Search Engineer
Software Engineering - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Search Engineer
Software Engineering - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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
  • Develop one and the only alternative for Google maps data search, built with privacy in mind

  • Work on TomTom’s own online API product and impact its growth and development

  • Provide API for external customers including well-established companies like Microsoft, Verizon or Huawei

  • Improve the day to day lives of developers around the world by providing single-line search for addresses and POIsplaces

  • Create and extend a server-side system that handles the logic for multiple TomTom web services

  • Participate in big scale projects with modern technologies - Java 8 and 11, Apache Lucene, Cloud Computing, Jenkins Pipelines, Kibana & Elastic Search, Grafana

  • Join experience Agile team with state-of-the-art engineering standards

What you’ll need
  • Experience in the free-text search domain

  • Studying, researching, and resolving difficult challenges involving Lucene/Solr/ElasticSearch

  • Experience in tuning search results based on product usage statistics

  • Knowledge about statistical inference

  • Deep understanding of computer science fundamentals and a high level of craftsmanship

  • Good command of English both spoken and written

What’s nice to have
  • Experience in Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence

  • Experience in developing large scale, high-performance services

  • Experience with cloud computing (AWS/Azure)

  • Good knowledge of Java

  • Experience in using Git and Maven, CI/CD

  • Good knowledge of automated testing techniques and tools

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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