Software Developer - UI/UX Web GIS API

Overview

Are you passionate about making good software? So are we! In the past few years, Esri has put a large effort into making GIS accessible and powerful for both consumers and experts, across all platforms and devices. We are dedicated to continually pushing the boundaries of Web GIS, and you can play a key role in our mission.

 

At Esri, we lead the development of the core Web GIS technologies: the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. Join our team of exceptional software engineers to design and implement new UI components in our API.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Design and implement new UI components for the ArcGIS API for JavaScript, spanning a wide range of UX such as Charting, Forms, Mapping Controls, Navigation Controls, Analysis Tools.
  • Ensure Components meet Accessibility, Internationalization, and Localization requirements
  • Assume a leading role in the public API design and documentation
  • Advise in matters of software architecture and engineering
  • Apply and promote good software engineering practices such as test automation, modularization, simplification
  • Evolve and maintain our build process, test automation infrastructure, and other custom tooling
  • Interact with users to identify and articulate their needs
  • Research and apply state-of-the-art UX practices

Requirements

  • 2+ years of practical experience in software development
  • Excellent programming skills in a modern programming language
  • Strong background in software design and architecture
  • Excellent creative thinking and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with frequent releases and tight schedules
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in computer science, engineering, mathematics, GIS, or related field, depending on position level

 

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with JavaScript (API written in TypeScript)
  • Experience with virtual DOM or reactive UI pattens
  • Experience with CSS post-processing
  • Experience with Accessibility
  • Experience with Internationalization  
  • Experience with API design
  • Familiarity with GIS applications and technologies

 

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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, 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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