Localization Engineer

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Bring your passion for automated processes to help us develop tools and workflows used in translation for the ArcGIS platform. This is a great opportunity to make an impact by designing and developing next-gen Esri technology for the global market. We love making a difference and leading the way in developing innovative geospatial technology.

Esri invests significantly in individuals by providing mentoring and appropriate training that ensures a successful long-term career. In this role, you’ll work with senior-level localization engineers and be mentored by other developers to build and test automated processes to handle translation workflows. Your work will focus on current system updates and workflows, with opportunities to solve problems utilizing Java, Python, and the latest and greatest test tools.


  • Build modern Python and Java automation scripts for testing that follow industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies, and deployment models
  • Collaborate with other engineers throughout the development process
  • Design, develop, and test applications and APIs
  • Articulate and solve problems related to application design, development, and user experiences
  • Use test tools such as Selenium, Appium, Jasmine, Cucumber, Coded UI, or TestComplete to improve our workflows
  • Make an impact by consistently looking for ways to improve our design, development, testing, and release processes for thousands of global customers using ArcGIS, our industry-leading software


  • 1+ years of applied experience working with Java
  • Driven and adaptable with excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, computer engineering, internationalization (i18n), localization (l10n), translation, or a related field, depending on position level (master's preferred)

Recommended Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience with Python
  • 1+ years of experience with IDEs, compilers, and development tools for one or more of Linux, Windows, macOS, iOS, or Android
  • 1+ years of experience with REST or SOAP web services
  • Knowledge of Jenkins and GIT
  • Experience working with international teams and customers
  • Knowledge of software localization (l10n), globalization, or internationalization (i18n)

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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 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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