Expert Software Engineer

'Five years from now we'll be active in areas we haven't yet dreamed of'.

Harold Goddijn, CEO TomTom.

TomTom empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions.

Would you like to contribute in designing and developing innovative products that help people every day to move towards their goals?

Where do you want to be?

As an Expert Software Engineer you will be working with a team of skilled, innovative and passionate engineers in creating cutting edge software solutions for creating and maintaining digital maps. You will support the team in advancing agile development principles and improving engineering practices. You will be responsible for the successful creation of ground-breaking software solutions, while delivering customer value, with high quality along with continuous personal advancement.

We are looking for an independent self-starter able to perform the following activities:

  • Understand stakeholders' requirements and translate them into concrete cross-platform architectural solutions;
  • Support development teams with expert technical guidance, predicting, identifying, assessing and solving application related issues;
  • Capture critical business needs and translate them into concrete cross-platform architectural solutions;
  • Assist in creating and reviewing product design documents to ensure compliance with architecture standards;
  • Define internal standards and solutions for own field of expertise and focus on creating cross-platform architectural solutions;
  • Promote improvements for software development practices, processes and standards with consideration of quality, innovation, and productivity;
  • Increase technical knowledge and skills in own field of expertise and share knowledge with colleagues within and outside the own team;
  • Support and lead the developers working in an agile model under your responsibility, assist engineers in solving technical problems;
  • Promote improvements for software development practices, processes and standards with consideration of quality, innovation, and productivity;
  • Build and maintain links to product owners and other product units to ensure appropriate communication paths are established and used;
  • Support product owner to identify and determine short and long term requirements for the team.

What do we expect from you?

To be successful as an Expert Software Engineer, this is the kind of profile we have in mind:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent field
  • Must have 6+ years of experience with a proven track record on technologies like Java, J2EE, Hibernate, Spring, Flex, HTML, CSS, Oracle, PostGreSQL, or other databases
  • Expert hands on knowledge of latest technology, good exposure to web technologies and open to all technologies;
  • Proven track record with complex architectural designs and getting them developed / deployed;
  • Very good exposure to devops concepts and tools, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery;
  • Quick learner, believes in continuous learning and acts as a catalyst for building the culture within the organization;
  • Analytical thinking skills, problem solving with strong exposure to root causing tools and techniques and ability to come up with win-win solutions in complex business situations;
  • Exposure to machine learning and NN;
  • Hands on experience of handling (or at least being major part of) complex business situations and enterprise level software products;
  • Thinker – can come up with ideas and has the courage and perseverance to bring them to reality;
  • Puts the team before self, believes in and is capable of building strong teams across units and rallying team's support for a cause;
  • Leads from the front, empowers his/her teams to taken their own decisions;
  • Good Communication & active listening skills;
  • Influencing;
  • Challenges self and team while open to giving and receiving feedback;
  • Ability to coach and mentor people on technical topics;
  • Awareness and experience in working with multicultural, multi-locations teams.


  • Exposure to Agile and has worked in medium to big scale product organizations

What do we offer?

  • An adventure in the bleeding-edge field of digital mapping, traffic and navigation solutions;
  • The chance to work in a fast moving international environment where team work and creative ideas are nurtured.
  • The opportunity to collaborate with passionate colleagues from different countries.
  • Compensation includes a generous base salary plus bonus, 15 PTO days, 12 company holidays and 3 additional days to perform community service annually.
  • Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life and 401(k).

Who are we?

TomTom empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards their goals. Our map-based components include map content, online map-based services, real-time traffic, and navigation software. Our consumer products include PNDs, navigation apps, and GPS sports watches. Our main business products are custom in-dash navigation systems and a fleet management system, which is offered to fleet owners as an online service with integrated in-vehicle cellular devices.

Our business consists of four customer facing business units: Consumer, Automotive, Licensing and Business Solutions. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have 4,500 employees worldwide and sell our products in over 35 countries. For further information, please visit


If you would like to be part of this winning international team and help TomTom further position ourselves as the authority in location and navigation solutions, please apply at:

We kindly ask you to complete the form and attachments in English.

Pre-employment screening is part of the selection process.


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