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Software Developer - Web GIS API

Software Developer - Web GIS API

Location 
CH-Zurich
Job Category 
Software Development/Engineering
Job ID 
2017-7405

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Overview

Are you passionate about making good software? So are we! In the past few years, Esri has put a large effort into making 3D GIS accessible and powerful for both consumers and experts, across all platforms and devices. We are dedicated to continually pushing the boundaries of 3D GIS, and you can play a key role in our mission.


At the Esri R&D Center-Zurich, we lead the development of the core 3D web technologies: the ArcGIS API for JavaScript and the ArcGIS Scene Viewer. Join our team of exceptional software engineers to design and implement new capabilities for our 3D mapping API.


Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement new software components for the ArcGIS API for JavaScript, spanning a wide range of topics such as web service consumption, data processing and analysis, core library functionality, 3D mapping and rendering
  • Assume a leading role in the public API design and documentation
  • Advise in matters of software architecture and engineering
  • Apply and promote good software engineering practices such as test automation, modularization, simplification
  • Evolve and maintain our build process, test automation infrastructure, and other custom tooling

Requirements

  • 2+ years of practical experience in software development
  • Excellent programming skills in a modern programming language
  • Strong background in software design and architecture
  • Excellent creative thinking and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with frequent releases and tight schedules
  • Master’s or PhD in computer science or a related field

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Experience with JavaScript, TypeScript, WebGL
  • Experience with API design
  • Background in computer graphics and real-time rendering
  • Experience with agile software development methods (Scrum, etc.)
  • Familiarity with GIS applications and technologies, ideally ArcGIS
  • Knowledge of common web technologies

 

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.