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. We are hiring immediately for a Senior | Principal Aerospace Engineer – Attitude Determination. For this role we prefer someone closer to our headquarters in Westminster, CO, but will consider fully remote. **$10,000 signing bonus***
Life with Us:
There is a reason we boast awards like Best Employer, Best Place to work, Top employer, candidate experience winner. Our strength is in our people. Each team member makes a unique contribution
to our collective mission. So, we recognize that with best-in-class benefits like:
• Stock purchase plan
• Career growth opportunities
• Family friendly benefits like maternity and paternity leave, adoption reimbursement, flexible hours, hybrid work options
• Program to help you grow like tuition reimbursement, hackathons, and career development
• Student loan repayment
• Generous time off
• Plus everything you’d expect from a leading employer such as a matching and immediately vest 401K plan, robust insurance coverage, medical, dental and vision, etc.
Responsibilities and Duties
We are looking for a full-time Aerospace Engineer passionate about working with spacecraft. This new position will assist on calibration and development activities within the Geometric Calibration Team, with emphasis on attitude determination and geolocation accuracy, performing calibration and commissioning of new MAXAR space imaging platforms while maintaining the accuracy and performance of the existing on-orbit constellation.
In this role, you will demonstrate knowledge or experience in satellite Attitude Determination and Control Systems (ADCS) or Guidance, Navigation, and Control Systems (GNC). You will work to develop cloud-enabled calibration services while improving the underlying functionality of the service / scientific core.
Minimum Qualifications and Skills:
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
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:
$101,000.00 - $169,000.00 annually.
Additionally, this position is incentive eligible with a target based on contribution, company performance, and/or individual results achieved; the specific incentive plan and target amount will be determined based on the role and breadth of contributions.
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.