Sr Software Engineer

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Requisition ID
Research & Development

What's the role?

HERE is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Incident content group of our Dynamic Content organization. Your role will be to contribute to the design and implementation of our streaming application engines at large scale. These engines integrate and process billions of sensor inputs, drawing inferences on millions of potential traffic-related events in real-time across the world in over 65 countries and growing.


The team operates in a fast-paced and highly experimental fashion, allowing us to bring the most value to our customers.   The team consist of proactive, creative, and flexible developers who thrive in a collaborative and fun peer organized environment. We are looking to bring in new members with similar traits. Your contributions are expected to make a direct impact on the customer experience and the bottom line of the company. You will utilize your skills with Scala, Akka, and cutting-edge cloud technologies to build solutions that solve our challenges.  We expect you to demonstrate significant creativity to enable our continued growth in a scalable solution that strives for simplicity. Come join our team, play Among Us on team game sessions, and make products that matter.

Who are you?

  • Strong programming skills in Scala or Java, on a Unix/Linux platform
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in building production-grade systems
  • Expertise in cloud-based infrastructure (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker, AWS EC2, AWS EMR, Redis) and message queues (e.g. RabbitMQ, Kafka)


  • BA/BS or higher in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with stream-based applications using Akka
  • Experience with functional programming
  • Experience in building distributed systems - have built highly scalable, robust, distributed and fault-tolerant systems based on open-source technologies
  • Experience working with data science and Machine Learning teams to integrate these techniques into products is highly desireable
  • Experience with Apache Spark

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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