Meet MDA

Where creativity and innovation flourish.

At MDA, we believe that our personal and business success is the result of the diverse ideas, experiences, and personalities that our employees bring to work each day. By providing ongoing education, mentoring, flexible work hours, and the opportunity to participate in our community outreach initiatives that include supporting education and other special interest causes, we foster diversity and create a workplace where every employee can realize their full potential. We invite exceptional achievers from every background to bring their unique strengths to our organization.

MDA regularly assesses its programs to ensure that they remain competitive in the markets where the company operates, and to optimize value to employees and their families.

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.

Employee Share Purchase Plan

Eligible employees can share in the growth and continued success of MDA through the Employee Share Purchase Plan that enables the purchase of company shares at a discount to fair market value. Rewards programs provide employees and managers with opportunities to recognize and celebrate the individual achievements, challenges, and successes that are the company's foundation.

Our Values

Our Values

We believe breakthrough insights unlock infinite possibilities. We exist to create the connection and intelligence that build a better world.

We Put the Mission First

This means that everything we do is to satisfy the goals, ambitions and dreams of our customers.

We Stay Curious

We never stop working to discover the answers to the questions of tomorrow and to solve the most difficult problems.

We Do It Right

This means we operate with high integrity. No shortcuts. We honor our commitments to our customers, our partners and our employees.

We Work Better Together

We are an organization that values collaboration and diversity to create a better future.

We Act Like Owners

We know that results matter and we continually find new ways to grow, improve, and deliver sustainable value.

MDA Corporation, a Maxar Technologies Company

Maxar Technologies is 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.

MDA BlueHawk Video

MDA BlueHawk provides an unclassified multi-sensor Maritime Domain Awareness picture to maritime security organizations worldwide. Fusing space-based radar, AIS vessel tracking and other maritime information, MDA BlueHawk monitors vast maritime regions, rapidly detecting potential threats as far from shore as possible.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits & Perks
As a full-time MDA employee, you and your family have access to a multitude of benefits and perks, most of which are effective the first day of your employment. A career at MDA can be demanding, but it also rewards your hard work and achievements.

Health Benefits
Extended Health Care
Dental Care
Vision Care
Basic AD&D Insurance
Emergency Medical Travel Insurance
Basic Life Insurance
Sick Leave
Short & Long Term Disability
Employee & Family Assistance

Other Benefits
Flexible Work Hours
Statutory Holidays
Employee Share Purchase Plan
Referral Bonus Program
Professional Development

On-Site Fitness Facilities
Gym Membership Discounts
Subsidized Cafeteria
Complimentary Coffee & Tea Service
Company Events & Clubs
Perkopolis Program

At MDA, we are committed to growth through innovation. World class innovation is only possible if we attract, develop and motivate world class talent. To do so, we must recognize that diversity is a competitive advantage—the best minds and top talent don’t sit within one demographic of our population. It’s up to us to create a work environment that is equally accessible and inclusive to all.

We are proud to talk about a couple of important initiatives we are undertaking to support inclusivity in Richmond.

Women in Leadership
Open to all women at MDA, the WIL group fosters a community based on gender equality and diversity through professional, educational, and social events and initiatives

About MDA Corporation

For more than five decades, MDA has been a trusted provider of industry-leading radar satellite systems and imagery, ground systems, space robotics and sensors, satellite antennas, electronics and payloads, surveillance and intelligence solutions, and defence systems for customers in international government and commercial sectors. With its breadth – more... 

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MDA Corporation, Head Office - Brampton, ON 9445 Airport Rd Suite 100 L6S 4J3
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