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MAXAR Senior Software Engineer in westminster, Colorado

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Maxar is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join our Space Infrastructure Software Engineering organization and develop Spacecraft embedded, Ground, and Simulation software in Westminster, CO. This position is responsible for the Software design of technical requirements, design, analyses, implementation, and maintenance of Satellite Software Systems to meet satellite design requirements. The position reports directly to the Manager of Software Development in Westminster, CO.

Responsibilities:

  • Aid in the design and implementation of software applications used in the spacecraft operations domain -- simulators, flight dynamics software, and payload management software.

  • Design and implement models of spacecraft components and/or subsystems for all-software spacecraft simulators and payload management/test software

  • Write and perform unit, integration and system-level tests on software applications

  • Present highly technical material to technical personnel and management

  • Conduct on-site hardware/software installation and product training

Minimum Requirements:

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

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, Aerospace, or related field.

  • Requires 8 years of engineering experience in a Software Engineering discipline (Simulations, Embedded, Ground Software, or other relevant area)

  • Scientific programming experience in at least a high-level object-oriented language such as Python, C++, or JAVA

  • Demonstrated knowledge of software revision control systems and workflows (e.g. Git, Subversion, Mercurial)

  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing embedded software in an RTOS such as Greenhills Integrity, VxWorks, Linux, or RTEMS.

  • Proficiency with software compilers and other software development tools

  • Adapt fluidly to new information, changing constraints, new requirements, and personnel assignments

  • Able to communicate effectively with internal and external customers, and team members in both oral and written form

  • Must be willing to travel on occasion

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Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with formal Software Development Life Cycle (SLDC) standards and processes such as Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)

  • Mathematical skills, particularly numerical analysis methods and linear algebra

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.

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.

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