Defense Solutions Product Engineer at Esri in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Job Description:

Defense Solutions Product Engineer


US-CA-Redlands | US-CO-Denver | US-PA-Chesterbrook | US-MN-Minneapolis

Job Category
ArcGIS Product Engineering
Job ID


Come join our team and create user-centered defense solutions. Your mission will be to design, develop, and support ArcGIS Solutions for the defense community. You will collaborate closely with other product development team members and help defense organizations leverage the investment they are making in geospatial technology and data.

Our ideal candidate is driven by collaboration and the exchange of new ideas. They are a self-starter who is proactive about requirements gathering, synthesis, and iteration on solutions. If you want to do innovative work with new and compelling challenges, join us!


    Build and maintain realistic workflows and projects to assist defense community users in building useful and timely information products
  • Work closely with Business Development and Professional Services to understand various defense community-specific client requirements and help formulate appropriate GIS solutions

  • Research and analyze customer requests, industry standards, and specifications to help define requirements

  • Provide input into product design aspects to ensure our products are simple to use and provide a great experience for our customers

  • Design and author test cases for functionality, performance, scalability, and durability; execute both manual and automated tests, analyze test results, and report results

  • Author help documentation that explains how to use and configure the solution

  • Continually assess product quality and release readiness

  • Share and distribute your workflows and projects in samples, tutorials, blog articles, and videos

  • Present solution updates and enhancements to internal and external audiences


  • Familiarity with Esri's ArcGIS and online services or other GIS products

  • Demonstrable experience developing both 2D and 3D information products

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a small team

  • Familiarity using a scripting or application development language such as Python, JavaScript, .NET, or C#

  • Experience with software testing

  • Bachelor's or master's in GIS, geography, computer science, statistics, engineering, or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Domain expertise in the defense industry along with experience in applying ArcGIS to solve specific industry workflows

  • Familiarity with agile software development methodologies

  • Expertise in at least one of the following: Python, JavaScript, C#, C++, .NET, or Java with the ability to produce excellent code

  • Use and administration of relational databases

The Company

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.comand 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.