Network Manager (Remote)

Basis:

Permanent - Full Time

Area of Interest:

Technical Services

Location:

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 Network Manager who will be responsible for network solutioning across the Geotab global landscape. 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 Network Manager your key area of responsibility will be to provide strategic direction, oversee day-to-day activities, and manage all network driven project deliverables. The chosen leader will work with internal teams, management, and vendors to deliver, maintain and enhance our on-prem and cloud network capabilities in a secure manner.

The ideal candidate should be people oriented, forward thinking and detail-oriented with a strong desire to work within a collaborative environment. Must have leadership and management experience with managing network engineers, architects and contractors.

How you'll make an impact
  • Lead and manage a team of network engineers, a network architect and contractors

  • Provide strategic direction, oversee day-to-day activities, and manage all network driven project deliverables

  • Work directly with peers, senior leadership, team members from various Geotab departments and implement standardized network solutions across the landscape, both on-premises and multi-cloud platforms

  • Responsible for network transformation - goals, roadmap, and delivery, to ensure the Geotab network enables enterprise productivity and aligns with strategic growth and cost optimization imperatives

  • Serve as an operational escalation point for the Network Operations team

  • Proven ability to lead an engineering team responsible for architecture, design, configuration, implementation and maintenance of physical, SD-WAN and cloud native solutions in a secure manner

  • Ability to translate business requirements into low-level design criteria and facilitate collaborative engineering sessions that result in highly available network solutions

  • Demonstrate a proven track record of success as a leader within a fast paced and dynamic environments that span multiple geographical regions

  • Assess and mature lifecycle management programs

  • Enable automation to reduce release cycle time and provide higher quality of service

  • Strong ability to document and set standards, implement processes, procedures and governance of network environments

  • Leverage interpersonal skills to bring teams and leaders together to meet/exceed organizational goals

  • Leverage business acumen to compile business justification of conceptual ideas to include business value, financial impact, level of effort for executive consumption

  • Manage strategic partnerships with vendors to ensure the Engineering Team stays abreast of industry trends, to include leading proof of concept and product/service evaluation workstreams

  • Contribute to annual business plan

  • Adhere to IT Service Management policy and procedures for incident, change and problem management

  • Ensure that operational runbooks are published for routine maintenance activities - this includes scheduled maintenance oversight

  • Empower engineers and manage the delivery of projects

  • Ability to create presentations for executive consumption

  • Provide oversight and direction to the employees on the team in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures

  • Manage team expectations with regards to task assignments, work arrangements and other department expectations

  • Create a workplace culture that is consistent with Geotab’s mission, vision, and values.

  • Provide project leadership and guidance to the team as SME

  • 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

What you'll bring to this role
  • 8+ years of experience in as manager for network engineering function, specifically design, delivery and maintenance expertise

  • 5-8 years experience managing and developing teams

  • 4-year university degree or college diploma in computer studies or 8 years equivalent working experience within enterprise networking

  • Professional Certification in CCIE, Cloud Certifications (GCP, AWS, Azure), TOGAF, SDN, Firewall Certifications (PCNSE)/Security certifications are highly valued

  • Expert knowledge of OSI model

  • Fundamental network principles (TCP/IP, OSPG, BGP and EIGRP)

  • Technical expertise with GCP, AWS or Azure cloud platforms

  • Functional knowledge of networking and data communication fundamentals including connectivity methods, security functions, and routing/switching protocols - both cloud and on-prem

  • Working knowledge of internetworking and security standards, incorporate security controls and technologies into the overall system implementations

  • Working experience with the following: application firewall inspection, web application firewall, intrusion detection/prevention, dynamic web filtering, internet proxy, firewall management and audit tools

  • Microsegmentation knowledge - architecture, design and implementation

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

  • Experience with reporting or business analysis

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

  • Strong interpersonal relationship building skills

  • 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

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 careers@geotab.com. Click here to learn more about what happens with your personal data.

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