QA Lead (m/f)

Requisition ID
Research & Software Developmnt


HERE is a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences. We combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles. To learn more about HERE, including our work in the areas of connected and autonomous driving, visit 


Who we are


HERE IoT/Tracking team develops next-generation IoT and tracking services. Our scope includes products and solutions in consumer, automotive, and enterprise industries. We are the worldwide market leader in automotive navigation content, and have a significant Web and mobile footprint through partners such as Microsoft, Amazon, and our parent companies Audi, BMW and Daimler. HERE employs more than 7,000 employees worldwide, with major offices in Chicago, Boston, Berlin, Singapore and Bangalore.


HERE IoT is one of three product business units, developing and bringing to market focused products and services.


What will you do?

As cloud QA lead:
  • You define the testing strategy and QA plan that needs to be done, for both manual and automated testing. You are responsible for creating strategic QA direction and technologies used to execute it.
  • You work closely with our developers and product managers to maintain the high quality of our products
  • You manage QA in your own Scrum team, deciding priorities, deployment and more, communicating with developers, Ops, and other stakeholders
  • You mentor and plan for the growth and learning of the QA team in line with business needs
  • You support project management and our development team to give them a better overview of quality of the product
  • You are independent willing to take a ownership and be accountability
  • Accountable to Head of Engineering

You will be working with internal and external product and development teams, building the narrative of moving from concept to implementation. You must be independent self-starter and able to find opportunities when others see problems. You must have a great cloud dev QA experience and Geolocation knowledge.



  • Bachelor/Master in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar degree
  • 5+ years' experience in test automation and quality assurance
  • Knowledge of developing and/or testing Javascript/node.js applications
  • Experience in testing APIs, including availability and scalability
  • Experience with load testing and performance testing
  • Experience in Test Automation of REST APIs
  • Knowledge of issue tracking tools e.g. JIRA, TRAC, etc
  • Understanding of microservice architecture and the challenges in assuring quality
  • Knowledge of test automation tools and languages is a big plus e.g. node.js, Android, iOS, Web
  • Experience with release management and CI/CD is necessary
  • Demonstrated capability and motivation to thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Very strong communication skills with external and internal stakeholders
  • You are fluent in English
  • You like to solve complex problems and can prioritize between different projects at the same time
  • You are a team player and don't mind "getting your hands dirty" to support others
  • You think big and have a passion for achievement
  • Proven track record of product deliverables and passion for continuous  Improvement
  • Familiarity with Six sigma. ISO, DMAIC , CMMI or other Quality standards
  • Familiarity with internal IoT QA process and product development process is a plus
We consider a plus:
  • Knowledge of location based services such as mapping, positioning, tracking and geofencing
  • Experience in automating tests for Android and/or iOS applications
  • Experience working with microservices


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