Lead Vehicle Systems Engineering



1,001-5,000 employees

Open platform telematics technology provider

Data & Analytics
AI & Machine Learning

Senior, Expert

Kitchener, ON, Canada

Required Skills
Data Analysis
  • Post-Secondary Degree/Diploma in Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical, Computer, Systems Design, Automotive, or related field
  • 10+ years of experience with various vehicle systems, sensors, actuators, controls systems, diagnostics, and electrical/communications architecture
  • Expertise in vehicle architecture, embedded systems, and CAN bus communication protocols
  • Proficiency in vehicle diagnostics via OBD-II (J1979) and J1939, and strong understanding of vehicle communication standards (KWP, UDS)
  • Strong understanding of automotive software architectures for ECU development, such as AUTOSAR, specifically in regards to the application layer/functional clusters
  • Familiarity with Automotive Ethernet and DoIP
  • Familiarity with legacy vehicle communication systems (ISO 9141, ISO 14230, SAE J1850, J1708, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to problem solve and make well-judged decisions
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to learn or write SQL queries and Python scripts on data from Google BigQuery to determine device health and effectiveness of new functionality
  • Provide technical leadership to a team of developers in designing, implementing, and testing cutting-edge software and hardware solutions for the automotive industry
  • Oversee the engineering efforts related to the development and integration of various vehicle data product streams
  • Design and guide best practices and standards regarding vehicle communications with respect to safety and security
  • Aid in the vehicle data reverse engineering process through data analysis and by helping define and improve existing processes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define requirements and considerations for performance, safety, reliability, and other key factors to ensure seamless integration between vehicle systems and Geotab's platform
  • Lead the root cause analysis of problems and work with the team to implement effective solutions and improve tooling and workflows
  • Define the overall architecture of the vehicle system during investigations
  • Take ownership of technical projects and contribute to their implementation and output
  • Manage and execute system validation and verification activities, ensuring all system components meet safety, reliability, and performance standards
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance on vehicle system-related matters, acting as a subject matter expert for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Break down large engineering efforts into smaller pieces that can be completed in parallel in collaboration with the team
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the GO device application and functionality and how all vehicle interaction specific firmware modules work
  • Mentor other developers on the team and work with the management to set the direction of the team and guide key stakeholders on execution choices and trade-offs, and advise management with insights and recommendations to improve the team

Company Stage


Total Funding



Oakville, Canada



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Medical & dental

Retirement savings

Fitness membership

Baby bonus

Flex work arrangements

Home office reimbursement for select items

EV program

Learning reimbursement