Engineering Manager I

Amsterdam, The Netherlands/Remote
Added: April 26, 2024
We are looking for an engineering manager to join our distributed development team. The experience (and future opportunities) includes developing software for navigation systems, working on our online services and mobile SDKs APIs, and providing the best possible user experience to drivers and best-in-class APIs of our Navigation SDK.

You will work in a hybrid environment; with the flexibility to work remotely or meet the team at the office.

You’ll be leading an engineering team of 7-9 engineers.

What You’ll Do

  • Driving team performance and way of working, leading to reliable and predictable delivery of business value.
  • Leading team members on a growth path that maximizes their potential and unlocks high performance and impact using goal-setting and regular, insightful feedback.
  • Establishing yourself as a credible technical leader in the team’s domain.
  • Ensuring effective collaboration between the team and stakeholders, including our product organization.
  • Fostering 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.
  • Creating a culture of innovation, encouraging team members to find new and better ways to evolve software and achieve goals.

What You’ll Need

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience or equivalent.
  • 1+ years of experience in a leadership role.
  • Senior-level software engineering background and algorithmic skills, strength in software system architecture.
  • Good interpersonal skills, effective in engaging with and influencing senior engineers.
  • Programming skills in at least one of Swift, Kotlin or Java.
  • 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.
  • Can-do attitude.

What’s Nice To Have

  • Experience in SDK design and development.
  • Background in the navigation domain.

What We Offer

A competitive compensation package, of course.

Time and resources to grow and develop, including a personal development budget and paid leave for learning days, as well as paid access to e-learning resources such as O’Reilly and LinkedIn Learning.

Time to support life outside of work, with enhanced parental leave plus paid leave to care for loved ones and volunteer in local communities.

Work from home, the office, or even abroad – each team has the flexibility to choose how they work based on business needs.

Improve your home office with a setup budget and get extra support with a monthly allowance.

Enjoy options to work from your home country and abroad for a set number of days each year, to visit family and friends, or to simply explore the world we’re mapping.

Take the holidays you want with a competitive holiday plan, plus an extra day off to celebrate your birthday.

Join annual events like our Hackathon and DevDays to bring your ideas to life with talented teammates from around the world.

Become a part of our inclusive global culture and have the chance to collaborate with a diverse community – we have over 80 nationalities at TomTom!

Find out more about our global benefits and enjoy additional local benefits tailored to your location.

Meet your team

We're the Navigation SDK team. We work on complex code to develop TomTom's Navigation Software Development Kit, integrating technologies provided by other Product Units and enabling our customers to easily build competitive navigation applications. Your code will also be at the heart of TomTom's navigation products like AmiGO, helping millions of people find their way in the world.

At TomTom...

You’ll help people find their way in the world. In 2004, TomTom revolutionized how the world moves with the introduction of the first portable navigation device. Now, we intend to do it again by engineering the first-ever real-time map, the smartest and most useful map on the planet.

Work with a team of 3,700 unique, curious and passionate problem-solvers. Together, we’ll open up a world of possibilities for car manufacturers, enterprises and developers to help people understand and get closer to the world around them.

After you apply

Our recruitment team will work hard to give you a meaningful experience throughout your journey with us, 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 all the way through onboarding. To find out more about our application process, check out our hiring FAQs .

TomTom is an equal opportunity employer

TomTom is where you can find your place in the world. Every day we welcome, nurture and celebrate differences. Why? Because your uniqueness is what makes you, you . No matter your culture or background, you’ll find your impact at TomTom. Research also shows that sometimes women and underrepresented communities can be hesitant to apply for positions unless they believe they meet 100% of the criteria. If you can relate to this, please know that we’d love to hear from you.