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Ag Validation Prime

Ag Validation Prime

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Permanent Full-Time

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NovAtel designs, manufactures and sells high precision OEM positioning technology. Our GNSS products and services are used in more than 60 countries around the globe to deliver precise positioning solutions in precision agriculture, defence, mapping, autonomous vehicles, survey and many other industries.


NovAtel is a trusted partner to leading manufacturers in the precision agriculture market, from top-tier vehicle manufacturers to leading aftermarket technology suppliers.  We provide GNSS receivers, satellite based corrections services and integrated radio systems integrated into vehicle guidance and other systems. NovAtel’s continued growth into new agriculture markets and technologies, including safety and reliability for increasingly autonomous farm vehicles, is creating more demand for validation expertise in these areas.  Your industry knowledge and technical competence will help establish this new role and define practices for agriculture validation.


  • Establish best practices for verification and validation of GNSS positioning products in precision agriculture applications.
  • Plan, execute and oversee execution of agriculture product qualification and general precise position tests.
  • Analyze test data using graphical and statistical methods to assess product performance.
  • Develop test specifications, test reports, test metrics and protocols.
  • Collaborate with Systems Engineering, Marketing and Application Engineering to build understanding of competitive GNSS positioning performance in the agriculture market.


Must Have:

  • Post-secondary degree in Science or Engineering, or equivalent education and experience.
  • 5+ years of precision agriculture or related industry experience.
  • Strong understanding of the Validation and Verification role within cross functional development teams.
  • Strong understanding of the applications of precise positioning technologies in agriculture.
  • Familiarity with agriculture equipment, including the ability to operate tractors and other machines.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate test activities across multiple team members.

Key Success Factors:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas and solutions to others.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Multitask and manage multiple project paths.
  • Strong English language communication skills, both oral and written.