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MAXAR Network Engineer in westminster, Colorado

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MAXAR is searching for someone who is innovative, curious and willing to think outside-the-box in a highly collaborative and fast-paced environment. Are you passionate about new technologies, Cloud, IAAS, PAAS, and Automation? If so, we would like to talk to talk to you! This position provides senior-level engineering of the MAXAR network infrastructure, LAN, WAN and AWS cloud environments along with all associate equipment at all MAXAR locations. This position will be a key role within the Network Infrastructure development team and take direction from the Network IT Manager. Responsibilities include the ability to work across teams and organizations to enhance our sphere of influence and help us move to the Cloud and ensure we remain engaged and knowledgeable about business needs and the future roadmap.


  • Oversee the operation of all LAN connections at all locations: Data Center, Mission Control Center, general headquarters office, branch offices, etc.

  • Oversee the implementation/operation of all the WAN circuits: point-to-point, multi-point WAN connectivity, dedicated leased lines to various customers, VPN links to various customers and remote sites

  • Participate in the development and implementation of the AWS Cloud infrastructure and be able to collaborate and work across teams

  • Administer the corporate LAN and WAN

  • Engineer, implement and operate all related equipment: Infoblox, Aruba wireless

  • Administer IT Security in conjunction with Network Security team

  • Oversee the operation of the network-based portion of the security infrastructure including firewalls, IDS/IDP, and VPN

  • Oversee the on-going review and auditing of the entire security infrastructure across all infrastructure teams (e.g., Windows, UNIX, and Storage)

  • 24x7 tier support for all of the above

Minimum Requirements :

  • Requires 8 years’ experience administering LANs and WANs (data, voice) in a complex operational environment with the need for 4 nines up-time

  • Solid knowledge of data / IP networking and protocols (e.g., OSPF, BGP, GRE, TCP, FTP, DNS)

  • Extensive experience with networking products: routers , switches, firewalls

  • Extensive experience with application load balancing technologies (F5, APM, iRules, advanced troubleshooting)

  • Experience with i) network security issues and solutions and ii) general IT infrastructure security issues and solutions

  • Experience with Wireless technologies ( Aruba, Clearpass)

  • Experience with Infoblox ( DNS,DHCP, NetMRI etc.)

  • Documentation experience (creation and maintenance). Experience with Word and Visio, creating and maintaining SOPs, Maintenance plans, network drawings, etc.

  • Must possess a strong client focus

  • Ability to obtain US government security clearance at Secret level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active US government security clearance at Secret level

  • Experience implementing Juniper routers and switches, Paloalto and Juniper firewalls.

  • Experience with the following service providers and their data / voice services: CenturyLink, Zayo, AT&T.

  • Solid knowledge of voice networking and protocols.

  • AWS Cloud experience, Customer Gateways, Direct Connects, VPNs

  • Proficient in using Python, Shell or Ruby scripting to automate and solve network issues including problem identification, resolution, tooling, and reporting

  • Some Dev and/or Dev/Ops experience desirable

  • Knowledge and experience in the Agile framework and process


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.

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.