Sr. Software Development Engineer- GIS

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Join a talented cross-functional team of dynamic, passionate engineers to deliver capabilities that enable our customers to make a difference in communities around the world. Your work will help professionals from the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community, specifically NGA. You will be part of a team that influences lasting contributions for communities with the web and mobile applications you create.


  • Use JavaScript to develop front end applications
  • Build software that follows industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies and deployment models
  • Solve complex problems with application design, development and user experiences
  • Collaborate with other developers, engineers and product managers throughout the development process
  • Work effectively in a agile scrum team environment


  • 5+ years of front end development experience with a fluency and passion for JavaScript
  • Solid foundation in software development, with competencies in data structures, patterns and design
  • Strong foundation in objected-oriented software principles
  • Ability to analyze software/algorithms and identify improvements
  • Applicants selected will be subjected to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. This could include a Top Secret Clearance (TS), a Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information Clearance (TS/SCI), a TS/SCI with Counterintelligence Scope (CI) and/or a Full Scope/Lifestyle
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or STEM related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with HTML, REST, iOS, Android, Grunt, Node, AngularJS, MongoDB
  • Experience with relational databases including SQL, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Oracle, RDBMS
  • Experience with Dojo, JQuery
  • Experience with OpenGL or DirectX
  • Experiences with AWS, Azure
  • Experience with 2D and 3D data visualization
  • Experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and location analytics
  • Master`s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or STEM 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.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

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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