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Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

Belgium, Ghent

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
* Produce great, elegant and simple code in a dynamic, diverse and shared environment.
* Design, implement and maintain state-of-the-art algorithms in Java.
* Be a contributor to our system architecture, able to prototype proposed solutions
* Constantly grow, led by your curiosity to grab the many development opportunities at TomTom and stay up to speed with the latest tools and techniques in an ever-changing technological landscape.

What you'll need
* 6+ years of experience in Software Development
* Your Java programming skills and engineering know-how are impressive.
* Good knowledge of at least one scripting language (Python, Bash etc.)
* Knowledge of modern programming technologies and approaches (OOP, Functional programming, Design Patterns, SOLID principles, TDD, Service Oriented Architecture, cloud based architecture)
* Experience with cloud environments (Azure, AWS or Cloud Foundry), automated testing, CI techniques and tools, design patterns and clean code principles
* Knowledge of GeoSpatial tech stack (GDAL/OGR, Rasterio, Shapely, Numpy, Xarray etc.) and SQL/NoSQL databases
* Familiarity with Unix/Linux

What's nice to have
* Knowledge of DevOps tools like Gradle, Git, Jenkins, Nexus, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible is a plus
* You love working as part of a self-organizing Scrum team in a scaled, agile environment
* You might have knowledge in one (or several) of these areas: Big Data, Geospatial processing, Machine learning & Artificial Intelligence, Remote Sensing, Cloud Computing, API security

Meet your team

We're Maps, a product unit within TomTom's Location Technology Products technical unit. Our team is comprised of over 2,000 people in 40 countries - all driven to deliver the most up-to-date, accurate and detailed maps for the hundreds of millions of people using TomTom maps around the world. Joining our team, you'll help continuously innovate our map-making processes, create a real-time closed loop between detected changes in the real world and the users' map, and build maps that will enable the future of autonomous driving.

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.

Ready to move the world forward?

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Senior Software Engineer

TomTom International BV., Ghent
Contract Type: 
Permanent contract
Software Engineer, Engineer
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