Operations Engineer

Engineer, Project, Systems, Engineers, Test, Software, Linux, SQL, Python, Java, Web, Architecture, Protocols
Full Time
Work from home available

Job Description

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Maxar is currently seeking an Operations Engineer to join our team in Longmont, CO.

Life with Us

Your Project: In this role, you will w ork closely with Mission Planners, Systems Engineers, Test Engineers, Software Developers, and other teams to develop custom software and ensure successful imagery collection outcomes. To be successful in this role, you will need to learn complex systems and collaborate with other engineers to develop higher-level solutions.

Your Career: We are very serious about professional development and continuing education at Maxar. We offer our team members with the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our group has amazing resources to support learning and development. You will work with your manager, or a mentor, to set goals and design a development plan to advance your career.

What We Offer: Time for dedicated professional development, conference attendance, corporate partner and industry training, peer group collaboration, hackathons, as well as paid certifications, education reimbursement and student loan forgiveness.

What you'll do day-to-day (with your colleagues):
  • Work closely with Mission Planners, Systems Engineers, Test Engineers, Software Developers, and other teams to ensure imagery collection outcomes
  • Provide essential engineering support to our operational satellite mission planning systems
  • Develop requirements, verify performance, and resolve issues related to future generation systems
  • Deploy mission planning software into the ground system, with high focus on minimizing downtime


Minimum requirements for this position:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be willing and able to obtain U.S. Government Secret security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, or a related field. Four additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree
  • Minimum of 2 years in a technology company
  • Minimum of 1 year with Linux and BASH scripting
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL


These skills would be amazing:
  • Experience with programming languages (e.g., Python, Java, or PERL)
  • Ability to explain detailed technical topics and summarize business impacts
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services and software automation technologies
  • Understanding of Service Oriented Architecture and RESTful APIs


The compensation range for this position is $64,500 to $107,500 annually, dependent on skills and experience.

COVID-19 Update:

As a federal contractor, Maxar is required to comply with the vaccination and other COVID-19 requirements in President Biden's September 9 Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors . Accordingly, all Maxar team members must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no later than January 4, 2022 , except in cases where a team member is legally entitled to an accommodation.

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 : R13430
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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