Senior Software Development Engineer

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Westminster, CO, United States

Full Time

6 months ago

Job description

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Maxar Intelligence is a provider of secure, precise, geospatial intelligence. We deliver disruptive value to government and commercial customers to help them monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding and a proven commercial and defense foundation to deploy solutions and deliver insights with unrivaled speed, scale and cost effectiveness.

We are seeking a Software Development Engineer to join our Spacecraft Calibration, Navigation, and Spacecraft Engineering Software Development team in Westminster, CO. This position has the ability to work in a hybrid manner: two days at home and three days in the office per week. 


Your project:

In this role, as part of a Scrum Team of Agile software developers using the Scaled Agile Framework, you will support the Spacecraft Calibration, Navigation, and Spacecraft Engineering (SCNE) team’s workflows within the overall Maxar software development environment. You will design, develop, test, and support software within a service-oriented architecture that integrates with the existing ground system via the Maxar continuous-integration/continuous-deployment (CI/CD) pipeline. You will also provide an interface between the SCNE team and the greater Maxar software development teams and assist in guiding the SCNE team’s adoption of software best practices.

Your career:

We’re very serious about professional development and continuing education at Maxar. We offer our team members 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:

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:

• 401K matching and immediate vesting schedule

• Career growth opportunities

• Family friendly benefits like maternity and paternity leave, adoption reimbursement, flexible hours, hybrid work options

• Programs to help you grow like tuition reimbursement, hackathons, and career development

• Student loan repayment

• Generous time off

• Comprehensive medical, dental and vision at affordable monthly rates


  • Design/develop new services and feature improvements to existing services
  • Lead other software developers at times on collaborative design/development efforts
  • Resolve defects to software services as they are identified
  • Provide architectural and design advice on the future direction of a cloud based distributed tech stack
  • Develop automated unit, integration, and functional tests
  • Troubleshoot and remediate operational issues
  • Support deadlines and communicate issues/results
  • Participate in Communities of Practice for adherence to and improvement of best practices

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be willing and able to obtain a U.S. Government Secret security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related field. Two additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree
  • Minimum 5 years software development of complex software systems, or 3 years and an advanced degree
  • Ability to learn quickly and multi-task in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with others for software engineering projects
  • Strong verbal and written communication, organization, and leadership skills
  • Expertise with Python
  • Experience with supporting developed code in a pipeline deployment workflow
  • Experience in using Linux and developing applications that run on Linux
  • Experience with REST/JSON/PostgreSQL/AWS

These Skills Would Be Amazing:

  • Experience with Aerospace and/or Satellite Ground Systems
  • Experience with test automation languages/frameworks: Pytest, Cucumber, Gherkin, Behave
  • Expertise with Typescript (Angular or React framework) and/or JavaScript
  • Expertise with deploying and managing applications in a Platform as a Service (PaaS) tool such as Kubernetes 
  • Experience with analytical platforms like Jupyter Notebooks, Matlab, or others
  • Expertise with Docker or other Containerization technologies
  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment, and/or the Scaled Agile Framework
  • Experience with operational support of a complex Linux-based system
  • Experience with operational support of an AWS Cloud Infrastructure
  • Experience with Python Django or other python REST frameworks
  • Experience with the ELK Tech Stack


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:

$98,000.00 - $163,000.00 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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