Web Developer - Geodatabase

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Are you an experienced JavaScript developer looking for a challenging role where you can continuing learning about all things JavaScript while working with the geodatabase (the native data structure, physical store, and information model of ArcGIS)? We are looking for a motivated individual who is passionate about technology to come join our agile team of professionals. Ideal candidates will have experience implementing JavaScript applications with an emphasis on optimization, API design, and architecture, and is constantly seeking to learn and improve their skillset. The candidate will be comfortable with very large collections of complex geographic data (e.g., networks, topologies, 3D, rasters and imagery, and terrains), that are exposed and managed through a state-of-the-art service-based architecture.


  • Develop and enhance our web-based platform for geodata management 
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Design and develop new front-end applications for various platforms; help out with front-end work on other applications (HTML/CSS/JS in TypeScript, Angular, Bootstrap)
  • Develop specifications and designs for complex applications or modifying/maintaining complex existing applications
  • Perform code analysis, requirements analysis, identification of code metrics, system risk analysis, and software reliability analysis
  • Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation


  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript (3-5+ years of experience) with a strong understanding of JavaScript fundamentals such as prototype inheritance, composition, CommonJS/AMD module systems using Typescript and Angular
  • Experience with a responsive design for desktop/mobile
  • Extensive HTML/CSS/REST/JavaScript (jQuery, Backbone/Angular/Ember/React) coding experience
  • CSS compiler knowledge (e.g., Sass, LESS)
  • Experience with other JS libraries; e.g., ExtJS, Backbone.js, Angular.js, Node.js, Electron, or other frameworks
  • Excellent problem-solving, verbal and written communication, design, development, and debugging skills
  • Ability to work in an agile environment
  • Master's (preferred) or bachelor's in computer science, engineering, GIS, or similar relevant field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience developing web applications using ArcGIS API for JavaScript or other JavaScript mapping APIs
  • Experience building and using browser rendered UI components and graphics systems (SVG, VML, Canvas)
  • Experience writing tests for testing web applications
  • Full stack web development experience

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 humanresources@esri.com 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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