Senior Systems Engineer / MTS

MDA Space
Brampton, ON/Remote
Added: April 4, 2024
Company Overview

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

MDA is currently seeking a Senior Systems Engineer/Member Technical Staff to carry out systems engineering work for the Mobile Servicing System, the next-generation Canadarm3, and related projects.

Job Responsibilities

MDA is currently seeking a Senior Engineer/Member Technical Staff to carry out systems engineering work for the Mobile Servicing System, the next-generation Canadarm3, and related projects. The successful applicant will play an important role in the following:

  • Develop high-level system requirements, based upon the end user needs and/or stated requirements
  • Analyse and decompose systems-level requirements and allocate requirements and design margin across sub-system elements
  • Advocate for design to cost, design for test, and design for manufacture approaches throughout the organization for effective productization of commercial space systems
  • Develop and ensure proper documentation of technical and interface requirements
  • Develop and ensure proper documentation of high-level system and subsystem design
  • Develop verification and test plans
  • Understand and assess design issues, determine appropriate resolutions, and work with the team to address
  • Troubleshoot system behaviour anomalies, determine root cause, and the appropriate technical resolution.
  • Review, analyse, and interpret telemetry from deployed system with context and understanding of the system development life cycle

Job Qualifications And Experience

  • Interested candidates must possess a possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Systems Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or the equivalent.
  • Eight (8+) years of experience in systems engineering, manufacturing engineering, and/or project engineering are required.
  • Knowledge of the MSS system and its operation, and/or knowledge of robotic systems, flight verification and validation, and operations analysis would be an asset.
  • Familiarity with mission-critical software, Matlab/Simulink, and computer-aided design tools would also be a benefit.

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 #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 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.

MDA 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.

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