• Principal Systems Engineer - POIT

    Job Locations US-GA-Alpharetta
    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


    We are looking for a highly experienced Principal Systems Engineer in our Platform Operations and IT team. HERE is focused on developing and operating large scale web applications in both public and private cloud environments.  The candidate will lead the SCM product deployments used by a wide range of teams within HERE.  You would be working in a team mixed with developers and system engineers.

    What's the role?


    This role will perform evaluation, development, deployment, and support of software configuration management tools. The successful candidate will work under the guidance of a Development Manager with a mission to rapidly and continuously improve HERE’s capability to deploy mobile and web-based consumer and platform services.

    • Serve as the technical lead supporting and maintaining SCM (software configuration management) tools with a focus on Git
    • Ensure the SCM services are reliable and maintain a high availability for usage by the customers, with a focus on Gerrit
    • Develop standards for SCM tools, processes and best practices
    • Provide technical knowledge and guidance to engineering teams in using SCM tools
    • Develop automation scripts to build, extend SCM functionalities and integrate CM tools with other development tools
    • Seek out innovative ideas, new CM tools and processes, making recommendations upon evaluation and exploration of new tools and processes
    • Ensure effective administration and management of SCM tools including Security, Access management, Repository hosting and projects spaces

    Ability to work across organizations and build support/trouble shooting relationships/networks with other teams providing infrastructure based services used in daily operations to enable rapid problem resolution

    Who are you?


    The ideal candidate would have extensive experience in supporting SCM services, especially with Git-based repos.  To succeed in this role, the potential candidate will need a solid background in software engineering, success in supporting development tools and a sense of customer centered support.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline
    • 8+ years of Software Engineering and Development background (C, C++ and scripting tools such as Perl, Python)
    • 8+ years of experience installing, supporting and maintaining SCM tools (Git, SVN, Mercurial) including minimum 3 years in supporting Gerrit.
    • 6+ years of experience in build, release, and configuration management tools and workflow in Linux and Windows environment
    • Strong background and experience in supporting development tools in Linux based (RedHat, CentOS) environment
    • Experience with Continuous integration tools such as Jenkins, etc.
    • Experience providing thought leadership in the definition, design, development, implementation of SCM tools

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.




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