Product Engineer - XR & Game Engines

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Are you driven to push the state of the art of collaborative, gamified applications using game engines and XR (VR/MR/AR) technology? Are you enthusiastic about transforming industry trends and customer feedback into product and development roadmaps?
At the Esri R&D Center-Zurich, we lead the development of real-time 3D geospatial platforms and applications. Our multidisciplinary team consists of exceptional software engineers, UX designers, and architects who love to work in a highly social, collaborative, friendly, and fun work environment. Join us to create tomorrow’s immersive experiences with high-end visualization and previously unseen interaction and collaboration capabilities.


  • Contribute to the long-term product and short-term development roadmaps of emerging XR and game engine-based products using Unreal Engine 4 and Unity
  • Analyze, test, release, and support our products to enhance overall product quality
  • Use your analytical and problem-solving skills to improve development, integration, and deployment workflows
  • Manage bugs found through in-house testing as well as those reported by customers
  • Contribute to product software development
  • Create compelling product examples, blogs, articles, documentation, and tutorials to showcase new features
  • Establish and define customer requirements; translate them into potential product improvements and new software designs
  • Prepare and present demonstrations, talks, and workshops for international conferences
  • Work in a small and dynamic team of people passionate about what they do
  • Help shape the future of urban planning


  • 2+ years of professional experience with relevant technology such as computer games, XR applications, geospatial applications, and/or design tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Passion for quality and detail
  • Know how to break software by finding bugs
  • Existing work authorization for Switzerland
  • Bachelor’s in geomatics engineering, geography, computer science, or a related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Knowledge of computer graphics, Unreal Engine 4, Unity
  • Knowledge of software development (C++, C#, Java, Python, etc.)
  • Familiarity with 3D modeling and animation tools (Maya, Blender, etc.)
  • Familiarity with GIS applications and technologies, ideally ArcGIS
  • Experience with XR devices, integration, and UX/UI
  • Experience with web technology such as three.js, WebGL, WebXR


Our Zurich team enjoys:

  • Free lunches and fresh fruit
  • Free coffee, tea, and soft drinks
  • Fun team activities
  • Competitive salary
  • 40-hour work week
  • Flexible working hours
  • Dynamic, fast-growing international team

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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