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Senior Manager, Embedded Development Quality and Test Automation



Quality Assurance
Oakville, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 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 Senior Manager, Embedded Development Quality and Test Automation who will be responsible for Quality and Test Automation, including test automation setups, as well as quality processes to enable embedded products delivered with world-class quality. If you love technology, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!
What you'll do:
The Senior Manager, Embedded Development Quality and Test Automation will lead a team of test automation developers delivering Hardware in the Loop (HIL), Software in the Loop (SIL) platforms and CI/CD pipelines for all Geotab telematics and expandability embedded products. For success in this role, reliable problem solving skills, creativity, communication and acute perception are invaluable skills.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Lead strategic project to integrate embedded software end to end automated testing.
  • Determines the strategy and execution timeline for the HIL and SIL automation setups, in conjunction with the VP and other senior leaders.
  • Lead team(s) of skilled professionals to develop and implement comprehensive testing and automation strategies including connectivity, vehicle communication (CAN), IMU and GNSS
  • Create a roadmap for quality improvement initiatives and lead its execution.
  • Ensure automation frameworks and tools are up-to-date and effective in reducing testing cycles by enabling integration and system level requirements to be realized effectively.
  • Accountable for the maintenance of CI/CD pipelines, enabling daily integration with no regression.
  • Responsible for ensuring quality of Embedded Engineering processes and its continuous improvement
  • Responsible for overall group staffing needs and work with the VP on resource planning and provide forecasting numbers for anticipated net new hires.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations for embedded systems, such as safety and security standards.
  • Manage, measure and implement an Agile development process for all teams within the group
  • Engage in the development of the team by coaching, providing feedback, identifying areas of growth and training opportunities.
  • Collaborate and support employees during the performance management process, meeting performance (KPAs) and career development planning.

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma specialization in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, or a related field.
  • 12+ years experience in embedded software test automation, including HIL and SIL
  • 5+ years experience managing and developing teams.
  • Proficiency in test automation tools and frameworks, such as Gitlab, Github, Jenkins, dSPACE, Vector tools
  • Experience implementing quality processes for Embedded Software development
  • Success with coaching and development of employees.
  • Experience with agile methods of project management preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship building skills.
  • Able to work well under pressure and respond to fast changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Technical competence using software programs, including but not limited to, Google Suite for business (Sheets, Docs, Slides).
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:
Flex working 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.