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MDA Systems Ltd.
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Junior Engineer/Member Technical Staff - Posting 18-080

Reference ID: MDR00000064-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.

Primary Activities

Product Assurance (PA) is an independent engineering reporting organization within MDA. PA is involved in all aspects of the program, including support to proposals, customer and subcontractor contract negotiations, and through all phases of design, development, procurement, assembly, integration, test, qualification, delivery and operational support.

MDA is currently seeking a Junior or Intermediate Software Product Assurance Engineer/MTS to:
  • Review system level designs and perform software architecture, requirements, and coding verification activities.
  • Monitor process to ensure adherence to company and program standards, and identify risks to the program.
  • Participate in milestone reviews, including co-chairing Test Readiness Reviews.
  • Interface with internal customers (including MDA program managers, engineering and manufacturing team), external customers (including their program and PA personnel) and various subcontractors and major suppliers.
  • Perform phase end audits and surveys, identify risks, and work with the auditee to agree on corrective actions.

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.

Requirements (experience/skills)
  • Interested candidates must possess a minimum of a Bachelor&rsquo s degree in Engineering or Computer Science, with knowledge in software languages and development processes.
  • Previous experience in software quality assurance would be an asset.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office are required.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills are essential to this position

Comments/Special Considerations:

Successful candidate(s) must be able to obtain and hold security clearance at the Reliability level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program.

MDA provides customers around the world with essential information solutions used for decision making. Our employees enjoy challenging careers with opportunity for growth and learning.

MDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Primary Activities

Product Assurance (PA) is an independent engineering reporting organization within MDA. PA is involved in all aspects of the program, including support to proposals, customer and subcontractor contract negotiations, and through all phases of design, development, procurement, assembly, integration, test, qualification, delivery and operational support.



MDA is currently seeking a Junior or Intermediate Software Product Assurance Engineer/MTS to:


  • Review system level designs and perform software architecture, requirements, and coding verification activities.
  • Monitor process to ensure adherence to company and program standards, and identify risks to the program.
  • Participate in milestone reviews, including co-chairing Test Readiness Reviews.
  • Interface with internal customers (including MDA program managers, engineering and manufacturing team), external customers (including their program and PA personnel) and various subcontractors and major suppliers.
  • Perform phase end audits and surveys, identify risks, and work with the auditee to agree on corrective actions.

Candidate Profile

Interested candidates must possess a minimum of a Bachelor&rsquo s degree in Engineering or Computer Science, with knowledge in software languages and development processes. Previous experience in software quality assurance would be an asset.



Strong computer skills including MS Office are required.



Excellent 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 7, 2018
Closes: January 6, 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...