• R&D Software Engineer - Information Retrieval and Recommendations m/f/x

    Job Locations DE-Berlin | DE-Frankfurt
    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 enables people, enterprises and cities around the world to harness the power of location and create innovative solutions that make our lives safer and more efficient. We transform information from devices, vehicles, infrastructure and other sources into real-time location services that play a key role in how we move, live and interact with one another. HERE is packed with smart people from around the world. Our offices foster an open environment where good ideas are encouraged and embraced. There's also plenty of flexibility within the company, options for achieving an ideal work/life balance and various other extras on offer.


    Are you fascinated by maps? Do you want to find out how we map the world and how to build the world’s best search engine? It might be easy to build search engines, it might be easy to build recommendation engines, but what it takes to build a service that allows humans to interact with the world around them you won't find in a book. Years of research, testing, analysis of how people ask "How do I get to where I want to go?" – that’s what led us to what we're very proud of and we'd like you to join our journey.


    We in the OneSearch team make the world's addresses and places findable. Our daily work is all about data mining, string processing, efficient data structures, machine learning and ranking algorithms. We are proud to have top software engineers, information retrieval specialists and mathematicians in our team which is spread across offices in the USA and Germany.

    What's the role?

    The HERE OneSearch team provides services for accurate location information retrieval and plays a key role in the HERE platform. Well known enterprises leverage our services and platform for locating addresses and location tracking at a rate of thousands of hits each second.


    You will be challenged by analyzing, designing and implementing software that scales using up-to-date and future technologies. You will have the opportunity to improving OneSearch products items with respect to quality of results, quality of software design, performance, stability and maintainability. Last but not least testing, documentationand peer reviews are also part of the job.

    Who are you?

    We are looking for a passionate Software Engineer to strengthen our team in Berlin.These skills will be useful to accept the challenge, enjoy your job and be successful:

    • Experience with Java, ideally from having worked on highly scalable services or platforms in a cloud environment
    • Experience in Information Retrieval / Search (esp. Lucene) or Machine Learning
    • Sound understanding of basic algorithms and data structures
    • Good working knowledge in *NIX operating systems (scripting, e.g. Python, Bash …)
    • Expertise in backend services, concurrency, multi-threading and memory management
    • Experience in Scala and/or Spark


    What do we offer?


    • An opportunity to work with extraordinary developers
    • Challenging problems to solve
    • Work that makes a difference in the world
    • Freedom to decide how to perform your work
    • Variety in the types of projects
    • Feedback so you will know how well you are doing
    • Collaborative, supportive colleagues


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




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