Electrical System Engineer/MTS

  • Company:
    MDA Systems Ltd.
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 day ago
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Please review the job details below. For more than three decades, human space flight has been supported by advanced robotics developed by MDA. We have combined complex robotics with control software to develop the Space Shuttle’s Canadarm and the Mobile Servicing System for the International Space Station. Leveraging our expertise in robotic technology and space-borne sensing systems, MDA is developing sophisticated systems for on-orbit servicing of satellites and planetary missions to explore the Moon and Mars.On Earth, we are taking our experience in space robotics into new areas of advanced robotics for nuclear, medical, industrial, and mining applications. We invite you to visit our website at www.mdacorporation.comMDA is currently seeking an Electrical Systems Engineer to support the Electrical Engineering Department in a variety of tasks including but not limited to: evaluating electrical systems, products, components, and supporting customers as required. The primary focus will be electrical systems design and requirements for both space and terrestrial applications.This includes electrical architecture design involving derivation and analysis of functional performance, environmental and test requirements.The successful applicant should display the following skills:Skilled in development and verification of system level electrical specifications and requirementsExperienced with the design, development and verification of electrical systems from planning to executionSupporting business development pertaining to electrical system engineering designs and costing activitiesBroad exposure to electrical engineering including embedded mixed signal systems, power systems, motor control and electro-optical designsCapable of determining design alternatives and performing trade studies to choose a solutionUnderstanding of environmental requirements including electromagnetic compatibility, radiation environments, thermal, and structuralAbility to coordinate and negotiate with other engineering disciplines including software, mechanical and control systemsFamiliarity with electrical workmanship and quality standards would be an assetStrong analytical, problem solving, communication and organization skillsComfortable with technical presentations to customers like CSA and NASA for design reviewsStrong interpersonal skills, self-starter and dedication to meet project deadlinesHighly motivated, enthusiastic, and a positive thinkerOther duties as requiredQualifications:Successful completion of a Bachelors of Engineering degree is a requirement7+ years of electrical engineering experience is preferredExperience using Electrical CAD tools such as ORCAD, Altium, Autocad Electrical, Matlab, and PSPICE Simulators is an asset. Familiarity with the space environment is an asset All candidates must be able to obtain CGP and ITAR clearance . MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting diversity in the workplace. With respects to Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Inc. is proud to provide accommodation(s) during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please feel free to notify us. Competitive Compensation and Benefits PackageMDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at its many locations. As a member of the MDA team, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection for employees and their families through health care plans, disability income protection, life insurance, and other employee benefits. The Company’s retirement plans encourage employees to save for their future with a Company matching contribution in many locations.