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DigitalGlobe Director, Platform Engineering in Westminster, Colorado

Please review the job details below.Maxar is currently seeking a Software Engineering Director to lead ourGeospatial Cloud Services (GCS) team in Westminster, Colorado. In thisrole, you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of ourcomplex, customer-facing web platform - a mission-critical GIS tool used byhundreds of thousands of civilians and military across the globe.Responsibilities include adding value to our existing platform while leadingthe effort for the design .and. development of the next-generation platform.Life with UsYour Project: You will lead a large engineering development team deliveringcutting edge SaaS-based mission-critical GIS software to serve arapidly-growing customer base that includes both government and commercialcustomers.Your Career: We're very serious about professional development andcontinuing education at Maxar. We offer our team members with the opportunityto define their own career trajectory. Our group has amazing resources tosupport learning and development. You will work with your manager, VicePresident of Product Engineering to set goals and design a development plan toadvance your career.What We Offer: Time for dedicated professional development, conferenceattendance, corporate partner and industry training, peer groupcollaboration, hackathons, as well as paid certifications, educationreimbursement and student loan forgiveness.What you'll do day-to-day: You will lead and develop a team ofapproximately 85 software development professionals, including developmentengineers, Agilists, engineering managers, DevOps engineers .and. QAengineers, responsible for maintaining and expanding existing generationonline products while also driving the architecture, design,development, test, and launch of the next-gen platform using cutting-edgesoftware technology. With collaboration from your peers around theorganization, you will drive rigor in the engineering development process.and. methods, scope and cost new product proposals to drive best-practiceROI's, deliver feature and product upgrades to current platform, andlead the architecture, design, development and delivery of the nextgeneration online GIS platform to meet schedule and budgetary commitments. Youwill become intimate with customer requirements, understand customerpersonas and usage models, become a true partner with Product Management,and deliver a best-in-class User Experience on our next-generation product.Using the Scaled Agile Framework, you will help create a long term productroadmap and balance that with development flexibility and agility. You willdrive a culture of rigor, accountability, quality, and fun.Minimum Requirements For This PositionMust be a U.S. citizen and be willing and able to obtain U.S. Governmentsecurity clearanceBachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, GIS, orrelated field. Four additional years of experience may be substituted for adegMinimum of 10 demonstrated experience with web and/or geospatialprogramming, design, and developmentMinimum of 5 years leading software developmentMinimum of 3 years experience using Enterprise-class Scaled Agile FrameworkPrevious experience in software development, management systems, and as asoftware project leadExperience with Cloud-enabled web servicesPreferred QualificationsMaster's degree or PhD in a related fieldActive U.S. Government security clearanceExperience with large-scale software development projectsDevelopment experience with AWS and related technologiesExperience with service oriented architecturesUnderstanding of what it takes to keep a high-availability software platformhealthyTremendous organizational and communication skillsSuccessful track record delivering cloud-based solutions meeting scope,schedule, cost .and. quality requirementsMAXAR Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equalopportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to s

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