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Software Developer -- Junior

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Radiant Solutions in Gaithersburg, MD is seeking a Junior Software Developer to work in Arnold, Missouri.


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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


Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most. Our purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. No company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems. Radiant Solutions is divided into three mission areas: Sensor and Ground Modernization, Data to Insight and Agile Intelligence.  



Radiant Solutions 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. Radiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



To be qualified, you must be a US Citizen and must have an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph. MDA Information Systems LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




  • Responsible for the design and development of software, determination of interfaces, and technical feasibility analysis.
  • Coordinates and performs requirements and implementation analysis, design, development, testing and enhancement of application software.
  • Coordinates and/or performs integration of COTS and other existing code.



 Required Qualifications

  • Thorough understanding of the following programming languages (at a minimum): JAVA, Python, PERL, C++, JavaScript, HTML 5, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), PHP
  • Understanding of the following programming tools: Eclipse, IDE, Oracle Database administration and development, Linux, OS
  • Understanding of developing web based systems from dynamic results of a relational database
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Tool Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Understanding of the following interfaces and formats (at a minimum): standard web service protocols (SOAP, REST, OGC, HTTP, HTTPS, TICP/IP, FTP, SFTP)
  • Understanding of Web Markup Languages: XML, KML, HTML, SGML
  • Understanding of cloud technologies: Puppet, Chef, Docker, Cloud Formation, Cloud Foundry, Ansible


Desired Qualifications

  • 3 years experience in Software Development and systems testing
  • 1 year of experience in NGA application software development, and testing
  • 3 years of software development experience working with NGA and Mission Partner Programs
  • 2 or more years’ experience/familiarity with reading, writing, debugging, updating (maintenance release/updates), and fixing custom software
  • Bachelor’s Degree in associated technical discipline; M.B.A, M.S or M.A desired or 15 years of equivalent work experience

To be qualified, you must be a US Citizen and must have an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.