• Principal Architect - Open Location Platform m/f

    Job Locations DE-Berlin
    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 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.

    What's the role?

    HERE has placed the development of an Open Location Platform (OLP) as a central building block of its strategy. Development of this platform will be driven by three functions, Product, Engineering and Architecture. HERE is looking for a Principal Architect m/f to lead the Design and Development of Core Services of OLP. Core Services provide the foundation for running complex data pipelines at scale through data management, processing and distribution services and APIs.
    Your responsibility as Principal Architect role is to drive success of the OLP effort through driving deliberate, clear, and consistent software and system design, implementation and validation. As Principle Architect you are the technical lead for the teams and services you work on in embedded manner. You will be an integral part of the OLP Architecture group and work in close partnership with respective product and engineering management.

    Who are you?

    You bring a hands-on pragmatic approach and an analytical mind-set with a sound theoretical basis. A background in developing complex distributed systems, infrastructure services or platforms and technology is very beneficial to be able to successfully lead the architecture work in the new platform:

    • Master's degree or PhD in a relevant field is your base
    • Ideally 10+ years of experience in delivering software products or systems in various roles, experience in lead engineer or lead architect roles as well as developing scale-out distributed cloud services
    • Exposure to microservices architecture and highly-scalable distributed systems are highly appreciated
    • Expertise in Kubernetes and Docker technologies
    • Expertise in architectural areas of security, network, high-availability, reliability
    • Fluency in Java, Scala or Python
    • Experience with Flink, Spark, Kafka, Redis, Cassandra for high volume data processing are helpful
    • Experience with AWS offerings or other cloud providers


    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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