• C++ Software Engineer - Runtime SDK

    Location UK-Edinburgh
    Job Category
    Software Development/Engineering
    Job ID
  • Overview

    If you have a passion for GIS and the latest developer technologies, Esri may be the place for you! We’re on a mission to hire talented software engineers who can help us find innovative ways to make Esri software reach new audiences. As an engineer on the Runtime SDK team, your responsibilities will range from implementing and testing new features to improving processes and helping the team be more agile.



    • Design and implement APIs for new features
    • Design and implement new tests to improve API quality
    • Assess product quality and release readiness
    • Keep up to date with current GIS, Qt, and developer technology and trends
    • Promote best practices for the Qt API
    • Analyze our current delivery process and suggest new techniques that will help us deliver high-quality features to our customers faster


    • 2+ years experience with C++, Qt
    • Knowledge of JavaScript and QML
    • Knowledge of development on one or more of the following platforms: Windows, Linux, iOS, macOS, Android
    • Experience with and enthusiasm for working with mapping technology
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong time management, prioritization, teamwork, and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to understand new technology concepts quickly and apply them accurately through an evolving, dynamic environment
    • Bachelor’s or master’s in GIS, computer science, mathematics, or a related field, depending on position level

    Recommended Qualifications:

    • 2+ years of commercial application development experience
    • Ability to design great application user experiences
    • Experience architecting and designing software products
    • Hands-on experience with Esri ArcGIS software or other geospatial technology
    • Passion for exploring and experimenting with the latest developer technologies
    • Proficiency in C++11 language features

    The Company

    Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.


    Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.


    Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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