Software Developer - Core Web GIS API

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/03/18
Olympia, WA
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/03/18

Overview

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

At Esri, we lead the development of the core Web GIS technologies: the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. Join our team of exceptional software engineers to design and implement new capabilities for our mapping API using the latest technologies (WebGL, Workers, WebAssembly, and TypeScript).

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, 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
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, GIS, or related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with JavaScript (API written in TypeScript)
  • Experience with advance technologies such as WebGL, Workers, WebAssembly, Webpack
  • Experience with API design
  • Familiarity with GIS applications and technologies
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