Application Security Specialist


Permanent - Full Time


Security Operations


Oakville, ON, Canada

Who is Geotab
Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, is one of the fastest-growing technology companies in North America and a certified “Great Place to Work.” Each day, Geotab processes billions of data points from over 2 million connected vehicles, extracting actionable insights to help empower businesses to better manage their fleets. Recognized as the world’s #1 commercial telematics provider, Geotab’s solutions are used by more than 40,000 customers in over 130 countries around the globe. Geotab understands that telematics is critical to helping create safer and more sustainable drivers, businesses and communities and actively works to help businesses improve driver behavior, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create safer roads for all. Global demand for telematics is increasing and Geotab is leading the way. Are you ready to join us? To see what it’s like to be a Geotabber, follow us @InsideGeotab on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook today!
Who we are looking for
We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! We’re actively seeking a Marketplace Security Specialist who has the skills, education, and experience to contribute to our Security Team immediately. The ideal Geotabber for this role will be passionate about security, have a keen eye for details, and be excited to join a dynamic security team. If you love technology, are devoted to positively influencing software security, and looking to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!
What are the details of this position
As a Marketplace Security Specialist your key area of responsibility will be to ensure and enforce secure coding standards for current and future developers. This will encompass using various tools to test code for all systems and applications, provide risk assessments for vulnerabilities, as well as reporting on the overall quality of the current coding standard. You will be working closely with the Automotive and Development teams with your day-to-day responsibilities. To be successful in this role you will be a self-starter who is meticulous when it comes to security measures. You will have strong verbal and written communication skills, and are enthusiastic about maintaining up-to-date knowledge on current security protocols, trends and potential risks.
Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions
  • Conduct web application and code testing for all systems and applications, open source dependencies, and provide analysis and risk assessments for vulnerabilities discovered

  • Utilize code analysis and fuzzing tools to assess the quality and security of source code and make recommendations on tools to address any gaps in coverage

  • Contribute to secure coding standards (involves developing secure coding training for current and future developers)

  • Conduct code reviews for all code changes for a given application release, providing both a detailed risk analysis of the security posture of the code and technical programming solutions (secure coding standards) to the developers to mitigate insecure code from being implemented. Languages used: C# on .NET Core, TypeScript, JavaScript, C

  • Provide a monthly report on the overall quality of source code from a security perspective by project/team (includes trend analysis, defects remediated, etc.)

Experience/Skills Required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management or Engineering

  • 2+ years of experience performing web development (Network protocol analysis, debugging, virtualization platforms and techniques, scripting/programming)

  • 2+ years of experience with security evaluation/analysis within a technical organization (security code reviews, providing risk assessments for vulnerabilities discovered, etc.)

  • Ability to work with Linux and Windows

  • Completed certifications in CISSP, CSSLP, CEH, OSCP or GIAC Security Software Programmer (.NET) are preferred

What makes our staff passionate about Geotab?
  • Table Tennis at the office - bring your own bat!

  • Great accommodation (brand new office building, height-adjustable desks)

  • Light breakfast served daily

  • Hot lunches or fresh sandwiches served every Friday

  • Geotab-sponsored sports teams and social events

  • Full medical benefits and 4% company matching RSP (full-time employees only)

Our Core Values
Geotab is shaping the future of telematics. Using leading technology, we embrace change and challenge the status quo. To stay ahead of the curve, we keep Geotabbers energized with data bootcamps, course subsidies, Friday lunches, and more. We believe collaboration leads to innovation; our teams stretch across floors, cities and continents. All employees, from the CEO to the summer students, maintain an open-door policy. Whether we’re fine-tuning our products, or boosting our office culture, we’re building a foundation for long-term success. To us, this means safer roads, more efficient fleets and a team of dynamic Geotabbers!
Geotab encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Geotab is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities throughout the interview, selection and employment process. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at (416) - 434 4309.

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