Please review the job details below.

The Role

Maxar is currently seeking a Sr. Software Engineer to join the Business Systems Solutions (BSS) train. We don’t create typical software and we aren’t solving the same old problems that a hundred other companies are solving. BSS provides the services and applications that manage customer orders. We make a difference, and we always seek to harness our capabilities “For A Better World.” 

Maxar has been continuously recognized as a top place to work. We take care of our employees with a robust benefits package including flexibility in the workplace and generous time-off policy. Visit our careers page to see benefits offered, testimonials from employees, and our Top Places to Work recognitions.  

This is a hybrid role where someone can work remotely but must be local and able to commute to the Westminster, CO Maxar location as required to provide support of the software.

We are seeking a candidate who has mature experience designing and architecting software and is ready to take the next step in their career to assist in mentoring developers and maturing software practices. We have a collaborative team environment but are seeking a technical leader who wants to help define the culture of a growing team. This is a role you will be empowered to make decisions and bold moves. Are you ready to take your career to the next level with Maxar?

What you will do with your team  

In this role you will assist in the proof of concept, design, execution, and delivery of all of our applications that provide ordering capabilities to our customers. You will work collaboratively with our technical delivery teams to ensure that the solutions meet the business need and align with the overall technical direction of the BSS train and Maxar as a whole. The work this role performs helps to bring our customers in the door and helps our customers to work with Maxar with ease. Without this group, Maxar would not be able to provide the excellent service required to support the needs of our high-profile clients in the space and satellite industry.

If you enjoy working collaboratively to encode complex cloud-native services supporting world-class satellite operations this would be an excellent opportunity for you to explore.  An ideal candidate will love to apply best-practice software engineering disciplines and bring a quality first mindset to work every day. We are a development partner with AWS and adopt cloud-native solutions where they make sense for our business. 

  • Design and Develop services and user interfaces to exceed our customer expectations.  We write world class code, embrace test automation, and achieve stability and reliability through CI/CD practices.

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

  • Pioneer new and innovative solutions leveraging the newest offerings from AWS

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

  • Own multiple services and user interfaces that make up part of our complex ground system.

  • Establish service SLAs and SLOs and measure service performance against those goals

  • 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.

  • Establish and adhere to secure coding practices

Minimum Requirements for this Position

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

  • BS in a technical discipline (Computer Science preferred). Four additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree

  • 8 or more years of experience programming in Python or Java

  • 1+ year experience building and supporting solutions in cloud technology (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)

  • 3+ years agile software development lifecycle experience

These skills would be amazing 

  • Experience with: 

    • RESTful APIs

    • Relational and Nonrelational databases 

    • Service Oriented Architectures

    • Javascript/React/Angular experience

    • Software containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry)

  • AWS Associate or Professional Certification  

  • Experience utilizing serverless software architectures

  • Active DoD security clearance 

  • Demonstrated ability to drive cross team collaboration

  • Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills


The compensation range for this position is $113,000 to $188,000 annually, dependent on skills and experience. This position is also eligible for a bonus.



COVID-19 Update:

All Maxar U.S. employees and international employees who work in the U.S. and visit Maxar sites must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no later than January 18, 2022, except in cases where legally entitled to an exception.

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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United States, Westminster, CO
Posted a year ago
Job offer closed
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