• Principal Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition ID
    Research & Software Developmnt
  • Who are we?

    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

    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.

    You can be a part of this new world with a career at HERE TECHNOLOGIES.

    What's the role?

    The Principal Software Engineer shows passion, interst and demonstrated experience in Big Data, knowledge management and Advanced Analytics. 

    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 building end to end solutions for our analytics and research customers.

    The position is dynamic in nature and involves coding applications, scripting automation, deploying, maintaining components and visualizing large datasets. The ideal candidate would be open to learning and contributing to any aspect of the end to end application or data lifecycle. 

    At HERE being part of an advanced engineering team you will be exposed to leading edge technologies, research for machine learning, analytics, distributed devices and IoT. All while tasked with delivering breakthrough and disruptive innovation powering HERE's future business.

    You Will:

    • Define long term architectural direction, design, and implement high performance and highly scalable and available platform components for advance analytics (machine learning and deep leaning)
    • Work effectively with global product development and engineering teams
    • Fully understand non-functional requirements, system interdependencies and limitations
    • Maintain a broad view of emerging technologies and contribute in roadmap definition
    • Assist in the career development of others, actively mentoring individuals and the community on advanced technical issues and helping managers guide the career growth of their team members
    • Expert technical influence over multiple teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your deep knowledge and experience

    Who are you?

    • 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
    • Well organized & skilled at documenting designs, issues, proposals and results.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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