Sr. Technical Specialist (Active Secret clearance) with Security Clearance

MAXAR Technologies
Herndon, Virginia
May 25, 2024
May 29, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Please review the job details below. Maxar Intelligence is a leading geospatial insights company. We enable government and commercial customer to monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet. Maxar Intelligence gives customers the power to unlock advanced, timely geospatial insights to solve national security, defense, and commercial missions in new and innovative ways. What we are looking for: Maxar Intelligence is seeking a Senior Technical Specialist to provide technical and training support to U.S. government programs. This role is hybrid with in-office time with a location of your choosing at Herndon, VA or Westminster, CO. What you will get to do day to day: In this role you will take advantage of your technical skills, instructional expertise, and understanding of the U.S. government and Intelligence Community uses for high resolution commercial geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) to enhance mission value for the end-users. You will work closely with internal team members to troubleshoot, communicate, and provide solutions to technical problems on our online platform and Application Programming Interface (API). You will get to contribute to the success of the program and U.S. government mission sets everyday making a difference in providing end-users with valuable insights about commercial GEOINT. A successful candidate in this role is solutions-focused able to handle multiple tasks who can prioritize and execute problems and address them in a collaborative manner. You will be responsible for training both virtually and in-person to domestic and non-domestic as needed. You will be responsible for providing end-user feedback for development and testing to continue innovation. You will manage, coordinate, and document all aspects of our online platform and APIs to maintain team operations. Your Career: We're serious about professional development and continuing education at Maxar. We offer our team members with the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our team has amazing resources to support learning and development. You will work with your manager, and/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, as well as paid certifications, education reimbursement and student loan forgiveness. Responsibilities: Provide end-user/technical support for Maxar Platform Service on multiple U.S. Government classification domains
Provide virtual and on-site training for U.S. Government end-users at varying classification levels
The mission support specialist will provide responsive mission support Monday through Friday but must be willing to adjust his or her schedule to support occasional evening or weekend support requirements
Collect and compile end-user feedback, proactively identify opportunities for system and service improvement
Identify, refine, and communicate opportunities to address additional U.S. Government mission requirements based on the full range of Maxar products and services
Flexibility to work multiple tasks and priorities concurrently Minimum Qualifications: Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must have a current/active Secret clearance and be willing and able to obtain TS/SCI Clearance.
A Bachelor's or 4 years of additional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
Requires 5+ years of experience with U.S. Government projects.
5+ years of experience applying geospatial and imagery data to include technologies to real-world missions.
Familiarity with the provisioning of geospatial and imagery data to end-users via enterprise web services.
Knowledge of commonly used geospatial data formats and trade-offs involved in various file formats.
Ability to work with end-users to isolate technical issues and apply this understanding in root cause analysis.
Ability to concisely summarize complex technical issues in written communications.
Familiarity with various USG end-user phenomenologies for satellite imagery and geospatial information
Ability to travel as needed, approximately 10-20% within the U.S. These Skills would be amazing: Ability to be flexible and work independently and in teams.
Background as an instructor for GEOINT products or services.
Proficiency in multiple US government imagery, geospatial or intelligence applications.
Experienced with widely used USG imagery derived products and services.
Familiarity in one or more of the following specialty areas: precision imagery applications; remote sensing platforms and phenomenologies; provisioning of 3D data to end-users; feature extraction from satellite imagery
Familiarity with User Experience and Design
Familiarity with OGC Web Services (e.g., WMS, WMTS) and Mapping API's (e.g., REST)
Familiarity with Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) GIS tools such as ESRI, QGIS
Proficiency with understanding and modifying XML and JSON / GeoJSON
Familiarity with scripting languages, such as Python
Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidate's unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is: $81,000.00 - $135,000.00 annually. Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law. 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.