You’ll be leading a cross-functional development team (6-10 developers). Your challenges as a team manager include.
Driving team performance and way of working, leading to reliable and predictable delivery of business value.
Coaching team members on a growth path that maximizes their potential and unlocks high performance and impact using goal-setting and regular, insightful feedback.
Ensuring effective collaboration between the team and stakeholders, including our product organization.
Instigating a continuous improvement habit, including regular inspect and adapt follow-ups.
Staying on top of team health, as evidenced by sustainable team dynamics and future-proof engineering best practices.
Identifying valuable candidates to hire and further grow a diverse, resilient and high-performing team.
Being an inspiring role model for our engineers.
Establishing yourself as a credible technical leader in the team’s domain.
Good interpersonal skills, effective in engaging with and influencing senior engineers.
Credible, senior development / software engineering experience in a cross-functional team setting using at least one of C++, Java or Kotlin.
Passion to develop and learn engineering management skills.
Passion to help others grow and succeed.
Active listening skills.
Empathy and ability to deeply connect with others.
Strong sense of ownership.
Senior-level software engineering background and algorithmic skills, strength in software system architecture.
Demonstrated experience leading a team of software engineers.
Experience running and operating business-critical cloud-based services and APIs (Azure).
Background in the navigation domain.
Meet your teamWe’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.
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 (60 minutes): In this interview, we want to know more about you and your leadership experience – what excites you about location technology and how can you help us solve global challenges.
Second interview (45 minutes): A peer manager will dive into your potential role, showing you how you’ll fit into your team and contribute to our vision.
Third interview (45 minutes): A peer manager will 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!