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MAXAR Systems Engineer Co-op in richmond, British Columbia

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MDA is a world leading provider of advanced surveillance and intelligence solutions, defence and maritime systems, rada geospatial imagery, space robotics, satellite antennas, and communication subsystems. Working in cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams in an ever changing world, we deliver leading-edge solutions to customers around the globe.

The defence and maritime systems business area is working with the NATO Communication and Information Agency (NCIA) to implement and support the Functional Services for Command and Control of Maritime Operations (TRITON). We are providing services and supplies to design, develop, test, deploy and provide life-cycle support for TRITON capability including the production of Deployable Kits for NATO Command Ships.

The purpose of TRITON is to provide the NATO community with an integrated, robust and flexible capability supporting a set of services available throughout the Bi-SC Automated Information System (AIS) and NATO operational theatres to enable NATO and National forces to establish and share a common view of the battle space thereby improving their situational awareness and decision-making processes.

TRITON is leveraging a microservice architecture, RESTful interfaces, cloud platforms, and an open source technology stack that includes Docker, Kubernetes, MongoDB, Kafka, ElasticStack, Angular, Cesium, OpenLayers, GeoServer, and NGINX.

We are looking for one System Designer Co-op to join the TRITON team in January 2020 for eight months. Responsibilities will include:

  • Produce user interface specifications, ICDs, UI Wireframes and user stories for the development team.

  • Monitor and resolve customer concerns as design, implementation, integration and test progress.

  • Support integration and system testing.

  • Manage design integrity and compliance with requirements specifications.

  • Working for & alongside team leads, designers, and software engineers

The successful candidate will gain experience in a variety of areas including:

  • Open-source geospatial software and Geospatial data services

  • Command and Control of Maritime Operations Domain

  • Turning Customer requirements into solutions that can be realized by the development team

  • Improving on soft-skills: Ownership, self/time management, situational awareness, estimation, risk mitigation

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Team-friendly attitude and a willingness to learn, be immersed, and to contribute in all stages of the project life cycle

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, verbal and written communication skills. Results oriented.

  • An interest in working on complex systems that solve real-world problems

  • Able to work independently, show progress, take ownership

Comments/Special Considerations:

Successful candidate(s) must be able to obtain and hold security clearance at the Reliability level.

MDA provides customers around the world with essential information solutions used for decision making. Our employees enjoy challenging careers with opportunity for growth and learning.

MDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at its many locations. As a member of the MDA team, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection for employees and their families through health care plans, disability income protection, life insurance, and other employee benefits. The Company's retirement plans encourage employees to save for their future with a Company matching contribution in many locations.‚Äč

We are a vertically integrated, new space economy story, including segments across the value continuum for every moment leading up to and following launch. We lead in satellite communications (building and operating), ground infrastructure, Earth observation, advanced analytics, insights from machine learning, next-generation propulsion, space robotics, on-orbit servicing, on-orbit assembly, and protection of space assets through cybersecurity and monitoring of space systems. By integrating our leading-edge capabilities, we provide innovative, cost-effective solutions, value for customers, and thus unlock the multiplier effect of our combined businesses.

Maxar Technologies offers a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.