Working Student Software Development (m/f)

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Are you currently studying and keen on getting your initial hands on working experiences? Read on and join HERE in Schwalbach as a Software Development Working Student!

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

Map Community

The Map Community department is building tools and services used to manage and collect map related data, quality moderate it and finally integrate it into one of our core databases. The source of the data could be external customers, internal teams, automatics edits or bulk data loads.

The Backend team is owning and operating the main database and provides access via a REST web service. This service is refreshed and updated to the next version. The new service is not intended to be backward compatible, allowing it to be streamlined. This gives us the opportunity to review existing features and make necessary changes. To future proof the implementation, we are also upgrading the underling technology and lifecycle management to a micro service style.


As a working student, you will contribute to this new service. You will take part in the discussion process. Your input will be appreciated. Guided by a senior developer you will learn how to implement the features. After that you will work with testers and operations to bring the features though the pipeline to production.


Success in the role demands the ability to learn quickly, good communication and teamwork skills, flexibility to work in multi-cultural and multi-functional environment, and an interest in location-based services among the following qualities:

  • Have basic knowledge about programming
  • Be passionate about building good solutions, that fit the users needs
  • Be proactive and self-organized
  • Speak and write English well

Additionally it would be nice if you:

  • Had some experience in Java
  • Had knowledge of the HTTP protocol, REST and JSON
  • Worked with Spring, JPA or Maven
  • Had some experience in SQL (PostgeSQL) or NoSQL databases
  • Worked with Docker
  • Used Amazon


What we offer: 


HERE has all the ingredients that make for a vibrant place to start your career. From day one, you will be immersed in a culture of cutting-edge technology where your ideas will be encouraged and embraced. After all it is new ideas, new ways of thinking, and new approaches to solving real-world problems that enable us to constantly push the boundaries of digital map-making. At HERE, we guarantee you an opportunity to expand your knowledge and develop your skills.

Please note that we are cooperating with nomiko e.V. ( for all our intern, working student and young professional positions and that nomiko is handling all contract related formalities.


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