Nokia is interested in bringing their HERE into iOS and Android platforms, reports said.
Evidenced by job listings posted a few days ago, Nokia is aiming to have HERE available for iOS and Android.
HERE platform for business team is recruiting an experienced developer now. The announcement reads:
As an Android / iOS developer you will be a key member of our growing mobile engineering team, developing industry-leading mobile SDKs / applications. This is an experienced position that requires fluency in the latest Java capabilities and improvements in the Android and iOS SDK. The ideal candidate is motivated to explore and deliver the best possible solutions to our customers.
The ideal candidate must have experienced shipping one or more Android/iOS apps, currently on Google Play / Apple Store. Plus, the candidate must have a strong passion for technology, and enjoy working outside the comfort zone and love to learn new technologies.
Once hired, the developer will be based in Berlin / Frankfurt and will report to the Team Lead Development team Mobile SKDs for Business, HERE Platform for Business.
Here?s the list of the responsibilities that the developer will do once hired:
? You will design and build advanced location-based services applications for the Android and iOS platforms
? Your will collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
? You will create intuitive, custom UI controls and interfaces that match our great user experience
? You will work with internal data sources and API’s
? You will unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
? You will create and maintain technical documentation for new features and applications
? You will work on bug fixing and improving application performance
? You will continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
However, the announcement does not tell what kind of apps Nokia plans on bringing, but we could expect that it?s either the entire suite of HERE apps, or the HERE Maps, or both.
HERE (formerly Nokia Location & Commerce, Navteq, Gate5) develops next-generation location, social location and local commerce services and is known as the worldwide market leader in automotive navigation content.
(Photo courtesy of http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-us/app/here-maps/f8ec7f40-8a1b-4df9-8dbb-47eb30304a88)