Sr Database Engineer

Requisition ID
Map Data Collection


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


Location based data and services are at the center of immense growth and innovation. Automobiles and mobile applications are generating petabytes of data on a daily basis that contain information about our world. HERE leverages data from mobile and automotive use cases and uses its cloud-based predictive analytics platform to generate highly accurate and precise map content and applications for location based services.  

HERE’s Database Engineering  Group is looking for a Senior Database Engineer for Places and Search.  This role performs a vital function in creating scripts and queries against mulitple databases, including cloud formated databases utilizing map reduce, HIVE. These queries and scripts are geared towards finding critical database errors and opportunities for automation/optimization. This includes analysis related to ICE, customer inquiries, validations, and to support important project deliverables. Database Engineers also perform specialized tasks, data analysis and participates as key members in project teams.


Our work environment features short release cycles, experienced and talented employees, and a fast-paced work environment.  You should be someone who takes pride in your work, honors your commitments, and enjoys working with teammates to find creative solutions to thorny problems.


  • Create and execute database queries and scripting based on criteria from Core Platform Group and Quality to find critical errors;
  • Create and execute database queries and scripting to support project and cleanup efforts;
  • Manage and/or participate in new or existing projects with emphasis on validation and coding support. This may include work on Agile projects;
  • Support analysis for customer and/or internal queries;
  • Perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for Validation, Query, and additional tools;
  • Support analysis and queries related to ICE
  • Set up Alerts and investigate data related to alerts
  • Track and Analyze Data Inputs and Outputs
  • Conduct scalable data research on and off the cloud
  • Performs data visualization and analysis
  • Discovers trends in the data and presents them to other scientists and business managers
  • Design, modify and build new data processes
  • Act as an expert and evangelist in areas of data mining.
  • Manages the release process and the release staff during release repair
  • Mentors junior team members


  • BSc in disciplines such as Statistics/Mathematics, Computer Science, Econometrics, Operations Research, with an emphasis on one or more of the following: computational statistics/science, data mining, machine learning, and optimization.
  • 2+ years relevant experience
  • Knowledge of data mining and analytic methods such as regression, classifiers, clustering, association rules, decision trees, Bayesian network analysis, etc.
  • Proficiency with a statistical analysis package and associated scripting language such as Python, R, Matlab, SAS, etc. 
  • Programming experience with SQL, shell script, Python, etc.
  • Possesses strong exploratory analysis skills
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to bridge the gap between data science and business management
  • Has the ability to think and research creatively
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools, such as Tableau
  • Strong background in geographic data or location intelligence


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.



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