• Director of Software Engineering, Venues

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-Santa Clara
    Requisition ID
    Research & Software Developmnt
  • Who are we?

    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


    The Venues team is a group of enthusiastic software, product and business people responsible forenabling our customers to build leading digital indoor mapping solutions. Recently, HERE announced the acquisition of the indoor mapping company Micello to further expand its capabilities with indoor maps. We are now growing our customer and partner ecosystem and are looking for an experienced executive to lead our software development and engineering teams. We’re fast moving and highly autonomic, always seeking better ways to help our customers.

    What's the role?

    What’s The Role?

    As Director of Software Engineerng for Venues, you will be leading and managing teams of highly skilled engineers, architects and product people within the Venues team. Your role is to actively:

    • Build, lead, mentor and direct a lean, effective and world-class organization for developing and delivering our map content, tooling, platform, SDKs, and appplications for use with both partners and customers. 
    • Build a scalable organization, which can deliver constantly to a challenging and demanding customer base
    • Work collaboratively and effectively with global customers and internal teams on partnership projects
    • Lead the Venues product and technology strategy as well as product roadmap definition and execution in close alignment with internal and external stakeholders
    • Lead the Venues compiler development, operations and execution of product and customer programs
    • Lead the outsourcing planning and execution for customer programs
    • Work closely with cross-team stakeholders across the HERE organization
    • Conduct financial planning and budgeting for your team
    • Provide thought leadership, career development guidance and outstanding mentorship to team members
    • Performance management (goal setting, high-quality feedback conversations)


    Who are you?

    Who Are You?

    • MSc or Bsc in computer science, computer engineering, electronics (or equivalent)
    • 20+ years of experience in software engineering in software architecture, design and development and delivering high quality products. 
    • 15+ years of experience in managing software engineering teams including budget management
    • Proven track record in enabling platforms and ecosystem, ranging from initial customer engagements through entire product delivery lifecycle including maintenance in various management roles, e.g. program management, engineering management
    • Excellent in GIS and GIS related technologies 
    • Excellent in product strategies and product management
    • Excellent in program management
    • Excellent in dealing with external customers/partners
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Fluency in English is mandatory.
    • Excellent skills in communication and messaging, relationship building and networking for appropriate interaction across all management levels.
    • Demonstrated ability to influence others and negotiation capabilities to achieve a preferred business scenario
    • Sense of urgency, pragmatism and a solution-oriented approach to problem solving

    Make HERE your destination, we are just getting started.  Apply now!


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




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