Windows Install Programmer II

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Creating great applications is one thing, but getting them installed, tested, and working perfectly for customers is another. This position requires persistence, curiosity, and continuous learning. Our team is always pursuing optimal ways to design and implement complex software install logic for the world’s leading Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. Leverage your knowledge of setup authoring to participate in the authoring, design, quality, and maintenance of setup programs. Bring your knowledge and experience in Windows Installer MSI authoring and a thorough understanding of Windows Installer development and we’ll have you writing custom code and tackling challenges on a consistent basis. You’ll be interfacing with developers, Tech Support personnel, and product managers to develop and maintain setup programs for client and server environments.


  • Design, create, and maintain application patch setup programs
  • Research patch installer technology and advancements in the patch setup industry
  • Collaborate with key users and the technical support team on patch installation issues


  • 2+ years of experience with authoring application patch setups using Wise Installation Studio or other patch authoring tools
  • Experience with and working knowledge of Windows Installer SDK tools, including Orca
  • Working knowledge of Windows Installer MSP files, install behavior, and relevant MSI database structures
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve patch setup installation and uninstallation issues
  • Familiarity with Windows OS in particular services, registry, and directory structures
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, or a related field, depending on position level


Recommended Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Linux scripting
  • Innovative and results oriented
  • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills
  • Being a team player
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to collaborate and deliver
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Master’s in computer science, or a related field

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.


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.


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 $72,800 - $124,800




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