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Solution Engineer - Geodesign

Solution Engineer - Geodesign

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Are you passionate about applying GIS in urban planning and design? A self-starter and problem solver with an entrepreneurial mindset? So are we! In the past few years, Esri has put a large effort into making design tools accessible and powerful for experts, stakeholders, and the public for the smartest cities in the world including Dubai, Boston, and Singapore. We are dedicated to continually pushing the boundaries of urban design and planning, and you can play a key role in our mission.


Located at our headquarters in Redlands, California, our fast-growing geodesign team works closely with customers as well as across Esri’s professional services and development teams to solve complex problems and win new business. You’ll have the opportunity to provide insight and help shape and deliver strategies to customers on the effective adoption and use of Esri’s ArcGIS platform.



  • Participate as a core member of the business development team in the execution of the sales process
  • Become a subject matter expert in the application of 3D GIS technology within local government planning and A/E/C domains
  • Be a technical expert of Esri’s complete platform
  • Proactively craft and propose solutions that clarify how GIS brings business value to address critical business challenges faced by customers
  • Define and deliver platform strategies to customers that align Esri’s platform with their business
  • Provide platform configuration guidance and best practices to customers
  • Present complex GIS technical demonstrations to various levels of staff in a diverse range of customer organizations


  •  Strong interest/background in urban design and planning as well as 3D GIS, BIM, and CAD
  • 2+ years of practical experience using ArcGIS and 3D GIS capabilities on desktop and web
  • Experience as a professional consultant in fields relating to urban planning and urban design
  • Interest in (learning all about) sales and business development processes
  • Excellent creative thinking, listening, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively as part of a small, highly-skilled team
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in GIS, planning, landscape architecture or a related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Experience with ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, GeoPlanner for ArcGIS, and CityEngine
  • Experience presenting GIS-based solutions/projects to executive audiences
  • Knowledge of 3D tools such as CityEngine, Maya, Unity, Revit, etc.
  • Knowledge of common web technologies and 3D formats
  • Basic knowledge of JavaScript and/or HTML5

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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.