Software Development Engineer - ArcGIS Video Server & Mission Server

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Build the next generation of ArcGIS Video Server and ArcGIS Mission Server. ArcGIS Video Server enables indexing, searching, publishing, and streaming video-as-a-service with geospatial and temporal context. ArcGIS Mission is an all-inclusive geospatial communications and situational awareness tool.

Our team builds cutting-edge, highly scalable, and reliable distributed software for on-premises and the cloud. Our software engineers provide a strong technical voice in the product development process and use the best tools available to design, develop, and deliver a high-quality distributed systems platform.

As a software engineer, you will work with our cross-functional global team of software engineers, product engineers, designers, product managers, and release engineers. You will be actively involved in enhancing the capability of ArcGIS Video and Mission products from feature inception to delivery, using bleeding edge technology.

If you are passionate about building great distributed systems, micro-services architecture, and spatial data analytics, join us!


  • Build server-side Java components and web services to power user experience and geospatial workflows
  • Prototype, design, develop, and deliver complete software features and products that can scale, are fault tolerant, and handle concurrent workloads
  • Design, architect, and build complete software features and products to meet customer requirements
  • Apply cloud native principles to design software architecture that takes advantage of cloud, services, and infrastructure for massive scale and availability
  • Find, analyze, fix bugs and performance problems whenever and wherever they occur
  • Work collaboratively with other teams to understand requirements and incorporate them into the software


  • 2+ years of experience developing middleware software components using core Java, Servlets, JAX-RS, Cloud computing
  • Experience developing RESTful web services
  • Good understanding of cloud computing platforms and services such as AWS, EC2, S3, DynamoDB, Azure, Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of relational databases such as SQL Server, PostgreSQL, SQLite
  • Experience working with large code base
  • Proficient in debugging and profiling tools such as IntelliJ IDEA, Eclipse, JProfiler, JMeter, and more
  • Excellent problem-solving, design, development and debugging skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and time management skills
  • Bachelor's in computer science or related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with Java build systems such as Gradle and Maven
  • Experience with HTTP monitoring tools: Burp Suite, Fiddler, Wire Shark
  • Knowledge of Docker containers and orchestrators such as Kubernetes



Total Rewards

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
$93,600-$156,000 USD

About Esri

At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

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