Guidance Navigation and Control Software Test Engineer

Guidance Navigation and Control Software Test Engineer

18 May 2021
California, Sanjose, 95101 Sanjose USA

Guidance Navigation and Control Software Test Engineer

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Maxar is currently seeking a Guidance Navigation and Control Software Test Engineer to join our team in San Jose, CA. In this role, you will work with Systems Engineers and Software developers to verify flight embedded software on commercial and civil satellites performing missions involving communication, earth observation and lunar gateway activities.

Life with Us

Your Project: As a member of a team of Software Test Engineers, you will be working with requirements, developing domain knowledge, test plans, test procedures and executing tests in an environment utilizing software and hybrid testbeds.

Your Career: We're very serious about professional development and continuing education at Maxar. We offer our team members with the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our group has amazing resources to support learning and development. You will work with your manager, or a mentor, to set goals and design a development plan to advance your career.

What We Offer: Time for dedicated professional development, conference attendance, corporate partner and industry training, peer group collaboration, hackathons, as well as paid certifications, education reimbursement and student loan forgiveness.

What you'll do day-to-day (with your colleagues):

  • Develop test plan derived from software requirements
  • Compile test bed requirements to support test plan
  • Support development and validation of test beds
  • Create test procedures - automated and manual if required
  • Perform tests
  • Analyze test data and create test reports


Minimum requirements for this position:
  • or permanent resident
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, aerospace/controls engineering, physics or related field. Two years of additional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum of two years of software test experience


These skills would be amazing
  • Python and/or Java skills
  • DOORS skills
  • Experience with CMMI process
  • Experience with interfacing electrical hardware


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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