Engineering Student, Electrical

Brampton, ON/Remote
Added: March 26, 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.

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.