Cloud Software Development Engineer

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Join our growing team of cloud software engineers and help us expand our ArcGIS Online SaaS services. As part of this team, you’ll design and build next-gen software in 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, RESTful web services, and new and upcoming middleware and server-side technologies.


  • Design and build RESTful services to power developer and application access to the platform
  • Build scalable, reusable, and maintainable components
  • Design, implement, and maintain components within the ArcGIS Online platform, which spans infrastructure across AWS, Azure, and VMware
  • Find, analyze, and fix bugs/performance problems
  • Work collaboratively with other teams to understand requirements and incorporate them into the software


  • 3+ years of industry experience coding in Java
  • 3+ years with cloud computing platforms and services (MicroService Architectures, Docker Containers) and working with cloud services (Amazon: S3, SQS, EC2, Azure: Blob Service, Table Service)
  • Good understanding of API design and Java design patterns
  • Fundamental understanding of web services including REST and SOAP
  • Understanding of SQL and/or NoSQL
  • Comfortable in a distributed team environment
  • Advanced understanding of Linux
  • Strong knowledge of Git
  • Bachelor's in computer science or related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with Java build systems such as Maven
  • Understanding of Spring-based architectures
  • Experience with Java profiling tools
  • Working experience with Linux containers (Docker/Rkt) and container orchestration systems such as Kubernetes and Nomad
  • Experience with the ArcGIS Online platform
  • Ability to share your expertise through documentation and mentorship
  • Passionate about creating workflows that help produce a great self-service developer experience
  • Ability to step outside your comfort zone and explore new and/or unfamiliar tasks
  • Knowledge of Go/Python/Ruby
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools such as Terraform, Packer, Consul, Vault, Prometheus, Nagios, Jenkins, Puppet, Chef

Questions about our interview process? We have answers.

About Esri

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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