👷 Imagery Systems Engineer (Secret Clearance)


Please review the job details below.

At Maxar we unlock the promise of space intelligence to help governments and businesses solve problems on earth and beyond. Since humans first explored our solar system, we have been supporting space missions with our tools. Maxar partners with innovative businesses and more than 50 governments to monitor global change, deliver broadband communications and advance space operations with capabilities in Space Infrastructure and Earth Intelligence. Now is your chance to amplify your impact, working to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. Maxar is currently seeking an Imagery Systems Engineer to join our team in Longmont, CO.

Life with Us 

Your Project: In this role, you will be responsible for the monitoring, troubleshooting, and verification of the Maxar factory flow from order through delivery for various customers. This position will work closely with support staff in the Mission Operations Center (MOC) to ensure product delivery and timelines are met. 

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): 

  • Monitor data flows from planning, product generation and into layout through delivery 

  • Execute collection strategies in support of project, and real time, and tasking requirements 

  • Effectively communicate issues through established incident management guidelines 

  • Perform necessary ground troubleshooting when an issue occurs by following an established set of procedures 

  • Work with MOC personnel during anomaly resolution 

  • Communicate effectively with leads and engineers when troubleshooting beyond the scope of existing procedures 

  • Understand the ordering practices and product offerings at Maxar, to include order entry types and different production paths 

  • Troubleshoot and read system logs on software through the order/planning/production/delivery chain 

  • Consistently follow system changes through document notification, ticketing updates, meeting attendance, etc.


Minimum requirements for this position: 

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with an active U.S. Government Secret security clearance 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, geography, remote sensing, GIS, or related field. Four additional years of experience in related field may be substituted for a degree 

  • Minimum of 2 year of experience in project and/or task management 

  • Must be willing and able to perform 24/7 rotational shift work


These skills would be amazing: 

  • 1+ year of experience with Unix/Linux 

  • 1+ year of experience scripting and database knowledge

  • Experience with GIS technology ​


Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidate’s unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:

$56,000.00 - $93,000.00 annually.


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.

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United States, Longmont, CO
Posted 9d ago
Job offer closed
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