Sr Sales Engineer
Sales Engineering - Tokyo, Japan
Sr Sales Engineer
  • Location: Japan, Tokyo
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At TomTom…

At TomTom we’re mapmakers, providing location technology for drivers, carmakers, enterprises and developers.

Our highly accurate maps, navigation software, real-time traffic information and APIs enable smart mobility on a global scale, making the roads safer, the drive easier and the air cleaner.

Headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in 30 countries, TomTom’s technologies are trusted by hundreds of millions of drivers, businesses and governments worldwide.

What you’ll do

As a Sr. Resident Engineer, you will be the TomTom representative at the customer and support the customer in product implementation and testing in order to ensure the best possible product and compliance to the technical business requirements.

  • You are the first point of contact for the customer on project related technical topics (including collecting, analyzing and answering project specific questions);
  • Establish good relationship between customer and TomTom project teams;
  • Attend all relevant project meetings at the customer’s location;
  • Supporting Milestone validation, bench-tests and test drives;
  • Analyzing, Tracking and follow-up of reported/detected issues;
  • Working in Interdisciplinary international teams with engineering location in Belgium, Poland, Netherland, Germany and Taipei;
  • Support integration and validation together with the customer and report status and progress to project team and ensure thorough follow up;
  • Supporting local customer quality department and customer factories with Quality issues;
  • Beside technical support you will manage assigned projects with customers.
What we expect from you
  • More than 5 years of experience in relevant business area;
  • Knowledge of GIS and spatial databases using applications (e.g. ArcGIS, QGIS or FME) is required;
  • Basic knowledge of UML Class Diagrams, AD system/function and sensor technology (LiDAR, GNSS, camera, radar, etc.)
  • Experience in software development or database scripting (preferred Java, SQL);
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and proficiency in Japanese and English are a must. An additional Asian language will be considered a plus;
  • Experience working with multinational, cross cultural, cross-functional teams to reach a desired and successful outcome;
  • Willingness to develop expertise in digital maps and linked data models;
  • Willingness to become acquainted and work with tools like Jira, confluence, API services and other;
  • Become expert on TomTom Map data exchange formats;
  • Commitment to deliver high quality products;
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team; self-managing;
  • Taking up sub project lead role and work closely with the project lead;
  • Knowledge of requirements management and bug tracking systems eg. Jira;

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 during the process, no matter the outcome. Your application will be screened closely, and you can be 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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