Field Software Developer

Job Locations Korea | JP-23-Nagoya
Job ID
Technical / Engineering
Permanent Full-Time
Company : Name


Hexagon is on the verge of changing the way the world works by taking autonomous and driver assistance technology where it has never been before.  You can be a part of this excitement as a field software developer within the Safety Critical Systems Engineering team, developing and supporting products that are defining and pioneering autonomous technology in the automotive industry.


This role has a focus on working closely with our customers to support integration and evaluation of emerging Hexagon products geared for automotive and safety critical applications, but includes other aspects of SW and product development such as defining and estimating design effort, assessing design tradeoffs, implementing and debugging software, and collecting and analyzing data.  You will collaborate with other members of the development team, as well as business development and field applications engineering to ensure the success of Hexagon and our customers.


The Location: Hexagon is a global company with offices around the world. This position can be home based in either Japan or the Republic of Korea. 


As a Field Software Developer, responsibilities include: 


  • Develop software for demonstration and evaluation of GNSS/INS positioning in autonomous applications
  • Work with automotive OEM and tier 1 customers remotely and on-site to integrate software onto customer platforms for prototypes and series intent programs
  • Analyze data to assess and improve product performance
  • Work with business development to support and inform customers on applications of Hexagon technology
  • Building technical relationships with customers and consulting customers to help them define requirements for their GNSS/INS projects



  • B.Sc. or higher in Geomatics/Electrical/Computer/Software Engineering with 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Fluent in English and either Japanese or Korean
  • Proficient writing code in C/C++
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including ability to work through teleconferencing and remote technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary and distributed team
  • Ability to travel within Asia and internationally
  • Japanese Class 1 / South Korean Level 2 driver’s license, or better


Key Success Factors:

  • Strong technical problem-solving skills, both offsite and onsite with customers
  • Ability to learn new tools and technologies quickly and effectively
  • Adaptability and willingness to take on new tasks and challenges
  • High focus on collaboration among cross functional teams
  • Strong attention to detail and consideration for process
  • Open minded personality to build constructive engineering business relationships with customers



  • Knowledge of other programming languages; Python, Matlab, Perl, etc.
  • Proificient in English, Japanese and Korean
  • German language proficiency
  • Working experience in the automotive industry
  • Experience with safety or process standards such as ISO 26262, DO-178C, ASPICE
  • Knowledge of embedded systems
  • Understanding of networking concepts and protocols
  • Knowledge of modelling languages; UML, SysML
  • Experience developing algorithms for GNSS and/or GNSS/INS positioning
  • Knowledge of filtering techniques (least squares, Kalman filtering, etc.)

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications for this role? Let us decide! At Hexagon, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you’re excited about the opportunities this role could bring, we encourage you to apply. For any questions about the role or our company, please email our team at and we will be pleased to follow up with you. Please do not send cover letters or resumes to this address.


The Company: Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software, and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality, and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector, and mobility applications. You’ll be joining over 22,000 people in 50 countries on the leading edge of your field. 


This position is with Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division, a global technology leader, pioneering end-to-end solutions for assured positioning and autonomy on land, sea, and air. Our work touches every aspect of life, from sustainability on Earth to enabling autonomy. Within the Autonomy & Positioning division your work will contribute to the operation of our brands NovAtel, AutonomouStuff, Veripos, and Antcom. 


Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact Human Resources at


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