• Principal Engineer - 3D Visuals

    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.



    What's the role?

    HERE’s 3D Visuals division is responsible for building, maintaining, and distributing highly detailed and visually appealing 3D map representations of our world. From highly complex roadway junctions to fully scaled, complete 3D city models, our data serves a multitude of use cases for navigation, exploration, and commercial enterprises. Building 3D maps at this type of scale requires a ton of new technology and a special type of individual who wants to forge new ground, not just solve or optimize the same technical problems everyone else has already.


    In addition to the technical challenges this position offers, you will have the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative work environment. You will work on a small team of 6-8 high energy engineers with a wide range of skillsets and you will have every opportunity to expand your career both technically and professionally in this role.


    The position requires: math skills, self-driven and self-motivated personality, strong technical and analysis skills, attention to detail, adaptability, excellent communication, strong interpersonal skills, great organization skills and self-motivation and commitment.

    Who are you?

    Candidates should have 6+ years of professional software development experience

    • Mastery with Java, data structures & core libraries
    • Experience with Scala
    • Experience in Functional and Automated Testing
    • Experience with Apache Maven
    • Math experience, Linear Algebra, or experience in math for games /film/simulation/visualization
    • Familiarity with Python (or Perl or Ruby or equivalent)
    • Familiarity with Linux (or any Unix equivalent) development experience
    • Proficient in one Configuration Management tool (e.g., GIT, Subversion, Perforce, Alienbrain, CVS)
    • Familiarity with Agile development, continuous integration, and modern testing methodologies
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • UI programming experience a bonus
    • Familiarity with databases. Spatial databases & GIS a benefit
    • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics

    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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