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Company Overview:

For those who dream of advancing our space in the Universe and on Earth, we’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.

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!

The Position:

We’re on the hunt for a Software Quality Engineer/MTS on our Robotics & Space Operations team at our Brampton office.

With 40 years of operational experience and proven performance on the iconic Canadarm programs including Space Shuttle and International Space Station robotics and operations support, our Robotics & Space Operations team has 100% mission success in making space dreams come true.

As our Software Quality Engineer/MTS, you will contribute as part of a team to the design, implementation, maintenance, and testing of software solutions that are modular, extendable, testable, and efficient. You will help the team ensure their output is of the highest quality by reviewing acceptance criteria for completeness and correctness, authoring additional acceptance criteria, reviewing implemented acceptance tests and confirming functioning of the overall solution. You will work on web and AR/VR based ground control software, simulators, flight software, and test tools for control of robotic arms, rovers, and other robotics in space.

Job Responsibilities:

As part of a team with junior and senior teammates:

  • Represent testing competency during generation of acceptance criteria for user stories
  • Accountable for review of acceptance criteria for completeness/correctness with regard to requirements/testability
  • Ensure team implemented acceptance tests accurately address acceptance criteria
  • Support test design/implementation as required
  • Ensure completed user stories meet covered requirements, functionality, and style guides
  • Raise issues identified with the development team and work collaboratively on resolutions
  • Support product owners in review/acceptance of user stories
  • Support design of intuitive and immersive user interfaces
  • Mentor and grow the skills of team members via conversations, review of work products, etc.
  • Participate in estimation efforts for new tasks
  • Provide feedback and suggestions to improve standards, tools, processes, etc.
  • Other duties as will be assigned from time to time by management or a team lead

Required Skills/Experience

  • Strong requirements analysis and test case identification skills
  • Strong practical knowledge of testing techniques
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate programming knowledge
    • Ability to read/understand C/C++/C# code
  • Bachelor degree in Software, Computer, or Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, and a positive thinker

Beneficial Skills/Experience

  • Automated testing
  • Test driven development (TDD, ATDD, BDD)
  • Agile development
  • Continuous integration/build automation

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Canada, Brampton, Ontario
Posted 4 months ago
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