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MAXAR CICD Engineer in westminster, Colorado

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Maxar is looking for a CICD Engineer to be a leader and subject matter expert in support of our fast-paced growing business. This role would be called upon to support important, complex software continuous integration and deployment processes. You will work across a variety of projects to develop innovative and impactful technical solutions and best practices.

Our stack:

  • Our stack, the Maxar DevOps platform, runs on AWS and Kubernetes. Including Jenkins, GitHub, Artifactory, Hashicorp Vault, and other commercial and open-source tools.

  • Out software integration and deployment, platform support a polyglot ecosystem of multiple languages including java, ruby, python, node.js, and more.

  • We drive practice continuous integration and continuous deployment (using Jenkins), deploying to production 3000+ times a month, and increasing exotically, supporting 1000+ developers.

  • Our services deploy to Cloud Foundry, Docker containers orchestrated by Kubernetes running on AWS, and AWS native services

  • We practice Infrastructure-as-Code and GitOps using Terraform, t and AWS toolsets

  • We use PagerDuty for on-call and incident management.


  • Help the platform team build, secure, and manage core cloud infrastructure, including Kubernetes clusters, databases, CI/CD systems, and software-defined networking.

  • Build internal tools to improve performance, quality, delivery, and observability.

  • Participate in on-call rotations, troubleshoot performance and reliability issues, improve our runbooks, and practice incident response.

  • Improve documentation for mission-critical systems and processes.

  • Improve scalability and reliability through monitoring services and infrastructure.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

  • Requires 10 years of infrastructure engineering experience, 5 of which must be in a cloud environment.

  • Demonstrated experience managing infrastructure with tools like Terraform and Packer.

  • Proficiency with a Unix shell.

  • Experience automating tasks using groovy, bash, maven, Gradle, make, ant

  • Familiarity with Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Experience implementing declarative CI/CD pipelines using platforms like Jenkins

  • Prior experience with databases, preferably in the cloud.

  • Experience diagnosing and triaging across multi-layered stacks (AWS/Kubernetes/application).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Curiosity. Why? How? Repeat.

  • Relentlessness. No one here gives up. We try. We fail. We try again.

  • Passion. Get excited about building high-quality software and supporting developers

  • Smarts: book and street. We have to use all the tools at our disposal to build Better.

  • Empathy and Compassion. You understand that people's biggest dreams are in your hands.

  • Communication. Can you ask for help or put your hand up when you don't understand?

  • Building. Doing. Making. Yes, we have to do a lot of thinking and talking to figure this stuff out, but you can't wait to leave the conversation and build it.

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.

We are a vertically integrated, new space economy story, including segments across the value continuum for every moment leading up to and following launch. We lead in satellite communications (building and operating), ground infrastructure, Earth observation, advanced analytics, insights from machine learning, next-generation propulsion, space robotics, on-orbit servicing, on-orbit assembly, and protection of space assets through cybersecurity and monitoring of space systems. By integrating our leading-edge capabilities, we provide innovative, cost-effective solutions, value for customers, and thus unlock the multiplier effect of our combined businesses.

Maxar Technologies offers a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.