Back-End Software Developer at Maxar Technologies

10 months ago Development & Programming Middle Full-Time

Maxar is currently seeking a Back-End Software Developer to join our xLab team. This role can be performed remotely within the United States.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, or a related field (4 additional years of experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree. A Master's degree may count as 2 years of experience.).
  • 5+ years demonstrated experience with programming, design, and development.
  • In-depth of knowledge in Python or Java.
  • Experience developing REST APIs.
  • Exposure to building and supporting solutions in AWS.
  • Working knowledge of agile software development practices and tools, such as Jira, Confluence, and git.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current/active Secret security clearance and be willing and able to obtain a higher security clearance.
  • Development experience with current frameworks (e.g., Fast API, Flask, Spring).
  • SQL/database/ORM experience, especially Postgres.
  • Experience with Docker.
  • Experience with messaging systems such as Redis or Kafka.
  • AWS Associate and/or Pro Certification(s).
  • Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills.
  • Northern Virginia (DMV) location or proximity to a Maxar office.


Maxar is currently seeking a Back-End Software Developer to join our xLab team. This role can be performed remotely within the United States.

In this role, you'll work closely with other software developers as well our amazing design team leveraging Maxar’s product offerings to build a diverse range of applications. Our “go-to” stack is Postgres, Python / Fast API, TypeScript / React deployed on AWS, but we need expertise across many other technologies.

About Us:

  • xLab is Maxar’s Innovation as a Service shop.
  • Our expert cadre of designers, software developers, and product owners partner with Maxar’s remote sensing, data science, and machine learning practitioners to create custom solutions that leapfrog our customers into the future of work.
  • Our process begins by listening, empathizing with our customers to gain unique insights.
  • Prototyping and frequent, iterative feedback are core to our delivery approach, anchored by best practices in Lean Product Development and Design Thinking.
  • Our Outcome-Based Model ensures each engagement is aligned to our customer’s needs.

Your Career: We’re very serious about professional development and continuing education. We offer everyone the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our group has some amazing resources at its disposal specifically for this purpose. You will work with your direct supervisor and/or a mentor to set appropriate goals and design a plan to help you make consistent progress.

We offer:

  • Conference attendance.
  • Corporate partner, industry training.
  • Peer groups.
  • Paid certifications.
  • Education reimbursement.
  • Hackathons!
  • and much more...

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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:

$107,000.00 - $179,000.00 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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