Sr. Application Architect

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As part of our enterprise architecture team, you will play a crucial role in defining, designing, and evolving applications and strategy that align with business objectives and that fit into a dynamic technical landscape. Partnering closely with engineers, developers, and other architects, you will also draw on your experience and communication skills to help shape a framework-based digital twin of our landscape while informing patterns that balance technical, cost, and security controls.


  • Actively participate in IST's Architecture Review Board
  • Advance "shift left" objectives by defining relevant patterns and practices and objective ways to measure success
  • Work with other architects and SMEs to develop and evangelize pragmatic, forward-thinking standards
  • Work with business architects to rationalize, manage, and relate our application portfolio to business capabilities and technology within our "digital twin"
  • Consult with technology and business stakeholders on application architectures for initiatives of varying scope
  • Contribute to our technology roadmap by staying up to date on industry best practices and emerging technology, particularly as these relate to development architecture
  • Participate in relevant internal communities of practice


  • 8+ years of experience in a full stack application development role with demonstrably consistent growth
  • 3-5 years of experience in application or solutions architecture or equivalent role
  • Expertise with CI/CD, Agile, git, and DevSecOps principles
  • Expertise with a public cloud platform, preferably AWS or Azure
  • Experience with enterprise architecture concepts, including management of application portfolios and interfacing with business architects
  • Exposure to common architecture frameworks such as TOGAF, Zachman, and more
  • Self-starter with executive level verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a distributed global team
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, evolving, and dynamic environment
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field; or equivalent experience

Recommended Qualifications

  • Expertise with .NET, JavaScript (Node.js), C# or equivalent
  • Experience with SOA, containerization, and microservices
  • Experience integrating with SaaS or PaaS solutions such as Salesforce
  • Experience with ServiceNow, its CMDB, and the Common Service Data Model (CSDM)
  • Experience with In-spi and UPM-X
  • Experience leading and delivering on projects
  • Experience working with relational and object oriented databases (MSSQL, MongoDB, and more)
  • Experience with integrations platforms such as Mulesoft or SSIS



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
$101,920-$177,320 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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