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Software Developer (TS/SCI required)

Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies

Software Engineering
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023

Please review the job details below.

Maxar Technologies is seeking a Software Engineer to work in an agile and fast-paced development environment supporting analysts whose mission is to solve unique and challenging intelligence problems for special operations.

You will be part of a small multi-disciplinary team and will have the unique opportunity to interact directly with analysts and other technologists to ensure applications and tools meet the needs of the customer.

About Us:

  • 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.

You will be required to do a multitude of tasks to include:

Automatically retrieve and ingest data, web application development for search and discovery, development and implementation of analytical models, and maintenance and enhancement of existing custom applications.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a current/active TS/SCI and be willing and able to obtain a CI polygraph.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Science or related field.
  • 5 years of related experience.
  • Experience developing software using Python, C#, Java, JavaScript.
  • Must be a highly motivated, self-driven team player who can interact well with others and advise/consult with our team members and customers on software development related issues.
  • Must be willing to work onsite in Colorado Springs, CO.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with full-stack web frameworks such as Django and Flask, and/or front end frameworks such as React, Angular, and Typescript.
  • Experience with cloud computing environments such as Openstack, AWS, Azure.
  • Experience with DevOps and automation tools such as Docker, Ansible, Gitlab.
  • Experience with Spark, Elasticsearch, Presto, Hadoop, Neo4j or other big data technologies.
  • Experience with geospatial data and the development of geospatially based analytical models.



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:

$116,000.00 - $194,000.00 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.