Senior Desktop Developer - 3D Analysis User Interface

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Use your experience in 2D/3D programming to expand the 3D analytic capabilities of Esri ArcGIS platform and develop tools that make a difference in everyday lives. In this role you will design and develop world-class software products supporting the needs of urban planners, architects, engineers, and others working with geographic information.

We are actively looking for a developer with a passion for programming to join us in creating the world’s best geospatial data analysis platform. 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 goals of our community.

We are looking for a strong UI developer who can turn complex algorithms and tools into a user interface that is easy to use and allows our users to perform their 3D analysis correctly and swiftly.


  • Design and develop 2D and 3D components to animate, visualize, and explore spatial data in ArcGIS Pro
  • Follow industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies, and deployment models using WPF, C# and C++ to build software components
  • Collaborate on implementation designs with team members and across other teams
  • Design, develop, and build frameworks and SDKs for other teams and external developers consuming our API
  • Contribute to unit tests that back the quality of the development
  • Work closely with product engineers to innovate, develop, and enhance visualization techniques to interactively explore the spatial data


  • 5+ years of experience using C# to create user interfaces for WPF applications
  • Experience in asynchronous programming using the Task Parallel Library
  • Ability to work closely with software developers, product engineers, and documentation writers to build quality software in a constantly evolving agile environment
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience building commercial enterprise software in Modern C++ (11, 14, 17) and the Standard Template Library (STL)
  • Knowledge of MVVM application design pattern
  • Understanding of scripting languages such as JavaScript
  • Knowledge of 3D graphics APIs such as OpenGL or DirectX
  • Familiarity with Esri products or similar GIS or spatial software
  • Prior experience with Agile software development using Scrum
  • Experience with writing testable software
  • Master’s in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or relevant experience in above requirements for this position

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 - $187,200




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