Senior Data Platform Developer


Permanent - Full Time

Area of Interest:

Data & Analytics


Ontario, Canada

Who we are

Geotab ® is a global leader in IoT and connected transportation and certified “Great Place to Work™.” We are a company of diverse and talented individuals who work together to help businesses grow and succeed, and increase the safety and sustainability of our communities.

Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab’s open platform and Geotab Marketplace ®, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes.

Our team is growing and we’re looking for people who follow their passion, think differently and want to make an impact. Ours is a fast paced, ever changing environment. Geotabbers accept that challenge and are willing to take on new tasks and activities - ones that may not always be described in the initial job description. Join us for a fulfilling career with opportunities to innovate, great benefits, and our fun and inclusive work culture. Reach your full potential with Geotab. To see what it’s like to be a Geotabber, check out our blog and follow us @InsideGeotab on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. Join our talent network to learn more about job opportunities and company news.

Geotab cares about your safety. You may be required to be vaccinated based on the nature of your work (ex: travel requirements) or due to changing local governmental health requirements.

Who you are

We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! Geotab is seeking a Senior Data Platform Developer who will devise new methodologies and infrastructure for reconstructing and enriching data at scale, while supporting internal users who leverage the big data environment to upload additional data sets. If you love technology, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!

What you'll do

As a Senior Data Platform Developer your key area of responsibility will be participating in design, implementation and maintenance of our new video ETL infrastructure on Google Cloud Platform, and ensure data is continuously and promptly available for analysis by the data science team. You will need to work closely with team leads and other developers to design and implement the Big Data infrastructures on cloud at Geotab. To be successful in this role you will be a self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and have the ability to quickly understand complex, technical concepts.

How you'll make an impact
  • Design, implement, and maintain new data infrastructure platforms managing the data ingestion, digestion, and stream processing of Geotab’s internal data lake.

  • Design, implement, and maintain logging, monitoring, and alerting services to ensure the health of Geotab’s big data infrastructure.

  • Perform quality assurance analysis by performing peer review, ensuring coding standards are followed, looking for performance improvement, and bug fixes.

  • Analyze call stacks, trace files, and performance data to troubleshoot and identify root cause of bugs.

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of data engineering guidelines, policies, standards and processes.

  • Mentor other team members toward technical expertise.

  • Mentor other team members toward technical expertise.

  • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotating schedule (if applicable).

What you'll bring to this role
  • Post-secondary Degree specialization in Computer Science, Software or Computer Engineering or a related field.

  • 5+ years experience in Data Engineering or a similar role.

  • 5+ years experience in developing production-level systems using Java and Spring frameworks.

  • 3+ years experience in designing, building and maintaining production-level application containerization, such as Docker, Kubernetes, or OpenShift..

  • Knowledge of Apache Kafka, Apache Flink, Apache Ignite, Apache Airflow, Apache SuperSet, Apache Olingo, and DataHub is a big plus.

  • Knowledge of gRPC, Protobuf, Apache Avro, Apache Beam is a plus.

  • Knowledge of data management fundamentals and data storage principles.

  • Knowledge of batch and streaming data architectures.

  • Experience with API design and implementation.

  • Familiar with Big Data environments (e.g. Google BigQuery).

If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role! Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply.

Why job seekers choose Geotab

Work from home and flex work arrangements

Home office reimbursement program

Baby bonus & parental leave top up program

Online learning and networking opportunities

Electric vehicle purchase incentive program

Competitive medical and dental benefits

Retirement savings program

*The above are offered to full-time permanent employees only

How we work

At Geotab, we have adopted a flexible first working model in that we have systems, functions, programs and policies in place to support both in-person and virtual work. However, you are welcomed and encouraged to come into our beautiful, safe, clean offices as often as you like. When working from home, you are required to have a reliable internet connection with at least 50mb DL/10mb UL. Virtual work is supported with cloud-based applications, collaboration tools and asynchronous working. The health and safety of employees are a top priority. We encourage work-life balance and keep the Geotab culture going strong with online social events, chat rooms and gatherings. Join us and help reshape the future of technology!

We believe that ensuring diversity is fundamental to our future growth and progress and is an integral part of our business. We believe that success happens where new ideas can flourish – in an environment that is rich in diversity and a place where people from various backgrounds can work together. Geotab encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes and when people are hired. We will ensure the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities are taken into account as part of performance management, career development, training and redeployment processes. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our diversity and inclusion as well as accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at Click here to learn more about what happens with your personal data.

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