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Senior Software Developer - C++

Senior Software Developer - C++

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Bring your passion for C++ to help us develop a cross-platform GIS API that runs on the latest mobile and desktop devices using the latest compilers and C++ standards. This is a great opportunity to design and develop next-gen Esri technology. We love making a difference and leading the way in developing innovative technology.



  • Build modern C++ software components that follow industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies, and deployment models
  • Develop excellent software for use in field mapping, data collection, sensor networks, street navigation, and more
  • Collaborate with other engineers throughout the development process
  • Define user requirements; design, develop and test applications and APIs for devices
  • Ensure that ArcGIS software meets real-world usage scenarios
  • Articulate and solve complex problems with application design, development, and user experiences


  • 5+ years of commercial software development experience
  • Fluent in and passionate about modern C++ patterns and associated technology (C++ 11, 14 and later)
  • Understanding of multi-threaded/multicore programming
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to understand a large, complex codebase
  • Understanding of algorithms and object-oriented design patterns
  • Ability to work closely with the team to build quality software in a constantly evolving environment
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, engineering, mathematics, GIS, or related field

Recommended Qualifications:

  • IDEs, compilers, and development tools for one or more of Linux, Windows, macOS , iOS, or Android
  • Boost libraries
  • OpenGL/DirectX rendering pipeline and shaders
  • GIT source control
  • Qt
  • GIS
  • REST web services

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.