💻 Jr. Software Engineer

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Maxar is looking for a Jr. Software Engineer to join our team based in Herndon, VA. We have amazing talent in other areas of the development stack and we need someone on the backend to help us bring our workflow to life. 

Life with Us 

Your Project:  Our project develops a cloud-based mission support system focused on collecting data to provide near real-time analytic insights to end-users while continuously evolving analytics to Junior Software Engineer to join our team to support this critical and unique system.  The candidate will work under the guidance of senior team members to implement solutions and deliverables supporting the entire system development lifecycle. At Maxar, we are passionate about putting mission first and delivering quality and secure capabilities to our customers.  The candidate will participate as a core member of the engineering staff and will apply best practices to all stages of the development and deployment of the systems lifecycle.  

Your Career: We’re very serious about professional development and continuing education at Maxar. We offer our team members with the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our group has amazing resources to support learning and development. You will work with your supervisor, or a mentor, to set goals and design a development plan to advance your career. 

What We Offer: Time for dedicated professional development, conference attendance, corporate partner and industry training, peer group collaboration, hackathons, as well as paid certifications, education reimbursement and student loan forgiveness.

What you'll do day-to-day (with your colleagues): 

  • Work under the supervision of senor staff to design, develop, test, deploy, and enhance capabilities to support data streaming analytics system. 

  • Ensure developed items conform to the definition of done (DoD). 

  • Collaborate with agile teams on applying both Agile (i.e., Scrum)  and Extreme Programming (XP) principles and methodologies. 

  • Support the continuous integration/delivery/deployment (CI/CD/CT) of system. 

  • Profile, diagnose, and address issues with system performance. 

Minimum requirements for this position: 

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be willing and able to obtain a TS/SCI w/ CI Poly

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, systems engineering, or related field.  

  • 1+ years of development using Functional or Object Oriented programing methodologies and languages  

  • Knowledge with front-end development technologies (HTML, JavaScript, CSS)  

  • Knowledge of database fundamentals (SQL, RDBMS) 

  • Experience with Linux  

  • Knowledge with software engineering tools (i.e., Git/Subversion, IDE) 

  • Demonstrated analysis and problem-solving skills  

  • Ability to work in a geographically dispersed, collaborative team environment 

These skills would be amazing: 

  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure (i.e., Amazon Web Services (AWS) 

  • Knowledge of agile methodologies 

  • Experience in development using Python 


Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.



United States, Herndon, VA

Posted 3 months ago