DigitalGlobe Junior Software Engineer (Aviation) in Richmond, British Columbia

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We are looking for bright, capable, Software Developers to join our teams. This will be an exciting opportunity to develop your knowledge and expertise in a multitude of areas. You will apply proven engineering processes and work with integrated technologies to help build massive, intricate systems. Successfully solving these large, complex problems will involve hard work, a passion for quality, an inquisitive mind with the ability to self-educate, and the skills to work within a large team.

Primary Activities

  • Creating engineering solutions that are attractive to our customers and are cost-effective

  • Working from requirements to develop or modify complex software applications

  • Planning work, providing effort estimates and driving your work to completion

  • Designing, coding, testing, debugging and documenting high quality software development applications

  • Participating in integration, testing and deployment of software applications

  • Assisting in troubleshooting problems in a software production environment

  • Following established development processes and corporate technical and quality standards

  • Identifying and incorporating potential technological advances in line with the long-term goals of the Aviation business

General requirements

  • A University degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or other relevant discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Previous experience in the Aviation domain is not required – a keen interest in learning about it is

  • The ability to understand and work with complex software development requirement specifications

  • A team oriented approach to solving technical problems within budget and schedule constraints

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Technical requirements - some combination of:

  • Experience in software development and test

  • Proficiency in Java and/or C++ development in a Windows environment

  • Knowledge of OOP design patterns and standard development practices

  • Experience with database design, development and implementation (Oracle databases and SQL)

  • Creating “proof of concept” prototypes or models

  • Familiarity with leading GIS technologies

  • Experience scripting using Perl or Python

  • Creating tools to support development and test

  • Knowledge of Aircraft navigation concepts and systems

Comments/Special Considerations:

Successful candidate(s) must be able to obtain and hold security clearance is required for this position.

For candidates with less than three years of work experience, please include a transcript of your grades with your application.

MDA provides customers around the world with essential information solutions used for decision making. Our employees enjoy challenging careers with opportunity for growth and learning.

MDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.