Developer Evangelist II - Maps SDK for JavaScript

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Are you a passionate advocate of new technology and love to inspire developers?


At the Esri R&D Center Zurich, we are looking for an outgoing developer that thrives on empowering other developers to use our ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript to its full potential. This is a dream job for a developer looking to do more than coding. Mapping applications across the globe are powered by the SDK ranging from Esri’s own offerings to partner products and fully customized solutions.


Join us to push the state of the art of what is possible with just a browser.


  • Design and develop demo web apps to showcase the power of our SDK in 3D mapping
  • Coding will be approximately 20%-60% of your week
  • Advocate for the adoption of 3D web mapping with our API internally and externally
  • Gather valuable developer feedback and collaborate with the team for continuous product improvements
  • Promote our SDK to a wider audience online, in customer meetings and at conferences
  • Contribute to shaping the roadmap based on developer feedback, industry trends, and market demands
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders, to align with needs and expectations from many industries and various user groups


  • Bachelor’s degree in cartography, geospatial and/or computer science or a related field
  • 2+ years of experience with web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Passion for innovative cartography and data visualizations
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively promote the API and gather feedback
  • Enthusiasm to learn and contribute to creating compelling showcases and demos
  • Willingness to participate in industry conferences and events to showcase the API
  • Ability to collaborate effectively within a team and engage with stakeholders
  • Existing work authorization for Switzerland

Recommended Qualifications

  • Knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS) concepts and applications
  • Experience with 3D mapping libraries and frameworks (such as ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript, Three.js, CesiumJS, Mapbox GL JS, OpenLayers and others)
  • Knowledge of market trends and customer needs in the mapping industry
  • Interest in technical writing and creating developer-focused documentation

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 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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