Geotab Careers

Senior Software Development Manager


Full Time


Embedded Systems Development


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 who can deliver results and help us grow! Geotab is actively seeking a Software Development Manager for our firmware development teams. To be successful in this position, you will be a strong multi-tasker with excellent leadership skills and a strong interest in delivering a feature-rich and reliable telematics product. If you are interested in mentorship, collaboration, and team management, as well as the fast-paced telematics industry, we would love to hear from you!
What are the details of this position
As Software Development Manager, you will be part of a team who builds a state-of-the-art telematics device that effectively collects and collates multiple sets of data, in vehicle, for use by our telematics platform. As Software Development Manager you will be ultimately responsible for the health of both the team and product by ensuring that the team delivers high quality features to our customers. You will also build the skills and capacity of the Team Leads and individual contributors in the organization. The successful candidate will have a strong embedded development background in a team environment.
Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions
  • Drive the firmware team culture via mentorship activities, identifying areas of improvement as needed and providing opportunities for growth

  • Forecast and manage team resourcing

  • Apply a principled agile software development methodology to the embedded department focusing on the lifecycle of a firmware “project”

  • Participate in various cross-functional meetings, removing roadblocks for team members as required

  • Ensure we are maturing our product and team development policies in a pragmatic and thoughtful way

  • Role will report to the VP of Embedded and manage multiple team leads on a day-to-day basis

Relevant Experience/Skills
  • Graduate degree/diploma in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical or Electronics Engineering or any other related field

  • 5+ years developing software in an agile environment

  • 2+ years of management experience in software development

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with Jira preferred

  • Highly organized, task-oriented, solution-driven with a strong team orientation

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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