ArcGIS Online Product Engineer for REST API

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You’re invited to join a small team of smart, dedicated colleagues who share a common mission: build products that make a difference. The ArcGIS REST API is the powerhouse behind ArcGIS Online, which changes the way we think about geographic data and empowers Esri customers to expand their use of GIS.


You’ll contribute to new functionality and perform automation testing on our products, making them more effective for our customers worldwide, and you’ll influence adoption through documentation and compelling samples. Your impact will be far reaching!


  • Collaborate with development and product teams to build new capabilities and define needed APIs. You’ll learn how the REST API is implemented in other Esri products, allowing you to stay current with the latest advancements in geospatial technology.
  • Develop and perform automation testing to assess product quality; manage quality issues from the user community and other teams within Esri.
  • Leverage your scripting skills to demonstrate how the REST API works. New features are released about four times a year, and you’ll create compelling samples that show best practice techniques.
  • Be an advocate for our users and represent their requirements in product design and delivery.
  • Author and maintain impactful REST API documentation that will help our users quickly find answers to their questions. You’ll work alongside our documentation team creating similar content for the rest of the ArcGIS platform.


  • Knowledge of cloud computing platforms and services such as Amazon S3, SQS, EC2, and Azure services 
  • 2-3 years of experience with one or more of the following programming languages: Python, JavaScript, Java
  • Fundamental understanding of web services including SOAP and REST
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Proven ability to deliver work within time constraints, in teams and individually
  • Ability to understand new technology concepts quickly and apply them accurately through an evolving, dynamic environment 
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, engineering, or mathematics, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Prior experience with software development and release of commercial software products including requirements gathering, testing, and documentation
  • Proven ability to define, manage, and deliver geospatial solutions

Questions about our interview process? We have answers.

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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