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Senior Systems Engineering, Integration and Test (SEIT) -- TS/SCI req'd
Maxar Technologies, Inc. Herndon, VA

Senior Systems Engineering, Integration and Test (SEIT) -- TS/SCI req'd

Maxar Technologies, Inc.
Herndon, VA
Expired: February 21, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $131,000 to $219,000 Yearly
  • Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Please review the job details below.

Maxar is looking to add a Senior Systems Engineering, Integration and Test (SEIT) Lead to our team to support a customer who has a fast-paced and exciting mission within the Intelligence Community. This position will play a key role in crafting a modern service based open architecture leveraging AWS, MBSE and automated testing in support of advanced technical missions.

Life with Us


The SEIT Lead will be a key member of the technical leadership team, working directly with program management and the software development teams. You will need to quickly understand and assess complex mission workflows and technical concepts; work to establish program System Engineering and Test best practices for our program; develop and maintain program deliverables related to requirements sell-off, software development and roadmaps in coordination with the program's Chief Engineer, Chief Architect, PMO, and development team. Please note the program is executed almost exclusively on the classified side.


Maxar 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. Maxar offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation, and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance. Maxar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Maxar also offers competitive salaries based on Market research for comparable positions. The salary range listed in this req is representative of the possible growth within Maxar for various similar positions within this job family.

Day-to-Day with your Colleagues:

The SEIT Lead will provide engineering analysis, apply modern test approaches and support system processes for an event driven mission application environment. The SEIT Lead will be asked to provide technical expertise to support a variety of tasks to include, but not limited to:
  • Provide engineering, architecture, technical approach and design to large, integrated programs, for all aspects of software system development from mission analysis through verification/validation of system performance.
  • Build and document a deep understanding of the customer's mission and workflows
  • Execute program processes aligned with Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) approach that meet and exceed mission needs which are implementable, extensible, and flexible.
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage the systems engineering activities within a project leveraging SAFe.
  • Advise on cross domain solutions to include integration of capabilities, updates/upgrades, data sources, dissemination paths, and extensible API development.
  • Responsible for or a lead contributor to program deliverables and integration efforts across several software development teams.
  • Lead Systems Engineering and Test activities in coordination with System Engineering Agile team Product Owner, Chief Engineer, Chief Architect and PMO team that provide the customer with the necessary artifacts and program insight required.
  • Define, develop and maintain program deliverables and related artifacts for requirements sell-off.
  • Lead test activities including behavior driven development (BDD) efforts and development of a comprehensive test strategy for system demos, enterprise tests, requirement sell-off activities and system readiness milestones.

Minimum Requirements
  • Current/active TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Bachelor's degree. 4 additional, relevant years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • 10 years of relevant experience as a technical leader, software lead or Systems Engineer.
  • Experience as a systems engineer and/or architect of multiple software systems successfully implemented and deployed to production through the complete software development life cycle.

Preferred Skills:
  • BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering discipline.
  • Experience working on an Agile team and executing according to SAFe principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within and lead a team of peers, as well as excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to communicate technical analyses to non-technical audiences and senior-level government representatives.
  • Military or defense-related experience and an understanding of operational ground operations for high volume production of intelligence products.
  • Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) expertise.
  • Integration and test, system sell-off and delivery experience.



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:
$131,000.00 - $219,000.00 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.


Maxar Technologies, Inc.

Herndon, VA



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