• Principal Engineer - Open Location Platform

    Job Locations CA-Burnaby
    Requisition ID
    Research & Software Developmnt
  • What's the role?

    HERE has placed the development of an Open Location Platform (OLP) as a central building block of its strategy. Our team's mission is to design and build the SW frameworks, services and products that connect developers, devices and data at the edge to the core of the platform.


    We are looking for a Principal Engineer/Architect to define technical strategy in edge computing solutions and client-side SW framework architecture, to drive deliberate, clear, and consistent software and system design, implementation and validation, and to lead technical dicussion and collaboration with internal and external partners. You will also play a key role in concept development, technical analysis and system design of new product initiatives and innovations.

    Who are you?

    We are looking for you as a highly skilled software architect having delivered software products or systems in software architecture or technical leadership functions. You bring a hands-on pragmatic approach and an analytical mind-set with a sound theoretical basis. You have the breadth and depth of knowledge on SW design principles around modularity, extensibilty, reusablity, reliability, run-time performance and efficiency. You are also highly skilled on SW programming and defect analysis. A background in developing SW development frameworks, SDKs and API management, mobile and embedded SW products or edge computing solutions will put you on the fast track to success:

    • Master's degree or PhD in a relevant field is your base
    • 10+ years of experience in delivering software products or systems as a lead engineer, lead architect, or technical lead
    • Exposure to microservices architecture and highly-scalable distributed systems are highly appreciated
    • System knowledge of popular embedded systems and mobile platforms
    • Fluency in C++, Java and JavaScript or other contemporary programming languages for mobile platforms
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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



    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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