Sr. Product Business Manager

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Be part of a team that takes ArcGIS products to market. Use your business acumen to craft ArcGIS Productization Plans, the authoritative source used throughout the company to operationally implement the business processes, workflows, best practices, and procedures necessary to license, deliver, and support the ArcGIS family of products. This role requires a highly driven, self-motivated, innovative individual to work across the organization to ensure the best experience for our global customers.


  • Collaborate with product managers and operational readiness teams to ensure productization plans are current and accurate
  • Create and maintain productization plans for assigned products that include detailed definitions for business models, distribution channels, business policies and license enablement, ensuring that primary objectives of the product plan are achieved
  • Communicate product operational strategy across the organization
  • Provide domain expertise through socializing, clarifying, and evolving the productization plan to assure successful operational implementations that meet release timeframes
  • Work with primary stakeholders to assure each division has the information they need to build the processes and workflows necessary within their respective teams to successfully release the product
  • Provide post-release interpretive consultation to staff, distributors, and customers, providing guidance on business/licensing model issues, business rules and policies, legal terms of use, and other topics as defined in the productization plan
  • Collaborate with peers and senior leadership to continuously drive process improvement and innovation
  • Contribute to initiatives that benefit the customer
  • Be comfortable presenting, and working with, senior management for execution planning


  • 5+ years of work experience as a product manager, business operations manager, or similar capacity
  • Experience writing technical documents for global audiences, adhering to format and terminology standards
  • Domain knowledge of professional software concepts including product plans, product lifecycle, distribution channels, business/licensing models, and terms of use
  • An individual who is detail oriented and creative
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Requirement for travel 10-20% of the time for strategic meetings, events, and/or tradeshows
  • Bachelor's in business, computer science, GIS, or related field
  • Visa sponsorship is not available for this posting. Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.

Recommended Qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Familiar with software, geographic information systems (GIS), location-based services and/or geospatial data



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
$108,160-$173,056 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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