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Maxar Technologies’ Radiant Solutions Voted Top Workplace for the Second Consecutive Year

April 10, 2018

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Radiant Solutions, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) (NYSE and TSX: MAXR), was named one of the top workplaces in the Tampa Bay Area for the second consecutive year. Radiant Solutions is the sole defense contractor on this year’s list.

The Tampa Bay Times ranked Radiant Solutions one of its Top 100 Workplaces, based on survey responses from employees asked to rate workplace culture. Radiant Solutions is a technology company that provides advanced geospatial solutions to both U.S. government and commercial customers. Its Tampa workforce includes highly skilled geospatial analysts, socio-cultural analysts, software developers and data scientists.

“We are extremely proud to win this award for the second year in a row. It’s awesome that our employees have voted us one of Tampa’s Top Workplaces. We have great employees who excel at meeting the needs of our clients,” said Alex Dunmire, Radiant Solutions’ Senior Director of Analytic Services, who has been with the company for 11 years.

Radiant Solutions’ Tampa employees shared that they feel part of something meaningful and are empowered to work to their full potential. The company has established industry leadership in cutting-edge technology areas such as machine learning. The Tampa team recently produced a machine learning training database that included over 1 million labeled objects in DigitalGlobe high-resolution satellite imagery for the Intelligence Advanced Research Project (IARPA) Functional Map of the World Challenge. Teams from around the world competed in this challenge for $100,000 in prize money and one of the winning teams hailed from the University of Southern Florida. The team also regularly contributes information and analysis to support humanitarian efforts, including polio eradication, exposure of slavery and genocide and the disruption of global smuggling routes.

“We work for a great company and have clients with very interesting and challenging problems for our teams to help solve. We also have a lot of fun – from happy hours, team basketball competitions, and boat days, to Escape Room challenges and office table hockey tournaments,” said Heath Rasco, Radiant Solutions’ Director of Technical Programs.

Radiant Solutions in Tampa embodies a culture that attracts diverse talent motivated to apply cutting-edge innovation to some of the toughest problems facing our world.

There are several openings to join this growing organization. To explore employment opportunities with Radiant Solutions, visit

About Radiant Solutions

Radiant Solutions provides highly specialized, innovative geospatial multisource data, analytics, software, and services to deliver critical insights and intelligence where and when it matters. Poised to transform how customers support global mapping and intelligence missions at scale, Radiant Solutions harnesses the proliferation of pervasive information-gathering sensors, open-source software, cloud computing, machine learning, and big data analytics. Our combined team of over 1,000 sensor and spacecraft engineers, geospatial analysts, developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers delivers innovative geospatial solutions that keep our nation safe, protect critical infrastructure, and preserve scarce natural resources. Building on the legacy of MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo, the newly combined Radiant Solutions has a strong track record with its advanced capabilities, open approach, and experience supporting missions that helps customers in the GEOINT community reach critical decisions faster and with greater accuracy. Radiant Solutions is based in Herndon, VA with major offices across Virginia, Maryland, Florida, Michigan, and Colorado. Radiant Solutions is a business unit Maxar Technologies, a U.S. operating company (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR). For more information visit:

About Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics, is at the nexus of the new space economy, developing and sustaining its infrastructure and delivering the products, services, systems and solutions that make it possible. 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 31 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

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