Expert Software Engineer with Big Data background
Software Engineering - Ghent, Belgium
Expert Software Engineer with Big Data background
Software 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

  • Devise innovative ideas for solving problems and translate these ideas into technical designs.
  • Be a contributor to our system architecture, able to prototype proposed solutions whilst giving support to the architect.
  • Be the go-to person to give advice, on software development and proof of concepts, in and outside the team. Place your stamp on the team through the mentoring of more junior Software engineers. 
  • Design, implement and maintain state-of-the-art algorithms in Java
  • Work on the automatization of data handling and data structures.
  • You will dive into the pile of metadata we gathered on our processes and write tooling to gather insights
  • Use those insights to make recommendations to streamline the process
     
What you’ll need
  • Your Java programming skills and engineering know-how are impressive and you are able to perform stellar code reviews. 
  • University degree (PhD is a plus) in computer science or equivalent
  • 8+ years of experience in complex software development
  • You have the skills and desire to build and improve visual simulations of complex data structures.
  • You enjoy working as part of a self-organizing Scrum team in a scaled, agile environment.
     
What’s nice to have
  • Excellent communication skills to be able to take on the end user’s perspective
  • Agile thinking
  • Pro-active, pragmatic attitude: building solutions over writing papers

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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