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Senior Staff Software Engineer

| Greater Denver Area


Our team works collaboratively to solve complex problems and to ensure our large-scale, distributed services run optimally for the needs of our customers. We are a team of skilled engineers and testers with diverse backgrounds. This software developer will be responsible for designing, developing, and deploying functional capabilities of the DigitalGlobe Ground System including: core image processing systems, interfaces with business systems, and web services initiatives. This is an opportunity to work in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) organization on a micro-service architecture. DigitalGlobe has been recognized as one of the leading Agile organizations both in Colorado and nationwide. We are ‘all in’ on AWS and have a dynamic roadmap to leverage the benefits of that platform to build on our industry leading capabilities. We are looking for someone who loves to code, collaborate, and bring a quality first mindset to work every day.

We seek

  • A hungry and curious individual with a passion for world class architecture and coding.
  • An individual with the ability and desire to see the big picture, anticipate edge case scenarios/failure modes, and build quality and resiliency into the code base. 
  • A team player who is comfortable flexing out of specific job duties to rally behind fellow team members to deliver business value.
  • A teammate eager to be part of a cross-functional Scrum team that embraces and embodies the Scrum values (commitment, courage, focus, openness, and respect) and pillars (transparency, inspection, and adaptation).
  • Someone who spends most of their time building new capabilities but is also relied on for tier-3 support of the services they own.


  • This is a development position within the software engineering group, and in particular within an agile scrum team.
  • As domain knowledge is acquired, candidate will be one of up to four developers on an agile scrum team, and thus will be responsible for assisting software architects and peer senior developers in defining and implementing the software design of DigitalGlobe’s ground system.
  • Foster and support the on-going growth and practices of agile development within the organization.
  • Provide Tier-3 level support of the ground software system.
  • Responsible for technical ownership of 1 to 3 ground system software components

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience programming in Java and/or Python
  • Experience with
    • Java frameworks (Spring, Hibernate, J2EE)
    • JSON/REST  
    • Cloud Foundry, Apiary, Eureka
    • PostGIS spatial databases
  • Agile software development lifecycle experience
  • Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to stay organized while dealing with multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to drive cross team collaboration
  • BS in a technical discipline or commensurate work experience (Computer Science preferred)
  • Eligible for a US Government issued security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • A math or physics focused minor or major
  • 1+ years of building and supporting applications in AWS
  • Working within SAFe agile framework
  • Experience within the Space Industry
  • Experience building monitoring and alerting in micro-service architecture

DigitalGlobe and Radiant solutions offer a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PerlLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • jQueryLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement
    • CAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM


Our location is just steps away from plenty of expansive open space, restaurants, and bars. We are less than a 5 minute walk from an RTD Park-n-Ride.
DigitalGlobe is *the* place for space nerds who code

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What are some social events your company does?

Monthly "Welcome & Well Wishes" (W3) meetings where we come together to meet new team members and say farewell to long-term employees who are retiring. A member of the DigitalGlobe Leadership team hosts the event and features a slideshow to introduce new team members. And refreshments/snacks/ice cream are served.


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What are DigitalGlobe Perks + Benefits

DigitalGlobe Benefits Overview

A great team deserves great perks.

Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Plans + Flexible Time Off + 10 Paid Company Holidays + Competitive Salaries + Employee Cafe + Free General Healthcare (when enrolled in a paid DG medical plan) + Amazing Office & Game Room + Exclusive Disc Golf Course = WE VALUE OUR PEOPLE

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Contribute from $120 to $2,650 per household (per calendar year) for reimbursement of health‐related expenses you may need to pay for out of pocket.
Disability Insurance
6 weeks of salary continuation at 100% beginning on 8th consecutive day - 60% up to $20,000 per month if unable to work due to disability longer than 12 weeks.
Dental Benefits
The plan will pay 100% Preventative, 80% Basic, and 50% Major. $2,000 Annual Maximum. Deductible of $50 individual and $150 family for basic and major services. Orthodontics at 50%.
Vision Benefits
Vision Service Plan - 1 set of contact lenses and 1 eye exam (after copay) per calendar year. 1 pair of frames every 24 months.
Health Insurance Benefits
Options include a Consumer Driven Healthcare Plan (CDHP) and PPO. Prescription Drug Plan is also covered under these medical plans. DigitalGlobe pays the majority of costs for both FT/PT employees.
Life Insurance
2X salary each up to a max of $800,000.
Wellness Programs
Counselors available 24/7, 365 days through a toll free number, 5 free face to face counseling sessions. Chiropractic services on-site weekly.
Onsite Gym
DG's onsite gym and yoga studio is available to all employees.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Immediate vesting of matching contribution upon completion of enrollment provided by Fidelity Investments.
401(K) Matching
Discretionary match of 50% of the first 8% of eligible earnings contributed on a per‐pay‐period basis to an annual maximum of $9,000.
Company Equity
Available for some employees- dependent on specific position
Performance Bonus
Available for some employees- dependent on specific position
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
DigitalGlobe offers competitive leave benefits including PTO, Unlimited Time Off (for salaried employees), Parental Leave, Military Leave, Jury Duty, and Bereavement Leave.
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
8 holidays and 2 floating holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
DG's casual dress code is largely varied, with some employees wearing shorts and sandals, while other opt for more button ups and jeans. Rarely, if ever, are suits seen in the office.
Commuter Benefits
Employees can set aside a portion of their pay, via pre‐tax payroll deductions, for the payment of Mass Transit or Parking expenses.
Game Room
Our game room has access to outdoor terraces, and includes competitive ping pong games, as well as bean bags and Foosball tables.
Stocked Kitchen
Kitchens on each floor include ice, coffee, assorted teas, and waters. Soda is provided in one central location free of charge (just bring your own cup).
Some Meals Provided
Free fruit, bagels, or donuts every Tuesday!
Our employees have two parking garages with more than enough spaces to go around. Motorcycle, Electric Vehicle charging, and bike spots are given close access to the indoor entrances to the building.
Relocation Assistance
Relocation is offered on a case by case basis
Fitness Subsidies
At DigitalGlobe we want to stay focused on wellness and getting, or staying, in shape! Incentives include waiving joining fees, significantly reduced month-to-month rates with no contracts.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
DG offers a wide range of training programs. Currently, DG is converting to AWS - included in that is varying AWS-related training and certification programs offered to all employees.
Tuition Reimbursement
The tuition reimbursement for employees is a maximum of $5,250. Effective after one year of employment.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flex time off plus 10 paid holidays. Free general healthcare when enrolled in a DigitalGlobe medical plan
Amazing corporate office with game room and cafe. Frisbee golf course around corporate building exclusively for employees. Free fruit, bagels, or donuts every Tuesday!

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