Solution Engineer- AEC

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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 as well as design and engineering related technology to become an integral part of the AEC account team. We’re looking for individuals who are natural GIS (and potentially BIM) evangelists that enjoy identifying and promoting strategies that will radically improve the way businesses address the challenges our customers face. You’ll work closely with a team that helps our customers explore the merger of how GIS and location support AEC and environmental consulting workflows to find unique patterns, trends, and understanding hidden 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. Become a subject matter expert of the AEC sector as well as a technical expert of Esri’s complete platform.
  • Solve problems. Proactively craft and propose solutions that clarify how GIS brings 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 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.


  • Remarkable presentation, interpersonal, and listening skills
  • 3+ years of experience within the AEC, EPC, or environmental consulting industry
  • 3+ years of experience with the ArcGIS platform using editing tools, performing spatial analysis, and creating geodatabases
  • 1-2 years of experience with either higher level ArcGIS admin and development or design and engineering software and workflows
  • 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
  • Data management and business analytics experience
  • Knowledge of cloud computing concepts in addition to on-premises solutions
  • Experience integrating software solutions with other business systems including data warehousing, BI, CRM, ERP, and analytics platforms
  • 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

  • Past experience with design and engineering software (e.g., Autodesk – Revit, Civil3D, InfraWorks, AutoCAD)
  • Working knowledge of AEC-related workflows for industries such as water, utilities, infrastructure development
  • Past participation in developer events (hackathon, hackfest, codefest, etc.) or design thinking consultative engagements
  • Ability to troubleshoot client issues related to Esri application deployment and system architecture
  • 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

Questions about our interview process? We have answers.

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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