Software Development Engineer II (Desktop Client/Server)

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Bring your passion for software development to help our users author, visualize, and share their geospatial data to our ever-expanding cloud and on-premise server technologies. Come join our talented team that is working on our flagship product, ArcGIS Pro. This team is responsible for building cutting-edge, highly scalable, and reliable distributed software that allows our users to author, visualize, and share their maps as services. You will join this team as an individual contributor using C++/ C#/ WPF and have opportunity to grow into a full stack software developer.


  • Design and implement ArcGIS Pro desktop/ Server functionality that allows our users to author, share, and consume maps as services
  • Troubleshoot, identify, and address issues to ensure quality software
  • Identify and address scalability and efficiency issues


  • 2+ years of experience and fluency in at least one programming language such as C++ or C#
  • Background in computer networks, internet protocols, and computer and network security
  • Experience with container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Knowledgeable in internet communication protocols
  • Knowledgeable in client/server architecture and web technologies
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, engineering, or related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Exposure to working with databases
  • Knowledge of Esri software, GIS, or other mapping/graphics software
  • Prior working experience with GIS analysis
  • Familiarity with REST/SOAP service architectures
  • Experience with cloud/web technologies such as AWS, Azure, Spark, Kubernetes
  • Master’s in computer science, engineering, or related field

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 $93,600 - $156,000




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