• Application Engineer, Agriculture

    Job Locations US-IL-Morton
    Job ID
    NovAtel Inc.
    Customer Support
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    NovAtel Inc. (Hexagon Positioning Intelligence Company) is looking for a tech-savvy and personable Application Engineer to help us drive precision agriculture development forward by supporting some of the biggest names in the agricultural industry. In this exciting hands-on position, you will utilize your GNSS and precision farming expertise to ensure our customers’ success. Through the support of our Agricultural Sales team, you will help to increase awareness of NovAtel’s revolutionary technologies, consult on positioning solutions for vehicle localization, and provide field and professional services to NovAtel’s worldwide customer base.


    While part of a growing Global Applications Engineering team, this position will have a strong focus on supporting NovAtel’s (A Hexagon Positioning Intelligence Company) agricultural customers in the Midwest area and will report into Hexagon PI's head office located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The team collaborates closely with customers, Sales, Product Management, Project Management and Marketing to help ensure the cohesive and comprehensive delivery of products and materials. Our customers rely on NovAtel’s industry leading precision GNSS and INS technology when establishing their precision farming solutions.

    This position based in Morton, Illinois may be a great fit if you have a passion for emerging technology, and desire to use your Geomatics or related engineering skills to solve real-world challenges and shape the future of agriculture.


    As our Application Engineer, Agriculture based in Midwest USA, you would be responsible for:

    • Providing front line product and application support on NovAtel Agriculture related Hardware, Software, and related GNSS & INS topics to internal and external customers
    • Providing customer training, demonstrations, technical assistance, and technical sales support with some of the biggest names in the industry
    • Providing frequent support to agricultural events and trade shows
    • Liaising with other departments regarding technical matters
    • Formulating and implementing procedures and plans for resolving problems
    • Performing software testing, verification, bug reports, and field trial coordination
    • Reviewing technical documentation materials and manuals
    • Generating application notes for frequently asked questions and contributing to the knowledge base



    • Degree in Agriculture, Geomatics, or Electrical Engineering or related Engineering Field
    • 5+ years of related industry experience
    • ISOBUS CAN communication and diagnostic experience
    • Self-motivated team player with proven problem-solving skills.
    • Outgoing and energetic with exceptional people skills.
    • Multi-tasking with excellent verbal and written skills.
    • Ability and willingness to travel in the Midwest, with the potential for abroad.

    Key Success Factors: 

    • High attention to detail and highly organised
    • Strong multitasker with keen ability to prioritize
    • Self-motivated team player with proven problem-solving skills
    • Work well in a collaborative environment


    • Background includes experience working directly with OEM customers, preferably in the delivery of support or services in a Precision Agriculture application
    • Background includes experience in GNSS and INS systems installation and/or troubleshooting in precision agriculture related applications.
    • Crop production background or experience


    Our customers have ideas. Lots of them. Turning those ideas into a competitive advantage is what we do. As part of the Hexagon group of companies, NovAtel's integrated global positioning solutions deliver success time and time again on land, sea and in the air. We help many of the world's leading companies stay in the lead by consistently delivering OEM global satellite positioning products that are recognized for their technical innovation, unsurpassed quality and industry-leading customer support.


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