Mission Planning Systems Engineering Intern
Maxar Technologies Ltd
 Westminster, CO

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Maxar is currently seeking a Mission Planning Systems Engineering Intern to join our team in Westminster, CO for our 2020 Summer Internship Program. In this role, you will assist with ground system design, software development life cycle support and documentation. The successful candidate will work alongside systems engineers and software development teams working on the next generation Mission Planning ground system used to operate Maxar's earth imaging satellites.

The Mission Planning Systems Engineering Intern assists the systems engineers and development scrum teams with software engineering tasks including design, requirements, documentation, reverse engineering, configuration, troubleshooting, and other tasks relating to ground system software development and operational support. The Mission Planning domain includes optimizing planning and scheduling across the Maxar earth imaging constellation and its heterogeneous customer base. Mission Planning receives the demand for image acquisition and downlink across all market segments, manages the ground terminal resources to receive the imagery, models spacecraft agility and capabilities and uses predicted weather data to produce an optimal schedule made available for spacecraft commanding. The software technology involved is REST interfaces to micro-services hosted in AWS.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be a rising Sophomore or higher currently pursuing a degree in Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline. Requires a current GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • Strong listening, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Experience with UNIX
  • Ability to learn technologies quickly and independently

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Software development experience

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.