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Junior Software Developer - C++

Junior 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 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.


In this role, you’ll test and build GIS components used in our cross-platform products with the support and mentoring of the rest of the development team. Your work will focus on modern C++ initially, with career opportunities that could utilize many different programming languages and technologies.


Esri invests significantly in individuals by providing the mentoring and appropriate training that ensures a successful long-term career.



  • Build modern C++ software components that follow industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies, and deployment models
  • Collaborate with other engineers throughout the development process
  • Design, develop, and test applications and APIs for devices
  • Articulate and solve problems with application design, development, and user experiences


  • Good C++ development skills or solid experience in similar object-oriented languages (C#, Java, etc.) with a passion to learn modern C++
  • Enthusiasm for quality software engineering
  • Being smart, adaptable, and enthusiastic are key to this role
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills, with attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, engineering, mathematics, GIS, or related field (master’s preferred)
  • Authorized to work in the UK

Recommended Qualifications:

  • C++
  • 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.