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Cybersecurity Incident Response Specialist



Oakville, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, December 6, 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 Cybersecurity Incident Response Specialist who will be responsible for developing a thorough understanding of Geotab’s security systems and programs in order to secure Geotab’s software, hardware and supply chain. 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 Cybersecurity Incident Response Specialist your key area of responsibility will be expertly utilizing a host of forensic tools to locate the root cause of the security breach, limit the damage and take steps to prevent incidents from recurring. You will need to work closely with all departments throughout the company to gather the necessary information to resolve all levels of security incidents.
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:

  • Proactively monitor, evaluate and track systems and networks for breaches to Geotab’s security, products and customers.
  • Identify security flaws and vulnerabilities.
  • Utilize industry standard metrics for evaluating risks (e.g. CVSS).
  • Ensure that Geotab's compliance requirements are met (e.g. NIST 800-53).
  • Perform security audits, risk analysis, network forensics and penetration testing to reduce attacks.
  • Perform malware analysis and reverse engineering to develop a procedural set of responses to security problems.
  • Establish a development plan that outlines security gap assessments, policies, procedures, playbooks, training and tabletop testing.
  • Establish protocols for how to effectively communicate security incidents/breaches with customers, internal stakeholders and law enforcement.
  • Develop Big Data skills to leverage data to improve monitoring.
  • Remedy security breaches in a timely manner according to priority.
  • Provide expert project leadership and guidance to internal teams as SME.
  • Support Geotab global strategic initiatives.
  • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotating schedule,

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • 3-5 years experience in an Incident Response role.
  • Experience with Python, Powershell, Bash, and SQL.
  • Experience using Splunk, QRadar, or other SIEM tools highly valued.
  • Experience working within a technical or engineering organization/knowledge of the high-technology industry an asset.
  • High accuracy and meticulous attention to detail.
  • 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.
  • Must stay relevant to technology and should have the flexibility to adapt to the growing technology and market demands.
  • 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.
  • Technical competence using software programs, including, but not limited to, Google Suite for business (Sheets, Docs, Slides).
  • 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:
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.