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Software Developer – JavaScript/Web Development

Software Developer – JavaScript/Web Development

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Are you excited about using your technical expertise in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, imagery, and software development to build innovative and powerful web applications built for visualizing and analyzing imagery? Join our high-energy, fast-paced development team and help design the next generation of Esri technology for the ArcGIS API for JavaScript, ArcGIS Online, and Portal for ArcGIS. We are looking for energetic and self-directed individuals with creative design and problem-solving development skills.


  • Use good software design and development practices for building applications that follow industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies, and deployment models
  • Envision, design, and develop web applications and UI modules for imagery workflows
  • User-focused development and work closely with UI designers to craft compelling user experiences
  • Evolve your language skills in JavaScript by staying current with complementary programming languages, development methodologies, user interface design techniques, and database tools
  • Be willing to take on complex goals that push the boundary of the possible
  • Leverage the knowledge of your peers and collaborate with other programmers throughout the development process


  • 2+ years of experience designing, building, and delivering web applications
  • In-depth knowledge of the core JavaScript language and two or more years of experience building object-oriented JavaScript
  • At least one year of experience using and developing applications with JavaScript toolkits and UI libraries (such as Dojo, Ext JS, YUI, etc.)
  • Extensive experience with HTML, DOM, CSS, event model, and cross-browser development
  • Experience with AJAX, JSON, REST
  • Excellent problem-solving, verbal and written communication, design, development, and debugging skills
  • Ability to work independently and in groups to effectively participate in the software development life cycle
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in computer science, engineering, geography, GIS, or a scientific field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Experience building and using browser rendered UI components and graphics systems (SVG, VML, Canvas)
  • Experience leveraging back-end APIs/frameworks to integrate server-side abilities into front-end code
  • Experience developing web applications using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript or other JavaScript mapping APIs
  • Experience with remote sensing, image processing, photogrammetry, and/or image analysis application development

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.