ArcGIS API for Python - Test Automation Engineer

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Come work on one of the fastest growing products in ArcGIS! The ArcGIS API for Python is a Pythonic API for web GIS that allows GIS analysts, data scientists, machine learning engineers, and GIS administrators or anyone with an ArcGIS Online subscription or ArcGIS Enterprise to leverage the rich Python ecosystem. They are able to accomplish a wide variety of tasks, ranging from geospatial deep learning, performing big data analysis to managing their web GIS, and automate such workflows.

In this role, you will build and maintain the assets and infrastructure needed to build, test, certify and release the API product, all in an automated fashion. You'll also work on open-source projects such as conda, Jupyter Notebooks, Docker, Sphinx, Jenkins etc. and also in contemporary software development paradigms such as test-driven development and continuous integration and continuous delivery.
If you are passionate about Python, automation, and software quality control and have experience in testing and designing test suites for large and complex API products, then you have found your ideal career in this position.


  • Build test frameworks and author unit and integration tests in Python
  • Monitor for code coverage, lint, doc coverage
  • Maintain ArcGIS Enterprises and other test assets
  • Maintain CICD pipelines using Jenkins or other CI systems
  • Maintain CI tasks that build conda, Pypi packages, Docker images
  • Maintain CI tasks that build documentations


  • Experience with architecting test frameworks, testing patterns, and writing automated tests
  • Experience with RESTful web services and Python
  • Excellent Python skills
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in computer science, GIS, or related disciplines, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in testing and maintaining tests for complex, interdependent software
  • Experience with CICD tools such as Jenkins, GitHub actions, Flake, Code coverage, Doc coverage
  • Experience with Chef for automation
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS Enterprise suite of products and concepts of GIS
  • A passion for software quality assurance

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.


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.


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