Team Lead - Software Engineering
Software Engineering - Taipei, Taiwan
Team Lead - Software Engineering
Software Engineering - Taipei, Taiwan
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At TomTom…

You’ll move the world forward. Every day, we create the most innovative mapping and location technologies to shape tomorrow’s mobility for the better.

We are proud to be one team of more than 5,000 unique, curious, passionate problem-solvers spread across the world. We bring out the best in each other. And together, we help the automotive industry, businesses, developers, drivers, citizens and cities move towards a safe, autonomous world that is free of congestion and emissions.

What you’ll do

As a Team Leader you will be working with and leading a team of skilled, innovative and dedicated engineers in creating TomTom’s next-generation connected car products and solutions. You will be collaborating with outstanding UX designers, software architects, domain experts as well as industry leading external partners.

You are responsible for the successful creation of innovative software solutions by participating in multiple aspects of software development including solution design, implementation, automation and continuous delivery and integration.

  • Responsible for leading a team of 5-10 technical experts.
  • Develop and build a technical team: Responsible for performance management, career development and training needs.
  • Create an employee friendly environment where productivity, quality, transparency and openness are valued.
  • Drive innovation and continuous improvement by empowering and enabling your team.
  • Lead a culture of fail fast and learn faster; encourage team to experiment and try new solutions. 
  • Application development and integration with C++, Android and/or Kotlin. 
  • Work in a UX driven way.
  • Use Agile methodologies to deliver innovative solutions to technical challenges.
  • Orchestrate the design, development and delivery of end-to-end applications that will delight drivers while shortening development cycles for carmakers.
What we expect from you

As an Engineering Team Lead at TomTom you have the technical expertise and leadership skills to deliver projects, but more importantly you are also able to successfully manage and develop a team of engineers.

Your C++, Android and/or Kotlin programming skills and engineering know-how are impressive; you are quality driven and can write high quality code and develop reliable applications. Experience with C++, Android, Kotlin, embedded systems integration or the Automotive industry would be a big plus.

You are an autonomous, self-starter with a can-do mentality.

  • Hold a Taiwan passport / PR; or if you are a foreigner currently reside in Taiwan, we can support you with your work permit.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, related technical discipline or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5-7 years of experience in software development combined with object-orientated software design abilities.
  • Knowledgeable about Operating System concepts (Linux, Android), cross-platform development and unit test frameworks.
  • 3-4 years of experience in technical leadership and people management of at least 5-10 team members.
  • A hands-on technical and people-centric approach with excellent cross-discipline collaboration skills.
  • Ability to build trusting relationships within the team and throughout the organization. 
  • Influence, motivate and develop team members to perform to the best of their ability.
  • Proactive with a sense of urgency and ownership in results.
  • Product quality and customer driven mindset.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable speaking and writing in English as the primary language at work.

Meet your team

We’re TomTom Automotive. We provide car manufacturers with the modular components they need to create competitive, tailor-made infotainment systems, and the mapping technology that is enabling self-driving cars to see beyond their sensors. With over 25 years of experience in delivering leading connected navigation software, traffic information and highly accurate digital maps, we are a trusted partner to the global automotive industry. On our team, your work will help shape the future of driving.

Achieve more

We are self-starters who play well with others. Every day, we solve new problems with creativity, meet new people and learn rapidly at our offices around the world. We will invest in your growth and are committed to supporting you. In everything we do, we’re guided by six values: We care, putting our heart into what we do; we build trust (you can count on us); we create – driven to make a difference; we are confident, but don’t boast; we keep it simple, since life is complex enough; and we have fun because life’s too short to be boring. 

After you apply

Our recruitment team will work hard to give you a meaningful experience during the process, no matter the outcome. Your application will be screened closely, and you can be rest assured that all follow-up actions will be thorough, from assessments and interviews through your onboarding.

TomTom is an equal opportunity employer

We celebrate diversity, thrive on each other’s differences and are committed to creating an inclusive environment at our offices around the world. Naturally, we do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, national origin, genetics, or age.

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