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Senior Engineering Manager - Kubernetes

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TomTom
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands/Remote
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Added: April 26, 2024
In Platform Engineering we focus on improving developer productivity and efficiency, increasing resiliency of the systems, offloading product teams from infrastructure and platform activities, and reducing the overhead cost of infrastructure and services. We provide a streamlined internal development platform to give self-service, and automation supported by feedback loops through all steps of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

In Kubernetes domain we provide an internal developer platform to streamline delivery process of Kubernetes workloads and offload product teams from operational load to increase productivity and efficiency. You will lead your team to achieve organizational objectives and directions by managing, coaching, and developing the team and individuals. You will be responsible for the execution, timely delivery, and quality of the work, scalability, time to customer, cost, and technical leadership.

What You’ll Do

  • Set and maintain the technical direction for cloud-native infrastructure engineering in a multi-cloud context, including Kubernetes, IAM integration, security integration, and service connectivity.
  • Be responsible for standardization, development, delivery and operations of the cloud-native reference architecture for all of TomTom.
  • Lead for engineering effective, quality of the output, creating the technical roadmap
  • Work with internal customers to understand their needs and drive the adoption of best practices.
  • Be an advocate for CI/CD, SDLC, and SRE best practices.
  • Work on the "Secure & Compliance by design" approach.
  • Build out an engineering team to high engineering standards.
  • Actively manage and coach a team of engineers, taking their personal development to heart.
  • Provide leadership to managers; may also provide leadership to supervisors and/or to senior individual contributor employees
  • Has accountability for the performance and results of a team or multiple related teams
  • Develop departmental plans, including business, production, operational and/or organizational priorities
  • Addresses complex problems through by Identifying applications of functional knowledge and existing methodologies

What You’ll Need

  • Experience in cloud-native infrastructure, including Kubernetes on public cloud platforms (AKS and/or EKS) and related technologies and tooling for cloud runtime platforms and end-to-end delivery (packaging, service mesh, ingress, identity, and access management).
  • Remain deeply immersed in the world of cloud and cloud-native innovation, including both open source (CNCF) and leading public cloud providers (Azure, AWS).
  • Familiar with at least one public cloud platform, preferably Azure or AWS
  • Proficiency in one programming language and having strong architecture skills.
  • CI/CD technologies, including source code management (GitHub), pipelines, secrets, artefacts.
  • GitOps practices and infrastructure automation, including infrastructure as code
  • Experience with SRE best practices
  • Cloud-native architecture, technology, engineering, and operations (CNCF)
  • Security, privacy, and compliance essentials

General Skills And Experience

  • Experience in managing teams of +24 people in production-grade platform-related teams (Cloud, Infrastructure, SRE)
  • Extensive experience in high-availability solutions (99.9 availability and reliability)
  • Experience in building and operating mission-critical systems.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • MSc in computer engineering or equivalent desirable

Nice to have

  • Modern coding languages (experienced in infrastructure-related languages such as Golang and Python; familiarity with product engineering languages such as Java, C++, Scala, Kotlin)
  • Serverless technologies
  • Software-defined operating models and technologies, including IaaS, CaaS, and PaaS
  • Software architecture fundamentals

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 Service Platform Product Unit. We support Product Development and IT Service Management to ensure we get the most out of our tools and services. In our team, you will be an essential part of the entire operation, keeping everything moving so we can continue innovating on a global, real-time scale.

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.
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