Lead Software Engineer

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-Carlsbad | Other
Requisition ID
Research & Development

What's the role?

HERE has an exciting opportunity in developing maps for the autonomous world. The Lanes Content Lead Engineer offers individual contributor leadership and technical development creating and scaling the distributed system infrastructure and algorithms for building and maintaining live location content including High-Definition maps using the HERE Platform.  

The ideal candidate is creative, outgoing, and highly motivated with the ability to provide leadership and management to younger engineersYou balance technical leadership and business understanding to make the right decisions about technology, tools, and methodologies. Come join our team, have fun, and make history! 

Who are you?

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a similar technical field with related software engineering experience.  
  • 6+ years of software development experience. 
  • 1+ years technical leadership of small to medium software projects. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.  
  • Proven ability to design and develop sophisticated, innovative, efficient, and durable infrastructure and micro-services in a cloud. AWS experience preferred. 
  • Track record of defining and building self-service and high-quality tools for developers with a customer-driven mindset. 
  • Experience managing and collaborating with distributed teams in worldwide time zones. 
  • DevOps experience including Agile development, automated testing, and continuous integration. Experience with common DevOps tools expected. 
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Kafka, Flink, Akka, Scala, Java, C++, Python, Splunk, and Grafana. 
  • AI/ML experience a plus.  



What You'll Need! 

  • You are technical and seen as a subject matter expert (SME) in one or more areas
  • Lead small to medium size software projects
  • Collaborate in developing micro-service architecture
  • Data driven in project execution
  • Conscious of and track costs
  • Interest or experience with Data Engineering and Science
  • Experience building highly scalable, robust, distributed systems based on open-source technologies in a DevOps culture 
  • Proactively interact and collaborate across multiple teams
  • Experience and understand how to work with both external and internal customers. 
  • You seek to mentor younger engineers. 

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.



Who are we?

HERE Technologies is a location data and technology platform company. We empower our customers to achieve better outcomes – from helping a city manage its infrastructure or a business optimize its assets to guiding drivers to their destination safely. At HERE we take it upon ourselves to be the change we wish to see. We create solutions that fuel innovation, provide opportunity and foster inclusion to improve people’s lives. If you are inspired by an open world and driven to create positive change, join us. Learn more about us. Watch Video



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