Golang Lead Software Engineer

Job Locations DE-Berlin
Requisition ID
Research & Development

What's the role?

As part of the Location Services R&D group, in this team, you will be working within a team of developers, devops and architects. This is a dynamic role within a high-achieving team creating the software needed to generate maps for both devices and web.

The main task of this role is to write high quality source code in a maintainable way. You will develop new features and improve existing ones using the best of your knowledge. You will care about performance and memory consumption.


You will have to solve problems across different products and services and this will expose you to a broad set of technical challenges as well as many different ways of solving them. This exposure will help you grow and you will gain deep understanding of our products.



  • Design, develop, test, maintain and improve our software
  • Track test results and defects in relevant tools/databases and pro-actively take on new challenges by learning new tools and environments
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables
  • Perform occasional 24/7 paid on-call support

Who are you?

  • BE/B-Tech degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
  • 8+ years of professional software development experience
  • 4+ years of Backend development experience preferably using Golang. Others languages like C++, java, Scala, Kotlin are also acceptable
  • Understands how important it is to write clean, usable, testable code
  • Knowledge of HTTP, REST principles and TCP/IP networking
  • Experience with running highly available services serving millions of requests
  • Experience writing software for backend services, async and multithreading
  • Knowledge of Linux
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Willing to work in a team based culture
  • Self-motivated

In particular, the technologies we are looking after are

  • Go (preferred)
  • Rust
  • C++
  • Java/Scala/Kotlin
  • Git
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker

We offer:

  • Opportunity to solve challenging problems including millions of requests per day
  • Great coworkers and an international environment
  • DevOps working culture in an Agile environment
  • Competitive compensation, Public Transportation Subsidy, German course


Change is HERE. Apply Now!




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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