Mechanical Engineer - Thermal

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.

With 40 years of operational experience and proven performance on the iconic Canadarm programs including Space Shuttle and International Space Station robotics and operations support, our Robotics & Space Operations team has 100% mission success in making space dreams come true.

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 a Thermal Engineer to join our Robotics and Space Operation team at our Brampton, ON office.

Job Responsibilities

  • Thermal analysis - conceptual design, sizing, verification and validation of thermal control systems
  • Experience in impact of different thermal environmental conditions (natural and induced thermal loads) on thermal and mechanical design
  • Support manufacturing, and validate and prove the thermal design by conducting thermal and thermal-vacuum tests on the product hardware according to the thermal environment.
  • Generate analysis reports and create thermal test plans and reports.

Job Requirements

  • Interested candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related field. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • 4+ years of post-graduate experience in the Aerospace industry.
  • Strong problem solving skills and initiative-taking
  • Multi-tasking and task-prioritizing capability
  • Knowledge and understanding of thermal and general mechanical design
  • Ability of working under tight schedule and pressure
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience in the design of thermal control systems and analysis for spacecraft would be considered an asset
  • Experience with NX Space Systems Thermal or Thermal Desktop would be an asset
  • Strong programming skills in Python, MatLab or similar would be an asset
  • Experience in a major CAD tool (such as NX, Pro-E or Catia)

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 .

We’re a dream team of purpose-driven, collaborative and passionate people, and we are constantly looking for others to join #MissionMDA 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 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.

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