Software Engineer

Full Time

  • Work from home
  • No Travel Required

Job Description

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Maxar has immediate opportunities for mid-level Software Engineers to join a team building innovative software for users in environmental, space, defense and intelligence communities.

Working with Maxar

Maxar is a recognized leader in the field of signal and image processing, detection, Machine Learning (ML), and Automated Target Recognition (ATR). We apply decades of experience to design, develop, verify and deploy advanced algorithms and applications that make a difference in our world. Our business is growing providing exciting career opportunities in these domains.

You will work in a collaborative environment that exhibits Maxar's core values: "You Matter", "We act like Owners", and "We Stay Curious". An ideal candidate comes to work ready to solve unique problems, builds quality from the ground up through strong software engineering principles, and values curiosity and learning as part of their continued career growth. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes engineers, scientists, mathematicians, and software developers.

You will work with your teammates on tasks such as:
  • Develop new software from algorithm definitions and prototypes
  • Optimize, parallelize, and refactor software to maximize performance and improve maintainability
  • Process collected sensor data from advanced imaging systems into viewable high-quality imagery and products
  • Implement modern interfaces for App insertion into operational environments
  • Add automated builds, tests and tools into a CI/CD infrastructure
  • Containerize and deploy software into the Cloud through DevSecOps practices
  • Use AWS or other provider services to support large scale production
  • Support help desk, defect resolution, and enhancements for ongoing operations
  • Practice and improve on agile development methodologies and tools
  • Participate in best practice design and code reviews

Minimum Requirements for this position:
  • Must be a US Citizen willing and eligible to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
  • Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related technology field
  • 3+ years of work experience developing software
  • 2+ years objected oriented design and programming (OOD/OOP)
  • Willingness to work on-site

Additional Credentials that are desired:
  • Active TS/SCI or Top Secret US Government security clearance
  • Strong programming skills in C++ and Python
  • Development on Linux
  • Version control using Git
  • Experience with Digital Signal Processing, Image Processing, Matlab, AWS, RESTful APIs, RESTful Web Services, Orchestration and Containerization (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker)
  • Advanced education in Math, Physics
  • Knowledge in Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), Electro-Optical (EO), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geospatial Data
  • Development using Agile development practices



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.