DigitalGlobe Software Developer in United States

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Maxar Technologies Ltd. (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides unmatched end-to-end advanced systems capabilities and integrated solutions expertise to help our customers anticipate and address their most complex mission critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,500 employees in 21 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day, millions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that empower a better world. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information visit

For more than three decades, human space flight has been supported by advanced robotics developed by MDA. We have combined complex robotics with control software to develop the Space Shuttle's Canadarm and the Mobile Servicing System for the International Space Station. Leveraging our expertise in robotic technology and space-borne sensing systems, MDA is developing sophisticated systems for on-orbit servicing of satellites and planetary missions to explore the Moon and Mars.

On Earth we are taking our experience in space robotics into new areas of advanced robotics for nuclear, medical, industrial, and mining applications. We invite you to visit our website at

MDA is currently seeking a candidate to support development of Database Applications on the L&SE Space Station program. The candidate will:

  • Design and build software products for MDA using technologies such as

  • C#

  • TypeScript

  • .NET Core

  • SQL Server

  • Javascript

  • React/Redux, etc.

  • Create test cases for implemented projects and bug fixes

  • Provide user support to resolve user issues

  • Define database interface, model and engineer solutions that are performant and maintainable.

  • Creation and maintenance of technical documentation such as, data dictionaries, ERDs, Test Plan, Test Report, User Manual etc.

  • Participate as a member in Agile teams, and work with other team members to review user stories, estimate effort for user stories, and participate in sprint reviews

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Five or more years of relevant experience

  • Proficiency across a variety of software application and computer systems

  • Excellent working knowledge of C#, HTML, Javascript, ECMA Script 6, Entity Framework, UX Design, Web API and SQL Server

  • Knowledge of WPF, XAML, .NET Core, EF. Core, ODATA, React/Redux and Windows Services would be an additional asset

  • Hands on experiences in multi-tiered architecture application environment

  • Experience working in medium and large teams

  • Experience interfacing with the user community

  • Excellent project management, analytical, problem solving, communication and organization skills

  • Strong human relations skills

  • Dedication to meet project deadlines

  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.

  • Production of quality deliverables within time and resource constraints

  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, and a positive thinker

The candidate must have strong verbal and written English communication skills as well as the ability to excel in a team environment. All candidates must be able to obtain both CGP and ITAR clearance.

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting diversity in the workplace.

MDA is proud to provide accommodations during the recruitment and selection process. If you require accessible formats, communication supports or any other form of accommodation, please notify MDA if you are contacted for an interview.

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.