Redlands, CA

Software Developer – iOS Apps

Do you love to develop iOS apps? 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 smart, user-focused developers to join our team and help push the boundaries on iOS while putting their mark on the apps of tomorrow.


  • Design, develop, and test functionality for the latest iOS apps
  • 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 Apple advocate within Esri and at conferences; help us grow our iOS development expertise
  • Develop strong skills and best practices on the team through participation in design and code reviews


  • Be an Apple enthusiast and a game changer
  • 2+ years of commercial software development experience
  • You are anxious to learn but you’ve got these things covered:
    • Objective-C and/or Swift
    • Xcode
    • Developing with the Cocoa and Cocoa Touch APIs
    • Object oriented design skills
    • Data structures and algorithms
    • App development issues related to performance optimization and caching
  • 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, depending on position level (master’s in computer science, GIS, or related field preferred)
  • Did we mention you gotta love iOS?

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Submitted apps to the App Store
  • Protocol oriented design skills
  • 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

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

About Esri

The World’s Operating Manual If the earth came with an instruction manual, geography would be Chapter 1. Essentially, we’re all just trying to keep civilization going, and Esri invented a way to sustain society on an operational level using maps to preempt and solve problems.  There’s no lack of businesses, agencies, and departments that need assistance achieving operational health and even saving lives. We call that “job security.”  Strength in NumbersWe have 4,000 employees, with 1,100 on our dev and product teams—and growing! 350,000 organizations around the world rely on our software. We’ve pledged $1 billion in STEM software to 100,000 K-12 schools and have supported 13,000 nonprofits around the world. We spend almost 30% of our annual revenue on R&D. Our ArcGIS product suite has been localized in more than 30 languages."Data meets geography at Esri, a billion-dollar company whose mapping technology enables feats like predicting flash floods, managing supply chains in real time, and cutting disease outbreaks off at the pass." --Fast Company