Engineering Student, Safety and Mission Assurance

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Serving the world from our Canadian home and our global offices, MDA is an international space mission partner and robotics & space operations, satellite systems and geointelligence pioneer with a 50-year story of firsts on and above the Earth. Today, we're leading the charge towards viable Moon colonies, enhanced Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world, and more.

We’re fueled by a pioneering spirit that carries us beyond and together we enable highly skilled people to continually push boundaries and tackle big challenges requiring solutions that endure and inspire.

Are you ready to launch the next stage of your career in the new space economy? We would love to hear from you!


We’re on the hunt for a motivated and talented Engineering Student in our Safety & Mission Assurance department at our Brampton office. This is a 12-16 month term starting in May 2022.

Overall the successful candidate would be treated similar to a new graduate joining our company, where tasks will be assigned relative to the level of schooling and experience achieved to date.


The intern will assist the Safety & Mission Assurance Department and Brampton Operations group with a variety of tasks, which may include:

  • Mapping and analyzing business processes for improvements.
  • Programming metrics dashboards for Manufacturing, QA, and Procurement
  • Supporting continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Supporting program engineering work and other engineering staff as required.
  • Working closely with Engineering, Operations, Program Management, and other stakeholders on effectively collecting data and information to support corrective actions and provide report for closure.
  • Collect data and process them to create reports for management and senior leadership on different aspects of business.

Candidates will be required to interface with many different disciplines, including all levels of management.

Experience and skills required:

Interested candidates should be working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace, Systems Design, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering with at least two (2) years completed. 

Candidates must be willing to work on a variety of tasks, be self-driven, and have a strong ability to work both independently, and as a member of a team.

Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills are essential to this position.

Comments/Special Considerations:

Successful candidates must obtain and hold security clearance at the reliability status level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and ITAR.

We’re a dream team of purpose-driven, collaborative and passionate people, and we are constantly looking for others to join #TeamMDA to ignite new and innovative approaches to problem-solving that push us forward to improve life on and above Earth. If you’re excited to expand our place in space and driven to inspire the next generation, we’ll take you there.

We have entered a new era of exploration and development, and MDA welcomes all who yearn to suit up and be part of it. An equal opportunity employer prizing diversity, integrity and collaboration, we are committed to growing MDA’s and Canada’s leadership in this next golden age.

MDA is an equal opportunity employer prizing diversity and inclusion. We are committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity. If you require assistance and/or reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please feel free to notify us.

COVID-19 Hiring Update:

 Strengthening  our workforce is more important than ever to meet our customers’ mission-critical needs. We are continuing to hire many talented people, and we are closely monitoring COVID-19 to ensure safe hiring practices are used. This includes limiting onsite candidate interviews and prioritizing video interviews.

With a priority on maintaining the safety of our employees, customers and communities, MDA has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for employees and visitors.  Please speak to a recruiter for more details.


Canada, Brampton, Ontario

Posted 12d ago

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