👷 Jr. System Engineer

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Maxar is currently seeking a Jr. System Engineer to join our Tactical Ground Programs team in Westminster, CO.  We are seeking a cross-functional team member who can interact with systems and software engineers, configuration management specialists, and system security specialists.  This technical team provides systems engineering, software engineering, and satellite downlink expertise to develop and deploy satellite remote GEOINT processing and exploitation ground systems.  This position will provide support to the integrated hardware and software systems.  In this role, you will work in an Agile Scrum environment working across functional teams.  


  • Effectively work in a fast-paced development and operations support environment as part of an Agile Scrum team.

  • Provide technical expertise on cutting-edge software and systems of systems design.

  • Plan and perform engineering research, design development, and other assignments in conformance with design, engineering, and customer specifications.

  • Improve operational excellence by aligning future architecture with current operations by focusing on requirements-driven design.

  • Engage with internal and external customers to ensure business objectives are met.

  • Work closely with program management teams to enable technical delivery objectives.

  • Engage with stakeholders to determine future ground station requirements.

  • Periodically participate in the on-site installation of the overall system, both hardware, and software.

  • Serve as a team Scrum Master in the Agile development process.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be U.S. citizen and be willing and able to obtain a Secret security clearance.

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, Information systems, business, related scientific or technical discipline. 6 years of additional experience be may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

  • 0-1 years of general-related experience.

  • Ability to analyze, troubleshoot, and maintain complex systems of systems.

  • Ability to translate product requirements into systems, hardware, and software requirements.

  • Ability to delineate distractors versus issues.

  • Ability to travel internationally and domestically up to 10%.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to work in a collaborative team environment.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Active Top Secret or TS/SCI security clearance is highly desirable.

  • Experience operating as a part of a System Engineering, Integration, and Test (SEIT) group.

  • Experience in satellite ground station operations, or equivalent experience in aerospace operations.

  • Experience in software container-based environments.

  • Agile development and/or SCRUM experience.

  • Understanding of cloud computing and hosting environments.

  • Familiarity with Linux-based operating systems, Virtual Machines, or hypervisor architectures.

  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, C, SQL, Linux Shell scripting, or similar.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to work in a collaborative team environment

The compensation range for this position is $51,000.00 to $85,000.00 annually, dependent on skills and experience.

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, Westminster, CO

Posted a month ago