• Sr. GIS Data Engineer (m/f/x)

    Job Locations DE-Berlin
    Requisition ID
    Map Data Collection
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    HERE is a global organization with locations in 60+ countries and over 8,000 talented team members at the absolute center of the disruptive forces facing the world today. With epic changes in Mobility, Computing platforms, and Consumer Expectations, the world's leading companies are becoming increasingly data-driven.


    In today’s connected world where everything is on demand and on the go, we expect freedom of choice and freedom of motion. Yet the current mobility market is hyper fragmented and unbalanced. It is clearly time for a change. HERE Mobility is proud to deliver the open-mobility-marketplace: an open marketplace that connect any individual and any business to all available mobility services in one place.

    What's the role?

    As Sr. GIS Data Engineer (m/f/x), you are a data expert in the public transit and urban mobility field. You are responsible for leading engineering and operationalizing the processing, quality assessment, and publishing of externally sourced transit data from around the world. You are specialized in all data requirements and formats to support the expansion and quality improvements of transit content and services, central to what HERE Urban Mobility offers. Additionally, you will lead and coach other team members with more advanced skills they may require.


    • Define, prototype, develop and validate conversion and processing tools that improve transit data processing efficiency and data freshness.
    • Lead cross-functional projects to improve transit processes, tools and products.
    • Consistently evaluate new static and dynamic transit sources, monitor and manage transit content processing to ensure speed-to-market.
    • Apply data expertise to improve the quality of transit content and transit routing, following geographical and functional priorities.
    • Continually liaise with key transit agencies in reporting source issues (delays, errors, etc.) and maintain coverage and competitive analysis in defined geographical areas of responsibility to improve the quality of the transit offer.
    • Promote HERE in the Urban Mobility community.
    • Support and engage team members and management to participate in new initiatives.
    • Maintain an expert understanding of relevant technologies and initiatives and aknowledge transit content and specifications including various tools and technologies utilized for development.

    Who are you?

    • Undergraduate degree, preferred in Computer Science, Geodesy, Geography or related field and at least 8+ years related work experience
    • Detailed knowledge of the common industry formats for the transit data (GTFS and HAFAS)
    • Good scripting ability, preferably in python and ability to learn other programming languages
    • Experince with ESRI, FME QGIS, relational databases; ability to learn other tools
    • Ability to customise and design solutions outside of off-the-shelf tools, and solve very complex data problems.
    • Excellent time management and planning skills, team-oriented approach
    • Communications and diplomatic skills, ability to persuade people at different levels
    • Fluent in English, other languages are a plus, willingness and ability to travel



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