IT Cloud Engineering Specialist


Permanent - Full Time

Area of Interest:

Technical Services


Madrid, Spain

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

We are always looking for brilliant technical talent who can contribute to our ever-evolving IT efforts! Geotab is actively seeking an IT Cloud Engineering who has studied computer science or engineering, has a background in systems security, and providing world-class technical service. A person that strives to keep current with all things IT. We are looking for an IT Specialist to facilitate a robust, secure and compliant data regime to protect both the company and customers' assets and privacy. The ideal person should really love automation, be passionate about managing information security, and keen to join a leading-edge technology firm – if you feel like we have described you, then we would love to hear from you!

What you'll do

As an IT Cloud Engineering, you will be responsible for supporting high transaction, globally distributed ASP infrastructure. You will play a critical role in developing our infrastructure for deploying and managing our SaaS solution. The ideal candidate is a team-oriented individual who combines excellent operational judgment with solid network, management and troubleshooting skills. You enjoy the challenge of working with others to solve problems, adapt well to change, and can also work independently in a fast-paced environment. You will analyze our current production infrastructure and operations and update and improve upon it. You will also have the opportunity to get involved with our code deployment and database administration process. This role asks that you develop scripts to check the health of the system and various application subsystems and respond to alerts.

How you'll make an impact
  • Deploying, configuring, monitoring, researching and troubleshooting in a high availability production environment.

  • Provisioning and configuring new servers and systems in hosted, AWS/GCP/Azure cloud environments.

  • Automate repetitive tasks with appropriate scripting languages and tools.

  • Develop scripts to check the health of the system and various application subsystems, and respond to alerts.

  • Monitoring data-flow through multiple data-processing environments.

  • Modify database and system configurations to support changes in data processing operations.

  • Analyze and update current production infrastructure and operations.

  • Provide insight to technical security team members regarding technical controls and tool effectiveness.

  • Research data and operational discrepancies based on customer and support teams.

  • Collaborate with internal departments to improve operation-related processes

What you'll bring to this role
  • 5-7 years of experience working in IT/Cloud Engineering.

  • Bachelor or Masters in Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience running and maintaining a 24/7 SaaS environment.

  • Knowledge of Cloud engineering, IP Networking, Network security, Firewalls(appliances, iptables) and Load Balancing.

  • Experience maintaining servers and services applications in a Linux environment.

  • Experience with cloud-based IaaS, PaaS, and/or SaaS, preferable Google or AWS/Azure.

  • Experience with building, deploying and scaling out SaaS/Cloud applications on GCP and/or Amazon Web Services.

  • Proficient in DNS, Security (PKI and auditing an asset), Network Design, VPN, Thin-Clients.

  • Experience designing and implementing system automation for monitoring and deploying purposes.

  • Experience with Database Administration, query analysis and performance tuning MySQL clusters/PostgreSQL.

  • Experience with continuous integration using Jenkins, log collection, and analysis, version control systems like GitHub, Gitlab or SVN.

  • Web server technologies, Apache, Tomcat, Java script

  • Strong scripting skills – Bash Shell, PowerShell, Python,Perl,PhP.

  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Octopus Deploy).

  • Containerization: docker, kubernetes - considered an asset

  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish.

  • Strong interpersonal relationship building skills.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to problem-solve to well-judged decisions.

  • A strong team-player with the ability to engage with all levels of the organization.

  • Technical competence using software programs, including, but not limited to, Google Suite for business (Sheets, Docs, Slides).

  • Entrepreneurial mindset and comfortable in a flat organization.

What makes our staff passionate about Geotab?

Work from home and flex working arrangements

Fantastic state of the art office

Public transportation reimbursement

Employer pension contributions

Generous medical & dental benefits offered to you and family members

Home office reimbursement program

Electric vehicle purchase incentive program

Subsidized fitness membership

Co-pay tuition reimbursement

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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