Coding Architect
Architecture - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Coding Architect
Architecture - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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What if we told you that you can achieve more at TomTom in less time than at any other company?

From coding the next product revolution, to selling it, we always want inspired people to join us.

Foundthe right vacancy for you? Please click Apply. We look forward getting to know you!

At TomTom, you can.

TomTom product development, which is dominated by software development, occurs within many Product Units (PUs), where each PU has a well-defined product scope.

PUsarealso responsible for providing online services in their product system, normally using public cloud infrastructure.

In PU Apps & Web, we develop productsfor everyday drivers, fronted by free Android and iOS mobile apps, based on our state-of-the-art navigation technologies (online location-based services and client libraries). The goal of these apps is to redefine what navigation stands for, exposing our latest technology to both end-users and business customers and benefit from increased community input and rapid market learning.

Architectureresponsibilities spanfromcollaborating withProduct Managers and theUX team on the conception and delivery of innovative new features, toproduct development and tech alignment.

Join us working in this exciting domain using lightweight agile processes and cutting-edge mobile tooling.

Here’s a little taste of your challenge
  • Being involved in both product definition and product development(i.e.,code and code reviews)and build upon the assets developed by the various TomTom product units

  • Own the architecture of specific domains inAmiGOand ensure thatit is fits for purpose

  • Assessing technical feasibility; contribute architecture visions to technology strategies and architectural runways

  • Advising/mentoring an engineering team

  • A good proportion of deliberate as well as emergent architecture

WhoWe Are LookingFor
  • Eager tolearn

  • You have experience inReact Nativeor comparable JavaScript-based frameworks for mobile application development

  • Or you are willing to learnit
  • Development experience withat least amobileplatform(Android,iOSor both)

  • An excellent communicator whocantranslate complex requirements into functional architecture

  • Familiarity withMacOS, Git,Fastlaneand scripting languages like Ruby, along with build,automationand test tooling, would be a plus 

  • Familiarity with cloud-based solutions like Azure is handy

  • Familiarity withA/B testingconcepts

  • Willing to take risks and learn from failures

  • Work closely together with many stakeholders among whicharecustomers, marketing, product management, product units, corporate security and privacy, suppliers, quality assurance,architects,and developers

  • Supportdecision makingwithtrade-offanalysisof the availableoptions

  • Ability to clearly communicate software architecture

  • Experience of maintaining consistency between the described architecture and the code, by changing one or other (usually both)

  • Experience of the following is an advantage: UML,plantUML, arc42

  • Quick learner, believes in continuous learning and acts as a catalyst for building this culture within the organization

  • Analytical thinking skills, problems solving with strong exposure to root causing tools and techniques and ability to come up with win-win solutions in complex business situations

  • A collaborative nature with the ability to build consensus across teams

  • Leads in a way that empowers teams to make their own decisions.

  • Interpersonal and communication skills:

  • Active listening

  • Influencing

  • Challengesself and team

  • Open to giving and receiving feedback

  • Ability to coach and mentor people on technical topics

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

What You Can Expect
  •  You will never get bored! We move fast like a “start-up” but have the benefits of a well-established company. 

  • A company culture that likes to work hard and play hard. We like to have fun. There is no sense doing a job everyday if you don’t like the people you work with

  • Have an idea? A suggestion? A new way of doing things. The founders are still very present in the company and are very accessible. We all are. There is always room for good ideas. Entrepreneurialism is valued.

  • Decisive actions. We don’t like to wait. It’s in our DNA to move forward. So, it only makes sense that we don’t jam the company with lots of layers. We make things happen. Quickly

  • Very diverse team. We have over 18 nationalities.

  • Let’s not forget the good stuff flexible benefits:

  • Flexible options to work from home or in the office (post-Covid)

  • One-off and monthly allowance to setup home office and working from home.

  • 50% product discount.

  • Local restaurants and stores discount (depends on the location).

  • Pension and additional coverages (dependon the location).

Want to join us?

We would like to meet you! 

We kindly ask you to apply in English.

Online assessments and pre-employment screenings are part of the selection process.


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