• Senior Secure Operating System/Kernel Developer

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 5 months ago(1/10/2019 4:36 PM)
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  • Overview

    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


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    Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   


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    Draper is seeking a highly-skilled candidate experienced with low-level software development such as porting OS kernels to new architectures, drivers, firmware, and boot loaders, to work on programs involving Draper's new state-of-the-art Secure Processor.


    • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering
    • 5+ years’ experience
    • Strong experience with C, C++, and Assembly (x86, ARM, etc)
    • Strong understanding of low-level computer fundamentals, assembly and processor architecture
    • Experience developing device drivers, interfacing with custom hardware to execute proprietary, low-latency applications.
    • Experience with Linux, sel4, FreeRTOS (especially on RISC-V)
    • Experience with custom modification to the GNU/GCC toolchain

    Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.  


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