Product Engineer - ArcGIS Living Atlas


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Overview


Help build ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World, the foremost collection of geographic information from around the globe. It includes maps, apps, and data layers that have been brought to life to support GIS and mapping work across the ArcGIS platform. You will create cutting-edge online maps and layers that support a broad array of uses, in story maps, apps and dashboards as well as more traditional desktop GIS and spatial analysis. In bringing these layers of information to life, your ability and passion for telling the story of the data is important.

 

You will tackle data collection and visualization challenges to produce innovative online services that will become the foundation for web GIS. You will produce maps on many topics including urban systems, landscape, the economy, demographics/lifestyles, and transportation. Your maps will inspire, provide answers to questions on important issues, and establish best practices in cartography to the GIS mapping community. You will share your work via story maps, social media, blogs, and videos. While creating these data sets, layers, maps, apps, dashboards, and story maps, you will share your experiences and observations with various software development teams.

Responsibilities


  • Work with the ArcGIS Living Atlas team to define and execute projects of lasting value to the GIS and mapping community
  • Define and deliver story maps that introduce Living Atlas content and explain its uses and value
  • Work with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and implement effective map services, web maps, apps, story maps, dashboards, and web experiences
  • Create and maintain project plans, process documentation, and weekly status of progress
  • Envision and define automation tools to improve processes
  • Support software development teams as appropriate with testing, feedback, sample data, based on your work in real projects
  • Provide online, digital, and printed maps for inclusion in a wide array of content products as web maps, apps, books, marketing material, or custom graphics
  • Document and share best practices, tips, and success stories in story maps, blogs, and online learning lessons
  • Work with release teams to validate map products and services

Requirements


  • A passion for geographic knowledge
  • Demonstrated experience in story telling with maps
  • Geodatabase experience that includes data modeling and data loading in a production environment
  • Ability to design workflows and track progress and decisions accurately and efficiently
  • Ability in, or willingness to learn, Python
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Disciplined, process-oriented mindset
  • 3+ years of professional experience working with ArcGIS (desktop and online)
  • Bachelor’s in geography, cartography, or GIS-related field, depending on position level

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 humanresources@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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