Solutions Engineering (Hardware/OEM)


Permanent - Full Time

Area of Interest:

Customer Solutions Services


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 Solutions Engineer (Hardware/OEM) who will leverage a deep understanding of the Geotab product suite from a technical perspective in order to identify and build solutions best suited for unique customer needs. f you love technology, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!

What you'll do

As a Solutions Engineer your key area of responsibility will be assisting the Geotab Sales Teams in pre-sales opportunities and pilots for hardware and OEM projects. This role will also support requests for Big Data initiatives, which include ensuring open communication with the Data and Analytics team. You will need to work closely with our Embedded, MyGeotab, Data, and other Solutions Engineering teams.

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
  • Maintain technical knowledge of the Geotab ecosystem and act as the system SME to enable end-users to better understand Geotab solutions.

  • Meet and consult with customers on effective usage of Geotab’s technology, solutions, and products.

  • Participate in engineering product and integration projects with partners, third party integrators, and customers.

  • Work alongside the Geotab Sales team to find effective solutions to customer challenges.

  • Support end-user requirements in special projects.

  • Build and maintain industry-specific custom reports.

  • Assist in developing, implementing and maintaining new Geotab products.

What you'll bring to this role
  • Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree specialization in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field.

  • 1-3 years in a technical sales or account management position preferred.

  • Strong aptitude for understanding technical and business requirements.

  • An understanding of the regulations in place for transportation services (e.g. OBD, SAE vehicle standards).

  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Excel.

  • Knowledge of vehicle circuitry and CAN communication.

  • Understanding of serial data interfaces and communication.

  • Technical experience using SQL, C#, JavaScript or Google BigQuery preferred.

  • Knowledge of programming logic and understanding.

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

  • Strong verbal communication skills, including comfort with delivering presentations and training.

  • Strong written communication skills, able to document technology solutions in precise detail, while also being able to summarize it succinctly.

  • Strong interpersonal relationship building skills.

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

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

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

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

If you don't see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed above, we still encourage you to apply.

Why job seekers choose Geotab

Work from home and flex work arrangements

Baby bonus & parental leave top up program

Home office reimbursement 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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