R&D Cyber Electromagnetic Activity (CEMA) Research Scientist
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
Richmond, BC
2d ago

MDA’s R&D group is looking for a bright, capable Cyber Electromagnetic Activity (CEMA) Research Scientist for the Defence line of business.

The successful candidate combines a solid technical background in Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and Radio Frequency (RF) systems with strong communication and teamwork skills to solve challenging problems in a flexible, research-driven environment.

Primary Activities

The chosen candidate will contribute in the following ways :

  • Modeling radar, communications, and optical systems
  • Signal processing algorithm development
  • Supporting application development
  • Providing input into proposals
  • Experience & Expertise

    Candidate must have experience and proficiency in :

  • Wireless communications or radar systems engineering
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP) algorithm development
  • MATLAB and Simulink based modeling and simulation
  • Candidate would ideally have the following :

  • Education in engineering, or relevant field, preferably with MASc / MS or PhD
  • Self-motivated, problem-solving mindset
  • Fast learner who enjoys learning and exploiting new technologies
  • Desire to work collaboratively with the CEMA team towards a challenging common goal
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work within a large organization with multiple dependencies and stakeholder needs
  • Adaptable to a fast paced, dynamic research environment with evolving timelines and goals
  • Any of the following would be an asset to candidates :

  • Radio Frequency (RF) hardware engineering
  • Array signal processing
  • Wireless network protocols
  • Precision, Navigation, and Timing (PNT)
  • Machine / deep learning
  • Real-time computing systems (including GPU and / or FPGA development)
  • Special Considerations

  • Successful candidate must be able to obtain and hold security clearance at the NATO Secret level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program.
  • MDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • 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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