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Maxar is seeking a Sr. DevOps Engineer located in Herndon, VA, to support the development and integration of various intelligence capabilities into a test and subsequently operational environment. You will be a member of a project team responsible for designing and maintaining multiple DevOps pipelines integrating and deploying numerous components into the larger system infrastructure. Deployment will be across multiple networks into hybrid architectures consisting of both local and cloud infrastructures. 

Why Maxar? 

As an industry-leading earth observation satellite imagery provider, Maxar unlocks the promise of space to help governments and businesses solve problems on Earth and beyond. We monitor global change, deliver broadband communications and advance space operations with capabilities in Space Infrastructure and Earth Intelligence. 

About Our Team:   

  • 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) 

  • 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. 

  • Prototyping and frequent, iterative feedback are core to our delivery approach, anchored by a need to work quickly in support of our missions.


Principal Responsibilities: 

  • Design, implement and maintain multiple DevOps pipelines. 

  • Implement CD & CI solutions to support rapid development and integration. 

  • Integrate static code analysis and other security mechanisms into pipeline. 

  • Design and apply hybrid deployment strategy (cloud and local virtualized). 

  • Work with software and system engineers to apply automated test and documentation processes. 

  • Troubleshoot and resolve network, automation pipelines, and infrastructure issues. 

  • Build, maintain, and monitor configuration management of release products.


Minimum Requirements: 

  • Must have a current/active TS/SCI and be willing and able to pass a CI polygraph. 

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related discipline. 

  • Minimum of 8+ years of Industry related experience. 

  • Experience with source configuration management tools such as Git. 

  • CI & CD development experience with technologies like Bash, Jenkins, or GitLab. 

  • Experience with automated deployment technologies such as Cloud Formation, Ansible, Puppet or Chef. 

  • Cloud Technologies deployment experience. 

  • Open-source application deployments and maintenance. 

  • Custom source application deployments and maintenance. 

  • Moderate LINUX system administration experience (RedHat and/or CentOS). 

  • Working knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems, web services and SQL databases. 

  • Experience working in an Agile environment. 

  • Must be willing and able to work onsite as needed.


Desired Skills: 

  • Security+ or comparable certification for privileged user access. 

  • Experience with distributed processing methods and tools, such as REST APIs, microservices, IaaS/PaaS services. 

  • Experience developing and deploying web services. 

  • Experience supporting software in a production environment. 

  • Experience with Fortify and/or SonarQube.


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:

$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 2d ago
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