Novariant Reviews

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Jim Gibbons
3 Ratings
  • Great small company with lots of potential!

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    Current Employee - UI Consultant/Facilities Assistant in Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - UI Consultant/Facilities Assistant in Fremont, CA

    I have been working at Novariant full-time (less than a year)


    Flexible work schedules prove they put their money where their mouth is when it comes to work-life balance.
    Everybody needs to eat: they make GPS steering hardware and software for the agricultural business.
    World wise company: they are expanding into European, Asian and Central-South American markets with low cost solutions for every size of farming business.


    Transitioning from dealer sales model to OEM/VAR structure = no opportunities for people in sales.
    Transitioning from hardware heavy to software and service model = less opportunities for hardware engineers.

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    Try to keep up with advances in technology and get ahead of the curve with sensors and autonomous steering and navigation systems!

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    Senior Engineer Interview

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    Typical board of five employees/managers

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Headquarters Fremont, CA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year

Novariant designs equipment control systems using global positioning system (GPS) and other location technologies, which support its trademarked 7D RTK GPS positioning receivers. Its devices and software provide machine guidance and control for industrial equipment used in agriculture and mining, as well as construction, transportation, and aerospace industries. Novariant's self-steering agricultural products are produced by its subsidiary AutoFarm. The company was formed in 1994 from Stanford University's GPS Laboratory, after the FAA asked the university to develop an... More

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