Defense Engineering Intern

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Calgary

Website NovAtel


Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division, is looking for an Defense Engineering Intern  to join our high-tech engineering and manufacturing company for the period of May 1 2023 to April 31 2024. To support our focus on delivering high quality products, we are looking for an enthusiastic internship student to add to our Aerospace and Defense Engineering team . This role offers you a chance to work hands-on alongside our team of GNSS Anti-jam product engineers working on the GAJT portfolio of products. Working with our experienced team of electrical, software and system engineersyou will gain valuable experience hardware, software or system design and verification. 

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(s) NovAtel, AutonomouStuff, VERIPOS and Antcom.

The Location: Hexagon is a global company with locations around the world.

This position is based onsite in Calgary, AB. 


As a Defense Engineering Intern ,  responsibilities include:

  • Design, execution and documentation of verification methods for our Antijam products
  • Troubleshoot failing tests and/or units under test
  • Test automation and postprocessing using Matlab and Python
  • Contribute to the design of the Antijam product HW and/or SW (depending on the capabilities of the successful candidate)
  • Participate in design reviews
  • Qualifications


  • Registered in the Engineering Internship/Co-op program and have completed at least your 2nd or 3rd year of studies by the start of your work term
  • Enrolled in Electrical Engineering at an accredited post secondary institution
  • Available for a minimum 12 month work term
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written 
  • Key Success Factors:

  • Able to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Confident Self-starter
  • Detail oriented person able to follow complex instructions with a “first-time right” attitude
  • Motivated by challenging work
  • You are comfortable working individually but know when to ask for help
  • Nice-to-Have:

  • Interest in Signals and Systems, RF Circuit Design, or Embedded Software Design
  • Experience with Matlab and Python
  • Options

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