• Java Software Engineer – Insights for ArcGIS

    Location US-CA-Redlands | CA-Ottawa
    Job Category
    Software Development/Engineering
    Job ID
  • Overview

    The Insights for ArcGIS product team is looking for exceptional people to join its growing team of server and cloud software engineers to build the future of spatial BI technology. As part of this team, you’ll design and build next-gen software in both on-premises and cloud deployments for millions of users worldwide. We are looking for professionals in a number of specific areas such as Amazon and Azure cloud services, Java EE, RESTful web services, and new and upcoming middleware and server-side technologies.
    • Build server-side Java components that power UX and scriptable front-ends
    • Architect solutions working as an expert Java programmer, writing scalable, reusable, and maintainable code
    • Design and build REST interfaces
    • Design and build server-side components that seamlessly run on-premises and on cloud platforms
    • Find, analyze, and fix bugs/performance problems whenever and wherever they occur
    • Work collaboratively with other teams to understand requirements and incorporate them into the software


    • 3+ years of experience developing middleware software components using core Java, Servlets, JSP, EJBs
    • Good understanding of cloud computing platforms and services (MicroService Architectures, Docker Containers) and working with cloud services (Amazon S3, SQS, EC2) and Azure services (Blob Service, Table Service, etc.)
    • Good understanding of Java design patterns
    • Knowledge of data systems to span structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data systems
    • Experience developing code in a popular Java IDE, i.e. Eclipse/IntelliJ IDEA
    • Fundamental understanding of web services including SOAP and REST
    • Understand the importance of software development methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, RAD, RUP) and software design techniques (UML, entity relationship diagramming, use cases, data flow diagramming); know how they impact the quality of your design process, team collaboration, and work product
    • Knowledge of working with a source control system, preferably Borland StarTeam and GIT
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse team
    • Bachelor's, master’s, or Ph.D. in math, computer science, physics, or related field, depending on position level 
    Recommended Qualifications:
    • Familiarity with JSON and XML
    • Knowledge of and familiarity with Java build systems, i.e. Maven and ANT
    • Experience with Apache Spark, Hadoop or other similar technologies
    • Familiarity with Spatial technologies
    • Experience with HTTP monitoring tools and JDK debugging tools
    • Working knowledge and experience with SQL and relational data systems

    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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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