Data Analytics, Team Lead


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.

At Geotab, all staff must be fully vaccinated in order to be eligible to work in our North American offices at this time. Accordingly, any job offer for an onsite position resulting from this posting will be conditional upon the successful candidate providing evidence of full vaccination. Accommodations may be made for those who cannot be vaccinated based on medical or other legally protected grounds.

Geotab policies and requirements are subject to change based on local or federal guidelines.

Who you are:

We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! Geotab is seeking a Data Analytics, Team Lead who will be responsible for leading a technical team of data scientists, and data extract, transform and load (ETL) developers in order to provide enriched datasets and gain useful insight out of raw data, plan projects, and build analytical models. If you love technology, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!

What you’ll do:

As a Data Analytics, Team Lead your key area of responsibility will be Manage a team of data scientists and data ETL developers in the implementation of new statistical or mathematical methodologies for specific models or firmware issues/performance analysis.

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
  • Manage a team of data scientists and data ETL developers in the implementation of new statistical or mathematical methodologies for specific models or firmware issues/performance analysis.

  • Interact with Geotab’s big data infrastructure using cloud-based data warehouses (i.e. Google BigQuery) and various programming languages (i.e. SQL, Python).

  • Research and develop statistical and machine learning models for data analysis.

  • Mine and analyze company data, especially raw device data to drive optimization and improvement of product development, and business strategies.

  • Collaborate with firmware teams and stakeholders from other departments to identify requirements and define metrics of success for the team to work on.

  • Assist with device troubleshooting and provide meaningful insights using BigQuery data and develop useful data analysis tools to improve efficiencies.

  • Lead the strategies of the A/B testing for GO product quality and firmware quality for the department.

  • Test performance of data-driven products, and ensure the quality and integrity of the data products, including tables, dashboards and monitors that the team provided.

  • Ensure data quality and integrity.

  • Develop and implement strategies with the team to assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.

  • Work with stakeholders throughout Geotab to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions.

  • Provide expert project leadership and guidance to the team as SME.

  • Work as a project manager to provide roadmap for products and projects that the team is working on.

  • Work as a product owner to clarify the requirements from stakeholders continuously and guide the development to the right direction.

  • Oversee the activities and performance of direct reports.

  • Provide direction, coaching, and mentorship to the team.

  • Engage in the development of the team by coaching, providing feedback, identifying areas of growth, and training opportunities.

  • Collaborate and support employees during the performance management process, meeting KPAs, and career development planning.

  • Support Geotab global strategic initiatives.

What you’ll bring to this role
  • 5-8 years experience as a Data Scientist/Analyst or similar role.

  • Experience in writing SQL queries.

  • Experience in programming in Python.

  • Knowledge of data ETL pipeline, data management and visualization techniques.

  • Affinity for statistical analysis and predictive modeling.

  • Experience working within a technical or engineering organization, with knowledge of the high-technology industry is an asset.

  • High accuracy and meticulous attention to detail.

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

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

  • Leadership experience in a team-oriented workplace.

  • Success with coaching and development of employees.

  • Hand-on experience in Agile development style.

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

  • 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.

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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