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MAXAR Sr. 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! In this position you will be on our network operations team building and troubleshooting 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 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.


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

  • Troubleshoot and modify 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

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

  • Assist with 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 :

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and be willing and able to obtain a Secret security clearance

  • Requires 5 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active/current Secret security clearance

  • Experience implementing Juniper routers and switches, Palo Alto Networks and Juniper firewalls.

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

  • Solid knowledge of voice networking and protocols.

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

  • 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.