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Sample cover letter for Full Time position at Tomtom

POSITION:

Software Developer

Application to Senior Software Engineer (Android, Java / Embedded or Mobile applications)

I contact you regarding the position Senior Software Engineer which I found in Linkedin. It is appealing me, because I love coding and the passion towards technology. The guaranteed career path at tomtom group is another reason.

With a proven record of academic achievement in Masters in IT and experience in positions of software Engineer, I am confident that that I can make an immediate contribution and this program would beneficial to me towards achieving my passion.

The experience in Embla Software innovation related to cross platform mobile application development in a SCRUM team, the courses I have taken in University of Stuttgart related to Web services and service oriented architecture, and the project – web application using SOA architecture & business processes I did during that time would be a great assets to the position. The knowledge I gained during Tilburg University semester related to Enterprise Architecture, Enterprise governance, SOA will be really useful when it comes to big picture in developing application.

I am a quick learner and enthusiastic about technology because technology always make me ask questions and always make me seeking the answers. The Master in Information Technology I am pursuing is one evidence for my love toward Information Technology. My first computer experience was back in 2007 at my age of 21, 3 years after Facebook founded.

During last 8 years, I have finished my bachelor in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Professional Graduate Diploma in IT in British Computer Society, passed CCNA, certification in J2EE, Sun certification and Microsoft certification, and more than 3 years’ experience as software Engineer, currently expected graduate Erasmus Mundus master in Service Engineering. This number of achievement during comparably small amount of time and late start shows my passion towards technology.

I always love to working in a team and complement each other in skills and emotion and working towards achieving the same goal. During my Software Engineer position, I enjoyed working in scrum team and I am certified scrum master. Last two years in my masters I have been working with multinational team of friends for various course works and projects. I enjoyed the cultural different and it gave me a new flavor to my experience.

The passion toward technology, specially developing application took me this long, and I would like to use this opportunity to explore more while enjoying working with arena team. I can start at the start of July 2015 and willing to relocate.



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