Network Engineer

Maxar Technologies Holdings, Inc.

Westminster, CO

Please review the job details below.

Maxar Intelligence is a provider of secure, precise, geospatial intelligence. We deliver disruptive value to government and commercial customers to help them monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding and a proven commercial and defense foundation to deploy solutions and deliver insights with unrivaled speed, scale and cost effectiveness.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Staff Network Engineer to join our team. In this role you will be responsible for supporting and advancing a hybrid network architecture with both on-premise and cloud-based resources. This position is for Westminster, Colorado or Herndon, Virginia with the potential for up to 20% travel to other sites.


  • Support the implementation and operation of WAN infrastructure: point-to-point, multi-point WAN connectivity, dedicated leased lines to various customers, VPN links to various customers and remote sites.
  • Support the implementation and operation of LAN infrastructure at datacenters, branch offices, and critical operations centers.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the AWS Cloud infrastructure and be able to collaborate and work across teams
  • Troubleshoot and modify the operation of the network-based portion of the security infrastructure including firewalls, IDS/IDP, and VPN
  • Implement security process improvements in conjunction with Network Security personnel

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 like:

• 401K matching and immediate vesting schedule

• Career growth opportunities

• Family friendly benefits like maternity and paternity leave, adoption reimbursement, flexible hours, hybrid work options

• Programs to help you grow like tuition reimbursement, hackathons, and career development

• Student loan repayment

• Generous time off

• Comprehensive medical, dental and vision at affordable monthly rates

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be willing and able to obtain a Secret security clearance
  • Must be willing and able to obtain a Security+ or comparable certification
  • Must be willing and able to obtain a CI Poly
  • Requires 5+ years’ experience administering LANs and WANs (data, voice) in a complex operational environment with high uptime requirements
  • Knowledge of data / IP networking and protocols (e.g., VXLAN/EVPN, BGP, OSPF, GRE, TCP, FTP, DNS)
  • 3+ years experience with Juniper routers, switches, and firewalls
  • 3+ years experience with Palo Alto Networks firewalls
  • 3+ years experience creating and maintaining documentation of solutions
  • Experience creating and maintaining monitoring in a large-scale enterprise environment
  • Experience delivering solutions based on provided requirements
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, including creation of SOPs, maintenance plans, network drawings, etc.
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Must possess a strong client focus
  • Participation in on-call rotation, minimum onsite requirement 3 days / week.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active/current Secret (or higher) security clearance
  • Experience with Juniper routers, switches, and firewalls
  • Experience with Palo Alto Networks firewalls
  • Experience with Zabbix or similar monitoring solutions
  • Experience with Amazon VPCs, TGWs, DXGWs
  • Experience with network automation
  • Experience with Aruba wireless technologies and load balancers


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:

$87,000.00 - $145,000.00 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.