Geotab Careers

Embedded Systems Developer (Linux)

Basis:

Full Time

Team:

Embedded Systems Development

Location:

Burnaby, BC, 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 we are looking for
We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! Geotab is seeking an Embedded Systems Developer, Linux, who will assist in building a world-leading embedded Linux telematics applications. If you love technology, enjoy working with automotive engineering, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!
What are the details of this position
As an Embedded Systems Linux Developer your key area of responsibility will be designing, coding, testing and validating SW in an embedded Linux telematics environment. You will work in one or several of many areas of focus depending on your experience including GPS, Modem, Accelerometer, Vehicle Data, Security and more. Part of this role includes utilizing Geotab’s big data environment to analyze the effectiveness of changes implemented and to help troubleshoot and find issues. You will need to work closely with your colleagues on the Embedded Systems team, as well as Solution Engineering, Software Development and key leadership stakeholders.
To be successful in this role you will have a keen eye for the details to consistently adhere to coding standards and perform peer QA and code reviews. Being inquisitive, and constantly looking for a new technical challenge or to use a new tool will also contribute to your success. In addition, the successful candidate will have strong communication skills, in their technical documentation, collaboration with teammates, and with providing technical support to other Geotab teams.
Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions
  • Develop embedded software designs for in-vehicle devices working in multiple OS platforms

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the GO device firmware and how all the modules work

  • Define and create product SW specifications including system designs, feature descriptions and application notes of functional blocks

  • Create and execute software test plans

  • Understand and utilise SQL syntax and Google BigQuery to determine device health and effectiveness of new functionality

  • Perform quality assurance by doing peer review; ensure coding standards are followed and look for logic errors and other bugs

  • Keep up-to-date documentation for all your areas of responsibility

Experience/Skills Required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechatronics, Computer Engineering or related

  • 4+ years experience in embedded development using C++/C in a resource constrained environment

  • Working experience with embedded Linux, application or kernel level

  • Knowledge of Bash, Python and Lua scripting languages

  • Knowledge with creating board support packages to bring up new hardware devices.

  • Familiarity with real time operating systems and multi-threaded application development.  

  • Experience with SQL

  • Experience using scan tools an asset

  • Experience with modems an asset

  • Experience with GPS an asset

  • Experience with accelerometers an asset

  • Experience with encryption or cryptographic modules an asset

  • Familiarity with engine protocols and OEMs an asset

    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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