Lead Software Test Automation Engineer.

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Join the Site Scan for ArcGIS team and help us deliver the latest in end-to-end cloud-based drone mapping software designed to revolutionize imagery collection, processing, and analysis.

In this role, you will be at the heart of automation test processes and leading test automation engineers in writing and maintaining automation code for Site Scan for ArcGIS. You will have the opportunity to help build and maintain a testing framework for web and mobile platforms to replace manual tests with automated testing. You will be part of a fast-paced innovative team and will have opportunities to bring in new ideas in the areas of testing and automation.

As a qualified candidate, you have a strong desire to steer projects to successful outcomes for users and the business. You are a strong cross-functional partner and a great communicator and can take a solution from idea to implementation. You uphold a high standard of quality, have a strong appreciation for the details, and understand the value of clear communication. Above all, you approach problems holistically, create elegantly simple solutions to multi-faceted problems, and are willing to learn!


  • Lead activities of the local and remote contract test automation team members by providing authoritative advice, technical mentorship, and expertise and career growth
  • Aid in growing the test automation team by interviewing and hiring qualified team members
  • Support the onboarding of new team members
  • Build, assist, and troubleshoot the development of standards and procedures, processes, and best practices as related to test
  • Perform automation for the Site Scan solution while working within quality assurance frameworks to ensure stability, efficiency, and scalability
  • Participate in project meetings; communicate with development and product teams for reviewing requirements and specifications, bug reporting, improvement recommendations, and defining automated test solutions
  • Establish key performance indicators for automation coverage
  • Identify gaps and opportunities to improve quality
  • Collaborate with development and release teams to help build out and maintain a robust CI/CD pipeline for releases


  • 1+ years of experience leading test automation engineering teams
  • 3+ years of experience working as a test automation engineer
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superb communication skills with an ability to successfully articulate technology concepts to both business and technology audiences
  • Self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented; able to work both individually and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Proven understanding of QA methodology and tools
  • Thorough understanding of continuous integration and version control tools such as Jenkins, Docker, and Git
  • Comfortable with C/C++, JavaScript and/or Python
  • Familiar with project management tools such as GitHub or ZenHub
  • Bachelor's in computer science, engineering, or a related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Ability to speak and write in Spanish
  • Understanding of the Agile software development life cycle
  • ISTQB Foundations certified tester
  • Previous work with UAVs
  • UAV piloting experience

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 askcareers@esri.com 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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