing, and improving the efficiencies as well as the scalability of power electronics. You’ll work closely with scientists and engineers on team-based development projects in an R&D team environment which is the home of tight-knit and data-driven organization. You’ll even work on and support modernization or further innovation of current and legacy electronics and electrical systems. You will play a key role in our prototype development iteration cycle.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing research, development, and testing of tactical microgrid technologies to include generators, vehicle integrated power, charging stations, energy storage, power distribution, power conversion, communications, and controls

  • Working closely with R&D team and product development teams defining the product specifications, designing hardware/software, and verifying the design.

  • Performing compliance-requirement, design-trade-off, and failure-mode analysis to facilitate transition from R&D phase.

  • Building and maintaining technical competency in power electronics technologies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with zero (0) to four (4) years of direct experience; senior individuals with more experience are encouraged to apply. Four (4) additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree. A Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering discipline may be substitute in lieu of qualifying experience.

  • Must have experience with lab instruments such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, electronic loads, and signal generators

  • Must possess excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and great communication skills.

  • Must be self-driven/motivated and able to work independently as well as a member of a dynamic and collaborative team.

  • Preferred university research experience in a combination of power electronics design, analysis, test, and troubleshooting during college courses or internships; more experienced candidates are also encouraged to apply

Preferred Qualifications:

  • University research experience in a combination of power electronics design, analysis, test, and troubleshooting during college courses or internships.

  • Deep knowledge in topology, modeling, and control of various types of power sources and power electronics.

  • Hands-on experience with designing, debugging, and testing of power systems, as well as with applications and/or design of its key components, such as semiconductor devices and magnetic components.

  • Familiarity with digital control theory and its implementation with embedded microcontrollers (MCU, DSP, FPGA).

  • Familiarity in using simulation and math software such as MATLAB/Simulink,

  • Experience in at least one programming language (Python, C, MATLAB, etc.)

  • Experience with electronic equipment and instrumentation, including instrument automation

  • Understanding of power architectures and converters for applications.

  • Experience with simulation tools.

  • Proficiency in electronics design (EDA) tools.

Clearance Qualifications:

  • This position does not require a clearance; but does require U.S. citizenship with the ability to successfully pass a background check, which may include drug testing.

Relocation Assistance:

  • A relocation assistance bonus may be granted for the suitably selected candidate if they need to relocate for the opportunity; applicable terms and conditions apply.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range: 

$67,400.00 - $118,000.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

Fort Belvoir, VA

Contact Information
Carmen Ong
Parsons Corporation

Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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