Senior Embedded Software Engineer - Cyber Security

Englewood, CO, United States

SEAKR Engineering

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Company Description

Join SEAKR Engineering, a leading-edge provider of advanced electronics for space applications. Pushing the boundaries of technology on a mission to change the world for the better from space.

Job Description

Seeking an Embedded Software Engineer with a desire to work on leading edge space-based avionics embedded software.  This position has a specific emphasis on the embedded software security components which ensure mission data integrity and ultimately mission success.


  • Specification and cross-platform implementation of SW security components targeting a myriad of realtime operating system
  • Assist in designing SW countermeasures against new and emerging threats (e.g. Side Channel, Fault Attacks, Rowhammer)
  • Collaboration with the Platform SW team to ensure seamless integration of the crypto SW into final product
  • Lead and execute testing of embedded system software security components (test planning)
  • Lead or assist in corresponding certification efforts



    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in computer science or a related discipline
    • Strong C/C++ programming skills with strong debugging and troubleshooting skills
    • Solid understanding of one or more:
    • Linux security concepts
    • ARM platform security, threat models, and mitigation techniques
    • Symmetric and asymmetric algorithms (RSA, DES, AES, SHA-1, other)
    • Encryption key generation, distribution, application
    • ARM Trusted Firmware Architecture and TrustZone technology
    • Software security exploits
    • Experience with NSA Type 1/Type 2 certification and approval
    • Cross domain guard
    • Network security
    • Experience with the RMF certification
    • Link Encryption, HAIPE, Link16,MADL
    • Red/Black data communication

    Additional Information

    Compensation: Base pay range is $110,000-150,000 depending on qualifications. SEAKR has very rich medical, dental and vision insurance plans, along with a generous 401(k) retirement plan. In addition to base salary, employees are eligible for a year-end bonus. SEAKR offers a variety of paid leave, such as vacation, sick, bereavement, and FMLA.

    SEAKR is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 

    US Citizenship Required


    Tags: AES C C++ Computer Science Crypto Encryption Exploits Linux Network security RSA

    Perks/benefits: Health care Medical leave Salary bonus

    Region: North America
    Country: United States
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