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Maxar has an immediate need for a Systems Engineer to join our big-data platform team. As a Maxar team member, you will have the opportunity to closely support our mission partners, and your work will have a direct impact on mission imperatives.Ā  In this role, you'll work closely with our infrastructure and cybersecurity teams to create and maintain an on-prem infrastructure footprint in multiple data centers, hosting a diverse range of applications.Ā 

About Our Team: ā€ÆĀ 

  • We are a multi-faceted software development and systems administration team working to build and maintain software applications backed by a self-managed cloud infrastructure with a true big-data footprint (over 10 petabytes)Ā 

  • Our diverse background of experience in mission support and software development serves as a catalyst to solve unique and challenging intelligence problems in support of special operations analysts and their on-going activities.Ā 

  • Prototyping and frequent, iterative feedback are coreā€Æto our delivery approach, anchored byā€Æa need to work quickly in support of our missions.


Day-to-Day Responsibilities:Ā 

  • Technical support, coordination, and execution of systems engineering activities such as feature/requirements analysis, design, implementation planning, integration and test, sustainment, documentation, deployment, and system assessmentĀ 

  • Perform systems engineering tasks within time-boxed (e.g., agile) sprints and releases. Support sprint and release planning activities as well as the creation of and/or input to work tickets (e.g., GitLab) as well as program/system documentation using collaboration softwareĀ 

  • Help to define processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibilityĀ 

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of systems engineering documentation and diagrams/models working in coordination/collaboration with Lead SE and SE team membersĀ 

  • Assist in establishing SE processes and tools to accomplish analysis, problem diagnosis and solution design, integration and test preparation, risk assessment and mitigation planning, and related activitiesĀ 

  • Obtain solid understanding of software features in order to plan for current and upcoming releasesĀ 

  • Assist with daily scrums and document minutes/actions/statusĀ 

  • Report release status to PM staff and Customer as neededĀ 

  • Assist with resolution of technical issues that adversely impact successful product deliveryĀ 

  • Assist with identifying and supporting external dependencies where neededĀ 

  • Concept of operations (ConOps) development and validationĀ 

  • Manage requirements development and maintenanceĀ 

  • Customer discussions regarding system design and design decisionsĀ 

  • Support proposals and help explore new business opportunities that capitalize on Maxarā€™s strengths


Minimum Requirements:Ā Ā Ā 

  • Current/active TS/SCI security clearance and be willing and able to obtain CI polygraph.Ā 

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience with 5+ years in software development, system engineering or related fieldĀ 

  • Experience with creating design packages and workflowsĀ 

  • Experience in writing technical solutions and whitepapersĀ 

  • Experience/knowledge of key Agile processes and techniquesĀ 

  • Experience with facilitating scrum for the team (Planning, Retrospective, Grooming & Review/Demo)Ā 

  • Experience with Gitlab (workflow)Ā 

  • Must be willing and able to work onsite as needed


Preferred Qualifications:Ā Ā Ā 

  • Experience working in the DoD / Intelligence CommunityĀ 

  • Experience with database systems, search engines, model view controller (MVC); web applicationsĀ 

  • Experience in a Linux Red Hat and Centos environmentĀ 

  • Scaled Agile Framework certification (SAFe Agilist or other)Ā 

  • Familiarity with continuous integration/continuous development tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, or equivalent)Ā 

  • Experience with tools such as Atlassian, Jira, and ConfluenceĀ 

  • General understanding of product life cycleĀ Ā 

  • Familiarity with software architecture, verification, and validationĀ 

  • Experience developing technical processes, and tailoring processes for unique programsĀ 

  • Experience coding in C, C++, Python, Java, React, or Matlab & creating software tools for verification activities a plusĀ 

  • Familiarity with risk managementĀ 

  • INCOSE certificationĀ 

  • Intermediate working knowledge of MS-Office


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

$150,000.00 - $251,000.00 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.

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United States, Herndon, VA - Springfield, VA
Posted 10d ago
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