Sr. Engineering Manager, Maps POI

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200251440
The places of interest (POIs) on a map are fundamental to what makes a map useful and engaging. Ensuring that our map has the best coverage of POIs, with the most accurate, relevant and current information is the primary goal of the Places team.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills with experience engaging and networking cross functionally and with external partners
  • Expected to contribute to software architecture and design discussions including developing specifications, documentation and APIs fit for external use
  • Experience managing teams and co-ordinating projects across a global workforce working from different time zones
  • Operational experience managing systems leveraging big data technologies such as spark, Cassandra, SOLR or other similar technologies


You will be leading a team of engineers and analysts to qualify and integrate with data suppliers that we chose to partner with and be involved in all aspects of how we manage suppliers after they are onboarded. You will be responsible for building out the platform, tools, and processes to enable these activities. This role will require collaboration with many different teams: data analysts for metrics and data driven decision making, data scientists and mapping operations teams for processes to improve our data, engineers and product people for new features, and our sourcing team to support development of partnerships with external suppliers. This role will directly impact the experience of Maps users, and enable new experiences in future releases!

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science or related field 10+ years in Software Engineering Roles with a focus on back-end systems 5+ years in a Software Engineering Management Role

Additional Requirements