• Head of Quality - Software Development m/f

    Job Locations DE-Berlin | US-IL-Chicago
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  • Who are we?

    Ever checked in somewhere on social media? Ever tracked your online orders? You might be using HERE Technologies every single day without even realizing it. You can find us everywhere: in vehicles, smartphones, drones or third-party apps. We believe that with the right people, we will continue to be a game-changer in the technology industry and improve the daily lives of people around the world.  Find out more by clicking the video below or going



    HERE enables people, enterprises and cities around the world to harness the power of location and create innovative solutions that make our lives safer and more efficient. We transform information from devices, vehicles, infrastructure and other sources into real-time location services that play a key role in how we move, live and interact with one another.


    HERE is packed with smart people from around the world. Our offices foster an open environment where good ideas are encouraged and embraced. There's also plenty of flexibility within the company, options for achieving an ideal work/life balance and various other extras on offer.


    The Head of Quality m/f role is part of the Business Planning and Operations leadership team for Platform, which is the organization leading all aspects of data and information, processes, portfolio analysis strategic projects and quality initiatives alignment, required to ensure Platform's success.


    This is a highly visible position and you will operate as a strategic partner to our senior leadership team in running major transformation initiatives to drive the necessary change and shift towards a new business operating model to help HERE become the Open Location Company.

    What's the role?

    You will work closely with the Platform Product and Engineering teams and HERE Quality and hence will have high visibility and impact:


    • Developing quality strategy and bringing the quality management system to a new level
    • You will champion Quality as a principle throughout the organization and will act as a change agent by developing platform-wide programs
    • You have the opportunity to create new quality KPIs for cloud services and cloud services operations as well as clients 
    • You will work closely with Platform product teams to apply quality policies and procedures and ensure Platform products/services meet industry-wide quality standards such as ISO and A-SPICE
    • Overseeing the implementation of government requirements and industry standard certifications throughout the Platform organization 
    • You will lead Quality Systems Internal Audit processes for Platform

    Who are you?

    As Head of Quality you will lead the definition and development of the quality strategy for Platform and implement it across the organization:


    • Bachelor's degree in business, software engineering or computer science required. Master’s degree preferred
    • 10+ years’ experience in quality assurance with at least 5 years of experience managing quality programs
    • Experience with statistical analysis and desirably Six Sigma black belt certification
    • Kaizen certification highly appreciated
    • Experience with cloud and embedded product development highly appreciated
    • Outstanding organizational, leadership and communications skills will help you to be successful


    What do we offer?


    • An opportunity to work with extraordinary developers
    • Challenging problems to solve
    • Work that makes a difference in the world
    • Freedom to decide how to perform your work
    • Variety in the types of projects
    • Feedback so you will know how well you are doing
    • Collaborative, supportive colleagues


    Make HERE your destination, we are just getting started. Apply Now.


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