Geospatial Production People Manager

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Full Remote


Full Time

25 days ago

Job description

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Maxar is seeking a Geospatial Production People Manager to become a member of our Geospatial Production team. As a valued team member, you will assist our customers in executing their global mission with expert understanding and applicability of their geospatial data.

Life with Us 

Your Project:  In this role, you will join a team of geospatial professionals focused on producing and delivering quality data that exceed our customers' goals. As a member of the Geospatial Production management team, you will have multiple direct reports in addition to working as a production analyst on one of our projects.  

Your Career: We are very serious about professional development and continuing education at Maxar. We offer our team members the opportunity to define their career trajectory. Our group has fantastic 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, paid certifications, education reimbursement, and student loan forgiveness. 

What you'll do day-to-day (with your colleagues): 

  • Support and execute land and ground cover projects as a geospatial professional within the Geospatial Production group
  • Expectation of approximately 5-10 hours per pay period dedicated to people management duties and the remaining time spent working on production tasks
  • Demonstrate effective leadership and people management skills, including performance assessment, training, career development, and recognition/disciplinary actions for a group of geospatial analysts supporting land and ground cover projects
  • Collaborate with Production Managers to provide growth opportunities and feedback to team members
  • Maintain a culture of trust and help build high-performing teams to ensure overall organizational effectiveness while fostering an inclusive and diverse environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum requirements for this position: 

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Bachelor's degree in Geographic Information Science (GIS), Remote Sensing (RS), or related discipline (4 additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree)
  • Experience using ArcGIS 10 and extensions and ERDAS Imagine 2018+
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience producing NGA standard and non-standard products and datasets
  • Desire to manage team members while continuing to actively work on land and ground cover production
  • Handle complexity, ambiguity, and shifting priorities with ease. Display a willingness to play the role needed for project success
  • Prior experience providing positive and constructive written and verbal feedback to employees
  • Prior management or leadership experience
  • Excellent written, verbal, organizational, time management, and interpersonal communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with team members in an online setting.
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional people management experience
  • Master's degree in Geographic Information Science (GIS), Remote Sensing (RS), or related discipline (6 additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree)
  • Prior experience working on Maxar land and ground cover projects  
  • Proven track record of building and managing strong collaborative relationships
  • Detail-oriented and able to multi-task while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Consistent track record of delivering key metrics, high level of energy, commitment, optimism, and passion for the business

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:

$81,000.00 - $135,000.00 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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