Senior iOS Engineer

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Be a key contributor to ArcGIS Site Scan, a world-class SaaS software product that is revolutionizing drone data collection and processing, delivering state-of-the-art mapping and analytics to thousands of customers worldwide. 
You'll work with our small, agile Berkeley R&D team to build a multi-tier, scalable, and highly automated workflow product that uses drones to capture imagery and video. Drone flight programming, telemetry, and live streaming video is handled by our iOS Flight app, interfacing with the most advanced commercial and industrial drones in the market. Our software engineers provide a strong technical voice in the product development process and use the best tools available to design, develop, and deliver our high-quality automated product.
As a senior iOS software engineer, you will work with our cross-functional team of software engineers, product engineers, product managers, and release engineers. You will be actively involved in enhancing the ArcGIS iOS Flight app from feature inception to delivery, integrating bleeding edge iOS and drone technologies.
If you are passionate about building a complex drone control app for the best imagery product in the world, join us! 


  • Develop iOS software for use in commercial drone flight app
  • Understand user requirements; design and develop API applications for iOS devices that meet real world scenarios
  • Work with design, test, and development teams to create easy-to-use and robust new features
  • Identify issues and improve code quality, including clear and meaningful documentation
  • Implement unit tests to ensure baseline quality in all releases


  • 5+ years of commercial iOS software development experience
  • At least one commercially available application on the iTunes Store
  • Excellent knowledge of Swift or Objective-C
  • Strong math skills, especially related to trigonometry and geometry
  • Understanding of algorithms and design patterns
  • Experience with mobile software design patterns and resource limitations
  • Experience working with REST services and 3rd party SDK’s
  • Bachelor's in computer science, engineering, mathematics, GIS, or related field, or equivalent experience developing mobile apps or SDKs for 5+ years, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Prior experience building spatial/mapping applications or software components
  • Experience with drone SDK integration
  • SwiftUI 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. 


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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