Senior Systems Engineer

Westminster, CO
Added: February 9, 2024
At Maxar Intelligence, we unlock the promise of space intelligence to help governments and businesses solve problems on earth and beyond. Since humans first explored our solar system, we have been supporting space missions with our tools. Maxar partners with innovative businesses and more than 50 governments to monitor global change, deliver broadband communications and advance space operations with capabilities for Maxar Intelligence and Maxar Space Systems. Now is your chance to amplify your impact, working to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. We are hiring immediately for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team in Westminster, CO.

What you will do day-to-day with your colleagues:

In this role you will be responsible for administering Microsoft Active Directory and implementing hardening controls via Group Policy. You will leverage a variety of configuration state management tools in environments at different accreditation levels. You will also play a central role in upgrading, supporting, and optimizing those tools to create a highly available, resilient, and self-healing environment. You will deploy and maintain Virtual Desktop infrastructure with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues with the automation tools and their implementation, recommending and implementing changes to enhance, stabilize, and secure their ongoing operation.

Minimum Requirements:

Must be a U.S. Citizen and an active Secret security clearance

Requires 5 years of system administration experience in a corporate multi-platform, multi-vendor environment

Ability to be on call on a rotating basis

Microsoft Active Directory Windows system admin experience

PowerShell training


Group policy

Imaging baselines

OS Repositories

Experience implementing compliance standards (eg STIG, CIS, NIST 800-1711

Preferred Qualifications:

Cloud Environment Experience (AWS, Azure, GCP Or Other)

VMware/ESX expertise

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

NetScaler ADC

Amazon Workspaces

Knowledge of current technologies and software security best practices

A high capacity for learning new technologies

Possess excellent problem-solving skills

A team oriented approach to solving technical problems

Excellent written and verbal communications

Have a solid understanding of the architecture, design, implementation and management of VMware Virtual Infrastructure technology.

Have solid understanding of network services and interoperability

High proficiency in the use of PowerShell for managing IT infrastructure

Independent problem-solving, self-direction

Ability to liaise with numerous departments, members and functional roles

Technical support and general troubleshooting

Monitor performance and troubleshoot alerts from commercial, and locally developed monitoring tools

Life with Us:

There is a reason we boast awards like Best Employer, Best Place to work, Top employer, candidate experience winner. Our strength is in our people. Each team member makes a unique contribution to our collective mission. So, we recognize that with best-in-class benefits you would expect from a top employer:

  • Robust medical, dental and vision coverage for affordable monthly premiums
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Family friendly benefits like maternity and paternity leave, adoption reimbursement, flexible hours, hybrid work options
  • Program to help you grow like tuition reimbursement, hackathons, and career development
  • Student loan repayment
  • Generous time off
  • 401K plan, matching and immediate vesting schedule

#CJPost 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.