GIS Engineer II for Imagery - Living Atlas of the World

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Apply your remote sensing, image processing, and imagery analytics experience to help our Living Atlas of the World team build new and dynamic content. You will design and deploy massive imagery/raster libraries as services, and develop new content and capabilities to help users derive actionable insights. You’ll also be part of teaching users how to leverage dynamic imagery content and image processing in supporting natural resources, sustainable development, and government industries.

In this role, you will work with content development and product engineering leads who are designing and developing production solutions and applications, creating and promoting geospatial learning opportunities and best practices through blog articles, tutorials, story maps, and more. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a project team leading the development of complex, state-of-the-art imagery and raster-based content systems.


  • Develop, test, and deploy foundational imagery products to ArcGIS Living Atlas
  • Develop, validate, and promote workflows and best practices leveraging Living Atlas imagery content and analysis capabilities to provide industry solutions
  • Contribute imagery derived information products summarizing global topics through established and innovative imagery analysis techniques
  • Support the development and operation of automated and manual processes to streamline content updates and improve usability
  • Work in a team environment to provide support to both staff and customers through participation in focused projects and release processes


  • 2+ years of experience in image processing and image analysis
  • Practical knowledge in the application of imagery for Earth sciences
  • Experience developing and automating imagery analysis workflows
  • Experience deriving information products from imagery
  • A strong drive and interest to learn and launch new content quickly and work in a fast-paced development environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor's in GIS, remote sensing, physics, applied mathematics, computer science or related field
  • Visa sponsorship is not available for this posting; applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.

Recommended Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience with building ArcGIS mosaic datasets and image services a plus
  • Direct experience using Landsat, Sentinel, and MODIS imagery sources
  • Experience with ArcGIS, ENVI, ERDAS IMAGINE, GDAL
  • Experience using Jupyter Notebooks and Python
  • Experience building story maps and/or writing blog articles to help teach and promote geographic-based narratives
  • Master's in GIS, remote sensing, physics, applied mathematics, computer science or related field



Total Rewards

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is
$66,560-$106,080 USD

About Esri

At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

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