human resources
talent acquisition

For those who dream of advancing our space in the Universe and on Earth, weโ€™ll take you there.

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.

Weโ€™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!

Seniorย Recruiter (Permanentย Position)

MDA is seeking a Talent Acquisition Advisor to join our dynamic Talent Acquisition Team to support English-speaking sites in Richmond BC, Brampton ON, Ottawa ON and Halifax NS.

At MDA we are changing the world and the space beyond it.ย  We work with the best engineers and thought leaders in our industry and we are looking to double our business in the next three years.ย  We are on a rocket ship ride and finding great talent is the fuel that makes that rocket soar!ย  If you are a relationship driven and results oriented recruiter who thrives on the ability to make a difference and are not afraid of a fast paced environment, check out this opportunity.


  • You will be responsible for attracting, assessing and hiring the right candidates in a timely fashion. Specifically:

  • Identify hiring needs and search requirements and effectively match candidates with the roles in which they will be most successful

  • Participate in the creation and implementation of staffing strategies to provide a qualified and diverse candidate pool

  • Build relationships with talent in the marketplace. Source passive candidates through networking and direct sourcing

  • Evaluate skill level, conduct efficient and professional interview process and drive offer process, including reference checks, salary recommendations, negotiations and closing of candidates

  • Communicate effectively with the hiring manager and interview team to ensure preparedness during the interview process. Share and exchange information with all levels of management.

  • Provide a great candidate experience. Promote MDA employer brand. Propose and implement ongoing improvements to recruitment efforts.

  • Participate in strategic Human Resources activities as directed

Requirements (experience/skills):

  • Related post-secondary education and 7-10 years of recruiting experience at a senior or highly specialized level, preferably in a high-tech environment
  • Strong written and verbal skills in English
  • Technical recruiting experience in the computer and engineering related field and experience networking in the technology industry
  • Communicative team player with outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Experience partnering with managers, interviewers and hiring teams through the hiring process
  • Knowledge and experience in a wide range of current recruiting practices and techniques
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and provide strong consultative skills throughout the search process
  • Self-directed, persistent and highly motivated with a strong sense of urgency
  • Attention to detail and follow through is important
  • Proactive, results-oriented, good business sense and strong organizational skills
  • This role is based out of any of our locations including Montreal, Ottawa, Brampton, Richmond BC or Halifax NS. We have a hybrid work from home model where employees work from home up to 2 days per week and work in the office the remainder of the workweek.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a Controlled Goods clearance as well as a Reliability security clearance is required.
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Canada, Brampton, Ontario
Posted a year ago
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