Map Labeling Product Engineer

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Are you eager to use your problem-solving and design abilities to fulfill the requirements of the Esri user community? As part of the ArcGIS Pro text team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on the latest developments in automated map labeling and annotation. With your eye for design, you will help implement the next generation of mapping tools in ArcGIS, including how cartographers label their 2D and 3D data in ArcGIS. As a product engineer, you’ll be actively involved in ensuring the quality of the software, not just at the feature function level, but also by building and validating realistic workflows and scenarios.

We are currently working on our next release of ArcGIS Pro, so now is a great time to add your cartographic software skills to a diverse team of engineers and developers committed to delivering a host of innovative tools.


  • Develop and implement test plans and test cases, write test code, and verify code changes and bug fixes
  • Review and analyze automated test results and report status on software quality and stability
  • Troubleshoot production issues in current and past software versions
  • Build and maintain realistic workflows and projects with 2D and 3D data to validate cartographic tools and processes
  • Share and distribute your workflows and projects in samples, tutorials, blog articles, videos, and help documentation
  • Learn and understand existing product technologies in the context of a wide variety of domains
  • Research and analyze customer requests, industry standards, and specifications to help define cartographic requirements


  • Familiarity with ArcGIS Pro, ArcMap, and ArcGIS technologies
  • Experience in one of more of the following languages: JavaScript, Python, Java, C#, or VB.NET, with the ability to produce excellent code
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in cartography, GIS, geography, computer science, statistics, or related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Familiarity with typography
  • Familiarity with labeling and annotation in ArcGIS
  • Familiarity with computer graphics software or commercial RDBMS
  • Experience with software testing
  • Familiarity with agile software development methodologies

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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