• Principal Engineer - Machine Learning

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    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 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.



    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?

    There has never been an inflection point quite like this. A new digital era, where humans and technology fundamentally reconfigure their relationship to empower every aspect of our surroundings. Where we go from ride-sharing to self-driving. From street-maps to an index-of-reality. Welcome to the autonomous world.

    We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer with interest and demonstrated experience in big data platforms and advance analytics. This is a Principal role where you will need to excel with minimal technical supervision, while playing a variety of roles as needed to respond efficiently to product priorities. The position is dynamic in nature ranging from architectural design questions of the data lifecycle to coding applications, scripting automation, deploying, maintaining components and visualizing large datasets.

    At HERE you will be part of an advanced engineering team tasked with delivering breakthrough and disruptive innovation powering HERE's future business.

    Who are you?

    The ideal candidate would possess firsthand knowledge of modern infrastructure, deployment tooling, monitoring, centralized logging, cloud environments (AWS, Azure) and their service offerings. The team is small and flexible, looking for candidates that are comfortable researching and building end to end solutions for our analytics and research customers. You will have the ability to understand the business requirements while providing deep technical insights into the details of implementing novel high-scale software systems. You understand operational issues, collaborate with engineers in your areas of expertise as well as other disciplines and help drive innovative and effective technical solutions. 


    • BS in Computer Science, advanced degrees preferred
    • 10+years of experience in a software engineering role
    • Strong interest in ML-model deployment, data and metadata management, knowledge representation and/or search
    • Proven experience in data science infrastructure, data and knowledge architecture and/or systems integration projects
    • Experience with deploying, maintaining and troubleshooting open source projects as required by data science and research groups
    • Proven experience delivering production-quality server side applications in a professional software engineering role involving contemporary programming languages such as Java, Scala, C++ or Go
    • Experience with JavaScript and scripting such as Bash or Python
    • Experience with cloud platform such as AWS or Azure
    • Ability to work with various teams on integrating data and services.
    • Requirements definition, data modeling, design and code reviews
    • Maintain a broad view of emerging technologies and contribute in roadmap definition
    • Create, Deploy and support processes and frameworks that support data science and research team members in analytics and exploration

    Some of the following would be ideal as well:

    • Analytics fundamentals, data modelling, data warehousing or data cubes
    • Understanding of data security and privacy requirements and techniques
    • Experience with operating or using Dashboards (Jupyter, Zeppelin, Tableau, ReDash)
    • Understanding of geospatial models, analysis and visualization
    • Integrating machine Learning frameworks (e.g. Tensorflow, Torch)
    • Data Driven Development paradigms, A/B testing etc.

    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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