Front End Developer

Basis:

Permanent - Full Time

Area of Interest:

Data & Analytics

Location:

Oakville, ON, 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 are we looking for

We are looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our efforts and deliver results! Geotab is seeking a Javascript Developer to work with our data visualization team. You will apply data visualization and service design principles, along with continuous improvement methods, to develop and refine a presentation layer optimized for UX. The ideal candidate will thrive in ambiguity and is passionate about researching and innovating solutions to sophisticated data display, modelling and integrity challenges. If Javascript is your favorite programming language and you are keen to work with a fast-paced, cutting-edge telematics technology company - we would love to hear from you!

What are the details of this position

As Javascript Developer, you will work on Geotab’s data visualization software, a web-based application that makes sense of the data collected by our state-of-the-art hardware. We receive detailed data and metrics from nearly 2 million vehicles, which is processed and interpreted to create actionable information for our Customers. Your job will entail working with both Front- and Back-End developers to build complex client side logic. You will develop complex UI and visualization tools (interactive charts, widgets and tables) to interact with large volumes of back-end data with fast response times. You will be bridging the gap between visual elements and the server side infrastructure and defining how the application looks and functions

Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions
  • Translating algorithmic models and analysis into visualizations that are easily understandable by both technical and non-technical audience

  • Interpret UI/UX wireframes, create an inventory of assets for development and translate visual mock-ups into live code

  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use

  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability

  • Ensure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end services

  • Designing and implementing product features in collaboration with various stakeholders

Experience/Skills Required
  • Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Math, Software Engineering or a related field preferred

  • 2+ years of experience in a development role using JavaScript is required

  • Strong understanding of JavaScript and TypeScript and its paradigms, quirks and workarounds

  • Must know ES6 and its features, including destructuring, arrow functions, and module loaders

  • Good understanding of state managers (such as Redux), libraries and frameworks for virtual DOM implementation

  • Solid understanding of immutability in JavaScript and how to implement it

  • Familiarity with React/mithril an asset

  • Familiarity with mapping software such as mapbox, google maps, deck.gl etc an asset

  • Familiarity with server side programming using node and express an asset

  • Familiarity with reactive programming, observer pattern, RxJS

  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates and AJAX

  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues

  • Familiarity with webpack, GIT, web workers, charting libraries, and SASS

  • Strong communication, organization and time management skills, as well as a willingness to learn

Why job seekers choose Geotab

Work from home and flex work arrangements

Baby bonus

Home office reimbursement program

Online learning and networking opportunities

Electric vehicle purchase incentive program

Competitive medical and dental benefits (full-time employees only)

Retirement savings program (full-time employees only)

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 careers@geotab.com. Click here to learn more about what happens with your personal data.

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