• Technical Program Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    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 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




    What's the role?

    HERE is looking for a skilled Technical Project Manager to join our Open Location Platform (OLP) Customer Solution team, who develops a platform serving big data streaming environment for multiple industries in particularly automotive industry for autonomous vehicle use case.  In this role, the successful candidate will be managing and developing new and existing clients and work towards strengthening client’s adoption towards Open Location Platform (OLP);  In collaboration with Product Management, Architecture, Engineering, Quality teams (internal and external), Stakeholders, and Customers.


    Candidate’s technical familiarity towards big data, location services, and platform as a service are imperative to the success of this role.

    Who are you?

    • Develop project scopes, objectives, and milestones, involving all relevant stakeholders(internal and external) and ensuring technical feasibility
    • Has software development experience especially developing big data application and understanding the complexity of big data technology
    • Exceptional organizational, inter personal, client facing and communication skills
    • Work with teams to set milestones, communicate project statuses, and identify/address potential setbacks
    • Use Agile methodologies to ensure that all ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
    • Manage inter-team dependencies and support customer programs to prevent impediments and foster collaboration
    • Work with Engineering Manager(s) and Program Manager(s) to ensure resource availability and allocation
    • Have exposure to multiple full lifecycle software implementations
    • Have High-level critical thinking and strategic problem solving skills
    • Identify, track and manage risks, and escalate when necessary


    • B.S. or M.S. in a relevant technical field (e.g. computer science, engineering, M.B.A, applied mathematics, physics, statistics, or econometrics)  
    • Experience in research, incubation, or startups.
    • Overall around 10+ years of professional working experience in software development environment
    • 6+ years of prior Project Management experience in a customer facing role and using Agile methodologies.   
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types  
    • Team-player with the ability to work within a collaborative environment across many job functions 
    • Strategic thinking whilst being pragmatic and delivery focused  
    • Presentation and facilitation skills with ability to convey complex technical solutions in audience-friendly terms, up to EVP level, in English  
    • Travel up to 25% of your time  

    HERE is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


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