Lead/ Principal Software engineer
Here

Chicago, Illinois


What's the role?

Starting in January 2022 HERE's UMap team is looking for a Lead Software Engineer that will help with the creation of mapping products that are highly available, performant, and near real-time. We drive continuous re-architecture improving service latency, accuracy of content, service robustness, and cost-of-ownership. Relentlessly eliminating undifferentiated work, services, content domains, and products (both new and old) in favor of single sourced and open building blocks. As owners of Here's front-line systems for both ingestion and delivery to automotive customers, we lead innovation in both re-use, automation of operations and next evolution of products.

UMap is comprised of the following teams.
Data Ingestion
Single entry point for all source data into UMap to deliver quality into all the products.
Our vision is to provide HERE a scaled digital view of the world based on the fusion of multiple source inputs using real-time systems to keep products, services, and customers continuously updated with valuable changes while maintaining and moving existing products to the UMap architecture.
This automation combined with scalable services will continuously be re-architected to capitalize on the latest HERE Platform technologies and features.

Data Extraction
Provide a digital view of the world based on multi-sourced sensor data.
Data Extraction will lead HERE's end-to-end mapping strategy by providing a scaled digital view of the world based on the fusion of multiple source inputs.
These real-time systems will keep products, services, and customer continuously updated with valuable changes while maintaining and moving existing products to the UMap architecture. This automation combined with scalable services will be continuously re-architected to capitalize on the latest HERE Platform products and features.

Data Creation - Lanes
Lanes will create and deliver high quality lane attribute content for all UMap.
Our vision is to provide HERE with a scalable, highly accurate and automated data creation pipeline for lane attributes using conflated data sources from multiple source inputs to keep our customers continuously updated with real world changes.

Data Creation - Roads and Localization Objects
Data Creation (Roads, Core content & Localization Objects) will create and deliver high quality attribute content for UMap.
Our Vision is to provide HERE with a scalable, performant, fully automated and highly accurate data creation pipeline for road, localization objects & core content attributes using conflated data sources from multiple source inputs to give our customers Map data that is continuously updated with real world changes.

Publication
Publication will create and deliver HERE's map products to meet the diverse industry demands.
Our Vision is to publish map-content changes in near real-time into any HERE product by providing a highly scalable, fully automated and accurate product creation pipeline. Any products are designed for their industry specific product life-cycles to ensure customer satisfaction.

Spatial Intelligence
We are a multi-faceted data and product creation organization which develops and supports a
wide-ranging combination of core map content and innovative, leading-edge spatial intelligence HERE product portfolio to new markets and strategic partnerships.

  • Core map content and products - we derive and manage products including 2D/3D Buildings, 2D/3D Landmarks, Named Areas (Admin, Postal, Zone), Elevation/DTM, Natural Guidance, Z-Level Derivation, a variety of reference services, and over 30 KTLO products
  • Spatial intelligence - content and products we currently derive and manage include Visuals for Junctions and Signs, Navigable 3D Landmarks, Places Footprints, Final Meter, Yard Map, 5G Geodata, Cellular Signals, Premier 3D Cities and a suite of innovation prototypes (e.g. 3D Map IoT simulation, Predictive Road Safety, and Spatial Computing)
  • We work in close concert with all other organizations in UMap Engineering to define, implement, and deliver high quality E2E product delivery pipelines.
  • We follow UMap Engineering best practices and utilize the latest HERE Platform technologies and features.
UMap Integrations
The centralized Architecture team will ensure UMap System architecture meets current and future business needs in supporting a service-oriented architecture.
The centralized DevOps will collaborate with management, development teams, and the SRE organization to define, create, deploy, and support a standardized set of DevOps policies, technologies, runbooks, templates, and best practices for the UMap Engineering Organization.
The centralized Tools team will be responsible for defining, developing, and maintaining a core set of enabling libraries and tools for UMap data and product creation. The team will support a standard set of technologies, frameworks and best practices which will be used across the entire UMap ecosystem.

Who are you?

  • For Lead 8+ years of professional experience
  • For Principal 12+ years of experience
  • Java or Scala or C++
  • Cloud Experience: (AWS/Azure/IBM/Oracle)
  • Akka,Grafana, Kubernetes, Kafka, Flink
  • DevOps experience

Nice to have:
  • Computer Vision
  • AI/ML
  • Robotics - Including real time/gaming experience
  • IOT
  • GIS
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.
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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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