GIS Data Engineer

Location: Orlando, FL

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Please review the job details below.

Maxar is looking to add a GIS Data Engineer to join our team in Orlando, FL.

What will you be doing?

  • Work directly with Maxar’s One World Terrain (OWT) Engineering and subcontractor teams by providing GIS data development services.

  • Primarily responsible for collection and management of source data, development of processes for maps, development of the conflation process, support OWT Data Model development initiatives, and development of the airport data production process.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Geography, or related geoscience field.

  • 3+ years of experience with direct terrain data development.

  • 2+ years of experience with developing GIS datasets for simulation runtime databases.

  • 2+ years of experience working with various simulation input data types to include imagery, elevation data, and vector data.

Preferred Skills:

  • Active Secret clearance.

  • Extensive knowledge in a variety of GIS systems including ArcPro and QGIS.

  • 2+ years of prior experience developing terrain datasets for the U.S. Army SE Core Program.

  • Experience developing geospatial/modeling & simulation programs or image generators.

  • Experience in data model development.

  • Experience in Map production (JOG/TLM).

  • Experience working with distributed international team members.

  • Proficient in technical writing for processes and procedures.

  • Prior industry experience in U.S. Army Simulation & Training is strongly desired.

  • Knowledge of geospatial data products is a plus.

  • Prior experience using Confluence, DOORS, GIT, and JIRA is a plus.

  • The ideal candidate will have prior experience working with GIS engineers in a distributed, DoD development environment.


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.

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