Software Developer - Spacecraft
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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.
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.
We are 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:
Time for dedicated professional development, conference attendance, corporate partner and industry training, peer group collaboration, hackathons, as well as paid certifications, education reimbursement and student loan forgiveness.
Design/develop new services and feature improvements to existing services
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
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 a related field. Two additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree
Minimum 2 years software development of complex software systems, or 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
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 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:$79,000.00 - $131,000.00 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.