Senior Solutions Engineering (Data Science)

Waterloo, 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. Join our talent network to learn more about job opportunities and company news.
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 Senior Solutions Engineering, Data Science professional who will work closely with a number of stakeholders at Geotab, including Sales, Data & Analysis, Sales Operations, and the other Solutions Engineering teams, and be a mentor and leader to the Solutions Engineering, Data team as a whole.If you love technology, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!

What you’ll do:
You will also be responsible for technical mentorship and leadership, taking an active role in planning technical work, finding creative solutions to roadblocks, assisting in the technical development of more junior team members, and accountable for projects from scoping to delivery.  You are required to have functional knowledge of the Geotab Product Suite, and be the Subject Matter Expert on all Geotab Big Data Products as well as our big data capabilities, and able to communicate the products as well as their insights to customers and resellers.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Use data analytics and data science techniques to plan and implement consulting projects from customers and other Geotab stakeholders.
  • Provide expert project leadership as a SME: guidance to team members and participate in cross-departmental projects.
  • Assist in shaping the direction of analytics consulting projects and internal initiatives related to Data Analytics.
  • Collaborate with internal technical teams and external stakeholders to gather requirements.
  • Create algorithms and predictive models to extract information required to solve complex business problems.
  • Conduct causality experiments by applying A/B experiments or epidemiological approach to identify the root issues of an observed result.
  • Provide feedback to product managers on the Data & Analytics and Product teams to improve Geotab’s products.
  • Maintain technical knowledge of the Geotab ecosystem and act as the SME to enable end-users to better understand Geotab solutions.
  • Lead and create training sessions for audiences with a variety of technical backgrounds.
  • Although this position has no direct reports, the Senior Solutions Engineering, Data Science candidate is expected to mentor junior team members to help them implement projects successfully.

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • 3-5 years of experience in Analytics Consulting or Data Science (customer facing preferred), or related field.
  • Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree specialization in Engineering, Statistics, Math, Computer Science or a related field.
  • Knowledgeable in data science tools and language (SQL, Python). Knowledge of Google BigQuery and Google Cloud Platform is a plus.
  • Strong aptitude for understanding business requirements and creating a plan of analysis based on these requirements.
  • Strong knowledge of statistics and data science techniques.
  • Previous experience with Airflow, Spark, Beam, or similar tools. Experience withCloud Composer, Dataflow, Dataproc, Cloud Functions, Cloud Build a plus.
  • Knowledge of programming languages (e.g. JavaScript).
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, including comfort with delivering presentations and training.
  • Excellent written communication skills, able to document technology solutions in precise detail, while also being able to summarize it succinctly.
  • Data Visualization Skills, particularly in dashboarding platforms.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship building skills.
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Be highly accountable, and possess strong communication skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time when required even internationally.
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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 careers@geotab.com. Click here to learn more about what happens with your personal data.
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