Antenna Engineer
Hexagon Positioning Intelligence
Calgary, AB, CA
4h ago


Are you a highly motivated and talented Antenna Engineer seeking an exciting career in high-tech? Do you want to create new high-quality GNSS antenna designs and introduce antenna products into production for Precision Agriculture, Defense, Survey and Autonomous vehicles?

If so, apply to us today! Reporting to the Manager, RF and Antenna Design, you will be a valuable member of an innovative and agile team of designers addressing real world problems and needs.

You will execute new product development processes and engage in product sustaining efforts across our product portfolio.

Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division is a global technology leader, pioneering end-to-end solutions for assured positioning on land, sea, and air.

We are an industry leader recognized for technical innovation, unsurpassed quality, and industry-leading customer support.

Our organization is a dynamic, fast-paced, highly collaborative environment. We are looking for a passionate team player who is committed to the success of the collective group and advancing leading edge technologies that support our customers.

Come see why we are recognized as one of Alberta's Top 75 Employers in 2020!


  • Design, develop, test and document antenna architectures, structures and PCBAs
  • Utilize your state-of-the-art simulation software skills to ensure your designs meet the intent of the requirements prior to building prototypes
  • Certify our products are delivered in accordance with the NovAtel Product Development Process including design and test data peer reviews
  • Diagnose malfunctions in existing products and make improvements or modifications to increase product reliability and / or manufacturability.
  • Lead root cause analysis investigations and document corrective actions
  • Support sales and marketing with product recommendations, new design suggestions, and request for quote technical assistance
  • Perform technical writing which may include proposals, reports, test procedures, and specifications
  • Assist in the planning, testing, and documentation of product performance against design, robustness, manufacturability and regulatory requirements
  • Work with key global suppliers and our NovAtel engineering team to manufacture our antennas with high yield rates
  • Must-Have :

  • MSc. Electrical Engineering (MSEE). A BSC Electrical Engineering degree with relevant years of industrial experience will be considered in lieu
  • Minimum 5 years' related antenna design and product development experience in the defence, automotive, aerospace, agriculture, navigation industries successfully introducing antenna designs into high volume production
  • Proven knowledge of antenna design theory
  • Experience designing and measuring antenna element structures
  • Knowledge of 3D RF simulation software (HFSS, CST, FEKO, or similar)
  • Understanding of 2D RF simulation software (ADS, Designer, or similar) and PCB layout tools
  • Capability of evaluating antenna performance metrics in an anechoic environment
  • Expertise working with network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and other test equipment
  • Key Success Factors :
  • Highly customer focused and accountable for the quality, manufacturability and robustness of designs and work products
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment with a positive attitude to address challenges with vigor
  • Ability to adapt to organizational needs and willingness to take on new roles as required
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with people from multi-functional and diverse backgrounds
  • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills
  • Nice-to-Have :
  • PhD. Electrical Engineering
  • Experience designing GPS / GNSS antennas and antennas for WIFI and BT technologies
  • Knowledge of robustness standards (MIL-STD-810G, DO-160G)
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