• Lead Software Engineer - Autonomous Driving

    Job Locations US-CO-Boulder
    Requisition ID
    Research & Software Developmnt
  • Who are we?

    Ever shared your location 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.

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    What's the role?

    The Highly-Automated Driving (HAD) group is combining decades of map building experience with innovative technologies to create high definition map data that will support driverless vehicles. We are looking for an experienced lead software engineer to work with some of our biggest and most demanding customers in the automotive market. Together, we will architect, develop, and support large scale data platforms that will help us build the most advanced map ever conceived for autonomous vehicles.


    As a member of HAD’s Capture Systems team, you will have an opportunity to work with software and automotive teams alike in this continuously-evolving, highly energetic and collaborative space. Members of this team work with peers around the world, engineering hardware, software, and infrastructure to support capturing and ingesting map data for all of  HERE Technologies’ advanced map products.


    • The successful candidate will be working very closely with developers, software architects, and project managers from HERE and from customers’ companies to specify and develop an advanced map platform for autonomous vehicles. This is a customer-facing role.
    • Provide hands-on support and write code with other engineers using a set of advanced big-data platforms and APIs
    • Clearly and effectively coordinate and communicate with a diverse set of stakeholders and colleagues of varying technical backgrounds
    • Negotiate project scope, requirements, and deadlines with customers and project managers when stakes are high

    Who are you?

    As a customer-facing lead engineer, your responsibilities will include working directly with external developers to specify and implement large-scale data platforms, databases, APIs, and services. Ideal candidates have an active interest in autonomous driving, mapping, and navigation. Candidates must be motivated, active coders who excel at software development and interpersonal communication equally, capable of demonstrating the technical prowess necessary to turn ambitious product visions into reality.  To be successful in this role, some qualifications include:

    • Highly proficient communication and customer support skills are critical for this role.
    • Minimum of 4 years of experience writing Scala or Java; fluency in Scala with SBT is highly appreciated
    • Experience developing applications using big-data and streaming frameworks such as Apache Spark, Akka, and Apache Flink
    • Deep understanding of data serialization techniques and standards, especially Google’s Protocol Buffers
    • Basic experience with cloud-based infrastructure, especially AWS
    • A sincere interest in working on the autonomous driving projects of the future

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