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Solution Architect

Solution Architect

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At Esri, we provide clarity to executives around the world to help them better maximize their data, technology, and decision-making processes to make real-time, life-changing decisions for their customers and community. How do we do that? We focus on hiring individuals who recognize the importance of engaging leaders, across industries, with technical solutions for their business that they can interpret and understand. As a solution architect, you will focus on The Science Of Where location-based data sets meet real-time business solutions. Join us in helping our customers understand what their data can do for them through the power of enterprise ArcGIS.



  • Provide Esri's global business development teams, business partners, and customers with world-class architecture support and guidance that promote the vision, value, and successful adoption of the ArcGIS platform
  • Proactively craft and propose solutions that clarify how GIS brings business value to address critical business challenges faced by customers
  • Work closely and actively with customers to identify, design, and implement key GIS workflows for the ArcGIS platform
  • Develop and support business opportunities and relationships with Esri customers and business partners


  • 5-10 years of related technology experience
  • Experience in technical consulting, solution design, project envisioning, planning, developing, deployment, and project management
  • Domain knowledge (e.g., telecommunications, retail, commercial) and experience working on related technologies with customers in those markets
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in consulting and client management
  • Knowledge of geospatial concepts and software solutions
  • Experience with current technology implementation patterns including service-oriented architectures and cloud hybrid configurations
  • Strong teamwork skills and proven management background
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel, both domestically and internationally
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in computer science, software engineering, GIS engineering, or related field

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Experience with Esri software including ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Online, Portal for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Runtime, and/or their associated APIs or interfaces
  • Practical knowledge and experience in enterprise architecture frameworks (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman, etc.)
  • Knowledge of other enterprise systems (e.g., ERP, EAM, CRM)
  • Experience with Oracle, SAP HANA, Microsoft SQL Server, Postgres, or other database and Windows/Linux server environments
  • Programming and scripting experience with Python, JavaScript, and/or HTML5 (modern web frameworks)

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.