Oakville, ON, Canada - Student

Who is Geotab:

Imagine millions of vehicles driving across the globe 24/7. Next, imagine that you collected rich location, engine and vehicle behaviour data on each vehicle through a plug and play device. Our customers have the power to take this data and provide valuable insight toward their businesses because of the Geotab platform. Geotab is one of the leading telematics technology companies in the world and is focused on continuing our rapid expansion worldwide. For more information visit us at www.geotab.com.

Who are we looking for:

We are looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our efforts and deliver results! Geotab is seeking a Co-op Student who will immediately contribute to the organization and the Information Technology team efforts. If you love technology, are interested in IT, are well organized, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!

What are the details of this position:

As a Desktop Technician, your key area of responsibility is to provide internal technical support for IT related issues to a growing number of Geotab employees and partners. The ideal candidate enjoys tackling changing demands and priorities, troubleshooting an array of hardware and software related issues, as well as learning new technologies on a regular basis. A successful candidate will have hands-on experience with use administration, working with various operating systems, and a wide variety of office peripherals. The Desktop Technician will be expected to provide consistent and responsive customer service to internal stakeholders, and to contribute to a team goal of zero down time. In this role you will be developing new operating procedures to streamline IT processes, as well as documenting and implementing current plans.

Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions:

  • Configure, install, troubleshoot and maintain staff laptops, computers and network printers
  • Ensure connections between computers and peripherals are in working order
  • Provide first-level, daily IT support to internal staff (including remote users)
  • Develop and update shared Geotab knowledge base/instructions for IT team
  • Compile, maintain, and keep up-to-date documentation on all areas of responsibility, including asset database
  • Manage and maintain equipment in all meeting rooms, ensuring devices are in working order
  • Verify security policies are applied to all users (BitLocker, Hostname, Office License, etc)
  • Provide training to new users on Geotab security policies

  • Experience/Skills Required:

  • Completing a University degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Network Engineering, Computer Science or a related field preferred.
  • Require a 4, 8, 12, or 16 month co-op term to complete University degree.
  • Strong communication, organization, and time management skills, as well as a willingness to learn and strong work ethic.
  • Enthusiastic, creative, self-motivated, with the ability to work with various departments across Geotab.
  • Desktop Imaging Experience is an asset.
  • Knowledge with Linux is an asset.
  • Experience with virtual machines (including cloud platforms like GCP, AWS, etc.) is an asset.
  • Passion for technology and innovation.

  • What makes our staff passionate about Geotab?

    Table Tennis at the office! Bring your own bat!
    Great accommodation (height adjustable desks)
    Light breakfast served daily (cereals, bars and fresh fruit)
    Hot lunch or fresh sandwiches served every Friday
    Geotab sponsored sports teams, dress up days, fun social events
    Full medical benefits & 4% company matching retirement savings plan

    Our Core Values:

    Geotabbers innovate and seek creative ways to continuously improve. Collaboration and teamwork defines the way we work. We love being ahead of the curve, using leading technology, and being agile in every way we do business. We work hard, and we definitely  play hard. From the CEO - to the staff - there is an open-door policy for all of us to freely communicate. Geotabbers are dynamic, and enjoy working in a fast-paced work environment. We own our work and take responsibility in a true entrepreneurial spirit!

    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.