Product Cybersecurity Specialist


Permanent - Full Time

Area of Interest:



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 you:

The Product Cybersecurity Specialist is the SME for multiple Product Safety areas related to Cybersecurity and is Geotab's ambassador to various digital transportation organizations, conventions, and bodies.

What you'll do

The Product Cybersecurity Specialist (1) works in close partnership with the Product Safety team and external cybersecurity related organizations/affiliations to drive effective development, integration and adoption of standard methodologies, latest methods & techniques in identifying design flaws and software issues; (2) is responsible for flagging and escalating potentially business impacting cybersecurity issues and helping ensure overall security and protection of Geotab and its products; (3) represents Geotab as a security leader in digital transportation universe.

How you'll make an impact
  • Become intimately familiar with Geotab’s hardware, SaaS, and network security protocol, practices, and verification methods and testing for same

  • Actively participate in external collaboration involving associations such as; NMFTA, Auto-ISAC, US DOT VOLPE/Transport Canada, W3C/GENIVI standards body as relates to cybersecurity

  • Geotab representative on select CyberSecurity related standards developments such as; SAE, ISO, IEEE, WP-29

  • Liaise closely with Geotab Security to ensure they are informed of emerging security trends as discussed in external collaboration activities.

  • Flag and escalate cybersecurity issues that can affect Geotab and ensure concerns are identified and brought to the attention of Geotab Security

  • Review and provide input for Geotab Security’s annual device and network pen testing plan and testing program.

  • Drive effective integration and adoption of standard methodologies, latest methods & techniques in identifying design flaws and software issues

  • Conduct security risk assessments, analysis and monitoring.

  • Review and propose improvements to workflows, policies and practices.

  • Support Geotab global strategic initiatives.

What you'll bring to this role
  • 5-8 years of proven experience in information security and/or IT risk management with a focus on security, performance and reliability.

  • Solid understanding of current security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorisation and security

  • Automotive or telecommunications background beneficial but not required

  • Good working knowledge of current IT risks and experience implementing security solutions

  • Experience implementing multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, identity management or related technologies.

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

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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

  • Strong project management skills; able to identify needs, develop effective solutions and manage projects through to completion.

  • Must stay relevant to technology and should have the flexibility to adapt to the growing technology and market demands.

  • 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.

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

  • Strategic mindset, has a keen sense of priorities, along with an ability to pivot as the landscape changes.

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 Click here to learn more about what happens with your personal data.

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