• Android Apps Developer

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

    Work on the latest location-aware technology in a fast-paced, engaging environment and play a part in changing the way we work, live, and experience information. Challenge yourself at Esri and build great location-aware apps that enable people around the globe to solve real-world problems. We’re looking for smart, user focused developers to help push the boundaries on Android while putting their mark on the apps of tomorrow. We strive to do meaningful work that helps individual developers to entire industries.

    We’re on a mission to hire talented software engineers who can help us find innovative ways to make our software reach new audiences. As a developer on our Example Apps team, you will focus on designing, developing, testing, and documenting new applications that communicate to other developers how to make amazing Android apps with Esri technology. If you are passionate about Android development, thrive in an entrepreneurial setting, love working closely with a small team, and take pride in the quality and impact of your work, we’d love to hear from you!


    • Design, develop, and test functionality for the latest Android apps
    • Build great quality example apps, samples, and toolkits using the latest platform technologies and features
    • Be an Android advocate within the company and at conferences; help us grow Android development capability throughout Esri and the developer communities
    • Attend and speak at Esri conferences and other industry conferences; evangelize our products in the user community through presentations, hackathons, webinars, forums, blogs, and social media
    • Identify issues and improve code quality, including clear and meaningful documentation
    • Work with customers to help them successfully deploy apps using the best patterns and practices
    • Implement unit tests and automate regression testing to ensure baseline quality in all releases
    • Collaborate with Esri developers to further expand our products and help to define the product roadmap


    • An Android enthusiast and a game changer
    • 2+ years of commercial software development experience
    • You're anxious to learn but you’ve got these things covered:
      • Developing on the Android platform
      • Object oriented design skills
      • Data structures, algorithms, and design patterns
      • Mobile development issues related to resource limitations, performance optimization, and caching
    • Expert knowledge of Android Java or Kotlin, Android Studio, Gradle, Android platform API, and Android’s core location frameworks
    • Experience building compelling, responsive, and intuitive mobile user experiences
    • Able to work on a team to build quality software in an evolving environment
    • Strong time management, prioritization, teamwork, and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Bachelor’s in computer science, engineering, mathematics, GIS, or related field, depending on position level

    Recommended Qualifications:

    • Prior experience building spatial/mapping applications or software components
    • Knowledge or experience with indoor position systems, e.g., Wifi-based, iOS indoor navigation, etc.
    • At least one publicly available application on the Google Play Store, relevant software projects shared publicly such as on GitHub, blogs, or other websites
    • Experience with open source libraries
    • Understanding of 3D, GIS, CAD, and AR
    • Hands-on experience with data communication via REST, HTTP, TCP, WebSocket
    • Hands-on experience with web security, e.g., OAuth2, Active Directory

    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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