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Maxar Technologies Ltd. (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides unmatched end-to-end advanced systems capabilities and integrated solutions expertise to help our customers anticipate and address their most complex mission critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,500 employees in 21 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day, millions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that empower a better world. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR.

MDA is a business unit of Maxar Technologies (TSX: MAXR NYSE: MAXR).

MDA is an internationally recognized leader in space robotics, satellite antennas and subsystems, surveillance and intelligence systems, defense and maritime systems, and geospatial radar imagery. MDA's extensive space expertise and heritage translates into mission-critical defence and commercial applications that include multi-platform command, control and surveillance systems, aeronautical information systems, land administration systems and terrestrial robotics. MDA is also a leading supplier of actionable mission-critical information and insights derived from multiple data sources, both owned and operated within the Maxar group and by customer and third party sources. Founded in 1969, MDA is recognized as one of Canada's most successful technology ventures with locations in Richmond, Ottawa, Brampton, Montreal and Halifax.

Job Description

Founded in 1969, MDA is a global communications and information company. Over the past four decades, MDA has created a highly skilled organization that provides communications and information solutions which improve the operational performance of business and government organizations worldwide. The company serves two principal market sectors: Surveillance and Intelligence, providing civilian, defence and commercial customers around the world with end-to-end information solutions to monitor and manage changes and activities anywhere on the Earth; and Communications, providing broadband communication and broadcast solutions, enabling commercial and government users worldwide to be connected at home, in the office, or on the move. MDA is a multi-national company with headquarters located in British Columbia, Canada.

Primary Activities
We are looking for new graduate level engineers to join our company in Richmond, BC (Vancouver Lower Mainland). As a new graduate engineer at MDA, you will have the opportunity to work with experienced engineers on complex technical projects that provide solutions to customers across various business areas. Whether you start as an Analyst in our R&D group developing leading edge tools to improve remote sensing technology, a Software Engineer working on the next generation of earth observation systems, or developing software in the B2B and consumer web space, MDA offers a challenging and rewarding environment in which to build your skills and jump start your career.

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Engineering Physics, Physics, or Applied Mathematics
  • Strong working knowledge of C/C++ and/or Java
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented applications and software development lifecycle.
  • Experience working in a project environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience developing in a UNIX environment an asset.
  • Previous co-op experience an asset.
  • Experience with AI, image processing, remote sensing, GUI development or real time systems an asset.

Comments/Special Considerations:
Successful candidate(s) must be able to obtain and hold security clearance at the required level.

To be considered for these opportunities, please submit your cover letter, resume, and transcript(s) online.

For all new graduates and candidates with less than 3 years of work experience, please include an unofficial transcript of your grades with your application.

PLEASE NOTE: Your resume will be reviewed against all current opportunities. If a suitable position is not immediately available, your resume will be retained on file for consideration against all our new grad-specific opportunities as they develop.

MDA provides customers around the world with essential information solutions used for decision making. Our employees enjoy challenging careers with opportunity for growth and learning.

MDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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