Engineering Manager - Software Delivery Effectiveness
Software Engineering - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Engineering Manager - Software Delivery Effectiveness
  • Location: The Netherlands, Amsterdam
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At TomTom

We have software engineeringatthe core of our DNAat TomTom. As the Engineering Manager – Software Delivery Effectiveness, you will be leading the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), the workflow engineering practices, and the software delivery performance across all of TomTom. 

Youenjoy workingwith internal clients andcare aboutexternal customers, aspirational in your goals, yet humble and unassuming in your interactions. A technical problem solver at heart, you know how to leverage new technologies to solve transformational business challenges. You apply software engineering principles and practices to any problem presented to you. You are in constant pursuit of improvements. Your stakeholders want to work with you because you understand their needs and are there for them. Leadership is in your DNA and seeing your customers, clients, and your own team succeed is what motivates you.

What you’ll do
  • Manage, mentor, and coach a team of 4-6 engineers, taking their personal development to heart.

  • Partner with peer engineering teams including development support, cloud infra reference architecture, cloudcenterof excellence, observability, and SRE.

  • Lead the development of tool and platform integration, relentlessly pursuing robust automation with the intent to optimize velocity, quality, and cost.

  • Enable distributed engineering teams to optimize the delivery of online and packaged (onboard, SDK, mobile) software.

  • Measure and optimize software delivery performance across a diverse set of product engineering teams (>1,500 software engineers in total organized in >10 product units with a high degree of autonomy), using the Accelerate-KPI framework.

  • Ensure all aspects of software security are accounted for in the core SDLC processes.

  • Remain deeply immersed in the world of cloud and cloud-native innovation, including both open source (CNCF) and the leading public cloud providers (Azure&AWS).

  • Create and sustain an environment of ingenuity and creativity and challenge the status quo to encourage innovation.

What you’ll need
  • Proficiency (not hands-on) in multiple coding languages (experienced in system languages and scripting such as Golang, JavaScript, Python; familiar with product engineering languages such as Java, C++, Scala, Kotlin)

  • Experience withCI/CD technologies including source code management (GitHub,Bitbucket), pipelines (GitHubActions, Azure DevOps, Jenkins), secretmanagement (HashiCorpVault), artifacts (e.g.,Artifactory),container-native deployment (Helm,Kustomize)

  • Experience withGitOpspractices and infrastructure automation including Infrastructure as code (Terraform) and basics of configuration automation 

  • Understanding of Cloud-native architecture, technology, engineering, and operations

  • Deeply familiar with at least one major public cloud platform, preferably Azure, alternatively AWSor GKE.

  • Knowledge of security and privacy controls for software engineering

Additional information
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in a production-grade software engineering role

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in managing a teamand a proven track record of hiring and growing talent

  • Extensive experience in software build, integration, and delivery systems and processes

  • Track record of managing and optimizing software delivery performance through platform-level engineering

  • Best-in-class technical leadership, following a structured approach to drive, align, and seek consensus

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • MSc in Computer Engineering or equivalent is highly desirable

  • Remote work from countries where TomTom has a substantial engineering presence will be considered.

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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