• Engineer (Scala a must) - Traffic and Dynamic content

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition ID
    Research & Software Developmnt
  • Overview

    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 Research, Architecture, and Systems Engineering team in HERE’s Traffic and Dynamic Content organization is looking for a Software Development Engineer to help drive the development of new and innovative technologies for Connected Vehicles and Smart Cities.   Located in downtown Chicago, our team is responsible for identifying and creating the prototypes for future products and systems that shape the efficiency, safety, and performance of delivering the dynamic content relevant to tomorrow’s vehicles.  We are expanding and this is a great opportunity for experienced and motivated software development engineers who have a proven track record with creating large scale highly reliable systems to contribute.


    Develop new algorithms for efficient processing of real-time data on a world-wide scale.  Ability to analyze data possibly indicating contradictory information to “pull the signal out of the noise.”  You will be mentored by experienced researchers and data scientists to help create the next generation of technologies enabling automated driving capabilities reporting near field and beyond the horizon information.  Exploit emerging GNSS technologies and vehicle sensors to predict the state of the network and aid in efficient transportation.  You will be expected to contribute to HERE Technologies I.P. portfolio.


    • A minimum of 4 years of experience with object oriented programming languages such as Java, C++, Python, or Swift with a record of contributing significant components to a large scale system development.
    • Expertise with NoSQL databases for such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase, DynamoDB with a record of sizing the system for maximum performance over a range of 1M to 100M entries and tuning for optimal performance in terms of latency while maintaining a high reliability configuration.
    • Functional programming concepts using Scala / Akka in a cloud computing environment deployed geographically across multiple data centers. 
    • Architectures for real-time big data processing using Spark, Storm, Flink.  Non real-time experience with the ability to demonstrate understanding of the trade-offs needed for real-time would also be acceptable.  Experience with messaging protocol for distributed systems such as Spark Streaming, Kafka, or RabbitMQ
    • Experience developing on AWS or similar enterprise cloud platforms.  


    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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