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Government Security Operations Architect



IT, Operations
Oakville, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, April 22, 2023
Who we are:
Geotab ® is a global leader in IoT and connected transportation and certified “Great Place to Work.” We are a company of diverse and talented individuals who work together to help businesses grow and succeed, and increase the safety and sustainability of our communities.
Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab’s open platform and Geotab Marketplace ®, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes.
Our team is growing and we’re looking for people who follow their passion, think differently and want to make an impact. Ours is a fast paced, ever changing environment. Geotabbers accept that challenge and are willing to take on new tasks and activities - ones that may not always be described in the initial job description. Join us for a fulfilling career with opportunities to innovate, great benefits, and our fun and inclusive work culture. Reach your full potential with Geotab. To see what it’s like to be a Geotabber, check out our blog and follow us @InsideGeotab on Instagram. Join our talent network to learn more about job opportunities and company news.
Who you are:
We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! Geotab is seeking a Government Security Operations Architect who will be responsible for delivering secure, compliant designs and architectures for solutions hosted in Geotab’s cloud-based telematics platform, geared toward our public sector customers. If you love technology, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!
What you’ll do:
As a Government Security Operations Architect your key area of responsibility will be holistically evaluate designs and architecture and apply deep technical expertise to understand the business impact of a technical component, recommending and implementing new solutions, ways of working and technologies to meet both business and security compliance requirements. You will develop relationships across the business to understand requirements, and work closely with other architecture and development teams to translate business requirements into secure compliant technical solutions within our Public Sector offering.
To be successful in this role you will be A strong team-player with the ability to engage with all levels of the organization. In addition, the successful candidate will stay relevant to technology and should have the flexibility to adapt to the growing technology and market demands.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Providing architecture security review of key initiatives by evaluating existing or proposed solutions to determine impact and provide an assessment with analyses and recommendations in line with security requirements
  • Ability to perform risk assessment of proposed and existing system architectures for compliance with security controls and best practices, recommending technical, administrative and physical controls to mitigate any identified risks.
  • Owns the System Diagrams for the GTP Gov environment and works with cross-functional teams to architect solution improvements and changes, while maintaining compliance with standards. Act as the prime contact for security related architecture artifacts including: developing, maintaining and promoting architecture artifacts ensuring their integration across all products/lines of business
  • Ensuring Geotab security strategies, policies, standards and practices are applied correctly across all of our public sector programs/projects and products, and contribute to the development of new secure architecture governance structures, methodologies and compliance guidelines
  • Ability to work across multiple projects with varied stakeholders. Setting architectural direction, you’ll build consensus, mediate conflicts providing technical leadership and advisory services to the business.
  • Recognizing and following emerging technologies, understanding how to apply/deploy in a secure and compliant manner and drive adoption across the organization
  • Comfortable leading compliance related discussions around system architectures, and impact of changes on security control requirements.

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • 10+ years overall experience in information technology/security .
  • 5-7 years experience in secure design & architecture for cloud-based environments, either specifically in Gov compliance (ex:FedRAMP), or NIST 800-53
  • Expert-level knowledge of Cloud Computing (GCP knowledge preferred). Experienced with SaaS, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and related terminology, in particular as it relates to Information Security.
  • Subject Matter Expertise in Security Compliance Frameworks such as ISO27001, NIST 800-53 and in particular FedRAMP.
  • Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree specialization in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in an independent manner
  • Able to own and maintain overall system architecture diagrams and author related content/reports/attestations.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, remote environment.
  • Able to work well under pressure and respond to fast changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to problem-solve to well-judged decisions.
  • A strong team-player with the ability to engage with all levels of the organization.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and comfortable in a flat organization.
If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role! Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply.
Please note: Geotab does not accept agency resumes and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Geotab employees.
Why job seekers choose Geotab:
Work from home and flex work arrangements
Home office reimbursement program
Baby bonus & parental leave top up program
Online learning and networking opportunities
Electric vehicle purchase incentive program
Competitive medical and dental benefits
Retirement savings program
*The above are offered to full-time permanent employees only
How we work:
At Geotab, we have adopted a flexible first working model in that we have systems, functions, programs and policies in place to support both in-person and virtual work. However, you are welcomed and encouraged to come into our beautiful, safe, clean offices as often as you like. When working from home, you are required to have a reliable internet connection with at least 50mb DL/10mb UL. Virtual work is supported with cloud-based applications, collaboration tools and asynchronous working. The health and safety of employees are a top priority. We encourage work-life balance and keep the Geotab culture going strong with online social events, chat rooms and gatherings. Join us and help reshape the future of technology!
We believe that ensuring diversity is fundamental to our future growth and progress and is an integral part of our business. We believe that success happens where new ideas can flourish – in an environment that is rich in diversity and a place where people from various backgrounds can work together. Geotab encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes and when people are hired. We will ensure the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities are taken into account as part of performance management, career development, training and redeployment processes. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our diversity and inclusion as well as accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at Click here to learn more about what happens with your personal data.