Search and Geocoding Product Engineer II

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Esri’s geocoding solutions deliver global search and geocoding capabilities to organizations across the world. Search and geocoding are used in a wide range of applications across the ArcGIS platform such as where to open your retail store, how to best allocate resources for delivering packages, or where is, and how do I get to, my favorite coffee shop?

As a Product Engineer on the geocoding team you will build cutting edge search and geocoding software for the ArcGIS platform. You’ll analyze search patterns for addresses and places all over the world, research and analyze customer requests, define requirements for new software features, and ensure geocoding quality and performance by building and maintaining tests based on real-world scenarios.

If you are an experienced GIS professional or if we have piqued your interest with search, geocoding, and geospatial technology, join the geocoding team because you can’t have “The Science of Where” if you don’t know where to start!


  • Collaborate and work closely with development programmers to implement new software features for search and geocoding
  • Analyze search patterns for addresses and places all over the world
  • Research and analyze customer requests and define requirements for new software features
  • Build and maintain test scenarios that validate geocoding workflows and functionality
  • Develop and extend tools and applications using C#, Python, or SQL
  • Socialize our work through presentations, webinars, forums, and blogs


  • 2+ years of problem-solving in a GIS or software development role
  • Experience performing advanced SQL queries and complex joins with spatial data
  • A keen attention to detail and drive to resolve any issues encountered
  • Ability to manage priorities and tasks as needed in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse team
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, applied mathematics, GIS, geography, or a related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with web search, geosearch, or geocoding applications and web APIs
  • Familiarity with writing detailed design and requirements documents
  • Experience with Python or C#
  • Familiarity with automated testing and application holistic testing
  • Understanding of the agile software development life cycle
  • Master’s in computer science, applied mathematics, GIS, geography, or a related field



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
$72,800-$124,800 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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