Principal Software Engineer
Tom Tom Group
India, Pune
4d ago

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

As a Principal 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 lead the team in creating breakthrough solutions, advancing agile development principles and improving engineering practices.

You are responsible for the successful creation of ground-breaking software solutions, while delivering customer value, with high quality along with continuous personal advancement.

You are asked to deliver the following :

  • Skills and experience in technical leadership, with the ability to translate business requirements into software design.
  • Ability to analyze problems at an abstract level and decompose them into logical parts.
  • Expert level experience of modern object-oriented languages, practical knowledge of object-oriented design principles and testing practices
  • Appreciation of highly distributed systems’ behavior and performance, and the ability to create and deliver non-functional requirements.
  • Assist in creating and reviewing product design documents to ensure compliance with architecture standards.
  • Guide the team to arrive at an optimal design
  • Drive technical design discussions
  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers on coding best practices
  • Extensive SQL and No-SQL Database experience.
  • Eagerness to learn complex systems and their behaviors.
  • Excellent collaboration skills to work with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Desire for continuously improving your skills.
  • Open mind and readiness to discuss details of the system your team is building.
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic and fast changing environment.
  • To be passionate about programming, always eager to learn and improve your skills
  • Experience in at least one object oriented language preferably Java
  • Knowledge of modern programming technologies and approaches (OOP, Design Patterns, SOLID principles, TDD, Service Oriented Architecture etc.)
  • Ability to analyze problems and decompose them into logical parts
  • Familiarity with Linux environment
  • Familiarity with at least one scripting language (Python, Bash, etc.)
  • To be team-oriented to be able to communicate with other team members, express doubts, provide and accept constructive feedback
  • Good communications skills in English
  • What you’ll need

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent field and must have min. 13+ years of experience with a proven track record in technical roles
  • Expert hands on knowledge of latest technology, good exposure to web technologies and open to all technologies (like but not limited to Java, J2EE, Hibernate, Spring, Flex, HTML, CSS, Oracle, PostGreSQL, or other databases)

  • 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, problems solving with strong exposure to root causing tools and techniques and ability to come up with win-
  • win solutions in complex business situations,

  • 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
  • Influencing
  • Challenges self and team
  • 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
  • What's Nice to Have :

    Exposure to Agile Has worked in medium to big scale product organizations .

    Meet Your team

    Is Maps. Part of TomTom’s Location Technology Products technical unit, the Maps product unit 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 this product unit, you can 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?

    TomTom India Private Limited is one of India’s Best IT & IT- BPM Company to Work for - 2018. It is amongst 50 Best IT & IT-

    BPM companies to work for in India and amongst the Top 5 among Emerging organizations in IT & IT-BPM.

    For the full story about the vacancy or procedure, please click on or contact Swathi Kesireddy.

    Online assessments and pre-employment screening are part of the selection process.

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