Senior Software Engineer
Software Engineering - Ghent, Belgium
Senior Software Engineer
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

  • You’ll write plug-ins in to support map quality and map production

  • You’ll contribute to strategical development projects, which means together with your team you’ll:

    oWork out the full process, the architecture and set up the infrastructure environment from beginning to end

    oAdvise and implement the right technology for the right purpose

    oMake recommendations to streamline the existing processes

    oBuild broad knowledge and expertise

    oWork with complex and sometimes abstract map structures

  • You’ll do more than just writing code: You’ll build up knowledge on map features and their behavior, problem analysis, infrastructure work, operational support... is also part of your daily job.
     

What you’ll need
  • 4+ years of working experience in the software development area

  • Key technical skills: Java, Maven, Postgres, AWS, Cloud Formation, Docker

  • An agile and clean code mindset will make you blend in well

  • Working in a self-organizing team brings the best out of you

  • Good communication skills

  • Proactive attitude

  • A mind for product quality
     

What’s nice to have
  • You’re interested in maps

  • You’re interested in international politics. You like to understand the why the relations between different countries are what they are (for example Russia and Ukraine, Greece and Turkey, China and India...)

  • You’re happy to grab a problem and work out solution
     

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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