Senior Software Engineer (Autonomous Driving)
Software Engineering - Berlin, Germany
Senior Software Engineer (Autonomous Driving)
Software Engineering - Berlin, Germany
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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
  • Work together in a team of engineers to put state-of-the-art map-making technologies into production as cloud services

  • Develop new features, maintain, extend and constantly improve our production-level code base and CI/CD pipelines, refactoring where necessary

  • Design and review code to ensure it is clean, reliable and modifiable

  • Develop libraries, tools and infrastructure for map production

  • Design, develop and deploy cloud services that are scalable in volume and scope

  • Enable the production of a highly detailed, up-to-date map for autonomous vehicles

What you’ll need 
  • Preferably master's degree in computer science

  • Experience with Java and Python

  • Experience with object-oriented design principles and design patterns

  • Knowledge of relational and spatial databases (Postgres and PostGIS)

  • Experience with cloud technologies with providers like AWS or Microsoft Azure

  • Experience with containers and their orchestration with tools like Docker or Kubernetes

  • Ability to participate in the development and delivery cycle, from analysis, through implementation, to deployment and maintenance in production (git, maven)

  • Experience with DevOps best practices and tooling for CI/CD (e.g., Jenkins)

  • Experience with writing clean, reliable and maintainable production code 

  • Eagerness to understand the bigger picture and context of a project or initiative within the organization

  • Eagerness to get research products and prototypes into production

  • A collaborative team player mindset

  • Being proactive, learning about new technologies, judging their value, and promoting their adoption when beneficial

Nice to have
  • Good understanding of mathematics, geometry and statistics

  • Experience with probabilistic-robotics (SLAM), Computer Vision / Photogrammetry (multi-view geometry, reconstruction, etc)

  • Knowledge about point cloud processing (PCL)

  • Experience in C++

  • Experience with designing distributed systems

  • Experience with large machine learning systems processing lots of data 

  • Certified expertise with cloud computing (Azure, AWS), micro-services, and containers

Meet your team  

We’re Autonomous Driving (AD). Our product unit develops, delivers and maintains products for advanced driver-assistance systems and automated driving – with the TomTom ADAS and HD Maps at the core of our work. Every day, we welcome new challenges, do world-class R&D and apply it using the latest machine learning and computer vision techniques. On our team, you’ll not only play a part in making autonomous driving a reality, you’ll transform the way people commute while boosting safety and comfort for everyone on the road. 
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 – it’s how we make a difference; we are confident, but don’t boast; we keep it simple because 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 onboarding. 
TomTom is an equal opportunity employer 

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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