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Maxar is currently seeking a Satellite Operations Engineer to join our team in Westminster, CO. We are also open to remote locations.

Life with Us 

Your Project: In this role, you will support real-time spacecraft/satellite operations to align with Maxar’s mission, from design to implementation and into operations. You will provide technical expertise in matters pertaining to the satellite ground system including ground equipment, satellite command and control, satellite telemetry, and payload backhaul and processing. You will have a high degree of autonomy in your daily work. 

Your Career: We are a company leveraging the latest proven technologies where you will keep up or stay ahead of the demand for the hottest skills. We are 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 manager, 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): 

  • Perform necessary troubleshooting¬†at the application code and cloud infrastructure levels.¬†

  • Work in a broad technical scope, primarily with software,¬†using¬†analysis of data and logs.¬†

  • For the best design and implementation of the satellite ground system, collaborate with product owners, system engineers, software engineers,¬†spacecraft operators,¬†aerospace engineers,¬†remote ground station engineers¬†and IT engineers.¬†¬†

  • You will share on-call, Tier 3 operations¬†support with the backup of the software developers.¬†

Minimum requirements for this position: 

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

  • Bachelor‚Äôs degree in engineering or related field.¬†Four¬†years of additional experience may be substituted for a degree¬†

  • Minimum of¬†2¬†years of¬†troubleshooting¬†software¬†

  • Expertise in Unix and scripting languages (e.g.,¬†Python, Bash)¬†

  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot software systems¬†

  • Demonstrated ability to document technical information¬†

  • Demonstrated ability to switch between several technical tasks¬†and keep track of open issues¬†

These skills would be amazing: 

  • Troubleshooting experience for AWS-based systems¬†

  • Expertise with the following technologies: REST application interfaces, PaaS,¬†Elk/Kibana,¬†Jenkins, Ansible, Kubernetes, Helm, Docker, Git,¬†PostgreSQL/Aurora,¬†Python, Ruby, C++, RabbitMQ, Redis¬†

  • Experience being embedded with a software dev/test scrum team¬†with a product owner¬†

  • Curious and self-motivated to learn¬†new technologies¬†

The compensation range for this position is $64,500 to $107,500 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.



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