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Principal Software Engineer

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Job Details
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Company Name
Leonardo DRS, Inc.
Physical Address

Huntsville, AL 35808
Job Description

Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. Headquartered in Crystal City, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo, which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture that rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website .

Company Overview

Leonardo DRS Land Electronics (DLE) has locations in Melbourne, FL and Huntsville, AL. DLE is a leading designer, manufacturer and integrator of highly engineered, technically advanced defense electronics and systems for U.S. and allied international military and intelligence agency applications. DLE specializes in the manufacture and integration of rugged communications components serving military command, control, communications, computer intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) initiatives, and we are a leading provider of ground vehicle diagnostic and test equipment. Products include cyber-hardened laptop and server computers and networking components, integrated voice/data/routing subsystems, integrated Battle Management Systems and software, vetronics, vehicle-mounted systems supporting man-portable and combat vehicle applications, and fixed and mobile command post solutions.

Job Location:Huntsville, AL

*Position Summary *

Will develop software for the next generation of on board power distribution systems used in ground combat vehicles. Candidate 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 these systems. Candidate will determine hardware compatibility and 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.

  • Basic Qualifications*
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  • Required competencies*
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 5-7 years industry experience
  • Work history architecting then realizing distributed, modular and standards based systems using Data Distribution Services
  • Work history using OpenDDS
  • Work history using Universal Windows Platform
  • Work history using MVVM design methodology and XAML
  • Linux development, application and kernel
  • Windows Development
  • C/C++/C#
  • Python
  • Strong Process orientation

Highly Desirable

  • Familiar with automotive data bus structures
  • Familiar with Software Security and Vulnerability Analysis
  • DOD life cycle
  • Effective communication skills
  • Familiar with cryptography, asymmetric and symmetric encryption and OpenSSL
  • Familiar with Hardware security (TCG Specs, Opal, Boot Guard)
  • Familiar with reverse-engineering tools and technologies
  • Familiar with SE Linux

Leonardo DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer – M/F/Disability/Vet. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. The Company’s policies regarding recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, transfer, training and all other personnel matters are free from discriminatory practices. #LEL

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