Junior Electronics Test Professional

MDA Space
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC/Remote
Added: March 26, 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!

We’re on the hunt for a Junior Electronics Test Professional 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.


The junior Test Engineer/Specialist will be responsible for design, integration and commissioning of specialized electronic test equipment for testing mixed signal (Digital & RF) electronic products used in satellites and other space-based systems The chosen candidate will work closely with PCB designers, Digital (FPGA), Software and RF Engineers as part of a product integration team responsible for developing complex test systems and validating flight equipment. A dynamic work environment will allow for exposure to many facets of electronic product development and allow the candidate to grow in a well-rounded manner.


  • Co-ordinate with the product design team with the help of a senior Test Specialist to develop test architectures and methods for verifying the performance of flight equipment.
  • Aid in the design of specialized PCB assemblies,
  • Assist in FPGAs and/or software and integration in the test system
  • Develop framework for automation of test sequences
  • Work with the product design team and test technicians to review data and debug test equipment and flight hardware
  • Produce technical drawings, reports and other documentation


  • Engineering degree and interest in the field of electronics testing and integration
  • Knowledgeable in test automation and scripting
  • Familiarity with CI/CD framework and pipelines (Jenkins) is an asset
  • Knowledge/experience in the following programming languages is an asset:
    • MATLAB
    • Python
  • Basic understanding of electronic circuits and communication protocols
    • PCB design experience is an asset
  • Experience with laboratory instrumentation such as:
    • Oscilloscope
    • Network analyzer (asset)
    • Spectrum analyzer (asset)
    • Arbitrary waveform generator (asset)
  • Fluent in written and spoken French and English is an asset.
  • The ideal candidate would be a multidisciplinary, pro-active, enthusiastic, and result-oriented team player
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.