Agriculture Test Engineer

Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
Job ID
Technical / Engineering
Permanent Full-Time
Company : Name
NovAtel Inc.


Hexagon's Autonomous Solutions division is looking for a Test Engineer, Agriculture to lead the testing of hardware and software for our Agriculture products in the spaces of GNSS, GPS, Inertial Navigation Systems, Vehicle Navigation, Tractor Steering and Guidance, Precision Agriculture, Sensor Fusion and Camera based navigation. Reporting to the Agriculture Test Engineering Manager, you will be an individual contributor responsible for executing software and systems test practices while maintaining and expanding the Test Infrastructure depended on by the engineering groups. This role offers the chance to deliver step changes and utilize modern technologies and practices.


The Location: Hexagon is a global company with offices around the world. This position is based in Calgary, AB. 


As a Agriculture Test Engineer, your responsibilities include:

  • Design and implement both automated and manual software testing suites for Hexagon Autonomy & Positioning ‘s agriculture products
  • Promote and lead our best practices across software and systems testing
  • Define, develop, and carry out test processes and tools
  • Test all software delivered as per defined test schedules and processes including documentation
  • Participate and contribute to Hexagon A&P’s test engineering community of practice
  • Develop, iterate, monitor, and report performance and contextual metrics
  • Create data characterization models using statistics, mathematics, and data analytics. Participate and provide contribution to Hexagon A&P’s Test Engineering Community of Practice



  • 3+ years' experience in software test design and execution or software development with a large proportion of testing
    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Geomatics or related discipline
  • Proficiency in Python programming and scripting tools
  • Experience working with source control repositories like GitLab or GitHub
  • Experience with test automation and/or worked within a formal software testing environment
  • Excellent analytical skills and be able to produce high-quality test reports, procedures, and other similar documentation
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle



  • 10+ years' experience in software test design and execution or software development with a large proportion of testing
  • Experience with cloud platforms, such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Understanding of data storage and database technologies, such as SQL and NoSQL.
  • Experience with data analytics or BI tool to process and visualize complex product performance datasets
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices and tools, such as continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD).
  • Experience of web-based bug tracking and project software (e.g. JIRA)
  • Previous agriculture/farm experience
  • Understanding of GPS/GNSS technology and products.
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Operators License
  • Experience with Systems Engineering, V-model or ASPICE


Key Success Factors:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills (English) to communicate at all levels
  • Collaborative and team oriented to work with multi-disciplinary groups
  • Ability to take tasks and projects to closure
  • Passion for large scale data solutions and desire to continually learn and stay on top of the latest technology trends
  • Constantly focused on continuous improvement using new tools, new technologies, new processes
  • High attention to detail
  • Self-motivated problem-solver


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 24,000 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. Come see why we are recognized as one of Alberta’s Top Employers!


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