Software Developer II (UI/UX) – Web GIS ~ Esri ~ Sharjah

March 9, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description


Come join a creative engineering team focused on designing and developing the next generation of solutions for working with raster and imagery in the web.

We’re looking for smart, user-focused developers to join our agile development team and help push the boundaries of web development while putting their mark on next-gen Esri software. Join our talented team of engineers and help build new and exciting software that runs on browsers and enterprise class servers and in the cloud.


  • Work in a team environment to develop software for the management, manipulation, and display of raster and imagery data in the web
  • Work closely with design teams and product owners to define, design, and implement features
  • Implement secure, performant code to develop new user-facing features, spanning a wide range of UX such as Charting, Forms, Mapping Controls, Navigation Controls, Analysis Tools
  • Implement functional and unit tests to maintain the quality of our codebase
  • Practice disciplined software engineering (e.g., automated testing, code reviews, and writing beautiful, pragmatic code)
  • Ensure Components meet Accessibility, Internationalization, and Localization requirements
  • Diagnose and fix software issues
  • Collaborate with other programmers and developers across teams throughout the development process


  • 2+ years of experience with web technologies such as JavaScript, Typescript, HTML, CSS, and RESTful web services
  • Strong JavaScript/TypeScript development skills, including concepts like asynchronous programming, closures, and types
  • Experience with HTML/CSS, including concepts like layout, specificity, cross browser compatibility, and accessibility
  • Excellent problem-solving, design, development, and debugging skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with frequent releases and tight schedules
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse team
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, engineering, mathematics, depending on position level (master’s preferred)
  • Experience with JavaScript (API written in TypeScript)
  • Experience with API design, accessibility, and internationalization
  • Experience designing and developing UI/UX that simplify complex workflows while keeping designs flexible for handling unknown scenarios
  • Experience in areas of data analysis and data visualization, particularly in the realm of communicating analytical results as informative, interactive, charts, etc.
  • Familiarity with Esri’s ArcGIS JS-API
  • Experience with writing testable software
  • Experience with Agile software development using Scrum
  • Prior experience with software development and release of commercial software products
  • Familiarity with GIS applications / technologies and knowledge of raster and imagery
  • Knowledge of Esri products or similar GIS or spatial software

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.


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