Senior Test Automation Developer (Modem/Embedded)


Area of Interest:

Embedded Development


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 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 Test Automation Developer who will responsible for designing and writing a suite of automated tests for Geotab’s GO telematics platform. A focus on testing strategy for our cellular modems to ensure the highest uptime across the various regions in which Geotab operates. 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 Test Automation Developer your key area of responsibility will be to become a subject matter expert (SME) for testing with a focus on cellular modems for embedded devices. 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. In addition, the successful candidate will have strong analytical and project management skills with an ability to identify needs, develop effective solutions, and manage projects through completion. The successful candidate will also be able to manage multiple timelines and contrasting priorities to ensure timely results.

How you’ll make an impact
  • Become a subject matter expert (SME) for testing with a focus on cellular modems for embedded devices.

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the GO device and how all the modules work with an emphasis on connectivity.

  • Design and execute a testing strategy for cellular connectivity of the GO device.

  • Develop tools and testing infrastructure to support automated testing in both local and remote environments.

  • Define, design and implement effective build procedures, CI/CD pipelines and jobs for existing and new firmware.

  • Document and educate on usage of CI/CD, test framework and coach team members on automated testing tools and techniques.

  • Write integration and system-level testing in both real and simulated environments to prevent regressions.

  • Work with the modem team to ensure firmware changes have adequate testing coverage.

  • Interact with BigData through SQL to analyze device data and develop monitors for in-field test devices.

What you’ll bring to this role
  • 5+ years of industry testing experience with a particular focus on IoT/connectivity for embedded devices.

  • 3+ years of experience working with cellular modules from providers like WNC, Quectel, Sequans, u-blox.

  • Understand the core tenets of software development, able to write reliable automation tests & scripts, and modify application code for test automation.

  • Strong knowledge of programming languages (C/C++/C#/Python) in the context of embedded (bare-metal, RTOS) and Linux OS systems.

  • Understanding and exposure to a wide array of QA practices, processes, and tools.

  • 1+ year experience leading efforts to gather requirements, creating design specifications and defining tasks to implement them is a plus.

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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