Serving the world from our Canadian home and our global offices, MDA is an international space mission partner and robotics & space operations, satellite systems and Geointelligence pioneer with a 50-year story of firsts on and above the Earth. Today, we're leading the charge towards viable Moon colonies, enhanced Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world, and more. We’re fuelled by a pioneering spirit that carries us beyond. And together we enable highly skilled people to continually push boundaries and tackle big challenges requiring solutions that endure and inspire.
On Earth we are taking our experience in space robotics into new areas of advanced robotics for novel industrial, nuclear, medical, and mining applications. We invite you to visit our website at www.mda.space
MDA is currently seeking a working level Engineers/Members of Technical Staff with experience or educational background in the nuclear industry or have a background in systems engineering in complex, mission critical projects (such as space programs).
The Successful Applicant Will Be Involved In The Following
- Providing systems engineering expertise on nuclear maintenance and inspection systems
- Providing project engineering support on a number of nuclear initiatives
- Developing and documenting technical and interface requirements
- Verification and test planning support
- Operations planning/storyboarding
- Coordinating with various disciplines to support project requirements
- Off-Nominal/Anomaly system hardware investigations. Co-ordinating the troubleshooting process to determine appropriate solution.
- Reviewing and analyzing telemetry
- Developing new products and processes to improve MDA’s offerings within its nuclear line of business
Interested candidates must possess a degree in Engineering- Nuclear, Aerospace, Systems Design, Electrical, or Mechanical) or equivalent. Experience of 2 - 4 years for an Intermediate position and 4 years or more for the working level position. Educational background in the nuclear field or energy sector is preferred; however, candidates with a strong space background and ability to transfer skills to terrestrial projects will be considered.
Skills Should Include
- Ability to read mechanical, electrical drawings
- Excellent verbal, written communication skills.
- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Visio
- Sending reports
- Communication of troubleshooting activities
An understanding of systems engineering practices, good organizational and interpersonal skills are required, as this candidate will be entrusted to directly interface and present to the customer. Hands-on, operational experience working in the field (either in nuclear maintenance or other complex system) is an asset.
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.
We’re a dream team of purpose-driven, collaborative and passionate people, and we are constantly looking for others to join #TeamMDA to ignite new and innovative approaches to problem-solving that push us forward to improve life on and above Earth. If you’re excited to expand our place in space and driven to inspire the next generation, we’ll take you there.
MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at all locations. As a team member of MDA, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection through competitive health care including; extended healthcare and flexible drug plans, dental and vision benefits, disability income protection, life insurance, group retirement savings plans; and an employee and family assistance program.
MDA is an equal opportunity employer prizing diversity and inclusion. We are committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity. If you require assistance and/or reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please feel free to notify us.
Strengthening our workforce is more important than ever to meet our customers’ mission-critical needs. We are continuing to hire many talented people, and we are closely monitoring COVID-19 to ensure safe hiring practices are used.