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Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer at Maxar

Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer

Maxar Westminster, CO Full-Time
$83,000 - $138,000/Year
Maxar is currently seeking a Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer to join the Spacecraft Engineering and Navigation Systems team in Westminster, CO.

Spacecraft Engineering team members are responsible for the health and safety, performance optimization, and anomaly resolution of Maxar’s Earth Intelligence spacecraft constellation. Spacecraft Engineering team members also support design, development, integration, and testing of Maxar’s next generation spacecraft. In this role, you will work as part of larger multi-disciplinary teams that include spacecraft system engineers, ground system engineers, software engineers and spacecraft operations teams.

*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 anomaliesDevelop and maintain tools and methods to trend spacecraft health and performance metrics
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 spacecraftDefine, review, and verify spacecraft requirements
Attend design reviews
Participate in clean-room integration and testing activities
* Support other Maxar business segmentsProvide detailed knowledge of spacecraft operations and spacecraft operational capabilities
Assist in ground software requirement definition, review, and verification

*Life with Us:*

There is a reason we boast awards like Best Employer, Best Place to work, Top employer, candidate experience winner. Our strength is in our people. Each team member makes a unique contribution

to our collective mission. So, we recognize that with best-in-class benefits like:

• Stock purchase plan

• Career growth opportunities

• Family friendly benefits like maternity and paternity leave, adoption reimbursement, flexible hours, hybrid work options

• Program to help you grow like tuition reimbursement, hackathons, and career development

• Student loan repayment

• Generous time off

• Plus everything you’d expect from a leading employer such as a matching and immediately vest 401K plan, robust insurance coverage, medical, dental and vision, etc.

*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
* Minimum of 5 years of experience of resolving engineering issues from a holistic perspective

*Preferred Qualifications:*

* 5+ years of professional experience
* 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


Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidate’s unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:

$83,000.00 - $138,000.00 annually.

_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.*

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $83,000.00 - $138,000.00 per year

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* Relocation assistance
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Westminster, CO: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)

Security clearance:
* Secret (Preferred)

Work Location: One location


Recommended Skills

  • Communication
  • Concept Of Operations
  • Github
  • Innovation
  • Linux
  • Matlab
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