Sr. Technical Consultant


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Overview


Provide Vision and technical leadership to help design, develop and implement the next generation of geospatial implementations using cutting-edge Esri technologies for customers in the Middle East and Africa.

 

Be part of a growing and innovative team of consultants within Esri’s professional services in the Dubai regional office. This is an opportunity to blend your experience and subject matter expertise with tech-savvy and transformational approaches to engaging with our customers.

Responsibilities


  • Advise customers in implementing innovative GIS solutions using Esri technology and in recommending the appropriate design, architecture and implementation best practices.
  • Provide hands-on leadership to a diverse team of technical consultants throughout the entire GIS engagements life cycle including requirements gathering, workload estimation, technical risk management, analysis, design, build/configuration and testing.
  • Provide Guidance and mentoring to junior technical team members.
  • Provide technical expertise for proposals and participate in the costing/scoping process.
  • Coordinate with customers and various professional services teams to ensure successful implementations.
  • Regularly engage with project and program managers to provide technical guidance and follow-up until successful deployment, delivery, and transfer of knowledge

Requirements


  • A minimum of ten years in designing, implementing and administering complex enterprise GIS solutions using Esri technologies including: desktop, server and online.
  • Deep understanding of the GIS concepts and how to apply them to solve complex business problems
  • Deep technical understanding of the Esri ArcGIS platform including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Enterprise and ArcGIS Online
  • Demonstrable ability to evaluate and translate a customer’s business goals, objectives, and strategies into technical plans and solutions
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability and willingness to interface and communicate with clients
  • Be self-motivated, a proactive problem solver, team-oriented, and creative
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse team
  • Professional proficiency the English language, both writing and speaking.
  • Ability to master new technology quickly and to work in a constantly changing environment
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and willingness to learn—you must thrive in a dynamic cross-functional team environment
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in computer science, engineering, mathematics, GIS, or a related field

Recommended Qualifications


  • Knowledge of and experience with software engineering and/or robust application development principles and practices
  • Experience with ArcGIS, location-based services, geo-enabled apps, spatial analytics, or similar geospatial technology
  • Experience with current technology implementation patterns including service-oriented and cloud computing architecture
  • Proposal writing experience, including preparing executive summaries, solution definition, scope of services, staffing, and pricing
  • Knowledge of or experience in implementing GIS software in national and local government
  • Fluent in speaking and writing Arabic is desirable

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 humanresources@esri.com 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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