Manager Software Engineering
Software Engineering - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Manager Software Engineering
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 

  • Owns the technical architecture for TomTom’s API management system. 
  • Leads development, relentlessly pursuing automation to ensure 100% availability, and to optimize response times and cost. 
  • Enables development teams to efficiently publish their APIs to TomTom customers by self-service. 
  • Ensures all aspects of software security and privacy are accounted for in the API management system. 
  • Collaborates with the Product Manager to determine the increments of the API management system. 
  • Partners with peer engineering teams including issue management, API provider teams, cloud center of excellence, observability and SRE. 
  • Creates and sustains an environment of ingenuity and creativity and challenges the status quo to encourage innovation. 
  • Manages, mentors and coaches a team of 5-8 engineers, taking their personal development to heart. 

What you’ll need 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent field and must have min. 5+ years of experience with a proven track record in technical roles 
  • 3+ years of experience in managing a team of engineers and architects. 
  • Proven track record with complex architectural designs and getting them developed / deployed 
  • Experience in coding languages such as Java, Python and/or Golang. 
  • Understanding of Cloud-native architecture, technology, engineering and operations (CNCF) 
  • Knowledge of SRE best practices to achieve at least 99.99 availability 
  • Knowledge of security and privacy controls for software engineering 
  • Extensive exposure to devops concepts and tools, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery. 
  • 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 
  • Awareness and experience in working with multicultural, multi-locations teams 

Meet your team  

We are API Management team, the “front door” for many customers to interact with TomTom’s online services. We are responsible for authentication, authorization and analytics of TomTom’s online API services. Our systems have to be always available, have fast response-times and low error-rates. 
We take pride in saying that our team is a great team to work in. Our team is open, friendly, and always there to help each other succeed.

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. 
Ready to move the world forward? 

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