Web Developer - JavaScript


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Overview


Build the next generation of ArcGIS Enterprise, a suite of products delivering state-of-the-art mapping and analytics capability to thousands of customers and millions of users worldwide.
Our team builds cutting-edge, highly-scalable, and reliable distributed software for on-premises and the cloud to make maps, geographic information, and analyses available on any device, anywhere, at any time. Our JavaScript developers provide a strong technical voice in the product development process and use the best tools available to design and develop fantastic user experiences and UI.
As a JavaScript developer, you will work with our cross-functional global team of product engineers, software engineers, designers, product managers, and release engineers. You will be actively involved in user experience design, its development, and its integration into the ArcGIS product.   
If you are passionate about user experience and building great front-end applications with an eye for design, join us!

Responsibilities


  • Envision, design, and develop web applications and UI modules for large-scale deployment and management
  • Rapidly prototype web applications to showcase new concepts and ideas
  • Drive the REST API design, required for integrating the web application with back-end web services
  • Create a rich developer-friendly toolkit to consume new server-side GIS functionalities, using the latest relevant techniques and best practices
  • Apply good software design and development practices in daily activities
  • Write comprehensive technical design specifications and support documentation

Requirements


  • 2 years of experience designing, building, and delivering web applications
  • In-depth knowledge of the core JavaScript language and 2+ years of experience building object-oriented JavaScript
  • 1+ years of experience using and developing applications with JavaScript toolkits and UI libraries (such as Dojo, Ext JS, YUI, etc.)
  • Extensive experience with HTML, DOM, CSS, event model, and cross-browser development
  • Experience with AJAX, JSON, REST
  • Excellent problem-solving, verbal and written communication, design, development, and debugging skills
  • Ability to work independently and in groups to effectively participate in the software development life cycle
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in computer science, engineering, mathematics, GIS, or related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications


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

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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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