Frontend Software Engineer II - Urban Planning/Web 3D

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Are you enthusiastic about building intuitive and engaging web experiences? So are we! We are looking for a talented frontend software engineer who helps us develop ArcGIS Urban, a popular web application for urban planning. ArcGIS Urban empowers urban planners all around the world to make their cities more livable and sustainable. We are looking for creative, smart engineers to help us build the next generation of urban planning tools.


  • Design and implement features in the frontend for our cloud-based application using modern technologies: React, Redux, GraphQL, TypeScript, WebAssembly
  • Being an advocate for software architecture patterns
  • Work in a small, dynamic and diverse team on all aspects of the development process
  • Apply and promote software engineering best practices


  • 2+ years of industry programming experience building web applications with JavaScript/TypeScript and CSS
  • Hands-on coding experience with a popular modern frontend framework
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar
  • Adaptable communication skills and ability to distill complex ideas to their essence
  • Existing work authorization for Switzerland

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with React and Redux
  • Experience in writing clean, well-structured, and testable code
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies
  • A genuine interest in (learning all about) urban design and planning as well as 3D mapping, geospatial applications, and more
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Intuition for aesthetics and information visualization


  • Where tools to create a better world are developed
  • Where the craft of software development meets innovation
  • Where diverse individuals focus on collective success
  • Where personal growth and quality of life are celebrated

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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