• Engineer

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

    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


    We are committed to test driven development, automated testing, code reviews, CI/CD, and code quality.


    The team self-organizes using agile and scrum metholodologies. Each team member is full stack and contributes towards team success through the development, analysis, testing, and deployment of microservices for the Open Location Platform.


    Your role encompasses working on features and technical tasks in a self-directed fashion, working with your team and product management to analyze requirements, talk to stakeholders, design, implement and document solutions as well as test and review your colleagues’ work.


    What we look for

    • Solid knowledge of object oriented and functional programming principles
    • An understanding of the importance of producing readable code
    • Experience with the JVM in general and ideally with Scala
    • Knowledge about basic algorithms and data structures
    • Test-driven development
    • Experience with running highly available service serving millions of requests
    • Experience with Unix and good command of a scripting language
    • Familiarity with HTTP, the REST-principles and TCP/IP networking
    • Experience with Continuous Integration and Delivery
    • Good command of written and spoken English

    Some specific technologies we use:

    • Scala
    • Java
    • Docker
    • Git, Gerrit
    • Linux
    • Amazon Web Services

    What we offer

    • 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
    • Pair programming
    • Greenfield development on the company’s new Open Location Platform
    • Opportunity to work on a massive large scale problem (HERE works with 50 Petabytes of data on a daily basis)


    • 5+ years of experience with object oriented and functional programming languages and related technologies (Java, Scala, Frameworks)
    • An understanding of the importance of producing good and readable code (TDD, DRY, encapsulation, names, abstractions, format etc.)
    • Experience with delivering to and running software in production (from libraries to highly available service serving millions of requests)
    • Understanding what does it mean to efficiently work in a team
    • Readiness for technical challenges and excellent analytical skills

    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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