Agriculture Test Engineer

Print Date: June 29, 2022
Job ID: 46519

Job Overview

  • Company Name NovAtel
  • Job Start Date Sat, 11 Jun 2022 22:13:18 GMT
  • Job Type Full Time - Permanent
  • Job Source Careerjet

Job title: Agriculture Test Engineer

Job description: Overview

Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division is looking for an Agriculture Test Engineer to join our high-tech engineering and manufacturing company that is committed to customer service excellence and continuous improvement. Reporting to our Agriculture Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for promoting and leading best system test practice whilst designing automated and manual test suites. This is an exciting chance for you to deliver step changes while working with modern technologies.

The Company: Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector and mobility applications. You’ll be joining over 22,000 people in 50 countries on the leading edge of your field.

This position is with Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division, a global technology leader, pioneering end-to-end solutions industry leaders rely on for assured positioning and autonomy on land, sea and air. Our work touches every aspect of life, from sustainability on Earth to enabling autonomy. Within the Autonomy & Positioning division your work will contribute to the operation of our brands NovAtel, AutonomouStuff, VERIPOS and Antcom.

The Location: Hexagon is a global company with locations around the world. This position is based in Calgary, Alberta. Come see why we are recognized as one of Alberta’s Top 75 Employers for the past three years.


  • Designing and executing both automated and manual software testing suites for Hexagon Autonomy & Positioning‘s agriculture products
  • Promoting and leading best practice across software and systems testing
  • Define, develop and execute test processes, tools and environment
  • Ensure all software delivered has been thoroughly tested as per defined test schedules and processes including documentation
  • Participate and provide contribution to Hexagon A&P’s Test Engineering Community of Practice
  • Develop, iterate, monitor, and report performance and contextual metrics.
  • Develop data characterization models using statistics, mathematics, and data analytics.



  • 3+ minimum experience in software test design & execution or software development with a large proportion of testing
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Geomatics or related.
  • Possess excellent analytical skills and be able to produce high-quality testing reports, procedures and other similar documentation
  • Valid driver’s license & vehicle


  • Previous agriculture/farm experience
  • Experience with test automation and/or worked within a formal software testing environment
  • Experience of web-based bug tracking and project software (e.g. JIRA )
  • Experience with data analytics to process and visualize complex product performance data sets
  • Scripting experience using Python
  • Understanding of GPS/GNSS technology and products.
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Operators License

Key Success Factors:

  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills at all levels and very effective team working skills
  • Collaborative abilities in multi-disciplined teams
  • Ability to take work/tasks/projects to closure
  • Passion for large scale data solutions and desire to continually learn and stay on top of the latest technology trends.
  • Constantly seek out better ways to do things, new tools, new technologies, new processes.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated, team player with proven problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English).


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