• Lead Java Engineer

    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 presents very unique challenges and a special type of individual who can utilize new and advanced technologies 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.

    Who are you?

    As a lead member of the team, you will be expected to define and contribute at a high-level to many aspects of our collaborative agile development process:

    • Expert software implementation and automated testing
    • Promoting development standards, code reviews, mentoring, knowledge sharing
    • Improving our Agile methodology maturity
    • Product and feature design, scrum story writing
    • Technical architectural design and review
    • Build, release and deployment automation
    • Product support & troubleshooting
    • Strong recent core Java development experience, 5 years min, 7+ preferable.
    • At least one year of large project software design and team lead experience
    • Unit testing with JUnit experience
    • Large scale project integration experience
    • Strong object-oriented design skills
    • Familar with Eclipse, Tomcat, and Maven
    • Strong relational database experience
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Agile methodology experience


    • Scala Development Experience
    • AWS experience (EC2 deployment, SWF, SNS, SQS, RDS)
    • Geospatial algorithms/tools
    • Java profiling and performance tools


    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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