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MDA Systems Ltd.
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Developer / Programmer

Reference ID: MDR00000059-English

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Brampton, ON
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Full Time
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Information Technology



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.

Primary Activities

Work in conjunction with other developers to design and build software products for MDA using technologies such as .NET Core, SQL Server, C#, etc.
  • Developing new features for software, Implementing/Coding projects, bug fixes
  • Create test cases for implemented projects and bug fixes
  • Provide user support to resolve user issues
  • Work closely with front and backend developers to define database interface, model and engineer solutions that are performant and maintainable.
  • Development and maintenance of process, stored procedures, and functions to capture, load, and maintain databases on multiple environments.
  • Data analysis, produce ad hoc queries and develop reports to support business needs
  • Diagnose and resolve any data and performance issues, ensure all database systems meet business and performance requirements
  • Proactively working on identifying and improving data quality
  • Creation and maintenance of technical documentation such as, data dictionaries, ERDs, Test Plan, Test Report, User Manual etc.
  • Participate as a member in Agile teams, and work with other team members to review user stories, estimate effort for user stories, and participate in sprint reviews

Requirements
  • A degree in Computing or Business Administration or equivalent experience, coupled with a minimum of 2 years relevant business experience
  • Proficiency across a variety of software application and computer systems
  • Excellent working knowledge of C#, .NET, VB (WPF.net preferred)
  • Knowledge of SQL database programming and SQL server administration
  • Experience with SQL Reporting Service preferred
  • Hands on experiences in multi-tiered architecture application environment
  • Excellent project management, analytical, problem solving, communication and organization skills
  • Strong human relations skills
  • Dedication to meet project deadlines
  • Excellent understanding of the organization&rsquo s goals and objectives.
  • Production of quality deliverables within time and resource constraints
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, and a positive thinker
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • Ability to excel in a team environment.

Special Comments/Consideration:

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

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

MDA is proud to provide accommodations during the recruitment and selection process. If you require accessible formats, communication supports or any other form of accommodation, please notify MDA if you are contacted for an interview.

Primary Activities

Work in conjunction with other developers to design and build software products for MDA using technologies such as .NET Core, SQL Server, C#, etc.
  • Developing new features for software, Implementing/Coding projects, bug fixes
  • Create test cases for implemented projects and bug fixes
  • Provide user support to resolve user issues
  • Work closely with front and backend developers to define database interface, model and engineer solutions that are performant and maintainable.
  • Development and maintenance of process, stored procedures, and functions to capture, load, and maintain databases on multiple environments.
  • Data analysis, produce ad hoc queries and develop reports to support business needs
  • Diagnose and resolve any data and performance issues, ensure all database systems meet business and performance requirements
  • Proactively working on identifying and improving data quality
  • Creation and maintenance of technical documentation such as, data dictionaries, ERDs, Test Plan, Test Report, User Manual etc.
  • Participate as a member in Agile teams, and work with other team members to review user stories, estimate effort for user stories, and participate in sprint reviews

Candidate Profile

A degree in Computing or Business Administration or equivalent experience, coupled with a minimum of 2 years relevant business experience
  • Proficiency across a variety of software application and computer systems
  • Excellent working knowledge of C#, .NET, VB (WPF.net preferred)
  • Knowledge of SQL database programming and SQL server administration
  • Experience with SQL Reporting Service preferred
  • Hands on experiences in multi-tiered architecture application environment
  • Excellent project management, analytical, problem solving, communication and organization skills
  • Strong human relations skills
  • Dedication to meet project deadlines
  • Excellent understanding of the organization&rsquo s goals and objectives.
  • Production of quality deliverables within time and resource constraints
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, and a positive thinker



The candidate must have strong verbal and written English communication skills as well as the ability to excel in a team environment. All candidates must be able to obtain both CGP and ITAR clearance.



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



MDA is proud to provide accommodations during the recruitment and selection process. If you require accessible formats, communication supports or any other form of accommodation, please notify MDA if you are contacted for an interview .

Posted: October 21, 2018
Closes: December 20, 2018
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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...