• Geomatics Verification Engineer - Intern

    Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
    Job ID
    NovAtel Inc.
    Technical / Engineering
  • Overview

    NovAtel is a leader in the development of GNSS and GNSS/INS technologies. We develop products that are integrated into a wide variety of applications by customers who need to know their precise location.  We are constantly striving to develop new positioning capabilities and improve existing ones to meet the challenges of an ever-expanding customer base around the world.

    To support our focus on delivering high quality products, we are looking for an enthusiastic internship student to add to our Core Geomatics group. This group is responsible for the development and testing of the signal tracking capabilities, GNSS and GNSS/INS positioning, and post-mission processing  features within the NovAtel product line.

    This role offers you a chance to work hands-on with our positioning technology within one or more of the teams in the Core Geomatics group. By working with our experienced team of software developers and product testers you will gain a theoretical understanding of GNSS/INS and its practical applications, while working in a commercial engineering environment. Over the course of the internship, you will work on multiple projects at different phases of the product life cycle. You will learn how to be an effective tester and how to troubleshoot a variety of issues through a structured investigation process.


    • Work with other engineers to test NovAtel’s products.  You’ll learn how to perform different types of testing: acceptance, feature and exploratory.
    • Develop test utilities and automated test programs using C++, Python and other scripting languages.
    • Learn to create and design tests, and be able to think critically and analytically when interpreting test results.
    • Investigate reported field issues, and potentially perform customer service duties
    • Proven ability to learn and work in a team environment



    • Registered in the Engineering Internship/Co-op program and have completed at least your 3rd year of studies by the start of your work term
    • Electrical, Computer, Software, or Geomatics Engineering student
    • Available for a minimum 12-month work term
    • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
    • Valid driver’s license
    • NOTE: Please attach a copy of your most recently available informal school transcript to your profile when applying

    Key Success Factors:

    • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
    • Confident Self-starter
    • Detail oriented person able to follow complex instructions and handle large data sets with a “first-time right” attitude
    • Motivated by challenging work
    • You are comfortable working individually but know when to ask for help


    • Experience in C++ in a Windows environment using Microsoft Visual C++
    • Experience with Python
    • Knowledge of GPS/GNSS/INS


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