Big Data Engineer
Map Engineering - Ghent, Belgium
Big Data Engineer
Map Engineering - Ghent, Belgium
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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

  • design, develop and deploy the algorithms to make sense of the enormous amount of data that we gather every day
  • monitor the deployed algorithms, so you can act when things go awry
  • always be on the lookout for emerging technologies and assess their potential for improving the already developed solutions
  • focus on the solutions, while keeping an eye on the bigger picture
  • be part of a self-organising team, using agile development practices
  • turn problems into opportunities
  • challenge and be challenged by others

What you’ll need

  • an impressive knowledge of Data Mining techniques and tooling
  • experience in developing for and deploying to the public cloud (AWS/Azure)
  • spent at least 5 years working with Java or Python
  • knowledge of Big Data Technologies (e.g. Hadoop, Hbase, Spark) and you’ve contributed to full-cycle Big Data oriented projects

Meet your team

We’re Maps, a product unit within TomTom’s Location Technology Products technical unit. Our team is comprised of over 2,000 people in 40 countries – all driven to deliver the most up-to-date, accurate and detailed maps for the hundreds of millions of people using TomTom maps around the world. Joining our team, you’ll help continuously innovate our map-making processes, create a real-time closed loop between detected changes in the real world and the users’ map, and build maps that will enable the future of autonomous 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 throughout the process, no matter the outcome. Your application will be screened closely and you can 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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