Geotab Careers

Data Scientist, Educator


Full Time


Professional Services


Oakville, ON, Canada

Who is Geotab
Geotab, a global leader in connected transportation and IoT, 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 1.8 million connected vehicles. Geotab extracts actionable insights from this data, empowering businesses to track and manage fleets of every size. Geotab’s hardware devices, software platforms and applications help keep drivers in over 130 countries compliant, safe and efficient. 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 are we looking for
We are always looking for amazing talent to join our fast-growing and industry best Data and Analytics team. Geotab is actively seeking a Data Scientist, Educator to join our BigData team that is responsible for the delivery of insights from the over 4 billion raw records processed by over 1.5 million vehicles on a daily basis. If you love working with big data, are passionate about training and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!
What are the details of this position
You will work with Geotab’s Data and Analytics team who is constantly producing deep analysis and insight into Geotab’s data infrastructure leveraging machine learning techniques. As a Data Scientist, Educator, you will create content and deliver sessions at our Bootcamps and Data Tech Talks that are designed to educate and train Geotab customers, resellers, partners and employees. You will deliver sessions on a variety of topics ranging from BigData, SQL, Python Coding, data analysis, machine learning and data visualization and tailor teaching content for both internal and external training. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with a passion for training and public speaking.
Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions
  • Deliver sessions at Geotab’s Big Data Bootcamps and conduct Data Tech talks on a regular basis for Geotab Customers, Resellers, Partners and Employees

  • Train customers, resellers and internal employees, on a wide range of topics ranging from Big Data, SQL, python coding, data analysis, machine learning, deep learning, data visualization, etc

  • Develop, evaluate, and maintain cutting-edge technical content for training experiences (on-boarding and continuous learning) relevant to audiences with a diverse set of educational backgrounds and industry experience

  • Tailor teaching content for both internal and external training

  • Lead by example as a data scientist, to be an excellent role model for our internal staff, customers and resellers

  • Coordinate with Data Engineering, Data Science, Professional Services, Data Privacy and other internal teams to identify training needs and organize events

  • Participate in periodic training workshops to sharpen the relevant skill-sets.

Experience/Skills Required
  • Bachelor's/ Master’s Degree in a Quantitative Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics-related field; Computer Science and Statistics preferred

  • Excellent communication, public speaking and presentation skills are required to be successful in this role

  • Proficiency in statistical computing/machine learning and/or programming in R and/or Python

  • Experience/extensive knowledge in R or Python data analysis

  • Demonstrated experience/knowledge of Statistics and Machine Learning from both theoretical and applied perspectives

  • Experience in developing a curriculum or providing training in a client-facing role is a nice to have

  • A good sense of the relevance of academic data science to industrial applications

  • Lead by example as a data scientist, to be an excellent role model for our internal staff, customers and resellers

  • Forward thinking with a strong growth mentality and the ability to upskill and reskill continuously to be up to date with technology demands

  • A team player with an ability to multitask in a fast paced, rapidly growing Big Data company

  • Experience in Telematics or any similar industry is a huge plus

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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