Software Development Engineer – Game Engine Rendering

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Join a talented cross-functional team of dynamic, passionate engineers who deliver mapping and location services to Unity and Unreal Engine. Bring your passion for advanced visualization and effects to life with the ArcGIS Maps SDK for game engines. This team is working with some of the most advanced technologies, including augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). As a software development engineer on our team, you will be able to advance the visualization of mapping using the power of the game engines.


Our ideal candidate will be familiar with game engine programing (from UI to graphic components like shaders) and have a strong C++ programming background.


  • Build software components using mostly C++ but also C# for Unity integration
  • Build software that follows industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies, and deployment models
  • Solve rendering challenges for both Unity and Unreal Engine low level architecture
  • Collaborate with other developers, engineers, and product managers throughout the development process
  • Work effectively in a small, agile scrum team environment
  • Continuously evolve your skills through study, training, and collaborating with colleagues
  • Develop unit tests for software components using Google test or game engine frameworks


  • 3+ years as a software developer with experience in C/C++ programming
  • Solid foundation in software development
  • Strong foundation in object-oriented software principles
  • Ability to analyze software/algorithms and identify improvements
  • Knowledge of Unity and Unreal Engine
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Motivation to take ownership of tasks and the determination to drive them to completion
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in computer science, engineering, or a related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience developing C++ components
  • Experience in C# programming language
  • Knowledge of Esri products or similar GIS or spatial software
  • Experience using Git as source management system in large teams
  • Experience using Visual Studio for software development
  • Experience developing in a scrum environment

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, 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.




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