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.
MDA’s Aviation business delivers large software centric systems that enable our customers to meet the challenges of global aviation operations.
Working in multidisciplinary teams, we build systems to support our customer’s business. We are seeking staff to define and deliver the next generation of air navigation software tools for the aviation industry.
We are looking for a proven Systems Engineer to join our team in Richmond, BC (Vancouver Lower Mainland). This will be an exciting opportunity to work with our customers and projects teams, demonstrate leadership and assume significant ownership over establishing technical baselines and following these baselines through to successful delivery.
You will leverage your systems engineering experience over the entire life cycle of our systems. Understanding the business objectives and constraints of our customers is vital before these are translated into the concepts and specifications required by all teams to successfully meet these objectives.
You understand the importance of productive relationships, actively seek information, confirm understanding and constructively resolve issues.
You understand the systems engineering discipline and what it means to successfully apply this to large, complex software systems.
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As a Systems Engineer, you will have the opportunity to establish ownership and demonstrate your abilities in all phases of the system life-cycle, including :
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The ability to obtain a security clearance is required for this position.
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.