Lead Engineer

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. Built on 30 years of experience in cartography and drawing on more than 80,000 sources of data, HERE offers "Maps for Life" for more than 190 countries, voice guided navigation in 95 countries in more than 50 languages and live traffic information for 34 countries. To learn more about HERE, including our work in the areas of connected and autonomous driving, visit or

HERE is looking for a Lead Software Engineer with proven experience in the development of key internal and customer-facing applications. The Software Engineer will work closely with project managers, data analysts and other developers in a fast paced environment including multiple platforms, architectures and technologies. The individual should be self-motivated, creative and proactive, and should have a strong understanding of the software development processes and methodologies. This is a full-time position based in Vancouver, Canada.

  • Lead the design and development of software for internal and customer-facing web applications as well as tools for data processing and analysis
  • Utilizes software engineering tools such as debuggers, configuration management systems, and continuous integration tools in the software development process
  • Leads code reviews, providing comments and suggestions
  • Provides reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques
  • Technical leader for derivative software projects
  • Mentor for other developers on the team
  • Estimates level of effort, evaluate new options, and offer suggestions to address requirements and improve processes
  • Works collaboratively and professionally with other developers in cross functional teams to achieve goals
  • Able to prioritize and develop solutions in a timely fashion
  • Participate in software integration activities, as needed
  • Participate in product and/or application definition activities including feature analysis and tradeoffs
  • Stay up-to-date with the development technology


  • A minimum of five years relevant work experience in a development role
  • Excellent development/scripting skills in common languages like JavaScript, Python, Java, etc
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient knowledge of web and data technologies
  • Working knowledge of IP networking, protocols such as HTTP and HTTPS, firewalls, routers, etc.
  • Experience with different Operating Systems, including mobile platforms (Android, iOS)
  • Solid technical background and understanding of the mapping industry
  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple, diverse projects simultaneously
  • Must be flexible, independent and self-motivated
Experience with the following tools and technologies is a plus:
  • AWS cloud services
  • Angular, node.js
  • SQL, Tableau, Hadoop
  • Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • BS degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Web Systems, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or other related degree

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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