• Software Engineer I

    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. 




    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 likes to utilize advanced technologies to forge new ground, not just solve or optimize the same technical problems everyone else has.


    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?

    The 3D Visuals team is looking for highly skilled Java software engineer to help architect, develop, and support  key infrastructure components for our next generation 3D visual mapping platform. 


    Among the skills used on the project are JavaSE/EE, Scala, Akka, REST & SOAP web services, and JPA with SQL/NoSQL all  deployed to internal Linux & AWS cloud platforms. A candidate with Amazon Web Services (AWS) development experience is highly desireable. As a member of the team, you will be expected to contribute at a high-level to many aspects of our collaborative agile development process:

    • Product and feature design, scrum story writing
    • Technical architectural design and review
    • Expert software implementation and automated testing
    • Promoting development standards, code reviews, mentoring, knowledge sharing
    • Improving our Agile methodology maturity
    • Build, release and deployment automation
    • Product support & troubleshooting
    • Strong recent core Java development experience, 1 years min, 3+ preferable.
    • 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)
    • 2D/3D Geometry algorithm experience (e.g. JTS Topology Suite)
    • Geospatial algorithms/tools (ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.)
    • Java profiling and performance tools (e.g. JProfile, Sonar, 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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