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.
Who you are:
We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! Geotab is seeking a Data Science, Solutions Engineer who will leverage an understanding of Geotab’s data and technical capabilities in order to identify and build solutions to aid our customers in reaching their electric vehicle and sustainability goals. You like using data to solve complex problems, and you are interested in making the transportation industry more efficient and sustainable.

What you’ll do:
As a Data Science, Solutions Engineer, you will be interacting with our data, including cleaning data, analyzing data, visualizing data, and providing insights and reports on a daily basis. The insights you derive may be for internal stakeholders, data quality monitoring, product development, or for unique customer solutions. You will follow solutions from problem definition through development, and present results and recommendations frequently to a variety of audiences.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Maintain technical knowledge of the Geotab ecosystem and act as the SME for EV data solutions to enable end-users to better understand Geotab solutions.
  • Write professional reports to measure and report on program success and results.
  • Contribute to and maintain documentation for all ongoing projects and tasks. (e.g. EV analytics team python library).
  • Create new algorithms for custom reporting, understanding the needs of specific clients as well as powertrain and vehicle considerations.
  • Create monitors for data quality in Google BigQuery.
  • Maintain airflow pipelines for continual data analysis combining SQL queries and python scripts.
  • Assist during client calls to explain the nuances of data analysis.
  • Strategize with sales teams to create customized solutions.

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • 1-3 years experience using SQL (Google Big Query preferred).
  • 1-3 years experience with data science tools (Python, pandas, numpy preferred).
  • Post-secondary Degree/Diploma in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer science or related field.
  • Familiarity with telematics and SAAS.
  • Familiarity with electric vehicle powertrains.
  • Experience working with large data environments and demonstrated ability to extract value from very large datasets.
  • Experience with object oriented programming an asset.
  • A strong understanding of the regulations in place for transportation services (e.g. OBD, SAE vehicle standards).
  • 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.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship building skills.
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to problem solve well-judged decisions.
  • Must stay relevant to technology and should have the flexibility to adapt to the growing technology and market demands.
  • A 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.
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