• Lead Software Engineer Distributed Compilation Frameworks m/f

    Job Locations DE-Berlin
    Requisition ID
    Research & Software Developmnt
  • Overview

    HERE offers the world’s freshest maps and location experiences across multiple screens and operating systems. HERE inspires a new generation of location services and devices helping more people to navigate their lives with ease and confidence every day and everywhere. Built on 30 years of experience in cartography and drawing on more than 80,000 sources of data, HERE offers “Maps for Life” for 196 countries, voice guided navigation in 95 countries, live traffic information for 41 countries, and support over 50 languages. Our maps can be found in 4 out of 5 in-car navigation systems in North America and Europe. We have powered mobile and web companies for more than 10 years. Our customers include Amazon, Yahoo, Garmin, BMW, Toyota, and many more. We are very proud of being the largest and most highly trained team of mapmakers on the planet with 6,000 people in more than 56 countries. To learn more about HERE, visit 


    HERE Berlin is an innovative branch where an international team of 50+ nationalities with very open culture creates location-based services at the highest level.

    As a member of Compilation Frameworks and Pipelines team you will have the opportunity to create the Here map – a digital representation of the world - that serves as a base for numerous location services. You will take advantage of high-end cloud computing, devise a SPARK cluster to process terabytes of all kinds of source data to create a comprehensive, highly compressed, semantically and geo-indexed map content for backend and client services. You will develop a compiler framework that enables users of the Here Open Location Platform to compile data in their own target formats with Here Reality Index – the most comprehensive and current source of location data worldwide.


    In an Agile context, you will

    • be a technical lead for large, highly scalable and complex systems or services
    • develop commercial grade software that is user friendly and suitable for global audience
    • lead design reviews, code reviews of your work and the work of your peers
    • lead or participate in architecture and design efforts across multiple teams
    • actively participate in continuous improvement efforts
    • mentor and assist other engineers in your areas of expertise
    • hire, develop and retain the best talent


    We would like to welcome a colleague with:


    • An advanced degree (PhD or MSc) in Computer Science
    • 10+ years of software development experience
    • Very strong analytical skills
    • Expert knowledge of least one of the following programming languages: C++, Java, Scala
    • Deep knowledge of data structures and basic algorithms
    • Very strong level in algorithm engineering
    • Expertise in object oriented design
    • Experience in distributed computation
    • Expertise in concurrent programming
    • Experience in large scale data processing
    • A paid attention to software craftsmanship

    Following skills are advantageous:


    • Knowledge of Scala
    • Knowledge of Spark or another distributed computing engine
    • Experience in functional programming
    • Experience with AWS and EMR clusters
    • Experience in working as part of agile team across multiple sites

    Our culture is founded on openness, collaboration and honesty, with colleagues who are brilliant in their field, helpful, resilient, loyal and strive for the best. One team in that everyone makes a difference and everyone is heard. We care. Even in tough times.


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