Jobs: Edinburgh with ESRI UK

ESRI UK have let us know that they are looking for various people in their Edinburgh office at the moment. Here are the details:

Software Developers

We are looking to recruit Software Developers to expand a development team producing core software products. The Software Developer role is responsible for creating and maintaining the source code of a software product, and also contributes to the design and direction of future releases. This is an excellent opportunity for enthusiastic and resourceful individuals with strong programming skills.

The successful applicant will have:

  • B.Sc., M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, GIS, or a related field
  • Strong experience developing with either:
    • JavaScript and online cloud platforms, or
    • .Net languages, especially with the Microsoft Azure platform.

A range of the following skills and experience may also be beneficial to both roles:

  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Knowledge of XML, HTML, REST
  • Experience using database technologies, Oracle or SQL Server, in particular with ArcSDE

In addition, experience with GIS systems, particularly Esri products, is an advantage.

Product Engineers

We are looking to recruit Product Engineers to expand a development team producing core software products. The Product Engineer role is responsible for ensuring the external view of software products, through both the user interface and also programming APIs, is stable, usable, and clearly documented. Product Engineers also contribute to future software product direction by gathering user requirements, researching new technologies and concepts, and designing user experiences and interfaces.

We have 2 Product Engineer roles, as below. Both roles require experience of either JavaScript, or of Microsoft Silverlight and Azure technologies.

Product Engineer – Test:

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Testing software with component tests and ad-hoc tests
  • Troubleshooting issues, tracking bugs and enhancements
  • Interacting with users to gather feedback and answer questions through forums, email and conferences

The successful applicant will have:

  • Knowledge of industry standard testing methodologies
  • Experience using test suites (NUnit, Microsoft Visual Studio Team System)

Product Engineer – User Experience:

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Providing input to the design of new products and developer APIs
  • Writing documentation to describe user workflows, and creating sample applications and demonstrations
  • Communicating product functionality through presentations

The successful applicant will have:

  • Experience of user interface and user experience design
  • Solid writing and presentation skills

A range of the following skills and experience may also be beneficial to both roles:

  • B.Sc. or higher degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, GIS, or a related field
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • VB.Net or C# programming experience
  • Knowledge of XML, HTML, REST
  • Experience using database technologies, Oracle or SQL Server, in particular with ArcSDE

In addition, experience with GIS systems, particularly Esri products, is an advantage.

All roles are based in Edinburgh, although potential exists for the roles to be alternatively based in other Esri UK office locations.

Applications should be marked ‘Private and confidential’ and submitted to:
HR Department (Email: hrteam@esriuk.com).
ESRI (UK) Ltd, Millennium House, 65 Walton Street, Aylesbury HP21 7QG
Telephone: 01296 745 500
 
Please quote reference number PS001 for the software development position, quote PS002 for the product engineer positions.
 
Closing date for applications: 10th June 2011

No Agencies please.

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About Colin Angus Mackay
I blog at ColinMackay.scot. I also talk at software development conferences.

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