Sr. Product Manager - Mapping & Cartography

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Join a team of product managers helping to guide our customers who work with the world’s leading mapping and cartography software. From promoting the current product and vision to gathering requirements for the future, you’ll have the challenge of supporting a product used by the world’s leading cartographic organizations, national mapping agencies, and thousands of people every day to create and manage data, design maps, create cartographic products, and build stunning visualizations in 2D, 3D, and 4D. You’ll work with an incredible development team building amazing products, providing customer feedback, and helping to guide product direction. You’ll also work closely with product marketing to help define the product story and communicate the advantages of ArcGIS and Esri’s comprehensive product offerings. ArcGIS’s mapping capabilities play a strategic and central role in Esri’s overall vision for the future of cartography, and you could too!


  • Coordinate with Software Development and Software Products groups to ensure that features and functionality remain relevant to user requirements
  • Work closely with a worldwide customer base who are actively building the highest level of maps, charts, and cartographic products
  • Gather market intelligence and guide development for evolving Esri’s core mapping, charting, and cartographic capabilities
  • Work closely with Product Marketing to help define go-to-market strategies and product stories
  • Help minimize implementation issues by providing internal staff, Esri’s partner community, and customers with information about current and upcoming releases
  • Maintain information (for example, technical papers, and presentations) on best practices, capabilities, current release functionality, and more
  • Assist with the generation of product marketing materials
  • Assist in competitive and gap analysis
  • Develop demonstrations of existing and new capabilities in a context for Esri sales staff, distributors, and customers spread across the globe
  • Support trade shows, customer engagements, and the various Esri user conferences


  • 5+ years of experience in a mapping, cartography, or product role with a strong design focus such as engineering, development, and more
  • Comprehensive understanding of current mapping, cartographic production, generalization techniques, and capabilities
  • 1+ years of experience in giving presentations to audiences with varying levels of technical expertise
  • Ability to understand and represent customer needs and requirements
  • Ability to coordinate people and technical resources from multiple areas of the company
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills at the technical and senior executive level
  • Excellent problem-solving and creative thinking skills
  • Requirement for travel 10-20% of the time for strategic meetings, events, and/or tradeshows
  • Bachelor's degree in Geography, Cartography, GIS, or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with ArcGIS Pro in a product support, product planning, product engineering, or consulting environment
  • Familiarity with Python and map automation
  • Knowledge of traditional mapping and cartographic workflows and customer needs
  • Knowledge of web mapping techniques and capabilities using ArcGIS Online
  • Familiarity with the ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript
  • Master's degree in Geography, Cartography, GIS, or related field


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
$104,000-$166,400 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!

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 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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