Systems Engineer

Maxar Technologies Ltd Reston , VA 20190

Posted 2 months ago

Please review the job details below.

Maxar is seeking a Systems Engineer to join an existing team on an exciting and challenging technical collection project. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently, quickly understand complex technical concepts and make assessments, and articulate recommendations to the customer.

Highlights of Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical and programmatic support to Project Lead.

  • Provide engineering expertise on a cross-functional team.

  • Provide technical input into full project life-cycle, including requirements definition, developer oversight, and testing and evaluation.

  • Assess technologies and components, and track selection and development to assure they meet requirements for employment.

  • Support the employment community of interest coordination activities.

  • Provide recommendations to the government.

  • Translate technical assessments to technically-varied audiences.

  • This position will involve occasional CONUS travel.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have current/active TS/SCI security clearance and be willing and able to pass a CI polygraph.

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or other relevant fields.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience supporting the DoD/IC.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Demonstrated knowledge in tools and languages such as STK / SIMDIS / Matlab / Python.

  • An understanding of EO / IR and other phenomenological sensors and respective propagation.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Critical thinker with proven problem-solving skills.

  • Experience supporting a customer on-site.


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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