Geoprocessing Software Developer - JavaScript/HTML5 Web Applications

Overview

Use your JavaScript expertise to visualize and analyze data in the context of its location. Your work will help developer communities reimagine the capabilities of location-aware software applications that enable real-world improvements in governments and organizations.


You will be part of a team that influences lasting contributions for communities with the applications you create.


Responsibilities:

  • Use JavaScript to develop front-end applications that follow industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies, and deployment models
  • Rapidly prototype web applications to showcase new concepts and ideas
  • 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
  • Collaborate with other programmers and developers throughout the development process

Requirements

  • Two or more years of front-end development experience in a corporate environment, with a fluency and passion for JavaScript
  • At least one year of experience using and developing applications with JavaScript toolkits and UI libraries (such as Dojo, Ext JS, YUI, etc.)
  • Proficiency with additional front-end development technologies such as 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 using REST and web service endpoints to create secure web applications
  • Experience developing web applications using ArcGIS API for JavaScript or other JavaScript mapping APIs
  • Experience with 2D and 3D data visualization 
  • Understanding of GIS data analysis
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The Company

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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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