Full Stack Software Engineer

Herndon VA Maxar Technologies

Please review the job details below.

Maxar seeks a solution driven Software Engineer to work onsite in northern Virginia.  You will actively create technology solutions for data collection, data analytics, data visualization, and user workflow automation.  You will get to work on an interesting mission focus with large data sets and create solutions with technology in support of national security.

You will work directly with analysts to understand mission needs and generate solutions.  Technical tasks include ELT, managing, analyzing, and visualizing large sets of geospatial data to extract meaningful knowledge with cloud-based processing technologies and emerging data science techniques.

We want a self-motivated engineer who is comfortable digging into data, trying innovative approaches, and isn't afraid to fail fast and move on to other techniques/ideas.

Note: US citizenship and an active TS/SCI clearance is mandatory for this position and required for consideration. (open to acquire CI Poly required).


  • Active in all aspects of the development lifecycle, including planning, requirements development, software design, implementation and build, documentation, testing, deployment and maintenance.
  • Apply software standards and processes to produce high quality, extensible, and maintainable software solutions.
  • Work with cloud tech stacks to Extract, Load, Transform (ELT) and visualize geospatial-temporal data sets
  • Develop analytics/derivative data products to help users extract meaningful knowledge
  • Proactive approach to trouble shooting and problem-solving issues
  • Work directly with users throughout the IC/DoD to understand their requirements and propose technical solutions
  • Collaborate with diverse teams of engineers, clients, and users
  • Ability to work onsite

Minimum Requirements:

  • US citizenship and a current TS/SCI clearance (with willingness to get a CI Polygraph).
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technology fields
  • 5+ years of proficient experience with
    • Java, Python, NoSQL databases, LINUX
    • Development tools such as Git, Eclipse, Maven
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Desired Skills:

  • Proficiency in JavaScript/TypeScript and experience with front-end frameworks such as React or Angular
  • Experience with
    • Elastic, Kibana
    • GIS, Geospatial data, Geospatial tools, techniques, processing, visualization
    • Agile development methodologies
    • Cloud architectures, AWS, C2S




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:

$131,000.00 – $219,000.00 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.

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