Software Developer II – Android Apps


Is building sweet Android apps your thing (pun intended)? Challenge yourself at Esri and build great location aware apps that enable people around the globe to solve real world problems. We’re looking for a smart, user focused developer to join our team and help push the boundaries on Android while putting your mark on the apps of tomorrow.


  • Build the latest Android apps from architecture to design (ICS and up)
  • Join forces with other developers and designers throughout the development process
  • Understand user requirements-these apps have to meet real world scenarios
  • Develop software for use in field mapping, data collection, sensor networks, street navigation, and more
  • Solve complex problems with design, development, and user experience
  • Be an Android advocate within the company and at conferences; help us grow Android development capability throughout Esri


  • 2+ years of commercial software development experience
  • Be an Android enthusiast and a game changer
  • You are anxious to learn but you’ve got these things covered:
    • Kotlin programming
    • Developing on the Android platform
    • Object oriented design skills
    • Data structures and algorithms
    • Mobile development issues related to performance optimization and caching
  • Develop strong skills and best practices on the team through participation in design and code reviews
  • All the other important things that will help you be successful at Esri: good communication skills, a team player who can also fly solo, and the ability to thrive in an environment that changes often
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, engineering, or mathematics
  • Did we mention, you gotta love Android?

Recommended Qualifications

  • Submitted Android apps to Google Play/Amazon Appstore/other Android marketplaces
  • Prior experience building spatial/mapping applications or software components
  • Experience with security and/or native hardware components (GPS, camera, etc.)
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies: GIS, RESTful web services, Git
  • Master’s in computer science, GIS, or related field, depending on position level

Got a GitHub? Put it on your resume. Have an app in the Play Store? Tell us which one(s). Let us see your work.

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.

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.

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is $93,600 – $156,000




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