• Project Manager - Development

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

    As a Project Manager reporting to the Chief Engineer, Aerospace you will lead new high technology development projects and provide general support to the NovAtel Ground Reference Receiver product line. Collaborating with a highly skilled internal Engineering team and working directly with customers from around the world, you will define and execute projects to meet upcoming opportunities.

    The role encompasses all aspects of high technology project management e.g. leadership and co-ordination of ongoing projects including planning, organizing, staffing, and controlling project costs and quality.


    • Project Management
      • Prepare, plan and manage projects and their inherent quality, costs, and changes
      • Manage project risks, including the development of contingency plans
      • Monitor and report on overall progress and use of resources to stakeholders, initiating corrective action where necessary
      • Adopt and apply appropriate technical and quality strategies and standards
    • Support the software development process through the coordination of DO-178B document creation and authoring project planning documents as required.
    • Develop customer proposals including Statement of Compliance reports, effort estimates, schedule, and cost.
    • Manage customer funded software and hardware development and maintenance projects including completion of customer monthly reports and cost performance reporting
    • Interface with Finance, Sales and Order Management with respect to billing and unit deliveries
    • Coordinate the investigation of customer technical inquires.
    • Act as the Configuration Management prime across multiple projects.



    • Degree or technical diploma in Electrical, Computer, Geomatics Engineering, or equivalent
    • 3+ years’ experience in core project management
    • 5+ years’ experience in high technology product development
    • Proven ability to manage tasks with strong adherence to process
    • Excellent analytical skills and competency to produce high-quality plans, presentations and other similar documentation

    Key Success Factors:

    • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally
    • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills.
    • Confident working directly with customers on a wide range of topics
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Ability to take work/tasks/projects to closure


    • PMP designation
    • Familiarity with NovAtel Ground Reference Receiver product line
    • Prior experience managing DO-178B software projects
    • Prior experience managing DO-254 hardware development projects
    • Familiarity with GNSS signal tracking


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