Senior Solution Engineer - Remote Sensing and Imagery

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At Esri, our solution engineers are part of a highly skilled team that helps shape strategies on the effective adoption and use of the ArcGIS platform. We invite you to use your problem-solving skills and passion for GIS and remote sensing technology to become an integral part of a cross-sector account team. We are looking for individuals who are the subject matter experts in both GIS and remote sensing technologies and enjoy developing solutions that will radically improve the way businesses address the geospatial challenges they face. You’ll work closely with a team that helps our customers take advantage of spatial analysis to find unique patterns, trends, and understanding within complex business problems.


  • Build relationships. Become a core member of an account team as you present, demonstrate, and support selling Esri software and solutions.
  • Be an expert. Serve as a subject matter expert in the imagery and remote sensing cross sector as well as a technical expert of Esri’s complete platform.
  • Solve problems. Proactively develop solutions that clarify how GIS and remote sensing bring business value to our customers by addressing the critical business challenges they face. Define and deliver platform strategies to customers that align Esri’s platform with their business.
  • Tell our story. Present GIS and remote sensing technical demonstrations of proposed solutions to clients. Understand how to design presentations for technical and non-technical customers within various organizations. Provide platform configuration guidance and best practices.


  • 10+ years of experience deploying enterprise software systems on premise or in the cloud to manage, analyze, and disseminate remote sensing data
  • 5+ years of experience with the ArcGIS platform for managing, visualizing, analyzing, and disseminating remote sensing data and combining it with GIS data to enable enterprise scale spatial analytics
  • Relevant experience using current GIS technology and leveraging the full ArcGIS enterprise suite of tools to demonstrate Esri’s patterns of use
  • Demonstrated experience in technical consulting and conceptual solution design as well as an understanding of sales and business development processes
  • Knowledge of the commercial imagery and remote sensing market
  • Technical proficiency in the capabilities of commercial providers of remotely sensed data
  • Demonstrated expertise in translating customer remote sensing-based workflows into turnkey solutions that can be deployed at scale and repeatably
  • Experience working with commercial cloud providers and knowledge of cloud deployment capabilities and patterns
  • Experience with DBMS technology such as SQL Server, DB2, Oracle, and Access
  • Experience with geospatial data sources such as EO, IR, SAR, LiDAR and elevation data sources from satellite, aerial, and ground-based systems
  • Ability to travel domestically or internationally up to 50%
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in geography, computer science, or a related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Ability to troubleshoot client issues related to Esri application deployment and system architecture
  • Ability to deploy enterprise systems for managing, analyzing, and disseminating remote sensing data and remote sensing derived analytics
  • Some programming and scripting experience with .NET, Java, C++, Python, JavaScript, Flex, and/or Silverlight, iOS, Android, HTML5
  • Experience with ArcGIS Enterprise web applications or other web application development
  • Experience with open source tools, frameworks, standards, and web services
  • Direct experience utilizing ArcGIS software within the imagery and remote sensing market

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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