Product Engineering Writer II - Field Apps

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Bring your passion for creating engaging and approachable content to a dynamic and influential team at Esri. The documentation writing team is looking for an experienced, creative, and hard-working writer to create reference help documentation, blog articles, videos, guides, and tutorials about ArcGIS Flight and ArcGIS Field Maps. In this role as a product engineering writer, you will work closely with teams across Esri to communicate and demonstrate best practices about field operations, drone mapping, and mobile workflows. We are looking for individuals who have a strong planning, problem-solving, and analytical mindset. Those who can translate complex ideas into clear and compelling messages within established deadlines are well-suited for this role.


  • Write reference help documentation in our content management system about ArcGIS Flight, Esri’s drone flight planning mobile app, and ArcGIS Field Maps, Esri’s mobile solution for exploring maps, collecting data, and sharing location from the field.
  • Create and maintain blog articles, videos, guides, and tutorials that provide guidance, best practices, and applied workflows for Flight and Field Maps.
  • Collaborate with development, product marketing, product management, documentation, sales, and other teams to provide learning resources about Flight and Field Maps.


  • Portfolio Submission: Writing samples of your recent work
  • 2 + years of professional writing experience related to field apps, drone mapping, or GIS; ideally a blended background including technical and creative writing
  • Exposure to web-based content management systems to create and publish documents
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to translate complex concepts into clear, concise, compelling content
  • Effective time management and organizational skills; work proactively and volunteer assistance without being asked and under tight turnaround
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in an agile environment with a fluid mix of collaborative and independent work
  • Bachelors in GIS, geography, computer science, English, or related field
  • Visa sponsorship is not available for this posting. Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.

Recommended Qualifications

  • Drone pilot experience



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
$66,560-$104,000 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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