Manager Software Engineering
Software Engineering - Lodz, Poland
Manager Software Engineering
Software Engineering - Lodz, Poland
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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
  • Manage the development life cycle of part of CPP Platform including operations 

  • Responsible for 2-3 teams, ~20 software engineers 

  • Develops and builds the agile engineering teams: attract, recruit and retain capable individuals 

  • Defines and aligns departmental vision and strategy; clarifies the mission and purpose of the team in line with that vision; supports the teams in executing their mission and eliminates impediments 

  • Work with product to make our platform even better for our users and clients 

  • Coach and assists the teams to continuously improve the way of working, develop themselves, stimulates collaboration within the team and with other teams 

  • Creates a safe and employee-friendly environment where productivity, quality, transparency and openness are valued. Ensures alignment of TomTom values 

  • Helps individuals to continuously learn and develop themselves (collects, provides and helps to interpret feedback); decides on fair compensation, benefits and promotions 

  • Provides an open and transparent communication channel between employees, peers and higher management 

  • Evaluates team’s performance against stakeholder expectations identifies risks and corrective actions and reports to senior management

  • Keep the product vision in mind while working on details; help to build flexible and future-proof solutions 

  • Design and implement highly scalable and high-performing cloud solutions based on Java 

What you’ll need
  • +10 years of practical experience preferably in IT software product development environment

  • Several years of experience in managing similar software engineering organization 

  • Hands-on knowledge of latest technology, good exposure to web technologies and open to all technologies primarily Java but not limited to that

  • You are familiar with data processing, software APIs as well as backend systems

  • Hands-on experience of handling (or at least being major part of) complex business situations and enterprise-level software products

  • Thinker – can come up with ideas and has the courage and perseverance to bring them to reality

  • Puts the team before self, believes in and can build strong teams across units and rallying team’s support for a cause

  • Thorough understanding of the entire software engineering lifecycle (DevOps concepts and tools, CI/CD as well)

  • Software engineering background, i.e. a university degree

  • Good communication, influencing, time management, and problem-solving skills

  • Awareness and experience in working with multicultural, multi-location teams

Meet your team

We’re CPP, which stands for Content Production Platform – TomTom’s proprietary transactional map-making platform that supports TomTom’s products, and the hundreds of millions of people around the world who use them. We’re a product unit within TomTom’s Location Technology Products technical unit. On our team, you’ll work on map production, maintenance, transformation, release access and more as you help create leading mapping technology for a moving world.

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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