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MAXAR Engineering, Software in richmond, British Columbia

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Position Description:

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our team to support and enhance our delivered systems. The engineer will maintain software delivered to our Aeronautical Information Systems (AIS) customers, both civil and military, to meet their current AIS needs and to fulfill ICAO/Eurocontrol requirements. Successfully solving problems will involve hard work, a passion for quality, an inquisitive mind with the ability to work with the customer.

Responsibilities :

As a software engineer, you will have the opportunity to establish ownership and demonstrate your abilities in all phases of the software life-cycle, including:

  • Creating software solutions that are attractive to our customers and are cost-effective

  • Modifying code, testing, debugging and documenting high quality software applications

  • Participating in integration, acceptance testing, and deployment of software applications

  • Assisting in troubleshooting problems in a software production environment

  • Following established development processes and corporate technical and quality standards

General requirements:

  • A University degree in Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience in the AIS domain is a big plus, but not required – a keen interest in learning about it is

  • The ability to work within a large organization and understand dependencies and stakeholder needs

  • Self-motivated, with ability to work under minimal supervision

  • The ability to work closely with customers

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Technical requirements - some combination of:

  • Experience in software development, integration and test

  • Proficiency in different software languages including C and C++. Some experiece in Java would be advantageous.

  • Experience with web servers and email servers implementation

  • Experience with Perl, SQL, TCP/IP

  • Experience with HMI, MS Windows application development

  • Experience with HP Nonstop servers is a plus, but not required

  • Experience with database design, development and implementation

  • Knowledge of Aeronautical Information systems (e.g., NOTAM, Briefing, ATS Messages, Flight Planning)

Comments/Special Considerations :

  • The ability to obtain a security clearance is required for this position.

  • Willing to travel to customer sites

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at its many locations. As a member of the MDA team, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection for employees and their families through health care plans, disability income protection, life insurance, and other employee benefits. The Company's retirement plans encourage employees to save for their future with a Company matching contribution in many locations.​

We are a vertically integrated, new space economy story, including segments across the value continuum for every moment leading up to and following launch. We lead in satellite communications (building and operating), ground infrastructure, Earth observation, advanced analytics, insights from machine learning, next-generation propulsion, space robotics, on-orbit servicing, on-orbit assembly, and protection of space assets through cybersecurity and monitoring of space systems. By integrating our leading-edge capabilities, we provide innovative, cost-effective solutions, value for customers, and thus unlock the multiplier effect of our combined businesses.

Maxar Technologies offers a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.