Sr Software Engineer - Open Location Platform

Requisition ID
Research & Software Developmnt


HERE Technologies, 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


The HERE Open Location Platform is on a mission to develop high-volume, low-latency, real-time event processing and Big Data analytical systems in a cloud environment.

We are seeking a talented Developer/Software Engineer that is comfortable working with Java back-end services as well as state-of-the-art web technologies. Our cloud-based initiatives add dynamic content sourced from IOT devices and vehicles to the HERE mapping databases. The solution you will be working on enables HERE associates and customers to interact with our solutions, and process and visualize this dynamic content anywhere on Earth!

Your Day

  • Monitor and update your Jira and understand your commitments
  • Attend your team stand-up to share what was accomplished yesterday and planned for today
  • Discuss the design/implementation approach of a new feature and negotiate acceptance criteria
  • Learn the code base so you can extend it with confidence
  • Write clean, fast code to implement new features
  • Ensure that any existing code you are about to change has enough test coverage
  • Deploy a stack into AWS with your code
  • Participate in code peer reviews, respond to yours and mentor fellow team members



B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent.

2+ years software development experience building scalable commercial web applications or services.

2+ years experience with Linux, and Linux based scripting.

2+ years developing software with test automation

Fluency in Java


Experience with general open source software, including but not limited to Spring, JAX-RS, Kafka, docker, Web Containers, etc.).

Experience with Linux shell, Maven, git (or equivalent) modern version control and continuous integration/continuous deployment.

Working knowledge of BigData technology, including complex large scale processing systems like Hadoop/Spark/hive/Pig, or event/stream based processing platforms like Storm/Spark streaming/Samza/Apex/Flink.

Worked with CI/CD processes and tools such as Git, Gerrit, Jenkins, GoCD

Exceptional ability to troubleshoot complex distributed issues in a production environment.

Highly entrepreneurial, flexible and hard working – willing to go the extra mile or two to “get things done with high quality”.


Preferred qualifications

  • 2+ years using AWS in production software.
  • Experience building highly available systems and operating 24x7 service.

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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