• Director Engineering - Location Platform

    Job Locations US-MA-Burlington
    Requisition ID
    Research & Development
  • What's the role?

    HERE develops and operate the authorization, authentication and identity management services for its Platform from its Burlington office. These are essential elements of the HERE Cloud and need to meet stringent quality, uptime, performance, security, privacy and compliance and demands.  HERE is now looking for an Engineering Director to lead the development and operation of these services. The Director will define technical strategy, manage execution and foster an engineering culture that is built on autonomous teams that take professional pride in shipping quality services and software.


    The Director holds overall responsibility for excellence, clarity of direction and delivery in the areas of Identity Management, Authentication and Authorization for the HERE Platform. The Director will manage and run a team of dedicated developers and collaborate fluidly with peers, customers and stakeholders across organizational boundaries. This demands a hands-on pragmatic approach, analytical mind-set, communication and leadership skills and both a broad and deep understanding of running complex software engineering efforts.


    The Director will be an integral part of the Development function and work in close partnership across counterparts in Development and Operations.


    Who are you?



    • Bachelor’s degree or higher
    • 15+ years of experience in delivering software products or systems in various roles
    • 5+ years of experience in leadership roles
    • 5+ years of program management experience in large complex R&D projects
    • 5+ years of line management experience
    • 5+ years of experience in developing cloud services that run under demanding SLAs
    • 5+ track record of successful delivery in large complex development programs
    • 5+ years of experience in driving standard technologies or processes in large IT and R&D organizations
    • 2+ years track record working fluidly across organizational boundaries in large international organization
    • 2+ years of experience in developing identity management, authentication and authorization services
    • Multiple successful shipped software or service releases
    • Demonstrated capability to plan and manage large R&D projects
    • Analytical approach and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Good ability to articulate and communicate clearly complex topics
    • Excellent written and spoken English skills


    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 the video below or going HERE.



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