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Maxar is looking for a highly skilled Software Engineer to join our Maxar Ground System team in Westminster, CO.  

You will fill an important role on a team that values collaboration, ownership, and continual learning. An ideal candidate will love software engineering and bring a quality first mindset to work every day. If you enjoy solving complicated problems focusing on scalability and high throughput, this is an excellent opportunity for you to explore. We believe that good ideas can come from anyone, and we are focused on succeeding as a team. With that in mind, our teams work in a vibrant, mature Agile environment. We embrace transparency and relish feedback loops that drive continuous improvement.  

At Maxar, we realize that ‚ÄúSpace is Cool‚ÄĚ.¬† From manufacturing and flying satellites, to producing image products that can be seen in everyday apps like Google Maps,¬†to contributing earth imagery to stop slavery in the fishing industry.¬† We don‚Äôt create typical software and we aren‚Äôt solving the same old problems that a hundred other companies are solving.¬† We make a difference in the world, and we always seek to harness our capabilities For¬†a¬†Better World.¬† Opportunities and growth are abundant at¬†Maxar,¬†and we‚Äôd love to have you join our team.¬†

Your Career 

We live Maxar‚Äôs core values every day.¬† Three of those values, ‚ÄúYou Matter‚ÄĚ; ‚ÄúWe Act Like Owners‚ÄĚ; and ‚ÄúWe Stay Curious‚ÄĚ, create a backdrop where your growth, success and fulfillment are foundational elements to everything we do.¬† We provide amazing resources to support learning and we set aside time for dedicated professional development, conference attendance, corporate partner and industry training, peer group collaboration, hackathons, as well as paid certifications and education reimbursement.¬† We will work with you to define a career path that takes you where you want to go.¬†

What you will do with your teammates 

  • Design, develop and enhance¬†software¬†services¬†to exceed¬†our¬†customers'¬†expectations.¬† This includes extensive test automation to ensure stability and¬†utilization of CI/CD practices for¬†high¬†reliability.¬†

  • Work with our technology partners such as AWS to introduce new¬†capabilities to the market.¬†

  • Foster and support the on-going growth and practices of agile¬†cloud¬†development within the organization.

  • Provide Tier-3 level support of the software¬†you and your team own.¬†

  • Demonstrate¬†a¬†service¬†ownership mindset for¬†multiple¬†services¬†that make up¬†our¬†domain.¬†

  • Collaborate with¬†motivated and highly skilled¬†teammates.¬† To us, this means being empathetic, being a good listener, sharing your knowledge¬†and¬†co-creating an¬†environment where¬†great¬†ideas can¬†rise from anyone in the organization.¬†

Minimum Requirements for this Position:

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

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (Computer Science preferred). 4 additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree.

  • 5+ years of experience programming in Java¬†or¬†a related language¬†

  • Agile software development lifecycle experience¬†

  • Experience with¬†one or more¬†of the following:


    • Microservice¬†Architectures¬†

    • Python¬†

    • Docker and/or¬†Kubernetes¬†

    • API Development¬†‚Ä謆¬†

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS Associate or Pro Certification¬†

  • Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills¬†¬†

  • 1+ years of building and supporting solutions in AWS¬†

  • Active Secret level government clearance¬†

  • Demonstrated ability to drive cross team collaboration¬†

  • SAFe¬†Agilest 4 Certification¬†

  • Experience within the¬†Aerospace Industry¬†

  • Experience building monitoring and alerting in¬†a¬†microservice¬†architecture¬†

The compensation range for this position is $89,250.00 - $148,750.00 USD annually, dependent on skills and experience. 

COVID-19 Update:

As a federal contractor, Maxar is required to comply with the vaccination and other COVID-19 requirements in President Biden's September 9 Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. Accordingly, all Maxar team members must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no later than January 4, 2022, except in cases where a team member is legally entitled to an accommodation.

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 11d ago