• Backend Tech Lead (Scala, AWS, REST services) - (m/f)

    Job Locations DE-Frankfurt
    Requisition ID
    Research & Software Developmnt
  • Who are we?

    “Ever checked in somewhere on social media? Ever tracked your online orders?” You might be using HERE every day without even realizing it. You can find us everywhere: in vehicles, smartphones, drones or third-party apps. And we’re not stopping there. We are evolving what used to be thought of as a map, into a real-time, 3D, digital representation of the world that will help us achieve our vision of enabling an Autonomous World for everyone.


    We are looking for a passionate Backend Tech Lead (Scala, AWS, REST services) - (m/f) for our Frankfurt team to help us build the next generation of HERE’s automated core map data processing environments.


    The Team


    You will be part of an agile pod team that is developing geo-spatial processing, enrichment and transformation tools with the goal to source map content in an efficient, scalable and highly automated manner to generate and maintain the freshest and most relevant map.


    Your Mission


    As a Backend Tech Lead, you will develop smart content sourcing tools for the state-of-the-art Mapping Technologies at HERE. Are you passionate about building software that matters? Abou map data and the spatial domain? Are you eager to apply your software engineering prowess to solve "spatial" problems? Do you trive on seeing your code become a well-running product tool? Then join our team and take this unique opportunity to build solutions that move map making and map data processing to the next level. 

    What's the role?

    Your Tasks

    • Develop new software products from the ground up and extend and maintaining them in an innovative and iteratively growing environment
    • Implement tools to enhance both automated and semi-automated map data processing, involving backend/service-based software stacks, but also dashboard components for data tracking and analysis
    • Apply and extend CI/CD tools and execute end-2-end ownership of your developed Software stack, including DevOps and testing aspects
    • Work closely with other full stack and frontend engineers on the team to de/-refine APIs and system integrations
    • Work with other engineering teams and internal customers to identify new opportunities, address critical needs, and solve complex problems using your backend development expertise
    • Become an expert at leveraging internal platform resources and APIs

    Who are you?

    What you should bring with you

    • B.Eng./B.Tech./Master’s Level Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Geoinformatics
    • 7+ years of software development experience in data-intensive and customer-oriented environment
    • Excellent Java skills and proficiency in SCALA, in combination with backend architectures, messaging technologies and related frameworks
    • Excellent knowledge of REST based web service technologies, JSON and XML
    • Good knowledge of DBMS and SQL, with a strong preference on PostgreSQL with PostGIS and/or Oracle
    • Good knowledge with Amazon Web Services technologies (EC2, S3, RDS, EMR,...)
    • Experience with virtualization, in particular Docker
    • Proficiency with using code collaboration tools (e.g. SVN/Git/Mercurial), issue tracking tools (e.g. JIRA) and team collaboration tools (e.g. Wikis).
    • Good knowledge of continuous integration & build tools and CI/CD, with a preference on Jenkins and/or Bamboo
    • Good knowledge of Linux/Unix
    • Team player attitude with proven experience of technical lead leadership within team
    • Good communication skills in English, both written and spoken
    • Comfortable with working within a multi-team, multi geographic location environment, as well as experience in working with distributed teams

    Nice to have

    • Background on geospatial data handling & management (GIS, etc.)
    • Familiar with GeoJSON
    • Experience with Non-SQL DBs, e.g MongoDB


    What do we offer


    We will support you in delivering your day to day tasks and achieving your goals. Personal development is highly encouraged at HERE. You can take different courses and trainings at our online University and also join cross-team projects within our Talent Platform. Our office is located with easy access by public transportation options and offers a canteen facilities. To keep your mind and body fit, we have access to a fitness studio and a lot of dart- and kicker-tournaments. What are you waiting for? Apply now and make HERE your destination. We are just getting started...






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