Application Developer

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As someone with expertise in software development, you have strong problem-solving skills. While working on complex challenges, you pursue elegant solutions. You understand that simplifying an application workflow leads to better results. You’ll contribute to new functionality of our core business productivity systems. These systems are widely used at Esri enabling you to have a broad impact.


  • Work with clients to gather and understand business needs and requirements, document those requirements, and create functional prototypes to address them
  • Use your coding and problem-solving skills to architect, develop and support to deliver impactful solutions to Esri
  • Coordinate with others across the organization to build fully integrated systems
  • Participate in code and security reviews
  • Create unit test plans and develop integration tests
  • Troubleshoot and resolve varying levels of technical issues
  • Add value by being current with new trends and frameworks within the JavaScript community
  • Partner with business analysts and product owners to provide a best-in-class customer experience


  • 2+ years of experience with JavaScript
  • CSS and HTML experience
  • Ability to apply functional programming principles
  • Experience querying relational and NoSQL databases, preferably MongoDB
  • REST APIs for extending existing systems
  • Knowledge of full SDLC and Agile development methodologies, application development life cycle, testing, performance tuning, and debugging
  • Approachable to enjoy regular meetings with a broad range of colleagues
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, computer science, or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience

Recommended Qualifications

  • Cloud Services familiarity will be helpful as many solutions leverage these types of environments
  • Angular and Node experience
  • Experience with AWS services such as Simple Queue, Simple Notification, and Redis would also lower the learning curve
  • Knowledge of third-party JavaScript tools such as Kendo UI which are frequently leveraged
  • Familiarity with asynchronous and scalable service-oriented architectures
  • User interface design and usability expertise will help you with building prototypes
  • Experience with SaaS application back-office integration (SAP, would enable you to grow more quickly in the role
  • Experience developing with Java, HTML5, and CSS3 would increase your ability to have an impact
  • A comfort level with version control systems such as Git will make it easier to work in the shared development environment



Total Rewards

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is
$81,120-$137,280 USD

About Esri

At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

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