Software Engineer (TS/SCI)

Ypsilanti, MI
$72,000 - $118,000 / Year 
Mid level

Job Description

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Maxar is seeking a highly motivated Software Engineer to help develop a next-generation product quality system. In this role, you will work with software developers, system engineers, and image scientists to develop customer-specific solutions, internal tools, resolve critical issues, and more using Java, C++, Python, Groovy, and similar languages. Successful candidates will have strong problem-solving skills and a desire to learn more about Maxar’s technologies, all while working in an Agile development environment.  


  • Apply software standards and processes to produce high quality, extensible, and maintainable software packages.

  • Debug, refactor and reimplement existing software codebases into new systems and on new platforms.

  • Participate in all aspects of the development lifecycle, including planning, requirements development, software design, implementation and build, documentation, testing, deployment and maintenance.

  • Effectively collaborate across a diverse team of engineers, product owners, and scrum masters

  • Quick trouble shooting and problem solving.

  • Participate in peer reviews, Agile ceremonies, and software demonstrations.

Required Qualifications:

  • US citizenship and a current or active TS/SCI clearance.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technology fields. 5 years of professional experience in lieu of degree.

  • 3+ years of experience in related fields.

  • Programming skills in Java.

  • Version control experience in Git (GitHub, GitLab, BitBucket).

  • Must be willing to work on-site.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Agile development methodologies.

  • Experience with AWS cloud technologies (S3, SQS, SNS).

  • Programming skills in C++, Python, and Groovy.

  • Familiarity with CI/CD practices.

  • Familiarity with database interfaces (SQL, PostgreSQL, or Oracle).



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:

$72,000.00 - $118,000.00 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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