Software Development Engineer

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Esri’s geocoding team is building the next generation of cutting-edge geosearch and geocoding technology. As a developer on the team, you’ll leverage your creativity and coding ability to build algorithms that sift through big data to find that one best place from amongst billions of possibilities. You will be responsible for building high performance and scalable enterprise solutions with C++.

Geosearch and geocoding are cornerstones of Esri software products. You’ll work alongside an experienced development team to develop and optimize algorithms which run at the highest levels of performance, scalability and durability. Your work will be delivered in Esri’s enterprise platform including location-based APIs, online services, and it will be included in Esri mobile, desktop and server environments.


  • Design and implement efficient data formats and structures for large amounts of spatially-enabled data optimized for rapid search in different environments such as desktop and mobile
  • Develop C++ algorithms for fast and efficient data parsing, processing and indexing. Write, debug and maintain software code; write and maintain unit tests
  • Profile and optimize existing and new code to reduce memory consumption and increase performance
  • Design and implement frameworks and APIs for integration of the geocoding engine with other Esri products
  • Work closely with other programmers and product engineers on interoperability issues


  • 3 years of experience in the job offered or a related occupation
  • Demonstrated experience with C++; developing Algorithm; developing applications/frameworks; Common data structures; Location based service APIs; Unicode; and Markov Chain
  • Bachelor’s in computer science or a related field of study

*Can work remotely*

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, 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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