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HERE Overview

Eindhoven (Netherlands)
5001 to 10000 employees
1984
Company - Private
Information Technology
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
HERE is a leader in mapping and location technology. We enable rich, real-time location applications and experiences for consumers, vehicles, enterprises and cities. Our open location platform is accessible to all customers who seek to leverage the power of location in their ... Read more

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    A perfect storm: Data, digitization and disruption

    The expectations of the digital society that is "always-on" are growing. Edzard Overbeek, CEO at HERE talks about the virtual roads of the future at Bosch ConnectedWorld 2017. He introduces new concepts and models that will soon be reality.

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    Autonomous driving relies on us mastering the map - HERE 360

    The rich promise of autonomous driving is often discussed, with benefits from cheaper car insurance, to shorter journey times being touted. The question, however, is how do we get there? How do we get to a place where these benefits aren't just discussed, but realized?

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HERE – Why Work For Us?


HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location we empower our customers to achieve better outcomes – from helping a city manage its infrastructure or an enterprise optimize its assets to delivering drivers to their destination safely.

Whether you’re a cartographer, a programmer or just really love gadgets and apps – you’re sure to find your ideal destination at HERE. As a technology company with a strong moral compass, we are passionate about making mobility safer, cleaner and more convenient. We’re improving the quality of life of people living in cities and empowering businesses to be more productive and efficient. At HERE, we thrive on making amazing things possible.

Growth and innovation

When HERE started 30 years ago, a map was a folded piece of paper. Today, interactive maps are on every smartphone and we’re paving the way towards autonomous driving. Where will we be tomorrow? HERE is always on the lookout for new talent to help us navigate the cities of the future and drive company growth.

More than just maps

Maps remain at the heart of the HERE mission. But what we are building today is, of course, very different from our earliest maps. We’ve evolved from static visualizations to cloud-enabled, live representations of a world in constant motion. With the backing of leading automotive companies, we are ready to deliver the next generation of mobility and location-based services for companies big and small.

We love working HERE

HERE is packed with smart people from around the world. Our offices foster an open environment where good ideas are encouraged and embraced. There’s also plenty of flexibility within the company, options for achieving an ideal work/life balance and various other extras on offer.

Where will a career at HERE take you?

At HERE, you have the opportunity to transform location data into innovative and useful products for the future. We already lead the industry in products that will quickly become indispensable, like digital maps, in-car navigation and near-real-time traffic information. But what will tomorrow look like? We envision a world where location will power new technologies, enrich our everyday lives and truly power the Internet of Things (IoT). Do you have a vision or a passion to realize the promise of tomorrow? The HERE culture of innovation will help foster your exploration of endless possibilities.

Driving change across industries

HERE products and services empower companies across a wide range of industries, so you’re sure to find an ideal niche where you can put your expertise to good use: automotive and transportation, asset management and logistics, consumer and home, insurance, government and public safety, as well as retail.

Global presence

Wherever you are, HERE is never far away. We operate in 56 countries around the world and offer our employees the flexibility to transfer to other locations when suitable positions become available. At HERE, you’ll not only be working with international teams, you’ll also have the chance to explore the world.

Open to new ideas

HERE is a pioneer in mapping technology and creating is at the core of what we do. We look for people who are inspired by exploration and charting the uncharted. We have created a company where just about anything is possible. If you have a passion to push boundaries through location technology, there is a place for you at HERE.

As early pioneers in digital mapping, we have always set out to chart the uncharted. We possess the courage and ambition to create extraordinary things – and have been doing so for over 30 years.

Innovation is essential to HERE both in our work and in our spirit. We stand at the forefront of emerging technologies, we are driven by our desire to develop best-in-class products and services that delight and inspire our customers and even keep them safe.

Our company is full of talented people. We tap into that talent and learn from each other to grow and adapt to change. In our open culture we foster curiosity, encourage ideas and share knowledge to make the most of every opportunity.

HERE relies on effective collaboration to achieve great things – with our colleagues, partners and customers all over the world. Collaboration requires trust, so we treat each other with respect and encourage open and honest debate because we are one team. It’s as a team that we will succeed in taking innovation further and create things that matter to people all over the world. By collaborating and staying true to our values, we multiply our capabilities and talents exponentially.

As a global corporation we embrace our responsibility to give back to society and to the global community in which we live. And, we respect the natural environment as we work towards building our new, networked reality.

One platform, one team: together we are creating unparalleled solutions to help our customers and partners achieve the extraordinary.

Students & Graduates

HERE is a vibrant and innovative place to start your career. You will be actively mentored as a valued member of our experienced, global team and be exposed to technologies that transform vast amounts of data into practical solutions. Our history in location technology will power the Internet of Things (IoT), where the possibilities are endless. At HERE, we offer internships and entry-level positions that will expand your knowledge and develop your skills in one of today’s fastest-growing and most exciting industries.

Browse our current job openings, or read on to find out what makes HERE such a dynamic and exciting place to work.

Why join HERE?

Valuable learning experience

Our internships provide students with a great opportunity to explore different career options and get hands-on experience while they complete their degrees. Interns will gain a thorough understanding of our business and can make useful industry contacts. Junior employees can build on their existing knowledge and will receive guidance and support from our experienced teams.

Interesting projects

Experiencing tremendous growth, HERE provides an opportunity to help chart the unchartered. The most interesting chapters are still being written – and you can help shape them. At HERE, you can share your recently gained knowledge and skills and help us create real-life solutions inspired by futuristic ideas.

Workplace diversity

HERE is a global company with offices in 56 countries, staffed by a diverse group of talented data and machine learning engineers, location specialists and highly autonomous driving pioneers from around the world. Working alongside colleagues with different backgrounds and specializations, students and graduates will encounter new ways of thinking and can learn from highly qualified professionals and industry experts in their chosen field.

HERE Reviews

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    Pros

    People, Market Dynamics, Network, Challenging Work

    Cons

    Constant reorganization and unclear lines of responsibility

    Advice to Management

    Stop playing it so safe

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HERE Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at HERE.

    Interview

    It starts by one hour phone interview which includes describing the details of my resume. Then three Skype interviews which was related to modelling of data scientist projects. They talked warmly and it was enjoyable. The programming questions was easier than other companies.

    Interview Questions

    • General programming questions related to basics of data structure like binary trees.   Answer Question
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HERE Awards & Accolades

  • 100% rating on Corporate Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, 2016
  • Top Spot in Ovum Location Platform Index, Ovum, 2016
  • 100% rating on Corporate Equality Index, Corporate Equality Index (CEI), 2015
  • 100% rating on Corporate Equality Index, Corporate Equality Index (CEI), 2014
  • 100% rating on Corporate Equality Index, Corporate Equality Index (CEI), 2013
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