Sr Cloud Architect

Full Time

  • Work from home

Job Description

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Maxar's Central Tech team is seeking a Cloud Architect. Central Tech is the geospatial-content-production and Customer access point for delivering the best geospatial data and analytics on the planet. As a cloud architect, you will support multiple software teams and Senior leadership in the Central Tech organization to enable them to manage cost, stay current on evolving architectures and manage large scale migrations between cloud providers .

At Maxar we unlock the promise of space intelligence to help governments and businesses solve problems on earth and beyond. Since humans first explored our solar system, we have been supporting space missions with our tools. Maxar partners with innovative businesses and more than 50 governments to monitor global change, deliver broadband communications and advance space operations with capabilities in Space Infrastructure and Earth Intelligence. Now is your chance to amplify your impact, working to solve the world's most pressing challenges. We are hiring immediately for a Cloud Architect to join our team. The position will be hybrid with the option to work remotely or in Westminster, CO and or Herndon, VA. If fully remote, then rare travel to onsite team building meetings may be required.

Your Career

We are looking for a savvy cloud architect who is highly skilled at working with modern software teams while looking to optimizations in a multiple cloud infrastructure. This position provides an open path for large career growth opportunities.

In this role you will partner strategically with senior business leaders and product teams to impact the development of new and exciting products, across the company.

Life with Us:

There is a reason we boast awards like Best Employer, Best Place to work, Top employer, candidate experience winner. Our strength is in our people. Each team member makes a unique contribution

to our collective mission. So we recognize that with best in class benefits like:

  • Stock purchase plan

  • Career growth opportunities
  • Family friendly benefits like maternity and paternity leave, adoption reimbursement, flexible hours, hybrid work options
  • Program to help you grow like tuition reimbursement, hackathons, and career development
  • Student loan repayment
  • "Generous" time off

  • Plus everything you'd expect from a leading employer such as a matching and immediately vest 401K plan, robust insurance coverage, medical, dental and vision, etc.

What you'll do day-to-day:

  • Become a guru at how Maxar is utilizing AWS
  • Create plans and strategies to get the most out of AWS while reducing cost
  • Create strategies for Multi-cloud initiatives involving Azure and GCP
  • Collaborate across Maxar to understand and document how our Organization ties into the rest of the Maxar AWS enterprise

Skills you'll need
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be willing and able to obtain U.S. Government security clearance

  • Minimum 3 years of deep expertise in AWS account and cost structures, security best practices
  • Deep experience developing solutions on AWS, as a software engineer or DEVOPs engineer (or similar). Very nuanced understanding of under the hood details.
  • Minimum 3 years experience with diagraming tools such as Visio or Mural
  • Minimum 5 years experience with Big Data

These skills would be a plus

  • An advanced degree that is relevant to this role
  • The ability to go deep technically one minute, and brief executive leadership the next
  • Many years as a software engineer who has implemented big data solutions in the cloud
  • Knowledge of Geospatial data and workflows

The compensation range for a Principal Engineer is $131,000.00 to $219,000.00 annually.
This position is also eligible for a bonus plan.

The compensation range for a Fellow Engineer is $154,000.00 to $256,000.00 annually.
This position is also eligible for a bonus plan.

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:
$137,000.00 - $229,000.00 annually.

Additionally, this position is incentive eligible with a target based on contribution, company performance, and/or individual results achieved; the specific incentive plan and target amount will be determined based on the role and breadth of contributions.

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.