IT Solutions Architect

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As part of the Enterprise Architecture team, you will play a crucial role in the design and delivery of standards-guided technology solutions that enable Esri's business goals and objectives. Working closely with stakeholders, you will analyze requirements, create logical architecture designs, and document technology solutions that meet the business requirements of the organization. In addition, you will be an active contributor to reference libraries and advocacy efforts helping to establish repeatable patterns for efficient solution delivery.


  • Understand the business needs of the organization and use this understanding to design or propose technology solutions that meet those needs
  • Guide the creation of architecture deliverables that outline the components and processes required to meet the business requirements
  • Partner with development team leads as they create physical architecture designs that supports the logical designs
  • Work with stakeholders at all levels across the organization to ensure that solutions are aligned with business goals and objectives, and that they meet the needs of end-users
  • Recommend appropriate technologies and system solutions that scale and consider a system-wide and architectural view
  • Provide technical guidance to development teams and participate in code reviews to ensure high-quality and scalable solutions
  • Create and maintain architecture and engineering standards and guidelines that help ensure consistency and quality across solutions
  • Work closely with external vendors and partners to ensure that they are delivering solutions that meet the organization's requirements
  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies and evaluate their potential impact on the organization's existing systems and processes
  • Advocate effectively to drive adoption of a DevSecOps and "shift left" mindset


  • 5+ years of hands-on experience as an architect designing and implementing secure, scalable and cost-efficient solutions in public cloud (AWS preferred), private cloud or hybrid solutions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex business requirements and guide the development of technical solutions
  • Expertise with continuous integration and continuous delivery principles
  • Experience designing solutions with both relational (MSSQL, Postgres) and non-relational database systems (Mongo), including data movement and integrations principles
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with stakeholders, development teams, executives, and external vendors
  • Exposure to common architecture frameworks - TOGAF, Zachman, and more
  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Certification for AWS Certified Solutions Architect or MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure or equivalent
  • Emerging experience with AI/ML concepts, including retrieval augmented generation (RAG)
  • Experience with integrations solutions like Azure Data Factory, Mulesoft or SSIS, and working with data professionals
  • Experience solutioning against platforms like ServiceNow, Salesforce and SAP S/4HANA, or equivalents
  • Application development experience



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
$81,120-$166,400 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!

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 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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