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 Localization team efforts. If you love technology and languages, 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 part of the Localization team, you will be responsible for updating the Translation and Localization style guide, updating the existing multilingual Geotab business glossaries, and creating new ones for the missing languages. You will use your keen attention to detail to create glossaries that work consistently for all Geotab products, websites and documents, including MyGeotab, MyAdmin, Geotab Drive, and geotab.com.

Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions:

  • Update the Translation and Localization style guide.
  • Update the existing Geotab business glossaries in Spanish, French, German, and Japanese.
  • Create new glossaries for Portuguese, Polish, Dutch, Italian and Simplified Chinese.

  • Experience/Skills Required:

  • Pursuing a degree in linguistics, languages, translation, communications or a related discipline.
  • Superb written and verbal English communication skills; knowledge of other languages an asset.
  • Seasoned research skills to quickly understand industry terms.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets.

  • 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.