Senior Software Developer, Team Lead


Permanent - Full Time

Area of Interest:

Software Development


Burnaby, BC, 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 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.

Who you are

As a Senior Software Developer - Team Lead, you understand the performance impact of clean code, threading, good UI design and scalability. You have experience working with high competency, enterprise grade programming with low tolerance to error. You will find reward in designing and building robust software that can function 24/7 with no down time. You are also team oriented, a natural mentor, and understand the day-to-day operations to lead a team in a rapidly growing environment. If you are a passionate leader, love technology and are keen onto contributing to open source projects - we would love to hear from you.

We have adopted a hybrid working model in response to COVID-19. Eligible candidates must be able to travel to one of our Geotab offices in the following locations: Oakville, ON, Toronto,ON, Waterloo, ON, Burnaby, BC.

What you'll do

As a Senior Software Developer, Team Lead your key area of responsibility will be to assist in the day-to-day operations, coaching and mentorship of one of our growing software development teams. You will leverage expert knowledge in front and back end programming languages to design, build and maintain efficient, reusable and reliable code to develop high throughput, performance critical, scalable applications. To be successful in this role you will be a self starter with strong communication skills, and prior leadership experience.

How you'll make an impact
  • Direct software development projects; develop and implement efficient, clean code with assigned team that satisfies customer requirements.

  • Manage team with regards to task assignments, work arrangements and other Software Development Department expectations.

  • Manage, measure and change an Agile development process, e.g., SCRUM, Kanban.

  • Collaborate with other development teams on design and implementation of features spanning multiple products.

  • Perform Test-Driven and Security-Driven Development.

  • Conduct comprehensive testing and code reviews to ensure that code quality is maximized and best-practices are followed.

  • Participate in development of prototypes, minimum viable products and PoCs.

  • Provide expert project-leadership and guidance to the team as a SME.

What you'll bring to this role
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience of coding at a high competency, enterprise level with low tolerance to error.

  • 2+ years of experience leading and mentoring a team of developers.

  • Experience with SQL Server and Postgres database design, optimization and writing queries.

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft based technologies (C# .Net) or other object oriented programming languages.

  • Experience working in a cloud environment (Azure, AWS, GCP).

  • Knowledge of front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/CSS, JavaScript, XML, ES6, jQuery) and JavaScript frameworks(e.g. Angular, React, Node.js, Vue.js).

  • Proficiency in Git, or some other distributed source control tool, and are comfortable with resolving merge conflicts and renaming branches, etc.

  • Leadership experience in a team-oriented workplace.

  • Success with coaching and development of employees.

  • Entrepreneurial mindset and comfortable in a flat organization.

  • Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree specialization in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.

How we work

At Geotab, we understand that the world is always changing and that we need to change with it. Geotab has adopted a hybrid model for working, including a flexible work from home program, with the opportunity to work in our safe, clean offices. 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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