Product Engineer II - Build and Release Engineer

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Join a team of dynamic and detail-oriented engineers to develop capabilities that support our mission of helping our users work smarter, not harder. You'll work with top consultants and developers in our Professional Services Division as well as users to design, architect, and validate software that is scalable, reliable, and meets users’ needs, as we build the next generation ArcGIS products.


Esri's Professional Services Division is adding a DevOps engineering position that might be for you! You will use the latest cross-platform tools, frameworks, and technologies to support many different teams as you explore your life’s work at Esri. The Professional Services Products Release Management team is at the center of the software development and delivery pipeline for many of Esri’s core products. We empower build engineers to work with teams to drive process improvement. You will collaborate with engineers from software development, documentation, localization, and information systems among others. Build and Release Engineers have the satisfying opportunity to implement innovative solutions by using various tools across multiple platforms and virtualization technologies. The successful candidate will be curious, always willing to learn, and have a mindset that continually seeks improvement and optimization.


The Professional Services division is the consulting and implementation arm of Esri. We break ground in new markets, push the technology envelope, and ultimately deliver transformational solutions to high profile clients worldwide. The Professional Services organization is comprised of nearly 1,000 talented business and technical professionals who strive every day to help our users be successful.


  • Configure, deploy, and administer Windows, Linux, and MacOS systems
  • Build continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Diagnose unexpected results and work with the development and engineering teams to create solutions
  • Collaborate with developers, engineers, and product managers throughout the development/release process
  • Develop and maintain tools and scripts for build automation
  • Optimize processes for speed and simplicity
  • Support source code management and infrastructure
  • Debug and fix build pipeline bugs
  • Triage security tool vulnerability findings
  • Iterate best practices, share knowledge across the team, show agility in your growth


  • 2+ years of professional experience in a similar position supporting similar responsibilities
  • Experience with multiple platforms that include Windows and Linux administration and automation
  • Proven experience debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with scripting languages, such as Python, Powershell, Groovy, Shell, and/or Windows scripting
  • Knowledge of Git/GitHub
  • Firm grasp on version control concepts and build systems
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment tools, such as Jenkins
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or STEM related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Production build, build engineer, or general software development experience
  • Experience with one of the various build tools, such as NPM, Fastlane, Gradle, Maven, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Experience with configuration management tools, such as Chef
  • Master's degree in computer science, engineering, or STEM related field

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.

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.

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 $72,800.00 - $124,800.00.




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