Software Development Engineer II - Kubernetes/Cloud/Java

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Esri is the world leader in geographic information systems (GIS) and developer of ArcGIS, the leading mapping and analytics software used in 75 percent of Fortune 500 companies. At Esri, we believe in helping our customers take on challenging geospatial problems and making a difference in the world. Join our team of talented and passionate engineers and help us build the next generation of ArcGIS Enterprise, a suite of products delivering state-of-the-art geospatial capability to thousands of our customers and millions of users worldwide. Our team builds cutting-edge, highly scalable, and reliable distributed software for on-premises and the cloud. We make maps, geographic information, and analyses available on any device, anywhere, at any time.


Our Engineers look for the best tools to solve a challenging problem with a software design focused on sustainability and evolution. If you are proficient in Java and/or, Cloud and/or, Kubernetes, and love to build challenging distributed systems to run awesomely on the cloud and are not afraid to be on the bleeding-edge of technology this is the place to be! 


  • Apply cloud native principles to design software architecture that takes advantage of cloud services and infrastructure for massive scale and availability particularly on clouds (AWS, Azure & GCP)
  • 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
  • Work collaboratively with other teams to understand requirements and incorporate them into the software
  • Manage the enterprise software on different platforms, such as Windows, Linux, and Kubernetes


  • 2-5 years of experience developing backend software components using Java, REST and/or SOAP
  • Hands-on experience working with cloud computing platforms (AWS and/or Azure and/or Google) and services, such as Amazon S3, SQS, EC2, cloud formation templates, and Azure services, such as Blob Service, Table Service, CloudFormation templates, GKE, and others
  • Experience working with microservices architecture, docker & Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of relational databases, such as SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, or DB2
  • Excellent problem-solving, design, development, and debugging skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and time management skills
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field
  • Existing work authorization for India

Recommended Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with Helm Charts, Java build systems, for example Maven and ANT
  • Knowledge of software performance metrices, such as CPU usage, memory usage etc.  
  • Experience with HTTP monitoring tools (Fiddler) and JDK debugging tools (JProfiler, jmap)
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes engines on cloud providers like EKS, AKS, GKE
  • Having certification for public cloud computing platforms (AWS/Azure/GCP)
  • Master’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, 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.



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