• Manager Software Engineering

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

    Who Are We?


    Ever checked in somewhere on social media? Ever tracked your online orders?”  You might be using HERE Technologies every 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.



    This position is part of the Asset Delivery Team which is part of the APE (Acquisition and Processing Engineering) Group in the Highly Automated Driving Organization (HAD). HAD designs and builds hardware and software to enable autonomous mobility solutions by providing capabilities that span the cloud, the vehicle, and the data. We are an agile team who are collaborative, innovative, and fun! Our mission is to provide a comprehensive platform that will serve as a common point of access to data used in SD/HD map creation, quality assurance, and street level imagery applications. We strive to use simple but cutting-edge technologies and approaches for implementing solutions. Our services currently power web tools which are used by thousands of people every day around the world.


    What’s The Role?


    You will be a hands-on leader of an engineering team and maintain software systems for processing data captured globally. Our software engineering teams work with their peers in hardware and software teams to integrate, test and maintain HERE’s core mapping infrastructure for capturing and ingesting map data.  The candidate would need to interact with cloud learning teams, research, and program/product managers on cross function projects to develop and maintain system solutions.



    Here’s what a typical day looks like-

    • Work with Hardware Engineering, Cloud teams, Research, Operations, Platform and Architecture & Infrastructure teams within cross functional projects
    • Educate and ensure the project team's effective use of established quality development practices
    • Ensure project documents, test plans, and schedules are monitored and meet quality standards.
    • Report progress and team status to Senior Management
    • Define QA processes and methodologies, Review test plans/scenarios and ensure conformance to testing standards, software requirement specifications, and architectural recommendations.
    • Work with project teams to review and accept requirements and set project testing priorities
    • Advocate and use agile development methodologies and tools to improve the development process


    Who Are You?


    The following skills & experience will help you to be successful in this role:

    • 8+ years of engineering experience
    • 2+ years in developing scale-out cloud service
    • Several years’ experience managing small teams of very technical people
    • Hands-on experience with Java and Python
    • Experience with AWS services and resources
    • Experience in scaling high throughput and volume cloud services under SLA 
    • Knowledge of common web frameworks for Python
    • Strong Linux background
    • Knowledge of common parallel programming paradigms
    • Candidates with experience in Docker
    • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Equivalent

    What You’ll Get:

    • Work that makes a difference in the world
    • Freedom to decide how to perform your work
    • Variety in the types of projects
    • Opportunities for personal growth
    • Collaborative, Supportive Colleagues

    Make HERE your destination, we are just getting started! Apply now!


    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.



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