Senior Product Engineer - ArcGIS API for Python

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Work on one of the fastest growing products in ArcGIS! The ArcGIS API for Python is a Pythonic API for web GIS that allows GIS analysts, data scientists, machine learning engineers, and GIS administrators or anyone with an ArcGIS Online subscription or ArcGIS Enterprise to leverage the rich Python ecosystem. They are able to accomplish a wide variety of tasks, ranging from geospatial deep learning, performing big data analysis to managing their web GIS, and automate such workflows.


As a senior product engineer, you will help us design, build, and deliver a compelling Pythonic API for ArcGIS. You'll also work on open-source projects such as Conda, Jupyter Notebooks, Docker, Sphinx, Jenkins etc. and also in contemporary software development paradigms such as test-driven development and continuous integration and continuous delivery. As a senior product engineer, you will provide a strong technical voice in the product development process and use the best tools available to build highly reliable, sustained and evolutionary API.


If you are passionate about geospatial technologies, have a deep understanding of the product and customer needs, and can communicate effectively via writing and presentations, this is the place to be!


  • Collaborate with product engineers, data scientists, and software developers and manage overall QA, documentation, and sample notebooks
  • Develop and implement test plans and test cases, write test code, verify code changes and bug fixes
  • Review and analyze automated test results, report status on software quality and stability, certify software quality
  • Troubleshoot and triage issues reported by customers
  • Author API documentation in the form of guides for Python developers
  • Share workflows in help topics, blog articles, presentations, tutorials, and samples


  • 5+ years experience with architecting test frameworks, testing patterns, unit test libraries and writing automated tests
  • 5+ years experience with RESTful web services and Python
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A passion for software product quality and documentation
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, GIS or related disciplines

Recommended Qualifications

  • Master's degree in computer science, GIS or related disciplines, depending on position level
  • Experience with ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro or other geospatial technology
  • Experience with CICD tools – Jenkins, GitHub actions, Flake, Code coverage, Doc coverage
  • Proven ability to build and deliver quality software in a team environment
  • Effective project management, time management, and organizational skills

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. 


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. 


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 $89,440 - $147,680. 




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