02 Jan
Lead Software Developer
Virginia, Reston , 20190 Reston USA

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Please review the job details below.Maxar is looking for an experienced Lead Software Developer to help lead our onsite team. We have some amazingly talented software development teams, and we are looking to establish a strong technical leader to help us bring quality software solutions to our customers. This role is a hybrid position that will be performed primarily from the customer site in Reston, VA and will also allow for limited remote work. Project: Our customer in the intelligence community has tasked us with building a suite of back-end services, front-end applications, and a data layer to support critical intelligence work.We already have a highly skilled team, are fully agile, cloud native, and we have freedom to design and engineer our solutions as best we see fit using the latest tech available. We operate in a fast-paced environment and have a reputation for delivering capability to users quickly and with a high standard of quality.As the Lead Software Developer, your job will be to lead a team of skilled Front-End, Back-End and DevOps Engineers. You will oversee technical direction, work breakdown, and the day-to-day agile process. You should have a strong technical background, experience leading a technical team, and a history of successful deployments in the IC under your belt. Stack (May vary depending on application or service under development):

  • Front-End:
    • Angular
    • React
  • APIs / Services
    • Java / Spring Boot
    • Python / Flask
  • Cloud
    • AWS / C2S
  • Data:
    • Elasticsearch
    • PostgreSQL / PostGIS
    • Apache NiFi
  • DevOps
    • OpenShift / Kubernetes
    • Jenkins
  • ML
    • Python / Scikit-learn
About Us:
  • xLab is Maxar's Innovation as a Service shop.
  • Our expert cadre of designers, software developers, and product owners partner with Maxar's remote sensing, data science, and machine learning practitioners to create custom solutions that leapfrog our customers into the future of work.
  • Our process begins by listening and empathizing with our customers to gain unique insights.
  • Prototyping and frequent, iterative feedback are core to our delivery approach, anchored by best practices in Lean Product Development and Design Thinking.
  • Our Outcome-Based Model ensures each engagement is aligned to our customers' needs.
Your Career: We're very serious about professional development and continuing education. We offer everyone the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our group has some amazing resources at its disposal specifically for this purpose. You will work with your direct supervisor and/or a mentor to set appropriate goals and design a plan to help you make consistent progress. We offer:
  • Corporate partner, industry training.
  • Peer groups.
  • Paid certifications.
  • Education reimbursement.
  • Hackathons!
  • and much more
Our team's minimum requirements for this position:
  • Must have current/active TS/SCI security clearance and be willing and able to obtain a CI Polygraph.
  • Bachelor's degree and 8 years of experience with software development; Master's degree and 6 years of experience with software development; Ph.D. and 3 years of experience with software development; or 12 years of experience with software development without a degree.
  • Proven technical leadership experience.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Willing to work onsite in Northern VA.
If you also had these skills that'd be amazing:
  • Experience with AWS cloud technologies.
  • CompTIA Security+ certification or a comparable certification for privileged user access.
  • Experience developing and deploying web services and applications.
  • Experience supporting software in a production environment Familiarity with an object-oriented language, e.g. Python, Java, C.
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies, specifically frequent, iterative releases which rely on user feedback to refine features over time.
  • Knowledge of Design Thinking principles.
# cjpost Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law. 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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