Oakville, ON, Canada - Full Time

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 we are looking for:

We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! Geotab is seeking a Front-end Developer who will be focused on bringing Geotab’s design and content to life on various websites. Each project will vary in size and scope, and will involve communication and collaboration outside of your immediate team. If you love technology, are excited about working in a team-driven environment,  and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!

What are the details of this position:

As a Front-end Developer, your key area of responsibility will be to focus on delivering clean and high performing JavaScript code, written according to the best practices as well as structured in CSS/LESS. You'll be working in a Scrum team that is constantly adjusting to the needs of the stakeholders of different websites, while developing the “face” of the company. You will understand the importance of maintaining these websites, as they are a direct representation of our company and brand. This role will require you to work closely with both internal and external stakeholders (including, but not limited to the Marketing department, Human Resources, and design agencies) to successfully implement builds.

To be successful in this role, you will be an individual who is passionate about front-end development and has exceptional organizational and communication skills.  In addition, the successful candidate will have a strong attention to detail, and will be able to identify possible issues and errors before pushing your code live. The successful candidate will be able to manage multiple requests with differing timelines, while managing to meet project deadlines.

Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions:

  • Develop and maintain Geotab's websites, such as geotab.com and data.geotab.com
  • Rewrite legacy code into new framework
  • Ensure all websites are scalable, responsive, and align to Geotab’s brand guidelines
  • Thoroughly review the code of other team members
  • Regularly report on project status, improvements, and future possibilities
  • Debug and find potential performance/security flaws in client code using devtools
  • Make sure JavaScript code is fast, readable and easy to change

  • Experience/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent
  • 3+ years experience in front-end development with solid and deep practical knowledge in pure JavaScript
  • Experience with Angular 2+ and/or React
  • Managing code in git and being comfortable with resolving merge conflicts, renaming branches
  • Experience with responsive layout design
  • Experience working in .NET environment is a huge plus
  • Self-motivated and decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands

  • 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.