Global Advisor, IT Asset Management (Remote)


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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 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, Twitter or Facebook.
Who you are: We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! Geotab is seeking a Global Advisor, IT Asset Management who will develop and implement a scalable IT Asset Management and CMDB Framework that encompasses strategy, policy, adoption, governance and practice across the spectrum of technology assets used within the organization. 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 Global Advisor, IT Asset Management your key area of responsibility will be managing the IT Configuration and IT Asset Management process by selecting an appropriate tool to enable the Configuration Management Database (CMDB) and IT asset database. You will need to collaborate and influence stakeholders across the organization to develop and implement best in class ITAM and CMDB practices. To be successful in this role you will be a self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have proven leadership and coaching experience. The successful candidate will have strong customer service skills to ensure CMDB framework provides useful results to the end users. 

How you'll make an impact:

  • Develop and implement a scalable IT Asset Mgmt and CMDB Framework that encompases strategy, policy, adoption, governance approaches and practices across the spectrum of technology assets used.
  • Continuous improvement of current standards, processes and procedures with respect to ITAM and CMDB aligned with business needs.
  • Strong collaboration with all stakeholder groups, including vendors, to understand challenges and gain consensus on improved system and operational solutions.
  • Proactive identification of audit or control related risks and ownership of their documentation and remediation.
  • Focus on opportunities to automate process throughout all areas.
  • Develop reporting on remediation of technology asset-related risks and progress and progress of optimization activities.
  • Supervises Geotab’s response to software vendor license compliance audits or license validation requests in consultation with Vendor Management.
  • Delivery of a single, reliable source of truth for all configuration items.
  • Design of CMDB for specific use cases such as patching and vulnerability management, request automation and business continuity management.
  • Implement and support ISO27001 or NIST 800-53 compliance control frameworks.
  • Develop disaster recovery and business continuity standards and processes as well as requirements for recovery services.
  • Oversee the activities and performance of direct reports:
  • Engage in the development of the team by providing direction, coaching, providing feedback, identifying areas of growth and training opportunities.
  • Collaborate and support employees during the performance management process, meeting KPAs and career development planning.

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • 5 - 8 years of relevant IT experience in IT Controls, Auditing, asset management process owner or a similar role.
  • Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree specialization in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.
  • Professional certification in IT (e.g. GCP, MCP, MCSA,+, CCNA, AWS) highly valued.
  • Professional Certification in ITIL (v3/v4) is highly valued.
  • 3 - 5 years experience managing or developing teams.
  • Hands-on experience as a process owner in CMDB and IT Asset Management products, designs and procedures, with broad knowledge of asset and CI discovery tools, both agent-based and agentless.
  • Thorough understanding of application and/or service modeling concepts and modeling execution in the CMDB.
  • Experience in hardware asset lifecycle, procurement, acquisition, deployment, and disposal concepts and methodologies.
  • Proficient in reporting and analysis, particularly with respect to CMDB quality and process compliance.
  • Knowledge of IT General Controls, ISO 27001, ITIL, NIST, and COBIT.
  • Experience of both on premise and with cloud-based IaaS, PaaS, and/or SaaS, preferably Google or AWS.
  • Strong ability to understand, assess and prioritize risks across the components of the IT environment (application, operating system, cloud, and database).
  • Able to work well under pressure and respond to fast changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong project management skills; able to identify needs, develop effective solutions and manage projects through to completion.
  • A strong team-player with excellent verbal and written communication skills to engage with all levels of the organization.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and comfortable in a flat organization.
How we work:
At Geotab, we understand that the world is always changing and that we need to change with it. Geotab has adopted a hybrid model for working, including a flexible work from home program, with the opportunity to work in our safe, clean offices. 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.
Job region(s): North America
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