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Headquarters Richmond, Canada
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1969
Type Company - Public (MDA)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) uses IT technology and services for collecting detailed satellite data and to managing mobile assets. The company provides ground-based and satellite-based observation systems, airborne radar systems, transportation management systems, and robotic engineering used on space missions. MDA has contracts with NASA and the Canadian Space Agency for the International Space Station and the planned mission to Mars. It also provides geospatial information, including satellite imaging and digital mapping, for defense, surveillance, and... More

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MDA Corporation President, CEO, and Director Daniel E. Friedmann

Daniel E. Friedmann

President, CEO, and Director

Great company to work for with great people.

  Former Employee

Pros: The work is interesting and challenging. The people there are wonderful to work with, very competent and enthusiastic. It is generally a very supportive environment. Hours are flexible. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Richmond, BC (Canada) Mar 2014 – Reviewed May 3, 2014

Interview Details – 3 interviews. First - phone interview with HR that lasted an hour. Asked me about my perception of company, what I wanted our of the company, why I wanted position. Had chance to ask questions.
Second - in person with prospective boss and HR (same person who interviewed me). Interview + 1 hour…
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The one hour competency test was quite difficult. I was not expected to know how to do everything, nor did I, but it is still daunting to come out of an exam and then be interviewed. Answer Question

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