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 top talent! People who can contribute to our current embedded development efforts and deliver results! Geotab is actively seeking a person who has studied an engineering or programming degree at a university level, who is an experienced embedded developer able to quickly contribute to the the Automotive and Embedded Systems team. The ideal person should really love technology, especially working with Linux hardware, and be keen to join a leading edge technology firm  – if you feel like we have described you, then we would love to hear from you!


What are the details of this position:

As a Linux Embedded Systems Developer you will work intimately with the future generation of Geotab telematics hardware. You will be writing code to control how the hardware interacts with the vehicle, the data, and the backend systems. You will be primarily working with a small team developing on our next generation hardware platform using C in an embedded Linux environment. Within embedded systems you are an all rounder with skills across both low lever and application layers. You will deal with memory constraints and pay close attention to the reliability and safety of the hardware. Security is a key concern at Geotab and will be considered during many aspects of the development lifecycle. Our embedded engineers adhere to coding standards and perform structured QA and code reviews to make ours the best telematics product on the market. Above all, you will have stellar communication skills to work with your team effectively!


Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions:

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the current device firmware and how all the modules work  
  • Assist with the development of the latest generation of Geotab embedded devices using C on Embedded Linux
  • Ensure the code is as modular as possible and that there is as much code reuse across the different platforms as is practical
  • Help to ensure development is being done using a test driven development approach
  • Perform quality assurance by doing peer review, ensuring coding standards are followed, looking for logic errors, security flaws and other bugs
  • Analyse device data and behaviour using SQL and BigQuery


  • Experience/Skills Required:

  • Computer Science, Electrical, Software Engineering or other related degree.
  • 5 to 9 years of embedded systems development experience using C
  • 3+ years Embedded Linux development
  • Windows development experience using C# an asset
  • SQL experience
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Must be highly organized, task oriented and have a strong team orientation

  • 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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