Python API Developer


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Overview


Come work on one of the fastest growing products in ArcGIS, the ArcGIS API for Python, a Pythonic API for your web GIS. It allows ArcGIS analysts, data scientists, developers, administrators, and anyone with an ArcGIS Online subscription or ArcGIS Enterprise to leverage the rich Python ecosystem to accomplish a wide variety of tasks, ranging from performing big data analysis to managing their web GIS and automate such workflows.

In this role, you will gain valuable experience on how to design and develop an API in Python as well as develop on top of successful open source projects such as conda, Jupyter notebooks, Docker, etc. and also in contemporary software development paradigms such as test driven development and continuous integration.

Responsibilities


  • Participate in design and development of the ArcGIS API for Python
  • Develop widgets and extensions for Jupyter Notebook and JupyterLab
  • Leverage open source as well as proprietary modules using Python
  • Perform bug fixes, documentation, and maintenance tasks
  • Author samples and guides using Jupyter Notebooks

Requirements


  • 1+ years of experience with high level programming languages such as Python
  • Understanding of REST APIs and web programming
  • A strong drive and interest to learn new technologies quickly and work in a fast-paced software development environment
  • Bachelor's or master's in computer science, GIS, or related disciplines, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications


  • Familiarity with ArcGIS suite of products and concepts of GIS
  • Experience using Python libraries such as pandas and numpy, geospatial libraries such as shapely, Fiona or GDAL, and machine learning libraries such as scikit-learn, TensorFlow or PyTorch
  • JavaScript/C or C++ experience

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 humanresources@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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