• Product Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | NL-Eindhoven
    Requisition ID
    Product Marketing & Management
  • 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 HERE.


    The Product Architecture team within the Global Product Management group of Core Map is responsible for the specifications of the HERE Maps and owns the publication model of content to HERE customers. The team works closely with the business owners and engineering teams to establish a scalable portfolio of delivery formats satisfying current and future market needs. 



    What's the role?

    The Product Manager Product Architecture in the Global Product Management organization of Core Map is responsible for developing a vision for data models and data specifications for the next wave of HERE Location Content products that fuel the Open Location Platform. The HERE Location Content evolves to enable new use-cases in market segments like Advertising, Door-to-door delivery, Drone delivery or Smart Cities. This requires HERE to develop data models beyond the existing road-centric structures. As a Product Manager Product Architecture, you play a pivotal role in shaping the data models and related specifications for the future HERE Location Content products. Based on a deep understanding of the existing product specifications, portfolio and markets you drive a technical product vision for product specifications that support the growth of new content portfolio. You work closely with Product Management, Core Map Engineering and Platform to drive consensus on the models used for the next generation content portfolio.

    • Drive new Product Specifications applicable to the next wave of Location Content beyond the In-Vehicle Infotainment use-cases
    • Develop data models for Location Content beyond the road centric use-cases as exposed on the Reality Index, to drive an effective and scalable expansion of the HERE Location Content portfolio.
    • Establish and maintain a deep understanding of the key markets supported by the next wave of Location Content through continuous interaction with important stakeholders (product, marketing, sales).
    • Maintain a prioritized product backlog based on business value and alignment to the long-term product vision
    • Create product documentation that communicates the product strategy to both external customers and internal teams
    • Work with development teams to implement the product roadmap, and act as the voice of the customer to drive meaningful requirements into internal teams
    • Support in development of required material to secure funding, executive support, and active involvement from internal partners
    • Work with Product Marketing and Go To Market teams to build materials for product communication to sales and customers.
    • Contribute to the technical design of product features in the content publication pipeline, in close cooperation with product management, engineering and technical sales organizations

    Who are you?

    • BS or MS degree in computer science, geography, or engineering background strongly preferred
    • Significant (8+ years) work experience in a product field related to location content (e.g. Product Management, Product Development, Technical Pre-Sales)
    • Demonstrated ability to lead in the face of complex technical challenges.
    • Solid knowledge of data modeling and (relational) database technology
    • Detailed understanding of the HERE product portfolio and HERE specifications is a strong pre.
    • Good insight in the location data trends in the industry, both from a technical as well as business perspective.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, coupled with the ability to build strong interpersonal relationships.  
    • Ability to reduce complex problems and requirements into implementable solutions
    • Ability to lead in ambiguous/dynamic situations, and communicate complex ideas in a clear, concise manner.
    • Must be able to work within a complex, matrixed environment, and have a proven ability to influence and drive decisions through “dotted line” relationships.
    • Advanced knowledge of MS Office tools, including PowerPoint and Excel.
    • Travel - Must be able to travel (~10%) and on short notice

    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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