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Platforms/DevOps Engineer

Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies

Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Please review the job details below.

Maxar Space Systems is a leading provider of comprehensive space technologies. We deliver innovative solutions to government and commercial customers helping them unlock the promise of space to solve problems on Earth and beyond. We address a broad spectrum of needs for our customers, including mission systems engineering, product design, spacecraft manufacturing, assembly, integration and testing. Maxar Space Systems is a trusted partner in commercial and government missions, combining more than 60 years of deep mission understanding with reliable performance and longevity.

Maxar seeks a Platforms/DevOps Engineer to join our Maxar Space Software group. Preferred candidates will be located in/near Westminster, CO, but this position can be performed remotely within the United States.

The Maxar Space Systems Platforms Engineering group works on a variety of programs including low and geosynchronous earth orbit satellites and NASA exploratory missions as just two examples.

You will be a member of a project team responsible for designing and maintaining multiple DevOps pipelines integrating and deploying numerous components into the larger system infrastructure. Deployment will be across multiple networks into architectures consisting of cloud infrastructures.


  • Design, implement and maintain multiple DevOps pipelines
  • Implement CI/CD solutions to support rapid development and integration
  • Integrate static code analysis and other security mechanisms into pipeline
  • Work with software and system engineers to apply automated test and documentation processes
  • Troubleshoot and resolve network, automation pipelines, and infrastructure issues
  • Build, maintain, and monitor configuration management of release products

Minimum Requirements:

  • US Citizenship is required
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related discipline
  • A minimum of 2 years industry related experience; a Master's degree or PHD will be considered in lieu of experience
  • Experience with source configuration management tools
  • CI & CD development experience with technologies like Bash, Jenkins, or GitLab
  • Experience with automated deployment technologies
  • Experience with Java, Python, and Javascript build ecosystems
  • COTS application deployments, maintenance, and configuration experience
  • Custom application deployments and maintenance
  • Experience working in an Agile environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS Solutions Architect or other relevant cloud certifications
  • Experience with distributed processing methods and tools, such as REST APIs, microservices, AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, and Openshift
  • Experience supporting software in a production environment
  • Experience migrating hardware based systems to cloud

This position is contingent upon contract award.


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:

$80,000.00 - $132,000.00 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.