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MAXAR Systems Engineering Intern in westminster, Colorado

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Maxar is seeking a Systems Engineering Intern to join our 2020 Summer Internship Program in Westminster, CO. In this role, you will leverage your academic foundation to quickly learn focused features domain fundamentals from our spectrum of satellite ground systems; raw telemetry data processing, core image processing, data management and discovery, web/cloud hosting and distribution, quality assessment, and delivery. You will be responsible for supporting Agile Feature Owners, helping scrum teams with defining user stories and acceptance criteria, and providing technical documentation in support of development and implementation.

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with feature owners, product owners, developers, testers, and/or systems engineers.

  • Support Agile Software Development Life Cycle processes used to facilitate changes to the system baseline.

  • Endeavor to continually learn about our cloud based, evolving systems with a focus on ingest data processing and imagery production services.

  • Participate in design sessions with internal clients from back-end processing to user interfaces, with an emphasis on the production domain.

  • Support implementation, test, and troubleshooting system anomalies.

  • Participate in modifying quality assurance and quality control processes.

  • Learn from mentors and other System Engineers to build rapport with other collaborators such as spacecraft engineers, testers, and software developers.

  • Work with internal and vendor supplied GIS and/or DBMS frameworks.

  • Willing to take on other production-related duties as needed.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must be a rising Sophomore or higher currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in an Engineering or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with computer programming methods

  • Strong listening, written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong team focus with collaborative skills

  • Familiar with cloud-based computing

  • Service Oriented Architecture knowledge and / or GIS coursework is a plus.

  • Software development experience is a plus.

  • Systems engineering and /or operations experience is a plus

  • Strong sense of self-motivation is essential – must be willing to be become actively involved with system design and operability.

Learn more about the Maxar Internship experience! at http://https://blog.maxar.com/news-events/2019/beyond-textbooks-interns-gain-real-world-experience-with-maxar

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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.

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.

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