• Principal Software Engineer - CTO - Research

    Job Locations NL-Eindhoven
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
  • Who are we?

    HERE is a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences. Our vision is to enable the “Autonomous World” with our technology and services. We combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology and sensor data to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices from smartphones and tablets to wearables, robotics and vehicles. To learn more about HERE, including our work in the areas of connected and autonomous driving, visit  

    We are looking for a new member in our Technology Office team in Eindhoven. Our focus is on following new trends in software development, architectures, geospatial processing, analytics, privacy, artificial intelligence and visualization. We work in small and agile teams, often with colleagues across HERE on evaluating such trends, but also run larger projects to prototype new technologies or challenge them together with early adopting customers.


    We are looking for an extension of the team in the areas of data storage and processing, analytics, machine learning, data privacy and distributed systems. You should bring some experience in these areas, but you should mostly be able to acquire new skills and work self-driven with new upcoming concepts and technologies. We are a small and flexible team, so be prepared to take a wide range of responsibilities wherever your skills and personal interests matches with our mission and technology agenda.

    What's the role?

    • A stimulating multi-national work environment
    • Involvement with internal and external users
    • Exposure to new technologies and development methodologies
    • Development of analytical and technical skills
    • Opportunity to learn from highly-experienced and motivated colleagues
    • A chance to work on interesting and unique problems at serious scales
    • Conferences, technical and soft-skills trainings

    Who are you?

    • Relentless desire to learn and improve
    • Strong knowledge in computer science fundamentals such as algorithms and data structures
    • Previous experience in design and implementation of machine learning and predictive algorithms
    • Solid knowledge of object-oriented and functional programming principles and proven experience in programming languages such as C++, Java and Scala
    • Working knowledge in data analysis/manipulation packages such as Pandas/Spark and numerical packages/languages such as Numpy/Matlab/Julia

    Helpful are experiences in the following areas

    • Knowledge of geo informatics and location-aware systems
    • Knowledge of data privacy in general and privacy metrics such as k-anonymization and differential privacy
    • Experience with Continuous Integration and Delivery
    • Good command of written and spoken English



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