Software Developer


Permanent - Full Time


Software Development


Waterloo, ON, Canada

Who is Geotab
Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, 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 2 million connected vehicles, extracting actionable insights to help empower businesses to better manage their fleets. Recognized as the world’s #1 commercial telematics provider, Geotab’s solutions are used by more than 40,000 customers in over 130 countries around the globe. Geotab understands that telematics is critical to helping create safer and more sustainable drivers, businesses and communities and actively works to help businesses improve driver behavior, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create safer roads for all. 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
Geotab is always looking for amazing Full Stack and low level Software Developers across our Oakville, Toronto Waterloo, and Burnaby locations. You will join our technical teams such as Software Development, Embedded Development, DevOps, and Data & Analytics. You will help us to continue to build the Geotab telematics and data platforms. These products include MyGeotab, our web-based fleet management software, the GO Device, our embedded telematics device, our Mobile apps, as well as many internal systems that are vital to business operations. If you love technology, are passionate about creating software, SDKs and APIs, or writing embedded firmware and are keen to join a cutting edge telematics technology company - we would love to hear from you.
What are the details of this position
Your job is to be part of a team who builds state of the art telematics devices on our open platform, that makes sense of the data collected by our custom built hardware. We receive detailed data and metrics from millions of vehicles that is processed and interpreted to create actionable information for our customers. We are constantly looking for developers with either Front End, Back End, Full Stack, Mobile or Embedded Development experience to join our Software Development efforts. If you are a Full Stack developer you will write high performance C, C#, Java, Rust, Python or advanced SQL to process and store information in real-time. Our primary framework is .Net Core on Windows and Linux. You will use the latest and greatest tooling and technologies across platforms. You will write JavaScript and TypeScript code using Angular and React Frameworks to create fast and responsive user interfaces. You will automate tasks using Powershell, Bash, and Python. Using Google BigQuery you will develop tools for analysis to help measure the impact of well written code, multithreading and good UI design, the scalability of our systems or how well the embedded device is performing in the field. Are you a candidate who will find reward in building robust software that can function 24/7 with no down time? If yes then we have a role for you!
Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions
  • Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, reliable code to develop high throughput, performance critical, scalable applications

  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications by following Geotab coding best-practices, peer collaboration and continuous learning

  • Perform Test-Driven and Security-Driven Development

  • Conduct comprehensive code reviews and ensure that coding standards are followed

  • Analyze call stacks, trace files, debug logs or performance data to troubleshoot and identify the root cause of bugs

  • Participate in development of prototypes, minimum viable products, and PoCs

  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

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

  • We welcome applicants from a range of experience levels with proficiency in any programming languages (our needs vary)

  • 3+ years of relevant experience

  • Practical experience working with cloud technologies i.e. AWS, GCP, Azure

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming and understanding of fundamental design principles for building a scalable application is nice to have

  • Academic or Practical experience working with SQL database design, optimization and writing queries is nice to have

  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills is required to be successful in this role

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

  • Keen interest to stay relevant in the latest technology with the flexibility to quickly adapt to the growing technological and market demands

What makes our staff passionate about Geotab?
  • Waterloo-specific focus on electric vehicle technology

  • Table Tennis at the office - bring your own bat!

  • Small office feel, within a global company

  • Stocked fridge and healthy snacks

  • Hot lunch or fresh sandwiches served every Friday

  • 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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