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TomTom International B.V.

9031007 | EINDHOVEN AMSTERDAM | Detachering | WO | 40 uur | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

YACHT trainees has developed a new, innovative and successful talent programme. Within the YACHT traineeship, talents are trained as professional specialists with management skills. Would you like to develop software for innovative products in challenging projects for high-tech customers? Where you are 100% involved and where you can combine technology with working in an R&D environment? Are you the perfect match?


In this technical traineeship you will grow to a software project lead or a lead engineer (system architect) within 3 years. You will do different assignments for TomTom at a high level.  TomTom is a very fast moving company within the cutting edge field of digital mapping so you will never get bored! You will be developing technologies for consumer products like: Integrated car navigation, mobile applications, wearable technologies, separate navigation systems and many more. The development trajectory includes feasibility study, specification, performance analysis, design, implementation, testing, documentation, etc. You will be an integral part of a development team consisting of hardware engineers, embedded software engineers, application software and algorithm designers and system architects.  


•    Bachelor, Master or Phd level in, for example, control engineering, mechatronics, computer science etc.
•    Knowledge of processes for embedded software development through relevant internships or projects
•    Experience with C/C++, Java and/or Python is a plus.
•    Any experience with QNX, Linux, AOSP and/or WinCE.
•    Experience in using unit test frameworks
•    Experience with working according to Agile methology (Scrum, SAFe)
•    Preferably knowledge of Object- Oriented design techniques.
•    Solid English skills (conversation and writing). Dutch is a plus.
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Project management experience during your education.  


YACHT Trainees Engineering offers you the most challenging assignments at TomTom. Work that matters is our focus. As a trainee you will participate in our talent program #schoolofwork! #Schoolofwork is more than a series of workouts. It is a complete training program with intensive coaching, online assignments, and talent Day intervisions. You will get a talent coach from YACHT who guides you and a Talent psychologist from out training. In addition to this program and intensive counseling we offer you a competitive salary and the opportunity to make strides in your own personal development as an professional.

YACHT Trainees is the specialist in the field of young talent. We find, retain and develop highly skilled young people (Bachelor / Master) with a maximum of 2 years work experience. YACHT Trainees has developed a new, innovative and already successful talent program. Within the YACHT traineeship talent is trained as specialist with management skills. The program helps you to fulfill strategic positions within 3 years.


As a Trainee you will be trained as a specialist with management skills! Together we look for the best assignments at TomTom. We will offer an in-house traineeships (2 or 3 different assignments at TomTom). 
Each Yacht trainee follows, in addition 2 to 3 challenging assignments an intensive personal leadership journey over a course of three years. Active coaching, mentoring, competence and self-reflection by other trainees are important pillars within this program. A YACHT trainee is performing at increased efficiency within the organization and gives fresh insights. Now and in the future!

As a trainee you will be selected on the skills and attributes. The core competencies that apply to all our Trainees are:

·    Discipline
·    Results orientation  
·    Impact
·    Self-development
·    Adaptability
You also have at least completed a HTS or TU education in a technical (mechanics, mechatronics, electrical engineering, software, physics, chemistry or related) and up to 2 years work experience.
Extracurricular activities certainly count in the selection process! Do you have management experience, relevant additional jobs, overseas experience or any other relevant experiences? Make sure to stand out with your resume!

The above core competencies are assessed through an online assessment tool!  Apply via the apply-button, Yacht Trainees will send you to a link to the test!


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Martijn van der Aa via telefoonnummer +31 0651573734

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