Principal Software Engineer in Melbourne, FL

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Aerospace & Defense   •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

Will develop software to further harden DRS's trusted computing platforms. Will be involved with the design, development, analysis, testing and debugging of OS and / or firmware-level utilities, drivers, kernel modules and other software to support information security requirements on DRS programs. Determines hardware compatibility. May interact with customers to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications. Contributes to proposals as well as presentation for design reviews. Must be able to analyze complex software. We pride ourselves on our team environment - come see what makes DRS different!

Job Duties:

• Responsible for driving technology and completion of activity on time and budget

• 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, subsystems 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

  • Required competenciesBachelor's degree w minimum 5 years industry experience
  • Linux development (RPM-based distros)
  • Windows development
  • C / C++
  • Python
  • Shell scripting (Bash)
  • Software Security and Vulnerability Analysis
  • Computer Hardware Architecture
  • Possess or obtain Secret Clearance
  • Strong Process orientation
  • Highly Desirable DOD life cycle
  • Effective communication skills
  • Familiar with cryptography, asymmetric and symmetric encryption and OpenSSL
  • Familiar with PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)
  • Familiar with Hardware security (TCG Specs, TPM, Opal, Boot Guard)
  • Familiar with reverse-engineering tools and technologies
  • Familiar with SE Linux