Operations Support Engineer

Full Time
Work from home available

Job Description

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Maxar is currently seeking an Operations Support Engineer (OSE) to join the Spacecraft Constellation Operations, Reliability, and Engineering (SCORE) team in Longmont, CO or Westminster, CO. In this role, you will assume an integral role in the day-to-day operations within the Mission Operations Center (MOC) in Longmont, CO.

You will assist the Operations teams with the health and safety, performance optimization, and anomaly resolution of Maxar's Earth Intelligence spacecraft constellation. You will also support design, development, integration, and testing of Maxar's next generation spacecraft. As a Spacecraft Operations Support Engineer, you will work as part of larger multi-disciplinary teams that include spacecraft sub-system engineers, ground system engineers, software engineers and spacecraft operations teams. As Maxar is transitioning to a new cloud-based ground system, you will need to understand and play a significant role using AWS technology.

What You Will Do:
  • Support Worldview Legion launch and early operations (LEOP) and Worldview 1-3 and GeoEye-1 sustainment operations by maintaining spacecraft health and safety, optimizing performance, and troubleshooting anomalies
    • Develop and maintain tools and methods to trend spacecraft health and performance metrics
    • Perform spacecraft telemetry trending and monitoring, generate spacecraft constellation health metrics and briefings for dissemination to internal SCORE team and management teams
    • Disposition spacecraft out of limits alarms
    • Assist with closure of spacecraft operational incidents
    • Conduct spacecraft constellation state of health briefings
    • Develop/refine concept of operations to meet evolving mission demands
    • Define spacecraft anomaly resolution processes and procedures
    • Troubleshoot/resolve/document spacecraft anomalies
    • Assist in development and testing of spacecraft commissioning plans/tools
    • Assist in the development of and participate in launch and mission rehearsals
  • Support design, development, integration, and testing of Worldview Legion spacecraft
    • Define, review, and verify spacecraft requirements
    • Attend design reviews
    • Participate in clean-room integration and testing activities
  • Support other Maxar business segments
    • Provide detailed knowledge of spacecraft operations and spacecraft operational capabilities
    • Assist in ground software requirement definition, review, and verification


Minimum Requirements:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be willing and able to obtain a U.S. Government Secret security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, math, physics, or related field. Four additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree
  • Ability to accommodate work rotating shifts
  • Some professional experience


Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of professional experience
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Experience as a spacecraft systems engineer or subsystem engineer
  • Strong and innovative computer language skills
  • Experience with Unix/Linux, MATLAB/Simulink, Python, and Github
  • Excellent written & oral communicator
  • Spacecraft operations experience
  • Superb problem-solving skills
  • Calm disposition in stressful situations


The compensation range for this position is $ 53,000.00 - $88,000.00 annually, dependent on skills and experience.

COVID-19 Update:

All Maxar U.S. employees and international employees who work in the U.S. and visit Maxar sites must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no later than January 18, 2022 , except in cases where legally entitled to an exception.

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 : R14702
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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