Cloud Release Engineer - ArcGIS Enterprise

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Interested in cloud technology, deployment, and testing? Our release team is looking for skilled software test engineers and analysts to perform quality assurance testing and manage the release of ArcGIS Enterprise in the cloud. As a release engineer, you will be responsible for the overall delivery of ArcGIS Enterprise in Amazon and Microsoft Azure. This includes release planning and coordinating with product managers, product engineers, and operations.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to work with our product development teams to be the final checkpoint before our software is released to thousands of our customers globally through multiple release cycles per year.


  • Participate in the release of a high-quality platform; certify the overall quality of ArcGIS Enterprise cloud components and ensure each release is ready to ship
  • Support a continuous build, automated testing, and release process
  • Work closely with the ArcGIS Enterprise cloud development team to identify, prioritize, and ensure key issues are fixed throughout the SDLC
  • Support internal staff and external customers in addressing issues related to released software
  • Continually update release methods based on rapidly changing technology
  • Perform daily testing, analysis, investigation, and identification of software problems
  • Report daily on the quality and stability of the software system


  • Experience in the software development process
  • Ability to automate workflows via scripting
  • Experience with programming in Python
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Microsoft Azure, cloud-based infrastructure systems
  • Experience in one or more of the following: QA processes, commercial test frameworks, test design strategies, writing test cases, or automating tests
  • 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 or master’s in information technology, computer science, or related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience in automation of release/build processes
  • Familiarity with Jenkins and Chef
  • Experience with test automation using Selenium
  • Experience using C#/Visual Studio
  • Familiarity with XML and JSON file structures
  • Administration experience with ArcGIS Enterprise

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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