Geoprocessing Software Developer - Python/C++

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Design and develop a Python API that allows our customers to automate a variety of GIS tasks such as automating map production, publishing web services, updating data sources across different databases, web map printing, and more. Your work will help professionals from a wide range of industries carry out critical automation tasks. You will be part of a team that influences lasting contributions for communities with the software code you create.


  • Develop software that extends the capabilities of the ArcGIS platform
  • Build software components using a variety of programming languages (C++, Python, etc.) that follow industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies, and deployment models
  • Solve and articulate complex problems with application design, development, and user experiences
  • Work closely with other developers to design and develop quality APIs that scale to millions of users
  • Write comprehensive technical design specifications and support documentation


  • 3+ years of industry experience with programming languages such as Python and C++
  • A strong drive and interest to learn new technologies quickly and work in a fast paced software development environment
  • Knowledge of Agile software development methodologies (Scrum)
  • All the other important things that will help you be successful at Esri--good communication skills and the ability to thrive in an environment that encourages innovation
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with C++/C, C#, Python
  • Experience with GIS and web services
  • Expertise with Microsoft technology (Visual Studio, SQL Server)
  • Familiarity with API development, performance tuning, system scalability

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 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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