Jr. Systems Engineer (TS/SCI)

Jr. Systems Engineer (TS/SCI)

18 May 2021
Virginia, Herndon, 20170 Herndon USA

Jr. Systems Engineer (TS/SCI)

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Maxar is looking for a Junior Systems Engineer who is interested in working on cutting-edge projects in support of space-based resources and the national security enterprise to join our team in Herndon, VA.

What you'll do day-to-day:

  • Influencing the shaping of future systems by contributing to the architecture.
  • Designing a complete and complex framework, system, or product.
  • Utilizing the latest advances in digital engineering and model-based systems engineering to drastically reduce development and test timelines and improve system performance.
  • Defining processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output, and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility.
  • Conceiving system interfaces and business application prototypes.
  • Developing and updating system Concepts of Operations (CONOPS).
  • Identifying and reducing program risks and issues.
  • Identifying, analyzing, and resolving system design weaknesses.
  • Providing multi-layered technical expertise for next-generation initiatives.
  • Defining input and output file specifications.
  • Understanding strategic themes and other key business drivers for architecture, developing architecture plans, and communicating technical decisions to leadership, the customer, and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Evaluating technology and performing objective trade studies to support program solutions development.
  • Maintaining a high-level, holistic vision of enterprise solutions and development initiatives.
  • Strategically and tactically maintaining the balance of competing requirements from business needs, customer expectations, and technical requirements.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Must have a current/active TS/SCI clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field

Preferred Skills:
  • Agile background on large scale development efforts
  • Experience in multiple phases of development


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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