Software Engineer II – Scene Viewer

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Do you have a passion for developing innovative user experiences on the web? Leverage your engineering passion and join our exceptional team in Zurich to build the next generation of mapping software.


  • Help design and implement the UX/UI of ArcGIS Scene Viewer, the popular 3D map viewer for experts, stakeholders and the public
  • Build modern UI widgets for Esri's design system Calcite based on web components and StencilJS
  • Contribute to the architecture and development of our JavaScript API and our cloud solution ArcGIS Online, the world's leading mapping platform for businesses, organizations, nonprofits, and many more
  • Collaborate with our Zurich colleagues from the ArcGIS Urban, CityEngine, 360VR, and game engine teams to advance the state of the art in interactive storytelling on the web
  • Work closely with developers and product engineers across teams around the globe in a creative, diverse, and fun environment


  • 2+ years of industry experience in commercial web development including hands-on team programming, and experience in building and shipping web apps
  • Excellent Typescript, TSX, HTML, and SASS skills and good sense for software architecture
  • Passion for detailed, innovative, and empathic UX/UI design (desktop and/or mobile)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor's in computer science, computer engineering, cartography, architecture, or a related field
  • Existing work authorization for Switzerland

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with one or more frameworks (such as React, Vue.js, Angular)
  • Experience with state management systems (such as Redux, MobX, Recoil)
  • Experience with bundlers (webpack, ESBuild, Rollup, Vite)
  • Good spatial sense and an intuition for the aesthetics and technical aspects of information visualization
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS or GIS in general, with an emphasis in map design/cartography
  • Knowledge of 3D tools such as Unity, Unreal Engine, Blender, CityEngine, and more

Our Zurich team enjoys:

  • Free lunches and fresh fruit
  • Free coffee, tea, and soft drinks
  • Fun team activities
  • Competitive salary - range for this position is 115K - 140K CHF depending on experience
  • 40-hour work week
  • Flexible working hours
  • Dynamic, fast-growing international team



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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