• Senior Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Requisition ID
    Research & Software Developmnt
  • Who are we?

    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

    What's the role?

    As our digital and physical lives become increasingly inter-connected, our map of the world is rapidly changing. With every connected device or sensor capable of generating and sharing its context and location, it is data that will connect this complex new world. The question is how do we make better use of that data and transform it into useful services for people and organizations – all in real-time?


    Our answer is the HERE Open Location Platform.


    The Open Location Platform Data Model team in Seattle believes the success of the Open Location Platform data exchange, a.k.a. Marketplace, depends on the sharing and leveraging of location based data. Our goal is to enable developers to easily understand and use the location based data in batch or stream data processing jobs to build more valuable derivative data products. We will achieve this by creating canonical data models to enable common usage of data and services to manage the data models. Would you like to join our team?
    Main responsibilities

    • Work closely with product managers and engineers to design, implement, test and continually improve OLP applications and services.
    • Develop products using agile methods and tools.
    • Develop commercial grade software that is user friendly and suitable for global audience.
    • Support production issues both directly and indirectly with customers.
    • Participate in design reviews, code reviews of your work and the work of your peer engineers.
    • Participate in architecture and design efforts.
    • Work closely with engineers, product managers and architects to deliver high quality software on time.

    Who are you?

    • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent.
    • 3+ years experience with Java and/or Scala.
    • 2+ years experience with general open source software, including but not limited to Spring, Hibernate, JAX-RS, JDBC, Web Containers, PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.
    • Working knowledge of Big Data technologies such as Kafka, NoSQL solutions and batch/stream processing frameworks such as Storm and/or Flink.
    • 3+ years developing software with test automation or Test Driven Development.
    • Strong service level design and programming ability.
    • Experience with Linux shell, Maven, git (or equivalent) modern version control and continuous integration/continuous deployment.
    • Understanding of data modeling techniques using relational and non-relational techniques.
    • Exceptional ability to troubleshoot complex distributed issues in a production environment. 
    • 2+ years using AWS in production software.
    • Experience building highly available systems and operating 24x7 service.
    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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