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Team Lead Software Engineering Automotive

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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.

At TomTom…    

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:  

  • Build and lead one or more teams of talented software engineers
  • Have a line management responsibility: Recruitment and hiring, Objectives setting and appraisals, Identifying training needs for the teams and aligning with other team leads to make a departmental training plan o Mentoring/coaching individual team members towards their next career move o Preparing proposals on fair compensation, benefits, and promotions.
  • Have an operational responsibility: Clarifying the purpose of the teams in line with project and organizational goals,
  • Organizing the various roles (scrum master, product owner, test lead, etc.) within the teams
  • Supporting the teams in executing their tasks and eliminating impediments.
  • Ensuring effective and efficient execution of engineering activities for the project as defined in the product backlog(s)
  • Understand vision and strategy of department and define the goals of the teams in line with that vision.
  • Guard the department’s 'project and process standards', familiarize the teams with these, and ensure the teams act accordingly.
  • Drives and/or contributes to departmental process improvements. 

  What you’ll need  

  • Experience as a software developer or tester
  • At least 3 years of experience in leading one or multiple scrum teams
  • Understanding of key principles, approach, and KPIs of a scrum-based approach and ability to lead such teams in the CS context
  • You have knowledge and vision on software processes and the software engineering profession
  • Internal drive to improve continuously
  • Capable of fulfilling the roles of scrum master and product owner

  Meet your team

We’re CS (Custom Systems), the product unit within TomTom Automotive. We use the components developed by other TT units, integrate these on the customer platform, add customer specific developments, and test, deliver, and maintain the resulting end products. CS runs multiple projects in parallel, using different technologies (e.g., C++, Java, Linux, Android, QNX, iOS, different UI frameworks, different test frameworks, …), delivering navigation solutions, maps, and services to our Automotive customers with high demands on quality and on-time deliveries. 

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. 

Ready to move the world forward?

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  • Automotive
  • Team Lead
  • Software Engineering
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