Sr. C++ Software Development Engineer

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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 products, ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Enterprise. 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.


  • Design and implement ArcGIS Pro desktop/ Server functionality that allows our users to author, share, and consume maps as services
  • Build and maintain C++ libraries that handle internet communication in Pro and Server efficiently and keep them up to date with security compliance
  • Troubleshoot, identify, and address issues to ensure quality software
  • Identify and address scalability and efficiency issues


  • 5+ years of experience and fluency in C++/C#
  • Background in computer networks, internet protocols and network security
  • Experience with container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Knowledgeable in client/server architecture and web technologies
  • Familiarity with REST/SOAP service architectures
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, engineering, or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Exposure to working with databases
  • Knowledge of Esri software, GIS, or other mapping/graphics software
  • Prior working experience with GIS analysis
  • Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS and Azure
  • Knowledgeable in internet communication protocols
  • Experience in C#/WPF
  • Master’s in computer science, engineering, or related field



Total Rewards

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
$114,400-$187,200 USD

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!

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 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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