Desktop Architecture Product Engineer

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Join the ArcGIS Pro team and use your knowledge of GIS and programming to build the world's leading desktop GIS software! 


As a Product Engineer on the Desktop Architecture Team, you will help define and build the application framework for ArcGIS Pro. You’ll work with developers and other product engineers to evaluate functionality and program automated test code. Your communication skills will be essential as you interface with other development teams.


  • Ensure quality for all aspects of the GIS user and GIS developer experience by testing software functions, user interfaces, GIS workflows, and application programming interfaces
  • Program automated test code and analyze test results. Report status on software quality and stability. Verify code changes and bug fixes and perform stress tests that validate software functionality
  • Troubleshoot production issues in current and past software versions
  • Author and share code samples, tutorials, blog articles, videos, and help documentation
  • Research and analyze customer requests, industry standards, and specifications to establish and define requirements and translate them into new software features


  • 1+ years of experience writing code in at least 2 of the following languages: C#, C, C++, Python, Java, or JavaScript with the ability to produce excellent code
  • Understanding of technical trends and a continuing interest in a broad range of topics including desktop software, web technologies, computer hardware, and the business of software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in computer science, GIS, geography, engineering, mathematics, or related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Expertise with customizing and extending GIS software
  • Familiarity with the Esri ArcGIS platform or other GIS and mapping products
  • Experience using the ArcGIS Pro SDK for Microsoft .NET, ArcObjects, or other Esri developer technologies
  • Working knowledge of software development patterns and technologies, including Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and the MVVM design pattern
  • Experience with software testing
  • Familiarity with agile software development methodologies

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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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