Technical Program Manager - Security

Star Lab Huntsville, Alabama


Position at Star Lab

Technical Program Manager - Security

Engineers at Star Lab are driven by a desire to protect mission-critical and safety-critical systems. They pride themselves on being innovative and customer focused. The work is challenging and highly technical, but it is also rewarding, enjoyable, and often leads to new learning experiences.  This position is within Star Lab’s Professional Services team.  This team provides high-touch integration support to customers and assists in the development of security architectures.  

This person will be based in Huntsville, AL.

About the Position 

Contributes to the integration and support of Star Lab’s security products into customer systems and security architectures. Star Lab’s security products protect mission-critical and safety-critical systems from cyber and reverse engineering threats, and integration may involve working with customer equipment, updating documentation, integrating various kernel and hardware interfaces, and enabling Star Lab’s technologies to be used with customer software and operating environments.

Leverage knowledge of embedded security, operating systems, virtualization technology, anti-tamper, or other areas of expertise to evaluate customer requirements, devise solutions / approaches, and meet challenging delivery deadlines.

Enthusiastically collaborate and teach customers about Star Lab products, support product evaluations, train users, participate in design engagements, etc.

Own customer equipment in the HSV lab (setup, configuration, troubleshooting).

Ensure efficient and streamlined version control and workflow, supporting the team in a fast-paced Agile/Scrum environment.

May require travel (up to 75% to support customer integrations)

Necessary Skills 

  • Extensive Linux experience (RedHat family preferred to mirror customer environments)
  • Strong bash (or other shell) and/or python development / scripting experience; System-level development in C or similar preferred.
  • Previous experience developing and/or integrating system modules a plus
  • Comfortable rebuilding the Linux kernel and working with kernel modules
  • Comfortable communicating technical topics with external entities over email, phone, video, and in-person
  • Experience troubleshooting firmware, boot loaders, and low-level operating system code on various hardware to include embedded processing boards, rack servers, and chassis subsystems
  • Experience working with Xen-based virtualization as well as using and testing on Linux systems is a plus
  • Understanding of information security practices (cryptography, privilege separation, etc.)
  • Experience with Git and familiarity with Github Flow
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration tools (with GitLab CI experience a plus)
  • Strong technical writing skills


  • Christmas, Thanksgiving & July 4th Soft Shutdown periods
  • Birthday and Volunteer Time off
  • 401K + Company Match
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Open Source Fridays
  • Brown bag Learning Opportunities – Lunch provided


Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.