Senior Engineer (HAD Team)


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HERE is a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences. We combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles. Built on 30 years of experience in cartography and drawing on more than 80,000 sources of data, HERE offers "Maps for Life" for more than 190 countries, voice guided navigation in 95 countries in more than 50 languages and live traffic information for 58 countries. To learn more about HERE, including our work in the areas of connected and autonomous driving, visit or

The HERE HAD team designs and builds hardware and software to enable autonomous mobility solutions by providing capabilities that span the cloud, the vehicle, and the data.

Within HAD, the Acquisition and Processing Engineering team builds services designed to efficiently expose our high resolution image and 3D point cloud data to internal product teams across the automotive, enterprise, and consumer spaces. This is a relatively new team so your knowledge and experience will make a substantial impact on bringing our software and services to the next level.

We are looking for experienced candidates who will be able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment focused on innovation and be able to learn and integrate complementary technologies inside and outside their specific area of expertise to deliver highly scalable and fault tolerant systems to optimize the way content feeds in to all of our products in the automotive, enterprise, and consumer spaces.

With a global fleet of vehicles collecting petabytes of 3D street-level and aerial data per year, you will be: 

  • Contributing to an engineering team charged with designing, architecting and building a platform to transform these massive data sets into building blocks for content creation.
  • Building out services and APIs providing direct access to these rich 3D datasets.
  • Work with Amazon Web Services as a storage and computing platform, especially with S3 and EC2.


  • Product and feature design.
  • Technical architectural design and review.
  • Software implementation with automated testing.
  • Peer code reviews, mentoring and knowledge sharing sessions.
  • Continuous process improvement, coding standards, use of code quality metrics.
  • Build, release and deployment automation and monitoring.
  • Customer support & troubleshooting.

What we're looking for:

  • Five or more years of industry experience with Java.
  • Experience building REST web service clients and servers.
  • Some experience with public cloud, specifically AWS.
  • Advanced object-oriented design skills, exposure to modern design patterns.
  • Working knowledge of algorithms and data structures.
  • Effective unit testing with JUnit and mock objects.
  • Experience with build, Continuous Integration & Deployment, and unit-testing technologies including JUnit.
  • B.S. in Computer Science.

And ideally, you have some of the following:

  • Distributed systems principles.
  • Scala programming experience (including Scala Actor Paradigm - Akka)
  • M.S. in Computer Science.
  • Familiar with structured code reviews, e.g Gerrit, FishEye, Crucible.
  • Automated deployment with Chef, Puppet, Docker.
  • Experience with WGS-84, cartography, geodesy or navigation standards and systems.
  • Five or more years of experience in the navigation or automotive industry.


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