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Government Security Operations Analyst



IT, Operations
Oakville, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024
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 Analyst who will work with DevOps, SRE and Data Platform teams as well as within Geotab Security to help us ensure our Geotab Government solution (GTP Gov) is as a secure cloud native and modern environment, while still achieving our rigorous security compliance goals. This position will work collaboratively with other members of the GovSecOps team in supporting the maintenance of the GTP Gov System Security Plan and associated documents, assisting with process and deliverables as part of our Continuous Monitoring program, as well as communicating with stakeholders to help guide them on Geotab security posture and programs. 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 Analyst your key area of responsibility will be to provide support to the Continuous Monitoring Program (cloud security vulnerability management, access control review, remediation of red teaming engagement reports results), ensuring required deliverables are produced and delivered, issues are resolved/mitigated and SLAs adhered to, performing follow-up and escalation as necessary. You will need to work closely with DevOps, SRE, and Data Platfrom Engineering to achieve these goals.
To be successful in this role you will be a self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and have the ability to quickly understand complex, technical concepts. In addition, the successful candidate will need to be highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Triage incoming requests (security RFPs, security escalations, etc.) and questions to the GovSecOps team, addressing or escalating as appropriate
  • Develop a solid end-to-end understanding of Geotab's security programs and the FedRAMP architecture and supporting infrastructure and solutions.
  • Provide support to the Continuous Monitoring Program (cloud security vulnerability management, access control review, remediation of red teaming engagement reports results), ensuring required deliverables are produced and delivered, issues are resolved/mitigated and SLAs adhered to, performing follow-up and escalation as necessary.
  • Assist with facilitation of security compliance related discussions around solution requirements and architecture, and impact of changes on security control requirements.
  • Perform Security Impact Assessments (SIA), risk assessment of proposed and existing solutions for compliance with security controls and best practices, and assist with development and maintenance of documentation in accordance with both certification compliance and company standards.

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree specialization in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Security or a related field.
  • 2-3 years experience in Information Security and related technology & tooling such as any of the following: CSPM,, Aqua Security, Sysdig, CrowdStrike, Hashicorp Vault, Veracode.
  • 2-3 years experience in Cloud environments (GCP preferred, AWS and Azure). Experienced with Cloud platform, networking fundamentals, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)/Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) and related terminology
  • Experience with application development security using DevOps is highly valued
  • Knowledge of Security Compliance Frameworks such as CSA CCM, NIST 800-53 or ISO27001 and in particular FedRAMP. Is highly valued
  • Self-motivated and able to work in an independent manner
  • Exceptional organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, remote environment.
  • 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:
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.