C++ Backend Developer

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If you have a passion for developing reliable and performant backend code in a complex server environment that can handle creating and serving complex 3D visualization data, there may be a role for you in our 3D development group.

Join us in creating the world’s best geospatial mapping and data analysis platform. As a platform that serves millions of users and domains, our software needs to be modular, reusable, and well crafted. We iterate rapidly, constantly learning from feedback, metrics, and the mission and goals of our broad user community.


  • Design and implement new features and scalability improvements to serve 2D/3D geospatial content
  • Propose and discuss improvements in backend system architecture, especially in scalability and efficiency aspects
  • Work closely with teams responsible for generating, serving, and consuming 3D assets across the ArcGIS platform
  • Implement and maintain REST services running on private/public cloud infrastructure


  • Fluent in at least one modern language such as C/C++, Golang, Java/Kotlin
  • Experience contributing to large scale distributed systems, multi-tenant systems (architecture, reliability, and scaling)
  • Strong experience with REST service designs
  • In-depth knowledge in common backend technologies like AWS, Azure, Spark, RDBMS, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Good sense on designing highly scalable and highly reliable backend systems
  • Good communication skills and fluent in both written and spoken English

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with data visualization, mapping, and GIS
  • Experience with big data technologies such as HDFS, Spark, Cassandra
  • Familiarity with Esri ArcGIS or other web mapping technologies

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 askcareers@esri.com 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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