embedded system

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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.

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!

As our Embedded Digital Developer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing complex signal processing algorithms on embedded high performance computing platforms.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Working with algorithm specialists and system engineers to develop the signal processing algorithms we wish to implement.
  • Designing, implementing, and optimizing the embedded software and FPGA designs.
  • Integrating and testing the embedded software and FPGA designs.
  • Participate with the test data generation team to create test datasets and firmware to verify the signal processing chain.
  • Participate with the integration team to integrate and test the subsystems into each release.
  • Evaluate the implemented design in terms of timing closure and resource utilization, and scale up the design into full implementation.
  • Create, review and maintain technical documentation, such as design specifications, user manuals and test reports.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • A university degree in engineering, computer science or other relevant discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working with embedded software/FPGA systems.
  • Proven experience with complex, computer-based embedded FPGA development and verification.
  • Highly motivated team player with excellent communication skills, initiative, superior problem solving skills, the ability to prioritize tasks and willingness to learn and adapt.
  • Proficient in VHDL or Verilog.
  • Experience with high-performance real-time computing systems and embedded systems.
  • Knowledge and experience in digital signal processing (DSP) algorithm development.

Desired Experience:

  • Digital signal processing with FPGAs
  • System Verilog
  • Matlab and Simulink
  • Python

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

MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at all locations. As a team member of MDA, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection through competitive health care including; extended healthcare and flexible drug plans, dental and vision benefits, disability income protection, life insurance, group retirement savings plans; and an employee and family assistance program.

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.

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Canada, Richmond, British Columbia
Posted 14d ago
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