Software Development Engineer

Full Time
Work from home available

Job Description

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The software engineering group for this position is responsible for the Mission Control System (MCS) domain of the Maxar Ground System for our constellation of earth observation satellites. The role reports to an Agile Manager and works with System Engineers, Operations Engineers, Spacecraft Engineers, Space Vehicle Operators, Scrum Master and Product Owners.

As a member of an agile scrum team, the Software Development Engineer will work on a cross-functional team on the next gen, Cloud-based, satellite system software. The team member will provide on-schedule, high quality, operational and test code adhering to designs, acceptance criteria and corporate standards, with appropriate demonstrations and documentation.

  • Software design and development of operational code of new features and defect repairs
  • Develop automated unit and functional tests
  • Demonstration and documentation of functionality and test results
  • Troubleshoot operational issues
  • Support deadlines and communicate issues/results
  • Participate in Communities of Practice for adherence and improvement of best practices

Basic Qualifications
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and be willing and able to obtain a Secret security clearance.
  • Minimum 2 years software development, including SPA UIs
  • Expertise with Angular, HTML, and CSS
  • Expertise with test automation
  • Computer Science or Engineering degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Expertise with Typescript
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with Aerospace and/or Satellite Ground Systems
  • Experience with test automation languages/frameworks: Cucumber, Gherkin, Behave
  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment
  • Experience with ops support of a complex UNIX-based system

The compensation range for this position is $77,000 to $129,000 annually, dependent on skills and experience.


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.
Dice Id : 91094828
Position Id : R15132
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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