Technical Project Manager - Data Engineering

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. 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.
Who you are:
We are always looking for amazing talent to join our fast-growing and industry best Data and Analytics team. Geotab is seeking a Technical Project Manager who will be responsible for delivering Software Development solutions and coordinating all facets and launch deliverables associated with product releases in the Data Engineering department.
What you'll do:
The Technical Project Manager act in part as a product owner to new initiatives within the data engineering team. This role will manage day-to-day aspects of project management which includes leading Agile meetings (Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Review, Retrospectives, and Daily Stand-Ups). They will be the main point of contact for stakeholders, responsible for the end-to-end delivery of projects.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Be the main point of contact for stakeholders, responsible for the end-to-end delivery of projects.
  • Facilitate and engage in requirement gathering, business analysis and technical conversations across departments.
  • Actively look for project risks and identify ways to mitigate.
  • Constantly monitor and report on the progress of a project to all stakeholders.
  • Manage day-to-day aspects of project management which includes leading Agile meetings (Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Review, Retrospectives, and Daily Stand-Ups).
  • Work with the teams to define sprint goal, clarify sprint tasks and acceptance criteria, align them into a manageable work breakdown structure.
  • Support the team by proactively identifying and removing impediments and dependencies.
  • Oversee the quality of projects, manage testing requirements and coordinate product acceptance testing.
  • Manage testing requirements (coordinating with the Product Manager).
  • Coordinate product acceptance testing.
  • Promote TDD approach, consistently adopt best quality engineering practices within team.
  • Work closely with the Product Ops team prior to product launch to ensure all required product due diligence is satisfied.
  • Regularly connect with the Product Ops team for best practices and methodology.

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • Post-secondary Diploma/Degree specialization in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related Technical field.
  • Professional certification in Project Management (PMP) is highly valued.
  • 3+ years of experience in software development or software quality assurance is a must.
  • 2+ years of project management and/or business (system) analysis or other relevant professional experience is an asset.
  • Proficient at Test Driven Development and Behavior Driven Development
  • Strong experience with Agile techniques (i.e. User Stories, Estimation, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing)
  • Strong project management skills; able to identify needs, develop effective solutions, and manage projects through to completion.
  • High accuracy and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship building skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to problem solve to well-judged decisions.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong team-player with the ability to engage with all levels of the 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. Remote 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!
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 careers@geotab.com.
Job tags: Data Analytics Engineering Machine Learning Security
Job region(s): North America
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