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Career Opportunities at Esri

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Esri is actively recruiting smart people with all levels of experience who get the job done. Many of these positions are located at Esri's headquarters in Redlands, California; others are in our regional offices across the United States. These jobs offer you a great opportunity to work with the best in our profession and make a difference. We provide exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, profit sharing, a collaborative team environment, tuition assistance, and much more. Join Esri and make a difference. Check for a comprehensive listing.

Software Development/Engineering and ArcGIS Product Development

As part of a development team at Esri, you will help build leading-edge software and support our customers in areas including 2D and 3D visualization and spatial analysis, robust server-based GIS, enterprise solutions, and database and applications development. Your contributions will have a real impact on the next generation of our innovative geospatial analysis, modeling, and visualization technology. We are looking for software engineers and GIS professionals who have the skills and the mind-set to thrive in a challenging, cutting-edge environment.

GIS Services

A career on our Professional Services and consulting team gives you the opportunity to collaborate with our customers to support innovative database and applications development, service-oriented architecture, and enterprise software solutions. The variety of project work enables you to use your software development, database engineering, GIS expertise, and project management skills in a number of growing markets, such as natural resources, commercial, government, utilities, homeland security, and defense. Join this growing team and help our customers convert their GIS technology needs and expectations into practical, state-of-the-art solutions.

Educational Services and Technical Support

Share your knowledge and passion for GIS with our customers around the world! As a member of our Educational Services Division, you'll have the opportunity to help our customers continue to learn about GIS and Esri technology, whether by teaching a class in our regional offices, developing content for a Web-based course, or providing world-class technical support. We are seeking dynamic individuals who are subject matter experts with an education in GIS-related fields and experience with Esri software. Join us in our mission of helping our customers achieve success with Esri products.


As a member of our sales team, you will use your technical experience, consulting skills, and results-driven focus to sell solutions, not just features and functions, to help our customers find a smarter way to do business. Leverage your sales experience and industry knowledge to support our customers' ongoing needs for spatial technology in high-growth areas, including commercial business, utilities, petroleum, state and local government, defense, and the federal government. Join our unique sales organization where you can help our customers make a real impact on society.

Presales and Solution Engineering

Technical Specialists—Use your years of GIS experience and solid domain knowledge to define best practices for using Esri's software in its many industries. This is a great opportunity to become part of a strong, growing team that closely supports the Esri user community. We are seeking individuals with experience in these domains:

  • Pipeline/Petroleum
  • Public Safety
  • Utilities
  • Environmental
  • Cartography


Print Publications Writer/Editor—Utilize your strong writing skills and passion for GIS to help with the production of our quarterly publications, ArcNews and ArcUser, which reach one million readers. In this role, you will write and edit articles, tutorials, case studies, announcements, and other text, as well as manage relationships with contributors and other Esri teams.

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