Product Engineer II - ArcGIS Data Engineer

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If you enjoy transforming data into meaningful information products that make a positive difference in the world, consider working at Esri to help build ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World. The Living Atlas is the most extensive geospatial data collection in the world, it is widely used across the ArcGIS platform, and is fast becoming the backbone of web GIS. As a data focused– product engineer for this team, you will be involved in creating data migration workflows and information products that leverage near real-time data sources, including information from satellites, weather models, and open data sources.


  • Collaborate with a small team to develop, publish, and maintain global datasets as cloud-based web services to support mapping and analysis
  • Work collaboratively with software developers, technical support, and other internal stakeholders to improve existing workflows
  • Administer, automate, and manage GIS systems and services to support the development of new product features and ongoing product releases
  • Integrate new data sources, update existing services, and innovate new methodologies for publishing and consuming Living Atlas services
  • Engineer workflows that improve data processing efficiency and effectiveness while creating content that helps promote more informed decision making within the GIS community
  • Develop and implement test plans and test cases, write test code, verify code changes, and bug fixes for the relevant and related products to maintain product quality
  • Troubleshoot and triage issues reported by customers, analyze user feedback to identify areas of improvement
  • Investigate emerging trends and techniques for modeling live feed information to better serve the needs of the ArcGIS community
  • Prepare documentation, videos, blogs, white papers, and other supporting materials that guide customers, partners, and internal collaborators
  • Team with customers such as NOAA, USDA, NCAR, NASA, ESA and other key content creating organizations to help incorporate their data into Living Atlas
  • Support Esri’s development teams to integrate Living Atlas services across the ArcGIS platform


  • 2+ years of experience with ArcGIS software, particularly geoprocessing tools in the data management, analysis, interoperability (ETL workflows), spatial analyst, and statistical toolboxes
  • 1+ years of experience with high level programming languages including Python
  • Experience working with command line Windows or Unix environments
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to effectively document and present relevant details about the data behind Living Atlas services to users
  • Experience managing and analyzing large, complex datasets
  • Ability to design and implement production workflows for near real time data updates
  • Bachelor's in data science, information technology, computer science, GIS, or related discipline

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience working with command line Windows or Unix environment
  • Experience with ArcGIS raster and mosaic datasets
  • Understanding of computer hardware architecture and operating systems
  • Master's in data science, information technology, computer science, GIS, or related discipline



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
$72,800-$124,800 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!

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