Software Developer, Data Operations

Oakville, ON, Canada

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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 Software Developer who will devise new methodologies and infrastructure for reconstructing and enriching data at scale, while supporting internal users who leverage the big data environment to upload additional data sets. 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 Software Developer, your key area of responsibility will be to support and maintain Geotab’s existing big data infrastructure on Google BigQuery. 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.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Assist in the support and maintenance of Geotab’s existing big data infrastructure on Google BigQuery.
  • Assist in development of new data ingestion and management platforms, and provide ongoing support.
  • Develop processes and alert systems to monitor the health of Geotab’s big data infrastructure.
  • Develop processes to enrich Geotab’s big data with tertiary data at scale.
  • Work with data scientists to understand data processing needs and develop infrastructure solutions to support these initiatives.
  • Create and maintain documentation for architecture, requirements, and process flows.
  • Support internal Geotab teams to assist with data integration with newly developed big data platforms.
  • Use SQL and Python to interact with Geotab’s big data infrastructure as needed for data engineering.

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • Post-secondary Degree specialization in Computer Science, Software or Computer Engineering or a related field.
  • 3-5 years experience in Data Engineering or a similar role. 
  • 3-5 years experience in developing production-level systems using Java frameworks.
  • 3-5 years experience in designing, building and maintaining production-level application containerization.
  • Knowledge of data management fundamentals and data storage principles.
  • Knowledge of batch and streaming data architectures.
  • Experience with API design and implementation.
  • Solid understanding and experience with any of the relational databases (MySQL, Postgres, SQLServer etc).
  • Experience with database design and writing queries.
  • Familiar with Big Data environments (e.g. Google BigQuery).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to problem solve to well-judged decisions.
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • 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 arrangementsBaby bonusHome office reimbursement programOnline learning and networking opportunitiesElectric vehicle purchase incentive programCompetitive 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.
Job region(s): North America
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