Product Engineer - QA (Python)

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At Esri, we believe in helping our customers take on challenging geospatial problems and making a difference in the world. Join our team of talented and passionate engineers and help us build the next generation of ArcGIS software, a suite of products delivering state-of-the-art geospatial capability to thousands of our customers and millions of users worldwide.

Our team builds cutting-edge, highly scalable, and reliable distributed software to work in cloud. We make maps, geographic information, and analyses available on any device, anywhere, at any time. We are looking for a talented and experienced individual to help us design, build, test, and deliver the next generation cloud native architecture of ArcGIS built using microservices. Members of this team develop a deep understanding of customer needs and product capabilities. Our product engineers provide a strong technical voice in the product development process and use the best tools available to build highly reliable, sustained, and evolutionary software.


  • Collaborate with software developers, product managers, and other cross-functional teams to design, build, and deliver new ArcGIS Image Dedicated capabilities for cloud environments such as AWS, Azure
  • Contribute to the design process cloud-native microservices based software product
  • Develop automated test and participate quality assurance processes
  • Plan, execute, and certify software releases
  • Contribute to software documentation, blog posts, and conference presentations
  • Share workflows via help topics, blog posts, conference presentations, tutorials, and samples
  • Implement automation; perform maintenance and extensions of the build system
  • Maintain and manage test infrastructure
  • Collaborate with developers, designers, testers, and other stakeholders at Esri
  • Optimize build processes for speed and simplicity
  • Perform bug fixes, documentation, and maintenance tasks


  • 2-3+ years of experience with high level programming languages such as Python
  • Understanding of REST APIs, AWS services, Azure Services, and web programming
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team to meet deadlines and achieve outcomes
  • Excellent understanding of Git and version control
  • A strong drive and interest to learn new technologies quickly and work in a fast-paced software development environment
  • Excellent communication skills problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Passionate about building and delivering quality software
  • Bachelor's or master's in engineering, computer science, math, GIS, geography, or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience with developing and implementing test plans and test automation for UI and/or web services
  • Knowledge of Linux, Docker containers and orchestration such as Kubernetes
  • Experience with test frameworks such as Selenium, JMeter, or Ready API
  • Experience building and delivering software products
  • Experience with Python, or other scripting languages

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.


About Us:


The Esri R&D Center-Sharjah is in the heart of the city’s business district in Buheira Corniche. The center is involved in commercial software development (programming, implementation, testing), solution engineering (designing, modelling best practices workflows), and raster content building (various image services of ArcGIS online). 


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