Lead Engineer - Highly Automated Driving

Requisition ID
Research & Software Developmnt


HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location we empower our customers to achieve better outcomes from helping a city manage its infrastructure or an enterprise optimize its assets to delivering drivers to their destination safely. To learn more about HERE, including our new generation of cloud-based location platform services, visit


Join a team of highly skilled and innovative engineers to work on leading-edge Map Platform Services for Highly Autonomous Driving (HAD) systems. Automated Driving industry is rapidly expanding. Join us in building the most precise and detailed map that will make Automated Driving a reality. This is an excellent opportunity to work with an energetic and dedicated team on highly visible, technology-driven problems with a direct connection to the success of the company.
The development environment is server-side Java 7/8, with an emphasis on RESTful web services, distributed big-data processing (Hadoop/MapReduce/Storm/Spark), and cloud deployment (AWS, Docker, Puppet). There is some exposure to alternate JVM languages such as Scala and Groovy.


  • As a Lead member of the team, you will be expected to contribute at a high-level to many aspects of our collaborative Agile development process:
  • Product and feature design.
  • Technical architectural design and review.
  • Software implementation with automated testing.
  • Peer code reviews, mentoring and knowledge sharing sessions.
  • Continuous process improvement, coding standards, use of code quality metrics.
  • Build, release and deployment automation and monitoring.
  • Customer support & troubleshooting.


  • Strong recent server-side Java development experience, 5 years min, 7+ preferable.
  • Advanced object-oriented design skills, exposure to modern design patterns.
  • Working knowledge of algorithms and data structures.
  • Effective unit testing with JUnit and mock objects.
  • Experience of persistence with relational and NoSQL data stores.
  • Familiar with Eclipse, Maven, GIT and CI servers (e.g. Jenkins/Hudson, GO, Bamboo)
  • Experience building REST web service clients and servers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable and productive in an Agile team environment.
  • Experience designing and developing Map/Reduce applications with Hadoop or Amazon EMR.
  • Experience developing and tuning highly concurrent data processing systems
  • Performance analysis and optimization of complex distributed applications
  • Familiar with structured code reviews, e.g Gerrit, FishEye, Crucible.
  • General AWS services experience (EC2 deployment, services such as IAM, SWF, SNS, SQS, RDS, RedShift)
  • Automated deployment with Chef, Puppet, Docker.
  • Experience with code hygiene tools such as CheckStyle, PMD, JaCoCo.
  • Experience with WGS-84, cartography, geodesy or navigation standards and systems.
  • Experience with the Spring Framework.
HERE is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


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