• Technical Marketing Engineer

    Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
    Job ID
    NovAtel Inc.
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Applied Technology Group is responsible for creating marketing collateral for Product Management, Business Development and Sales teams. These teams will use ATG output for bolstering our solutions viability beyond just the data sheet to the customer. 

    The Technical Marketing Engineer will design and gather all the resources necessary to execute a test plan. They will analyze the results of such a test to answer questions about competitor performance and experience within the context of customer use.  Evaluation of receivers is for assessing performance in a real, non-ideal environment.  The Applied Technology Group seeks to highlight the advantages NovAtel can provide, and discover the challenges to being the best positioning solution provider.


    • Designing competitive test plans in as close to or within the actual context of use
    • Generate real data for use in marketing initiatives
    • Carrying out the competitive test plan to deliver raw data for analysis. This will involve travel
    • Process the data into plots that visually summarize the data from the test campaign
    • Producing a report detailing the differences in performance between competing technologies for an audience of Product managers, Business Development and Sales Teams to present to prospective and current customers
    • Learning and maintaining knowledge about customer use cases in various markets, including how a market will judge our technology
    • Innovate ways to carry out tests efficiently as well as present that data in a concise clearly messaged format that is relatable to the audience. This involves creativity in actualizing specialized hardware and software tools for ATG use
    • Discover competitive challenges and present to internal stake holders
    • Articulate technical advantages and benefits in an application.



    • Bsc. In Geomatics Engineering or Electrical Engineering
    • Experience in Applications Engineering and or Test Engineering
    • Knowledge of Positioning Algorithms and position accuracy augmentation methods
    • Proven ability to work with positioning and attitude equipment from various manufacturers and the ability to interface with such equipment in various market adopted protocols and standards with little or no technical support.

    Key Success Factors:

    • Collaborative abilities in multi-disciplined teams
    • Ability to take work/tasks/projects to closure
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to flex and adapt to changing situations easily
    • A self-starter who is able to work under their own initiative 


    • Knowledge of statistical analysis methods using tools like MATLAB, C++, python and Excel
    • Knowledge of market preferred telecommunication methods including internet protocols, radio communications
    • Knowledge of User Experience Research Fundamentals
    • Experience Integration of GNSS receivers in various stages of the customers development journey
    • 2+ years of experience in GNSS or related industry


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