Analyst - Network

MDA Space
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC/Remote
Added: April 4, 2024
Building the space between proven and possible, MDA Space (TSX:MDA) is a trusted mission partner to the global space industry. A robotics, satellite systems and geointelligence pioneer with a 55-year+ story of world firsts and more than 450 missions, MDA Space is a global leader in communications satellites, Earth and space observation, and space exploration and infrastructure. The MDA Space team of more than 3,000 space experts in Canada, the US and the UK has the knowledge and know-how to turn an audacious customer vision into an achievable mission – bringing to bear a one-of-a-kind mix of experience, engineering excellence and wide-eyed wonder that’s been in our DNA since day one. For those who dream big and push boundaries on the ground and in the stars to change the world for the better, we’ll take you there.

Are you ready to launch the next stage of your career in the new space economy? We would love to hear from you!

We’re on the hunt for a Analyst - Network on our Satellite systems team at our Montreal office.

As the leading global independent commercial supplier of antennas, payloads, and electronics for communication and radar satellites, our team has successfully contributed to hundreds of missions in the past 60 years. With an extensive heritage in a wide range of solutions delivered to customers globally, our Satellite Systems team continues to grow and evolve on the ground and in the stars.

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.

We have entered a new era of exploration and development, and MDA welcomes all who yearn to suit up and be part of it. An equal opportunity employer prizing diversity, integrity and collaboration, we are committed to growing MDA’s and Canada’s leadership in this next golden age.


MDA is seeking a Network Analyst to be a part of the growing Networking and Security Team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be involved with MDA IT initiatives, analyze and improve the company-wide network infrastructure and performance, and provide network support for satellite, robotics, and ground systems projects. This position requires an understanding of network infrastructure and hardware, and the ability to troubleshoot networking technologies such as wireless, firewalls, DHCP, DNS, and switches.


  • Initiate, execute and test enhancements to existing networking and security configurations, technologies, and procedures.
  • Implement and document existing IT networking and security technologies.
  • Perform analysis and monitoring of LAN and WAN architectures.
  • Provide operational support of MDA’s networking and security environments.

Required Qualifications

  • Good knowledge of networking connectivity, technologies, protocols, and security.
  • Strong work ethic and highly self-motivated.
  • Positive thinker who can work well in a team.
  • Good problem solver with the ability to quickly learn and adapt new networking and security technologies.
  • Ability to create both high and low-level network diagrams and documentation for the design and planning of network communication systems.
  • Operational support tasks outside of business hours may be required.
  • Experience with WAN, LAN, DHCP, DNS, SD-WAN, and firewall architectures.
  • Experience with network monitoring solutions.
  • Experience with configuring and managing public cloud-based networks.
  • Experience with managing Cisco-based LAN and WAN solutions.
  • Experience with managing HPE/Aruba wireless and security solutions.
  • Experience with managing SASE solutions such as Zscaler.
  • Certifications such as CCNA or equivalent
  • Education:Bachelor’s degree in an information technology-related field of study.
  • A combination of other relevant experiences/education could be considered.
  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Network Analyst configuring and maintaining enterprise LAN and WANs, firewalls, wireless, DHCP, and DNS.
  • Level of language knowledge: Essential knowledge of French and English, oral and written.


Comments/Special Considerations

Successful candidates must obtain and hold security clearance at the reliability status level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and ITAR.

Benefits Statement

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.

Equal Opportunity Statement

MDA Ltd. is proud to provide accommodation(s) during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please indicate this on your application/cover letter and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.