Engineering Student, Electrical - Brampton - Summer 2024

Brampton, ON/Remote
Added: February 9, 2024
For those who dream of advancing our space in the Universe and on Earth, we’ll take you there.

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 fueled 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.

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

The Position

We’re on the hunt for an Engineering Student to assist with Digital Systems HDL/ CCA design and/or Firmware Verification on our Robotics & Space Operations team at our Brampton office. This is a 12-16 months term starting in May 2024.

As our Engineering Student you will work in the Logistics & Sustaining Engineering (L&SE) program (to support On-Orbit Space Station activities), and/or Gateway External Robotics System, and/or R&D activities.


  • Development and verification of custom IP-blocks and FPGA subsystems
  • Development and execution of verification test plans
  • Hands on hardware testing and debug on custom designed hardware
  • Writing design documentation and test reports
  • Fluent knowledge of Xilinx Vivado Tools is an asset
  • Experience of Libero tools from (Actel/Microsemi/Microchip) is an asset
  • Experience with ModelSim Simulation tools is an asset
  • Must have knowledge and experience using electronic test equipment
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills


Interested candidates must be enrolled and have completed 2 years in a Bachelor degree in Electrical or Computer Science Engineering.

The candidate must have demonstrated the ability to work in a team environment.

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 .

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.