Junior Operations Programmer


Offre publiée le 2024-07-02

Macdonald, Dettwiler And Associates Corporation

Building the space between proven and possible, MDA Space (TSX : MDA) is a trusted mission partner to the global space industry.

A robotics, satellite systems and geointelligence pioneer with a 55-year+ story of world firsts and more than 450 missions, MDA Space is a global leader in communications satellites, Earth and space observation, and space exploration and infrastructure.

The MDA Space team of more than 3,000 space experts in Canada, the US and the UK has the knowledge and know-how to turn an audacious customer vision into an achievable mission bringing to bear a one-of-a-kind mix of experience, engineering excellence and wide-eyed wonder that’s been in our DNA since day one.

For those who dream big and push boundaries on the ground and in the stars to change the world for the better, we’ll take you there.

We are searching for a Junior Operations Programmer on our Satellite systems team based in Montreal.

The Position :

Reporting to operations departments, the Programmer is responsible for the continuous improvement and support of the company's processes and information systems.

The candidate is responsible for the complete lifecycle of systems, including but not limited to : investigation, documentations, design, programming, testing, management of production systems release and end-user training, maintenance and support.

The candidate must have excellent interpretation, programming and communications skills as well as organizational skills.

The candidate must have a good ability to work independently with initiative and little supervision

Dedication is required to meet project deadlines, balancing the need to provide quality deliverables within budget and schedule.

Teamwork skills and a positive attitude are essential to establishing productive professional relationships.

Responsibilities :

  • Program business solutions with Microsoft .Net Framework.
  • Support the application of best practices and industry standards and develop innovative solutions to difficult problems.
  • Develop solutions by interpreting functional and design specifications. May be required to develop block diagrams and data / logic flowcharts.
  • Lead meetings and presentations.
  • Perform data analysis (such as : troubleshooting, parameters, systems architecture analysis)
  • Assist in the creation of application design documents.
  • Carry out the design, programming, testing and integration of applications.
  • Review all test results and make any programming changes that may be required.
  • Make recommendations to the team leader to improve cost-effectiveness and successfully meet commitments.
  • Prepare comprehensive operational procedures for programs and users, ensuring ease of operation and maintainability of applications.
  • Ability to interpret user requests and requirements and develop cost-effective solutions that meet immediate needs while being proactive and providing additional functionality of future benefit.
  • Contribute to the execution of projects from a budget and schedule perspective.
  • Participate in software updates and patching as needed.
  • Attend team and project review meetings and provide appropriate updates.
  • Deal with internal and external clients in a professional manner.
  • Ensure effective implementation and continued operation of new and modified applications by providing user training to operate the system.
  • Provide user support for implementation and post-implementation.

Qualifications / Requirements :

  • College diploma in management information systems, computer science, computer engineering, business administration, commerce or equivalent, combined with five (5) years or more of related experience
  • University degree in management information systems, computer science, computer engineering, business administration, commerce or equivalent, combined with two (2) years or more of related experience

Programming :

  • ASP .Net (MVC and Web Forms)
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Microsoft SQL Server (asset)
  • MES, ERP and PLM systems (asset)
  • GIT (asset)
  • MS Power Platform (asset)



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) .

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 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 proud to provide accommodation(s) during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please indicate this on your application / cover letter and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs


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