Software Engineering Intern at Geotab

Location: ontario, canada

Job Description

Who is Geotab:

Geotab, a global leader in connected transportation and IoT, is one of the fastest-growing technology companies in North America and a certified “Great Place to Work.” Each day, Geotab processes billions of data points from over 1.8 million connected vehicles. Geotab extracts actionable insights from this data, empowering businesses to track and manage fleets of every size. Geotab’s hardware devices, software platforms and applications help keep drivers in over 130 countries compliant, safe and efficient. Global demand for telematics is increasing and Geotab is leading the way. Are you ready to join us? To see what it’s like to be a Geotabber, follow us @InsideGeotab on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook today!

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 self-starter and solutions-oriented individual who is passionate about data infrastructures for large scale and fast-growing datasets, including data ingestion, data consumption and processing, to join our Data and Analytics team as a Software Engineer specialized in Big Data Platform.

The successful candidate will work within the Data Engineer Team of Geotab's Data and Analytics department. This team is responsible for the delivery of data ingestion pipeline, consumption API and stream analytics infrastructure for over 5 billion raw and 50 billion processed records by over 2 million vehicles across 7 continents on a daily basis. If you love working with big data, 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 the position:

To be successful in this role, you will be an individual who is passionate about software designing and developing, with a willingness to develop your analytical skills related to the implementation of Big Data solutions. In addition, the successful candidate will have a keen attention to detail and perfection, and have a strong understanding around the importance of system reliability and performance and how to tune it to the better.

Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions:

  • Contribute to the design, development and delivery of the team’s Data Enablement Program and Data Intelligence Program roadmap
  • Implement and contribute to the design of the enterprise data ingestion pipeline / data API / data catalogue within the organization's Big Data platform
  • Interact with project owner, data engineering team lead and related internal customers for feature development and trouble-shooting
  • Participate and contribute to technology stack research and assessment as required
  • Contribute to detailed component design and development plan
  • Implement approved design following industry best practices and with high quality standard
  • Take responsibility for the quality of the development and delivery
  • Project delivery support, monitoring and reporting as required
  • Implement key metrics, reporting dashboards to monitor enterprise data platform performance and reliability
  • Contribute to Data Engineering’s Wiki and Knowledge portals.

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Completing a Bachelor/Master degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields
  • Hands-on experience in related fields is considered an asset
  • Concrete programming ability in Core Java/C#/Python
  • Deep understanding of object-oriented design principles
  • Familiar with various design patterns, good component and modeling ability
  • Solid understanding and experience of any relational databases (Mysql, Postgres, SQLServer, etc)
  • Excellent knowledge of Advanced SQL working with large data sets
  • Familiar with ETL technologies and tools for large scale data
  • Experience developing and using virtualization, container-based and cloud platforms such as Kubernetes, Swarm, Docker, etc.
  • Familiarity with mainstream big data related technologies such as distributed frameworks is an asset
  • Must demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills to partner effectively with teams throughout the organization.
What makes our staff passionate about Geotab?

Table Tennis at the office - bring your own bat!
Great accommodation (brand new office building, height-adjustable desks)
Light breakfast served daily
Hot lunches or fresh sandwiches served every Friday
Geotab-sponsored sports teams and social events
Full medical benefits and 4% company matching RSP (full-time employees only)

Our Core Values:

Geotab is shaping the future of telematics. Using leading technology, we embrace change and challenge the status quo. To stay ahead of the curve, we keep Geotabbers energized with data bootcamps, course subsidies, Friday lunches, and more. We believe collaboration leads to innovation; our teams stretch across floors, cities and continents. All employees, from the CEO to the summer students, maintain an open-door policy. Whether we’re fine-tuning our products, or boosting our office culture, we’re building a foundation for long-term success. To us, this means safer roads, more efficient fleets and a team of dynamic Geotabbers!

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.