Solution Manager (m/f)

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Research & Software Developmnt


The HERE Automotive team is looking for a Solution Manager in Berlin as part of the Navigation Data Standard Technologies Group.


HERE enables people, enterprises and cities around the world to harness the power of location and create innovative solutions that make our lives safer and more efficient. We transform information from devices, vehicles, infrastructure and other sources into real-time location services that play a key role in how we move, live and interact with one another. To learn more about HERE, including our new generation of cloud-based location platform services, visit


The Team


Join our fast growing, highly motivated NDS (Navigation Database Standard) team in Berlin. The NDS team offers a unique chance to work on the core technologies of cutting edge navigation systems. NDS is the abbreviation for Navigation Data Standard, a standardized format for automotive-grade navigation databases, jointly developed by automobile manufacturers and suppliers. Our team delivers digital maps in NDS formats to our automotive customers where the data is going straight into cars to power in-car navigation systems, ADAS / e-horizon, as well as autonomous driving uses cases.


As a member of our dedicated NDS team, you will have the opportunity to dive deep into how we capture the real world, how this is reflected in our reality index, and work with the team on how this data goes straight into cars with our NDS deliveries. We work with Agile practices and co-operate with numerous different teams inside and outside of the company.


The Role


You will be part of the NDS Team located in Berlin, but work closely with automotive customers located globally.

General accountability:

  • Supporting the NDS Map team to ensure automotive programs are successufly delivered in Quality, Scope and Time.
  • Ensure compliance to processes to ensure automotive requirements such as traceability, FMEA, 8D are followed when necessary.
  • Maintain standard documentation and dashboards that can explain how Quality, Scope and project timelines are managed. This may require QA dashboards, Project and Capacity Plans.
  • Responsibility for Maturation Processes and KPI reporting to ensure quality levels are maintained for all programs throughout their lifecycle. Ensure scalability in all new processes deployed, drive for efficiency and common automotive standards where possible and ensure the processes are real, operational and add value.
  • Evaluate the Map Quality Testing system within the program scope and work closely with the program delivery team to identify gaps and improvements for the teams to resolve.
  • Ensuring enhanced customer satisfaction and increased process efficiency through quality improvements efforts. I.e. coordinating/leading of investigations and resolutions of quality incidents, facilitating Root Cause Analysis (RCA) meetings, etc



Essential qualifications and skills:

  • Undergraduate degree required
  • 6 to 9 years of successful management and solution delivery of cross-functional projects and programs
  • Strong project management and delivery process/methodology and project management tool experience
  • Sense of urgency, pragmatism and a solution-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Good understanding of Waterfall and Agile program management methodologies.
  • Strong technical aptitude
  • Experience working with technologies common to the HERE product portfolio. Automotive Experience is a big plus.
  • Highly competent in product delivery life cycles and methods to optimize the life cycle for project needs via use of best practices
  • Ability to work cross-functionally in a complex, matrix environment
  • Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Capable of working independently
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional multi-tasking ability
  • Ability to travel
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Love for automotive technology and a driver license
  • University degree within industry related field of study or equivalent working experience: Computer Science, Engineering, Electronics, Telecommunications, IT disciplines

Your stakeholders come from various business units and you will communicate with all areas of the company as an evangelist for our product offering. Success will demand the ability to learn quickly, adapt and apply knowledge in practice while continuously improving our products and services and growing your skill set.


Knowledge in following areas would be a plus:

  • Map data specification and attribution
  • Map data compilation for use cases required for complete navigation and mobility solutions
  • Experience with Quality Management Frameworks (ISO, A-SPICE)
  • Knowledge of requirements management and experience in project tracking tools (e.g. JIRA, Doors)

Our culture is founded on openness, collaboration and honesty, with colleagues who are brilliant in their field, resilient, and above all, strive for the best. One team, where everyone makes a difference and everyone is heard. We care. Even in tough times.


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