Autonomous Field Support Engineer

Job Locations AU-WA-Wangara
Job ID
Technical / Engineering
Permanent Full-Time
Company : Name


Field Support Engineer 

We are looking for a Field Support Engineer to join our team. The Field Support Engineer is responsible for a wide variety of tasks such as integration and commissioning of autonomy hardware, deploying, testing, and tuning autonomous vehicle software and dynamic controls, coordinating tests with asset managers, on-vehicle testing and validation, and reporting of test results to controls engineers, autonomy engineers, and management.


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 industry leaders rely on 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 brand AutonomouStuff. 


The Location: Hexagon is a global company with locations around the world. This position is based in the Perth, Western Australia area with regular Fly In Fly Out (FIFO) and/or Drive In Drive Out (DIDO) operations at mine sites.


As Field Support Engineer, you will:

  • Integrate, debug, and commission drive-by-wire and autonomy hardware
  • In-production facility and in-field, FIFO, deploying and testing of autonomous vehicle software and dynamic controls
  • Perform test execution for new firmware, software, or hardware
  • Deploy software on embedded Linux controllers
  • Develop test plans and schedules
  • Develop test instructions for vehicle operators
  • Regular reporting and discussions with NPI development teams to debug issues, provide product improvement suggestions
  • Analyze, coordinate, and perform failure analysis activities to identify root cause of customer reported issues
  • Act independently with minimal supervision to conduct data collection and complete required vehicle performance tests
  • Contribute to customer documentation and training material for various software applications
  • Assist customers with configuration and ongoing usability of system hardware and software



  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • Basic hands-on vehicle electrical and hardware install experience
  • Ability to work FIFO

Key Success Factors:

  • Ability to comply with requirements to travel to mine sites
  • Previous field-follow experience
  • Professional, and comfortable with customer facing role
  • Adaptable to fast changing requirements
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility to support various projects


  • Automotive Electrical experience
  • Vector CANape, CANalyzer, CAN hardware tool experience
  • CAN bus communication and diagnostics experience (J1939)
  • Experience with testing of controls and actuators
  • Experience with data acquisition equipment (National Instruments tools, Somat Edaq, 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. If you have 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.


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