HERE

  • Sr. Java Software Engineer Map Search m/f

    Job Locations DE-Frankfurt | DE-Berlin
    Requisition ID
    2018-20027
    Category
    Research & Software Developmnt
  • 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 360.here.com.

     

     

    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.

     

    We are looking for a passionated and experienced software engineer for Schwalbach (Frankfurt am Main area) to strengthen our Search team. The HERE OneSearch team provides services for accurate location information retrieval and plays a key role in the HERE Platform. Well known enterprises leverage our services and platform for locating addresses and location tracking at a rate of thousands of hits each second.

    What's the role?

    Are you fascinated by maps? Do you want to find out how we map the world and how to build the world’s best search engine? It might be easy to build search engines, it might be easy to build recommendation engines, but what it takes to build a service that allows humans to interact with the world around them you won't find in a book. Years of research, testing, analysis of how people ask "How do I get to where I want to go?" – that’s what led us to what we're very proud of and we'd like you to join our journey.  We in the OneSearch team make the world's addresses and places findable. Our daily work is all about data mining, string processing, efficient data structures, machine learning and ranking algorithms. We are proud to have top software engineers, machine learning specialists and mathematicians in our team which is spread across offices in the USA and Germany.

     

    As part of the team, you will:

    • work on efficiency and correctness of the existing software
    • analyze, design and implement software that scales using up-to-date and future technologies
    • improve OneSearch products with respect to quality of results, quality of software design, performance, stability and maintainability
    • write/update tests and documentation
    • create/maintain automation and development tools
    • conduct peer reviews

    Who are you?

    You are an experienced software engineer with a passion for search technologies:

     

    • You have a sound understanding of basic algorithms and data structures
    • Solid professional experience with Java is your base. Having worked on highly scalable services or platforms and/or micro services in a cloud environment? Even better!
    • Expertise in backend services, concurrency, multi-threading and memory management will help you in this role
    • Good working knowledge in *NIX operating systems (+scripting, e.g. python, bash, …) is also beneficial
    • Experience in Search (esp. Lucene), machine learning or data retrieval would be awesome
    • Experience with AWS, scripting and automation is also a plus

     

    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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