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Software Development Engineer (DevOps)

Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies

Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Please review the job details below.

Maxar seeks a Software Development Engineer (with DevOps) who can collaborate as part of a dynamic full technology stack engineering team working on a large-scale Government Information software system in both operations and new development. Our team is building a cloud-based collaborative mapping platform that leverages commercial technologies to meet the needs of our users.

Location: Springfield, VA or Herndon, VA

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the design and implementation of DevOps engineering functions and processes for mapping software stack

  • Troubleshoot and resolve network, automation pipeline, and infrastructure issues

  • Deployment and maintenance of mapping enclaves, supporting multiple customers

  • Support the growth of technical roadmap for future platform integrations and capabilities

  • Work in and promote an agile development environment to drive toward requirements and expand capabilities for customers

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • US citizenship required; ability to obtain a TS/SCI with CI Poly required.

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 10 years of relevant experience; OR, Master’s degree with 5 years of relevant experience

  • Experience with CI/CD automation

  • Programming experience using JavaScript and/or Python

  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure such as AWS

  • Familiarity with Open Source mapping software applications and libraries

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Containerization and orchestration: Kubernetes, Docker, Helm, Ansible

  • Willingness to both mentor and be mentored to promote cross-training and grow knowledge and skillsets

  • Agile / Scrum experience.

  • Jira and Confluence familiarity.

  • SSL/Certificates/Keytool/OpenSSL knowledge.

  • Java/Sprint, Python, or Web Development familiarity.

  • Demonstrated DevOps team leadership.

  • Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills.




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:

$128,000.00 - $214,000.00 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.