Release Server Engineer

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At Esri, our users come first. With thousands of customers and millions of users worldwide, we want your help building the next generation of ArcGIS Enterprise, a suite of products delivering state-of-the-art mapping and analytics capability.


We build cutting-edge, highly scalable and reliable distributed software for on-premises and the cloud. We make maps, geographic information, and analyses available on any device, anywhere, at any time.


You will work across a diverse cross-functional team in an innovative and collaborative environment. You will perform quality assurance testing and manage the release of ArcGIS Enterprise, one of the world’s most sophisticated GIS software systems. Starting day one you will participate in the release of a software system that runs on enterprise class servers and in the cloud.


  • Work closely with development teams to gather release requirements for new and updated products
  • Design, implement, and document release process solutions that improve the service provided to development teams
  • Drive quality-centric methodologies in an Agile development environment
  • Participate in the release of high-quality software; certify the overall quality of the system and ensure each release is ready to ship
  • Perform daily testing, analysis, investigation, and identification of software problems
  • Report daily on the quality and stability of the software system
  • Identify, prioritize, and ensure key issues are fixed for a release
  • Continually update release methods based on rapidly changing technology


  • Experience in the software development and/or release engineering process
  • Strong facilitation skills to elicit requirements from various personalities across organization boundaries
  • Proven experience in driving consensus across multiple stakeholders
  • Experience with multiple platforms that include Windows, UNIX/Linux, and/or Kubernetes
  • Excellent teamwork, communication, strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • A self-driven and quality focused mindset
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in information technology, GIS, computer science, or related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with QA processes, commercial test frameworks, test design strategies, writing test cases, and automating tests
  • Experience with build systems such as Jenkins
  • Proficiency with one or more scripting languages such as JavaScript, Python, Shell
  • Experience using one more automation tools such as Selenium, Test Complete, or Junit.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Microsoft Azure, cloud-based infrastructure systems
  • Experience with VMWare or RedHat OpenShift
  • Administration experience with ArcGIS Enterprise

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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