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Senior Software Engineer - Cyber


Huntsville, AL, US, 35808

Job ID: 104917 


The Leonardo DRS Land Electronics business provides C4I Network computing and integrated situational awareness, as well as state-of-the-art embedded diagnostics, vehicle power management and combat vehicle integration products and services.

Job Summary

This position will develop software to further harden DRS’s trusted computing platforms. Will be involved with the design, development, analysis, testing and debugging of Cyber hardening elements of a family of tactical computing system. May interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications. Contributes to proposals as well as presentation for design reviews.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems, or subsystems
  • Ability to complete a technical project independently
  • Mentor and coach other engineers.
  • Review customer specifications and requirements, and develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable
  • Provide budget, cost, and schedule input for design assignments
  • Document component and subsystem specifications and material requirements
  • Analyze designs as necessary
  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, sub-systems, and services
  • Support the program design to cost and design for manufacture requirements
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with manufacturing, supply chain, program management and the customer as required


•    BS in computer science, computer, or electrical engineering with 5 +years’ experience
•    Software development experience in Linux and Windows environments
•    Experience configuring and using Windows 10
•    Experience with RPM-based Linux system configuration and use. (Centos, Fedora, Red Hat, Wind River, etc.).
•    Experience using Visual Studio 2019
•    Experience using Eclipse (Java/Embedded Systems)             
•    Experience with GitLab
•    Experience with JIRA and Confluence


Secondary Qualification/Nice to have 

•    MS in computer science, computer, or electrical engineering
•    Experience with OpenSSL to include various key types (RSA and Elliptic Curve), use of Symmetric and Asymmetric key encryption, methods for signing and verification, generation and subsequent use of certificates and chains of certificates. 
•    Experience with Transport Layer Security (TLS) for use in the encryption of data carried across Ethernet interfaces. 
•    Familiar with UEFI and Secure Boot including development of services that run in a pre-boot UEFI environment using EDK2.
•    Familiar with technologies and methods used for signing and verification of binaries.
•    Familiar with provisioning a TPM for use.
•    Familiar with using a TPM to perform cryptographic operations.
•    Experience troubleshooting errors with the Trusted Computing Group TPM2.0 specification highly desirable
•    Familiar with disk encryption using the TCG OPAL Spec and Self Encrypting Drive Utility (sedutil).

Only candidates that meet the qualifications set forth above are eligible to be contacted for further information. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.

The health and safety of our employees and their families remains a top priority at Leonardo DRS, and we continue to take action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  Subject to state-specific exemptions, newly hired employees are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date, unless a medical or religious accommodation or an exemption pursuant to applicable state law is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment. 

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LEL

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

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Nearest Major Market: Huntsville