Maxar is a trusted partner and innovator in Earth intelligence and space infrastructure. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding and a proven foundation of commercial technology to deliver solutions with unrivaled speed, scale and cost effectiveness. We are a community of creative problem-solvers who value collaboration and diversity in developing breakthrough technologies for the good of humanity. Maxar is headquartered in Westminster, Colorado, and supports 4,000 team members across 20 global locations. Explore our career opportunities and how you can amplify your impact at Maxar.
Maxar Technologies offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including a competitive salary, choice of medical plan, dental, life and disability insurance as well as a 401(K) plan with company match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, paid holidays and a generous time-off policy. Other select offerings include tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment, various professional development opportunities, fitness and wellness discounts, pet insurance, legal insurance, and adoption reimbursement. International benefits may vary depending on location.
Maxar is currently seeking a Collection Planning Analyst to join the Satellite Collection Planning team in Longmont, CO.
Life with Us
Your Project: In this role, you will balance a daily focus on the execution of the near-term collection plan with a strategic view of the future state of Maxar’s constellation. You will manage satellite collection objectives in support of existing and potential requirements for Maxar’s customers, including the satellite’s orbit, cloud coverage, customer prioritization, and more. You will utilize a variety of technical systems, business intelligence, weather/climate data, and collaboration with customers to accomplish your mission.
Your Career: 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):
Daily hands-on modification/adjustment of the collection schedule.
Perform analysis of future and current projects for estimated completion timelines.
Provide effective communication with team members, cross-departmental staff, and customers regarding project status, milestones, issues and resolution.
Coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure successful product fulfillment.
Escalate operational issues as needed with team management and technical support teams.
As a team, provide 10x7 support for collection planning activities.
As an individual, provide support outside of regular shifts as required to support 24/7 operations.
Minimum requirements for this position:
Must be a U.S. citizen with ability to obtain a Secret security clearance
Associate's degree in engineering, GIS, geography, math, physics, or a related field. Two additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree
Minimum of 2 years of experience working with ArcMap or other GIS applications
Minimum of 6 months of internal or external customer-facing experience
Ability to accommodate a rotating work schedule that includes working alternative weekends
These skills would be amazing:
An active Secret security clearance
Bachelor's degree in engineering, GIS, geography, math, physics, or a related field
Experience in an operations or satellite planning systems environment
Strong ability to communicate technical issues with engineers
Excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills
Creative thinker who looks for the best solution for all stakeholders
Familiarity with remote sensing products and applications
Proficiency in Windows and Linux environments
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to support time-sensitive requirements
Ability to prioritize work based upon high-level requirements
A self-starter and initiative taker
Ability to develop corrective actions and preventative solutions
Mentorship skills and the desire to professionally develop others
Desire to lead continuous improvement initiatives
The compensation range for this position is $56,000.00 to $93,000 annually, dependent on skills and experience.
Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.
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.