Senior C++ Backend Developer

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Join our 3D development group in creating the world’s best geospatial mapping and data analysis platform. Utilize your passion for developing reliable and performant backend code in a complex server environment that can handle creating and serving complex 3D visualization data.


As a platform that serves millions of users and domains, our software needs to be modular, reusable, and well crafted. We iterate rapidly, constantly learning from feedback, metrics, and the mission and goals of our broad user community.


  • Design and implement new features and scalability improvements to serve 2D/3D geospatial content
  • Propose and discuss improvements in backend system architecture, especially in scalability and efficiency aspects
  • Work closely with teams responsible for generating, serving, and consuming 3D assets across the ArcGIS Platform
  • Implement and maintain REST services running on private/public cloud infrastructure


  • 5+ years of experience in at least one modern language such as C/C++, Golang, Java/Kotlin
  • Experience contributing to large scale distributed systems, multi-tenant systems (architecture, reliability, and scaling)
  • Strong experience with REST service designs
  • In-depth knowledge in common backend technologies like AWS, Azure, Spark, RDBMS, Kubernetes, and more
  • Good sense in designing highly scalable and highly reliable backend systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with data visualization, mapping, and GIS
  • Experience with big data technologies such as HDFS, Spark, Cassandra
  • Familiarity with Esri ArcGIS or other web mapping technologies
  • Master’s in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or related field, depending on position level

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.

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.


A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is $114,400.00 - $187,200.00.




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