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Python Developer - ArcGIS Python API

Python Developer - ArcGIS Python API

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Come work on one of the fastest growing products in ArcGIS. The ArcGIS API for Python is a Pythonic API for your Web GIS. This API lets ArcGIS analysts, data scientists, developers, administrators or anyone with an ArcGIS Online subscription or an ArcGIS Enterprise leverage the rich Python ecosystem to accomplish a wide variety of tasks ranging from performing big data analysis to managing their web GIS and automate such workflows.


In this role, you would gain valuable experience on how to design and develop an API in Python, develop on top of successful open source projects such as conda, Jupyter notebooks, Docker etc. and also in contemporary software development paradigms such as test driven development and continuous integration.



  • Design and develop the Python API for ArcGIS
  • Develop integration with Jupyter Notebook
  • Leverage open source as well as proprietary modules using Python
  • Perform bug fixes and maintenance tasks
  • Write samples and guides using Jupyter Notebook


  • An undergraduate or masters in computer science, GIS or related disciplines

  • 2-5 years of experience with high level programming languages such as Python or JavaScript

  • Experience with RESTful web services

  • A strong drive and interest to learn new technologies quickly and work in a fast paced software development environment.

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with ArcGIS suite of products and concepts of GIS
  • C or C++ experience


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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.