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 an Embedded Systems Developer who will assist in building a world-leading engine data repository for the Geotab GO device firmware. If you love technology, enjoy working with automotive engineering, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!


What are the details of this position:

As an Embedded Systems Developer your key area of responsibility will be implementing new engine data into the GO device firmware, programming primarily in C. You will use Geotab software and hardware scan tools to reverse engineer engine data specific to multiple vehicle manufacturers. Part of this role is also querying Geotab’s data environment to analyze and determine gaps in current engine data coverage. You will need to work closely with your colleagues on the Embedded Systems team, as well as Solution Engineering, Software Development and key leadership stakeholders. To be successful in this role you will have a keen eye for the details to consistently adhere to coding standards and perform peer QA and code reviews. Being inquisitive, and constantly looking for a new technical challenge or to use a new tool will also contribute to your success. In addition, the successful candidate will have strong communication skills, in their technical documentation, collaboration with teammates, and with providing technical support to other Geotab teams.


Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions:

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the GO device firmware and how all the modules work
  • Implement new engine data support into the GO device firmware
  • Reverse engineer manufacturer specific engine data in vehicles using Geotab hardware/software and scan tools
  • Understand and utilise SQL syntax and Google BigQuery to determine engine data coverage and help pick up issues
  • Perform quality assurance by doing peer review, ensuring coding standards are followed and looking for logic errors and other bugs.
  • Keep up to date documentation for all your areas of responsibility


  • Experience/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechatronics, Computer Engineering or related
  • 2+ years experience in embedded development using C
  • Experience using scan tools
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience programming in Python an asset
  • Familiarity with engine protocols and OEM’s an asset

  • 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.

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