18 May
Systems Engineer
Colorado, Westminster , 80030 Westminster USA

Please review the job details below.Maxar is currently seeking an Enterprise Systems Engineer to join our team in Westminster, CO or Longmont, CO.Your Project: In this role, you will report to the Program technical lead within the Portfolio Execution team. The Portfolio Execution team provides technical leadership and execution oversight throughout the initiative lifecycle. In this role, you will be responsible for deriving, designing and engineering solutions and customer-facing interfaces that have a direct impact on efficiency, cost, revenue and innovation for the company and Maxar's largest customer. A successful candidate in this role is a systematic and solutions-focused leader who is able to ensure a scoped product or capability is enabled on schedule and within budget in a way that is compatible with or complimentary to the existing Maxar Commercial and SecOps 2.0 ground systems. As our systems span multiple areas of expertise, you will require extensive technical leadership, collaboration, and clear communication, both written and verbal. The scope of deliverables includes: requirements derivation, engineering and solution design, initiative planning/readiness, and technical oversight of the successful implementation or product roll out.In this role, you will gather and manage customer requirements as part of working with market-facing team members. You will lead and collaborate closely with program technical leads, Enterprise Architects, Domain Architects and other Systems Engineers to ensure alignment of customer requirements with development and implementation plans. You will collaborate closely with release train functional leads (domain architects, product owners, subject matter experts) to define technical work plans and dependencies. You will be responsible for technical outcome verification, and facilitating an optimized transition into Operations and keep end-users/operators apprised of the solution and progress. This role is heavily software-based and business-value focused with the ability to thrive in an often chaotic and fast-paced environment.Your Career: We're 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.Responsibilities:

  • Gather and decompose business requirements into program technical requirements and tie them to milestones in concert with business stakeholders
  • Bundle proposed technical solutions into coarse-sized work packages and coordinate with agile software development teams on a draft implementation schedules
  • Participate in technical solution, architecture design, and integration working sessions to understand system design goals and constraints
  • Meet with operators and customer representatives to refine concept of operations and derive new requirements for user touchpoints
  • Identify and propose changes with scaled agile development teams to develop the requested changes
  • Lead and collaborate with Enterprise and Domain Architects to refine the high-level design into a detailed design
  • Coordinate with test and evaluation teams to align on appropriate level of end-to-end testing and customer-facing testing
  • Collaborate with Development teams to write and groom features
  • Identify dependencies on/with other Initiatives/Programs
  • Lead validation of end to end solution and operations transition
  • Collaborate with Domain Architects to identify ICDs/APIs which require updating and what the impacts of those updates would be outside of the program at hand
  • Ensure that internal and customer-facing areas of the business are aware of system potential and realities
Minimum Requirements:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be willing and able to obtain U.S. Government security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related technical field. Four additional years ofexperience may be substituted for a degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience
  • Familiarity with systems engineering and design processes
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Background in satellite ground & mission planning systems
  • Active Secret or TS/SCI security clearance
  • Knowledge of standard systems engineering processes, tools and artifacts, such as Enterprise Architect, Visio, and context & sequence diagrams
  • Experience with Agile software development practices & the various methodologies (Scaled Agile Framework preferred: SAFe, and Waterfall experience considered) and design processes
  • Demonstrated proficiency in cloud-based, service-oriented architectures and distributed systems
  • Experience in classified environments
  • Background in GIS, manufacturing, spacecraft command and control, ground systems infrastructure, or analytics
  • Experience managing cross-functional teams or projects, and influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders
  • A passion for building highly-automated systems
  • A good understanding of security best practices
  • Containerization technologies such as Cloud Foundry, Docker, or Kubernetes
  • AWS knowledge & experience
The compensation range for this position is $64,500.00 to $107,500.00 annually, dependent on skills and experience.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.


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