Software Development Engineer II (Rust)

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Join Esri's team of passionate and technical engineers in our UK Research and Development centers, designing and building new geospatial tools as web services.

We need candidates that are technically driven, are effective communicators, and possess the initiative to tackle challenging problems. In return we will provide you with the support you need to achieve a meaningful and successful long-term career in software engineering. You will have the chance to use several tools from technologies such as Rust, AWS, Jenkins, Docker, JavaScript, Open API/Swagger, Git and many more.


  • Build modern web services with Rust
  • Collaborate with other engineers throughout the development process
  • Design, develop, and test code
  • Communicate your design and implementation decisions


  • 2+ years of commercial software development experience
  • Fluent in and passionate about Rust, with 1+ years of experience
  • Interest in designing easy to use APIs
  • Proven team-based software development experience
  • Enthusiasm for quality software engineering
  • Smart, adaptable, and enthusiastic
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills, with attention to detail
  • Bachelor's in computer science, engineering, mathematics, GIS, or related field
  • Existing work authorization for United Kingdom

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with C++ or JavaScript
  • Familiarity in designing and developing RESTful web services
  • Experience in using Git source control
  • Knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Terraform or AWS is helpful but not required
  • Familiarity with GIS applications and technologies an advantage
  • Understanding of Test-Driven Development


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 £36,000 - £61,200.



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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