Sr Engineer (m/f)

Requisition ID
Research & Software Developmnt


HERE Technologies was created to shape a whole new generation of location services and devices built for how you live and what you care about. HERE Technologies powers everyday experiences that help you navigate your life with ease and confidence. We serve both business customers and consumers with the energy of a start-up and the stability of an established operation. We care about our customers, our products and each other.


The 'HERE Platform for Business' team is recruiting a Senior Java Back-End Software Engineer (m/f) to build Platform Extensions for Business. The HERE Platform for Platform enables fast, easy, cost-efficient creation of customizable location-aware experiences spanning desktop, mobile or web use.


Our platform services are expressly built for Enterprise and enable

  • access to the world’s best map, including point addressing, census data, postal code boundaries, truck-related driving data and POIs, parking restrictions, and more
  • simplified development with geo-coding and multi-reverse geocoding, vehicle and pedestrian routing, traffic-enabled routing, truck, and more.

As a Software Engineer for our 'HERE Platform for Business' platform extensions you will be a key member of our growing team, developing industry-leading platform feature extensions and value added services to supporting vertical Enterprise market segments, such as fleet management. This is an experienced position that requires fluency in the latest Java capabilities and improvements. The ideal candidate is motivated to explore and deliver the best possible solutions to our customers.


The ideal candidate will have experience developing RESTful web services. You should have a strong passion for technology as evidenced by your personal projects that demonstrate your aptitude for superior engineering and strong customer-centric product sense. You should enjoy working outside the comfort zone and love to learn new technologies. The position will be based in Frankfurt and will report to the Team Lead Development Team Platform Extensions for Business.


You will be part of our agile development team (we are using Scrum) and work with high-quality code (Unit Test, Continuous Integration) on customizations and solutions with use of Java Enterprise and Web Services (Tomcat, RestEasy), Spring Framework (Core, MVC) and databases (JDBC, PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite).

  • Develop Web services for Maps / Navigation:
    Advanced Routing, Search, Fleet management
  • Work together with several Map Service development teams
  • Design & optimize the extensions in close cooperation with key customers
  • Implement test and demo tools


  • Software engineering degree (or equiv.) and 2+ years of experience
  • Java and/or C++ and SQL
  • Web Service development / hosting
  • Self-driven, excellent English and German
  • Optional – Experience with Maps, location based applications, JavaScript
  • Experience in international projects and / or international business


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