C++ Software Development Engineer II

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As an enthusiastic and talented C++ software developer, you will join a team that pushes the boundaries of technology to achieve a shared mission: bringing the power of GIS indoors. In the past few years, Esri has put a large effort into making indoor location, indoor mapping, and indoor GIS accessible and powerful for both consumers and experts across all platforms and devices.

At the Esri R&D Center - Vienna, Austria, we lead the research and development of cutting-edge indoor positioning systems technologies. By combining radio signal data from Bluetooth Low Energy beacons and Wi-Fi with trajectory information derived from sensors on everyday mobile devices, we aim to deliver the world’s best indoor blue dot experience for our users.


  • Work as part of our agile product development team
  • Work with the research team to develop indoor positioning-related algorithms
  • Evaluate implementations of algorithms to determine their impact and usefulness
  • Implement algorithms in C++ and optimize them to run on smartphones
  • Write and maintain unit test cases for the C++ core libraries used in our SDK
  • Communicate requirements and dependencies of the component within the system within the team


  • 2+ years of professional experience developing with C++
  • Understanding of scientific algorithm specifications
  • Strong communication skills in English
  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, physics, computer science, or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Computer Science
  • Professional experience developing with Python
  • Passion for supporting graphics and visualization tools
  • C++ for mobile applications such as Android or iOS



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!

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