C++ Software Development Engineer II

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Bring your passion for C++ to help us develop a cross-platform mapping API that runs on the latest mobile devices using the latest compilers and C++ standards. This is a great opportunity to design and develop next-gen Esri technology. We love making a difference and leading the way in developing innovative technology.


  • Build C++ software components that follow industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies, and deployment models
  • Develop excellent software for use in field mapping, data collection, sensor networks, street navigation, and more
  • Collaborate with other programmers and developers throughout the development process
  • Define user requirements; design and develop applications and APIs for devices
  • Ensure that ArcGIS software meets real-world usage scenarios
  • Solve and articulate complex problems with application design, development, and user experiences


  • 2+ years of software development experience on a substantial codebase on Linux, Windows, or OSX
  • Fluent in and passionate about modern C++ (C++11 and higher, STL or Boost)
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or STEM-related field
  • Object-oriented, Data-oriented, or Functional design skills
  • Understanding of algorithms and design patterns
  • Ability to work closely with the team to build quality software in a constantly evolving environment
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Existing work authorisation for UK

Recommended Qualifications

  • GIS or 2D/3D data structures and algorithms
  • Mobile application development
  • Rust, Swift, Kotlin, Java, C#, or Qt
  • Data-oriented or Functional design
  • Automated unit and functional testing
  • OpenGL, DirectX, Metal, or Vulkan
  • Web services

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.


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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