C++ Software Developer – Mapping & Visualization

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ArcGIS Pro is the latest professional desktop GIS application from Esri. With ArcGIS Pro, you can explore, visualize, and analyze data; create 2D maps and 3D scenes; and share your work to our cloud and enterprise services.


Our team works on bringing data from variety of relational databases and big data stores to be visualized and explored in maps. You will be part of a core team to implement and deliver a rendering engine that is highly scalable to handle huge volumes of spatio-temporal data using C++, efficient SQL queries, and in-house graphics APIs. This is a great opportunity if you are looking for challenges in software engineering that involve writing scalable C++ code, SQL queries, or graphics programming.


  • Build scalable client and server-side components to author, visualize, and explore data using our graphics and database APIs
  • Collaborate on implementation designs with team members and across other teams
  • Design, develop, and build frameworks and APIs for internal and external developers
  • Contribute to unit tests that back the quality of development
  • Work closely with product engineers to innovate, develop, and enhance visualization techniques to interactively explore the spatial data


  • 2+ years of industry experience in software development using C++
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Passion for statistical computing, data analysis, and visualization
  • Passion for graphics development
  • Proven ability to build and deliver quality software in a team environment
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Bachelor's or master's in GIS, geography, engineering, computer science, math, or related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with SQL queries
  • Experience working with relational databases and big data
  • Familiarity with Open GL or other graphics APIs
  • Experience in software development in gaming, graphics, image processing is a big plus
  • Knowledge in spatial databases, GIS, or Esri technologies is a big plus
  • Knowledge in C#/WPF 

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 humanresources@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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