Project planning & Controls

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Canada

Full Time

3 days ago

Job description

For those who dream of advancing our space in the Universe and on Earth, we will 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 are leading the charge towards viable Moon colonies, enhanced Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world, and more.

We are 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!

We are on the hunt for a Senior Analyst on our Satellite team at our  Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue office.


Satellite Systems: As the leading global independent commercial supplier of antennas, payloads, and electronics for communication and radar satellites, our team has successfully contributed to hundreds of missions in the past 60 years. With an extensive heritage in a wide range of solutions delivered to customers globally, our Satellite Systems team continues to grow and evolve on the ground and in the stars.


To develop and maintain a contractual program performance measurement baseline to ensure that timely and accurate cost and schedule analysis is performed and detailed corrective actions are taken when necessary.


  • In conjunction with Program and Product Line Managers, plans the contractual effort in accordance with the work breakdown structure.
  • Provides detailed cost and schedule analysis and summarizations of variances to the program performance baseline tin order to identify program areas where corrective action is required.
  • Provides cost and schedule inputs into program/divisional level reports to meet reporting requirements.
  • Provides program forecasts to operations and finance for man loading and revenue projection requirements.
  • Provides contractual administrative support to Business Administrators.
  • Developing and maintaining a program performance measurement baseline within MDA PMCS guidelines. An accurate baseline is fundamental in performance analysis. This is accomplished by maintaining detailed documentation of scope changes and ensuring timely implementation of these scope changes within the performance measurement baseline.
  • A combination of other relevant experience/education will be considered

 Minimal Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (or equivalent) with 2-3 years of related experience.
  • Strong planning and scheduling abilities.
  • Strong cost accounting abilities.
  • PC skills and the ability to deal with detailed documentation.
  • Basic understanding of contract law.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interpersonal skills to effectively communicate PMCS requirements to the program team. Some presenting skills required. 

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 are 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.

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) and ITAR.

Benefits Statement:

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.

Equal Opportunity Statement:

MDA Ltd. 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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