Senior Applied R&D Engineer - Automated Map Making
Software Engineering - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Senior Applied R&D Engineer - Automated Map Making
  • Location: The Netherlands, Amsterdam
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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
  • Enable the production of highly detailed, up-to-date maps for autonomous driving and driver assistance functions 
  • Explore and extend various modeling and Machine Learning techniques like CNNs, GCNs, Bayesian methods with the purpose of Map Making 
  • Together with the team design, implement, deploy, and maintain software components in production pipelines 
  • Mentor/Coach/Guide team members as well as MSc and PhD students
  • Participate in our scientific reading groups 
  • Identify, present and promote methodologies that can solve our map making challenges both internally and externally, in the form of presentations and scientific publications 
What you’ll need 
  • Ph.D. in a field related to map making (e.g. Machine Learning, Geodesy, Statistics, Robotics) 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working as a researcher/scientist in map making or related industry \Enthusiastic about sharing experience in Bayesian methods (e.g. Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping, dynamic systems, 3D modeling) 
  • Experience in various machine learning techniques (e.g. Convolutional Neural Network, Object detection, NLP, Decision tree, Regression, etc..) and frameworks (e.g. TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc.)
  • Strong level of proficiency in Python 
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills 
  • A drive to learn new technologies 
  • Eagerness to have research results in the hands of customers 
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 HD Map 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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