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Principal BIOS/UEFI Engineer

Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at
Job ID: 106956
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
Excellent opportunity to work with an industry leader (onsite in either Huntsville, AL or Melbourne, FL). You will develop software to further harden DRS's trusted computing platforms and will be involved with the design, development, analysis, testing and debugging of BIOS, UEFI and other Cyber hardening elements of the computing system. Determine hardware compatibility, may interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications and contribute to proposals as well as presentation for design reviews. Job Responsibilities
- Modify an EDK2 based BIOS to enhance the SecureBoot process as per program requirements
- Modify an EDK2 based BIOS to perform various integrity measurements as per program requirements
- Modify an EDK2 based BIOS to interface with a TPM (2.0) as per program requirements
- Develop EFI drivers for an EDK2 based BIOS for various devices as per program requirements
- Develop file system EFI drivers for an EDK2 based BIOS as per program requirements
- Develop code to make use of Intel SGX/TXT/ME and other Intel technologies in EFI as per program requirements
- Fix defects in an EDK2 based BIOS found during test or reported by the SCT
- Execute code refactor and cleanup on an EDK2 based BIOS
- 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 requiredQualifications
- BS or MS in computer science, computer or electrical engineering with 10+years' experience
- Software development experience in Linux and Windows environments
- Experience with BIOS development
- Experience with Linux Kernel development
- Experience with UEFI development
- Experience with EDK1 and EDK2
- Experience with IPSEC
- Experience with Hardware Security (TCG Specs, TPM, Opal Boot Guard)
- Experience with GitLab
- Experience with JIRA and ConfluenceDesired Qualifications
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.
Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours. Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only
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.

Keywords: Leonardo DRS, Huntsville , Principal BIOS/UEFI Engineer, Engineering , Huntsville, Alabama

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