Junior Software Engineer (Database and Engineering Utliities)
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
Brampton, ON
2d ago

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.

MDA is currently seeking a candidate to support the Software Engineering Department with Database and Engineering Tools Application development on the Space Station Logistics and Sustaining Engineering (L&SE) program at MDA Brampton. The candidate will :

  • Work in conjunction with other developers to design and build software products for MDA using technologies such as .NET Core, SQL Server, Javascript, React / Redux, etc.
  • Developing new features for software, Implementing / Coding projects and bug fixes
  • Create test cases for implemented projects and bug fixes
  • Provide user support to resolve user issues
  • Work closely with front and backend developers to define database interface, model and engineer solutions that are performant and maintainable.
  • Development and maintenance of process, stored procedures, and functions to capture, load, and maintain databases on multiple environments.
  • Data analysis, produce ad hoc queries and develop reports to support business needs
  • Diagnose and resolve any data and performance issues, ensure all database systems meet business and performance requirements
  • Proactively working on identifying and improving data quality
  • Creation and maintenance of technical documentation such as, data dictionaries, ERDs, Test Plan, Test Report, User Manual etc.
  • Participate as a member in Agile teams, and work with other team members to review user stories, estimate effort for user stories, and participate in sprint reviews
  • A degree in Computing or Software Engineering or equivalent experience, coupled with approximately 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency across a variety of software applications and computer systems
  • Excellent working knowledge of C#, HTML, Javascript, Entity Framework, UX Design, Web API and SQL Server
  • Knowledge of WPF, XAML, .NET Core, .NET Framework, ODATA, React / Redux and Windows Services would be an additional asset
  • Hands on experience in multi-tiered architecture application environment
  • Excellent project management, analytical, problem solving, communication and organization skills
  • Strong human relations skills
  • Dedication to meet project deadlines
  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Production of quality deliverables within time and resource constraints
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, and a positive thinker
  • The candidate must have strong verbal and written English communication skills as well as the ability to excel in a team environment.

    All candidates must be able to obtain both CGP and ITAR clearance.

    MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting diversity in the workplace.

    MDA is proud to provide accommodations during the recruitment and selection process. If you require accessible formats, communication supports or any other form of accommodation, please notify MDA if you are contacted for an interview.

    Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

    MDA 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.

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