Resident Engineer
Software Engineering - Farmington Hills, USA
Resident Engineer
Software Engineering - Farmington Hills, USA
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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

You will be a member of the Customer Programs team in Automotive Systems establishing yourself as the “go to” person for our OEM customer in California. You will develop expertise across a wide array of products including navigation, online services, ADAS features, and autonomous driving domains. You will build a network with the relevant internal and external stakeholders to accomplish the following:

  • Routinely interface with the program team, product management, and OEM stakeholders to help align our navigation products with customer expectations
  • Act as the lead technical representative in the region by addressing OEM and supplier topics of interest related to navigation systems and services
  • Ensure product and service deliveries are mainly friction free with key stakeholders by supporting customer validation activities
  • Help the TomTom program team meet strategic and tactical goals
  • Manage issues, escalating as appropriate, and work with internal teams to identify and remove impediments
  • Understand the customer vehicle roadmap and the relation to TomTom product offerings
  • Help enhance current practices, policies, and partnerships to mature project execution capabilities
  • Collaborate with both internal and external cross-functional groups on solutions to automotive problems and challenges
What you’ll need

We are looking for an experienced self-driven professional with the technical depth to interact with automotive OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers on our automotive applications. In addition, you will interact and align with other departments in TomTom, like Sales, Product, Marketing, and Engineering. We believe the person that can accomplish these value-added activities would have the following background:

  • University degree ideally in a technical field or a university degree with equivalent technical experience
  • At least 5 years experience delivering software products in a B2B environment
  • Exceptional problem solving, diligent follow-through, and logical decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, presentation, and influencing skills with experience in an international environment.
  • Proven track record managing competing priorities in an ambiguous environment
  • Prior experience delivering software products used in production vehicles
Nice to have:
  • SDLC experience in infotainment, SaaS, or location technology
  • Good knowledge of Android and Java
  • Technical knowledge or experience with AWS or Azure
Meet your team

We’re Automotive Systems. We build the next-generation connected navigation systems that TomTom Automotive provides to leading players in the global automotive industry. Our team works on diverse projects in an agile environment, integrating a variety of TomTom products and services into one tailor-made solution. On our team, you’ll see your work come to life as it evolves from a first demo to being used in millions of cars 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 – 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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