You’ll be leading an engineering organization consisting of several delivery teams (>= 20 engineers), distributed across several geographic locations. Your challenges include:
Develop and build engineering teams: attract, recruit and retain capable individuals (engineers and managers) to grow a resilient, diverse organization.
Enable and support team managers to maximize team members’ potential and unlock high performance and impact by fostering the habits of goal-setting and regular, insightful feedback. Assess team performance and hold team managers accountable for their parts.
Building effective trustful communication channels between teams, stakeholders and higher management.
Coach team managers and members to continuously learn and develop themselves.
Identify and implement opportunities to improve the way of working and instigate a continuous improvement culture.
Identify and manage risks to successful delivery on commitments, define corrective actions and report to higher management.
Create a safe, professional and employee friendly environment with a focus on productivity, quality, transparency, openness, and engagement.
Setup your team for innovation; assuring continuous focus on valuable product improvements through applied research and experimentation.
Define and forecast budget and control cost for your organization
You have a proven track record in managing larger software engineering teams (±30 engineers) and experience having managers as direct reports.
Analytical skills and data-driven mindset
Thorough understanding of the entire software engineering lifecycle.
University degree level knowledge in Computer Science.
Hands-on software engineering experience.
Applied research experience as demonstrated through the successful rollout of systematic experimentation and innovation practices in the industry.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to influence senior stakeholders and engineers
Good communication, influencing, time management, and problem-solving skills.
Software development experience in modern object-oriented languages such as Kotlin or C++
Experience with the navigation software domain or in the automotive industry
Exposure to APIs, SDKs, public cloud and microservices
PhD in Computer Science or other quantitative discipline.
We’re PU Directions, a product unit within TomTom’s Location Technology Products technical unit. We develop software for onboard, hybrid, and online navigation applications – used by hundreds of millions of people around the world. Our software includes navigation domain logic for traffic-dependent routing and route guidance, and an innovative Electric Vehicle suite; we change the way digital maps are designed and used for navigation. On our team, you’ll see your work transforming connected and embedded navigation around the world.
Competitive compensation package.
Work flexibility program (Working @ TomTom) - work from both home and the office! [https://www.tomtom.com/careers/working-at-tomtom/]
Home office benefits, with a setup budget and a monthly allowance to support.
Chance to work abroad for 90-calendar days in select countries and states!
Holiday package that includes your birthday off and a volunteering day per year.
Bring your ideas and innovation to life during our Hackathon, DevDays, and more!
Take on learning opportunities – internal programs, O’Reilly, and LinkedIn learning.
The opportunity to join one of the few top tech location specialists and have an impact on the future of mobility.
Be part of a supportive, inclusive, and global culture.
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.
First call: If your application matches the role, then it’s time to put a voice to the name! We’ll call you to set up an interview.
First interview: In this interview, we want to know more about you – what excites you about location technology and how can you help us solve global challenges for specific teams.
Second interview: We'll dive into your potential role, showing you how you’ll fit into your team and contribute to our vision.
Third interview: We'll continue to dive into your potential role, showing you how you’ll fit into your team and contribute to our vision.
The final decision: Cue the fireworks because we’ll start the onboarding.