Principal Architect

HERE Technologies
Bangaluru, India
Added: March 5, 2024
What's the role?

You will be a Principal Solution Architect, part of a team of seasoned and like-minded individuals with in our Professional Services organization.Day by day, you will regularly interface with customers around the globe as well with internal stakeholders, such as project, product, and engineering teams. Your goal: bring to life complex software solutions that advance HERE’s geo-location business and vision. Your peers will rely on you to provide them with technical leadership as well with business acumen. Consistent software requirement elicitation and management is essential in validating that we are building the right thing. In addition you will:

  • Drive the draft solution design during the opportunity quotation phase (RfX).
  • Identify the right products and technologies to solve the customers' problems.
  • Be the primary point of contact and trusted technical advisor for all stakeholders.
  • Map stakeholder requirements to system requirements.
  • Develop static and behavioral views and define the interfaces for the system under the given requirements.
  • Take timely decisions and communicate them to all necessary stakeholders .
  • Take the lead and accountability for: the technical soundness and cost effectiveness of the solution across its lifecycle. From the bidding phase, to execution, to go-live, and finally to maintenance hand-over.

Who are you?


This position is a great match for motivated, self-driven individuals with excellent English communication skills (both written and verbal).You feel at home going deep in technical discussions with developers, documenting the high-level picture of complicated systems, and explaining their work to both technical and non-technical audiences.As this is a senior position, you have a proven track record of architecture and leadership experience, ideally starting from an engineer background. Also you have:

  • 12+ years of experience in software engineering including experience in any one or more of the following: Embedded C/C++ programming, mobile programming, cloud & streaming services.
  • Experience with several modern technologies and concepts (e.g. at least some of: cloud design, micro-service architectures, Kubernetes, security-first design, domain-driven design, ...).
  • Experience in software requirements' elicitation, analysis, and management.
  • Experience providing guidance and leadership to engineers.
  • Experience debugging in embedded environments such as QNX, Linux and in Android Automotive OS infotainment platform
  • Analytical, conceptual , and troubleshooting abilities.
  • Ability to work across teams, manage issues cross-functionally and remotely.
  • Availability to communicate across different time zones.
  • Availability to offer coaching to others in own areas of expertise.

What we offer?

HERE offers an opportunity to work in a cutting-edge technology environment with challenging problems to solve! You can make a direct impact on delivery of company´s strategic goals and the freedom to decide how to perform your work. We will support you in delivering your day-to-day tasks and achieving your personal goals and developing your skills. Personal development is highly encouraged at HERE. You can take different courses and training at our online Learning Campus and join cross-functional team projects within our Talent Platform.

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

In this role you will be part of Professional Services organization which designs the overall high-level system, explaining both problem and solution with clarity and precision to all necessary stakeholders.The team often crosses functional and technical domains (cloud services, embedded and mobile clients).