Backend Java Engineer II - Data Pipelines

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ArcGIS Data Pipelines is a new ArcGIS Online application that allows you to access, process, and integrate data from a wide variety of sources. It offers an intuitive drag-and-drop interface where you can create reproducible data preparation workflows without writing any code. Our team is passionate about making messy, disparate data actionable and analysis ready.

As a Backend Java Engineer, you will focus on designing, implementing, testing, and delivering new back-end data integrations and processing to power these capabilities, and have a key voice in the product development process. Come join us in building a next-generation data integration and preparation tool for cloud and enterprise users.


  • Build and support connectors to work with disparate data from multiple sources
  • Build server-side components and web services to power geospatial data processing and user experiences
  • Deliver reliable capabilities that can scale and support multiple environments, from on-premises to integrated SaaS
  • Collaborate with other teams to understand requirements and incorporate them into the software
  • Be entrepreneurial and look for opportunities for improvement or to apply new ideas


  • 2+ years of industry experience developing using Java
  • Strong understanding of API design and Java design patterns
  • Experience with data storage systems such as data warehouses and object stores
  • Excellent problem-solving, collaboration, communication, & time management skills
  • Bachelor's in computer information systems, computer science, engineering, or another technical field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with Python and Scala
  • Experience with Spark or distributed computing
  • Knowledge of Docker containers and orchestrators such as Kubernetes
  • Experience with Java build systems and developer operations
  • Master's in computer information systems, computer science, engineering, or another technical field



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
$93,600-$156,000 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!

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 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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