Sr Software Engineer (Backend Dev)

Job Locations MX-Leon
Requisition ID
Research & Development

What's the role?

SENIOR Software Engineer would be a part of the Process Design Engineering & Innovation team.

Will be required to understand evolving business processes, new demand to create efficient end to end process/solution design for customer/data operations which caters to internal and external customers. Responsible to develop, document & execute process/engineering solution for new processes and services. Individual must be able to assess not well-defined design requirements and develop a course of solution/action to meet the expectations of all critical stakeholders.




  • Software Engineering - Design, Test and implement software systems that optimize all phases of data operations process and new solution designs
  • Process Engineering - Perform requirements analysis, understanding the business requirement and design and develop optimized and customized solutions for customer
  • Support the managers in designing team strategies, be the forerunners for innovation vertical within the team by driving patents
  • Know how to build enterprise - grade solutions and systems
  • Work in emerging and traditional technologies such as Java, Kafka, SQS, React, RESTful services, JSON, XML, HTML / HTML5, CSS, NoSQL, databases, relational databases, and AWS/Cloud Infrastructure to name a few
  • Develop innovative solutions
  • Maintain and increase code quality, while ensuring best engineering practices
  • Monitor and improve performance assuring highest customer availability
  • Adapt services to other backend API changes and technological upgrades
  • Research and development - Be involved in research and development activities to understand and identify the solution requirements aligned to HERE’s vision and business needs
  • Analyze workflows within and across all departments to determine how the entire process can work better together
  • Identify solution / project requirements, technical tool and document gaps, and communicate specification issues to internal stakeholders
  • Analyze completed prototype, pilot and scaled projects to identify gaps to address further requirements or specification issues and communicate to relevant stakeholders




  • Tasks of moderate complexity requiring some discretion and independent judgment. Carries out tasks/activities according to assignment and set guidelines. Limited supervision and coaching needed.



  • Participates as an individual contributor with advanced professional expertise. Makes decisions affecting functional work within set parameters and able to achieve organizational & department goals as defined.  



  • Impact is short-term and departmental/project in scope. Accountable for quality, accuracy, and efficiency. Actions and errors can have functional area impact.

Who are you?



  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related discipline required or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Scala and at least one high-level programming language and its framework (Python, Java, Javascript, Go)
  • 5+ years of experience with 2+ years experience in project coordination or process engineering space
  • Strong software fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, design patterns)
  • Should have strong programming skills in relevant languages, SOLID software design
  • Good understanding of Akka Framework/Spring based frameworks.
  • Basic understanding of Functional Programming is nice to have.
  • 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
  • Basic knowledge of DevOps and CI/CD methods
  • Awareness of technical writing concepts, requirements gathering, software development practices and user software testing (UST)
  • Ability to lead detailed process analysis
  • Analytical approach and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent collaborative skills as well as confidence in written and spoken English
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Functional knowledge of GIS or HERE proprietary software and tools (i.e. Atlas, Earthscape) is nice to have.
  • Having knowledge of data science /ML/Mapping/GIS will be added advantage
  • Having the following skills would be an added advantage:
    • Having a domain knowledge of Map Matching & Positioning, Entitlement, Routing, Guidance, Traffic, Rendering, Map Data Management & NDS, HRS/HHW/ADAS, PNAV is an added advantage
    • Knowledge of location-based services such as mapping, navigation, GPS
    • Experience deploying applications using Kubernetes
    • OpenAPI 3.0 specification
    • AWS
    • HERE Platform
    • Experience with different DBs
    • Knowledge on location or automotive specific standards, e.g., Navigation Data Standard (NDS), Transport Protocol Experts Group (TPEG)





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Who are we?

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