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MDA Systems Ltd.
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Configuration Management Technologist

Reference ID: MDR00000057-English

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Job Description

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 www.maxar.com .

For more than three decades, human space flight has been supported by advanced robotics developed by MDA. We have combined complex robotics with control software to develop the Space Shuttle' s Canadarm and the Mobile Servicing System for the International Space Station. Leveraging our expertise in robotic technology and space-borne sensing systems, MDA is developing sophisticated systems for on-orbit servicing of satellites and planetary missions to explore the Moon and Mars.

On Earth we are taking our experience in space robotics into new areas of advanced robotics for nuclear, medical, industrial, and mining applications. We invite you to visit our website at www.mdacorporation.com.

MDA is currently seeking an individual to maintain configuration control over design documentation records (drawings, parts lists, specifications, etc.) and manage the incorporation of changes. They will function effectively as part of a team and interface with many different disciplines, including engineering, manufacturing, Quality Assurance etc. They will provide assistance to project members in implementing Configuration Management Requirements, as well as support design reviews. They will be required to maintain processes and work instructions for effective configuration and data management while working within project budgeted hours and contractual requirements.

Requirements
  • Degree/diploma in engineering technology or equivalent capability acquired through experience
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and balance priorities to meet deadlines
  • Strong people skills are required as they will interface with many different disciplines
  • A strong knowledge of MS office products is required
  • Previous configuration management experience in the high-tech industry is considered an asset
  • Detail-oriented, meticulous, and able to follow step-by-step procedures
  • Verbal, written communication skills are essential to this position

Special Comments/Consideration:

All candidates must be able to obtain CGP and ITAR clearance.

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting diversity in the workplace.

With respects to Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Inc. is proud to provide accommodation(s) during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please feel free to notify us.

Primary Activities

MDA is currently seeking an individual to maintain configuration control over design documentation records (drawings, parts lists, specifications, etc.) and manage the incorporation of changes. They will function effectively as part of a team and interface with many different disciplines, including engineering, manufacturing, Quality Assurance etc. They will provide assistance to project members in implementing Configuration Management Requirements, as well as support design reviews. They will be required to maintain processes and work instructions for effective configuration and data management while working within project budgeted hours and contractual requirements.

Candidate Profile

Interested candidates must possess a degree/diploma in engineering technology or equivalent capability acquired through experience. Candidates must have the ability to handle multiple tasks and balance priorities to meet deadlines. Strong people skills are required as they will interface with many different disciplines. A strong knowledge of MS office products is required. Previous configuration management experience in the high-tech industry is considered an asset. The candidate must be detail-oriented, meticulous, and able to follow step-by-step procedures.


  • verbal, written communication skills are essential to this position. All candidates must be able to obtain CGP and ITAR clearance.



  • MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting diversity in the workplace.



    With respects to Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Inc. is proud to provide accommodation(s) during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please feel free to notify us.

    Posted: November 19, 2018
    Closes: January 18, 2019
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    Company Info
    Size:
    1001-5000 employees
    Industry:
    Technology

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    About MDA Systems Ltd.

    MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. MDA's business is focused on markets and customers...