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Solution Architect

Solution Architect

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ArcGIS provides contextual tools for mapping and spatial reasoning so users can explore data and share location-based insights. ArcGIS creates deeper understanding, allowing users to quickly see where things are happening and how information is connected. Esri’s Professional Services Division plays a crucial role in the innovation of the ArcGIS enterprise mapping and analytics platform. Our mission is simple yet powerful: 1) enable user success, 2) broaden the impact of GIS, and 3) push our platform to make our technology better.


In this position, you will work closely with clients to implement proven IT/GIS strategies for their platform architectures, help evangelize the utilization of GIS based on mission results and business value, and support the development of a multi-year strategic vision for critical clients.



  • Build software components that extend Esri platform technologies, following industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies, and deployment models
  • Solve and articulate complex problems with application design, development, and user experiences
  • Collaborate with other programmers and developers throughout the development process
  • Work in a team setting focused on delivering geospatial-enabled software solutions
  • Design solutions based on Esri's ArcGIS suite: ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Portal, and ArcGIS Runtime
  • Evolve your language skills in C++, Java, and .NET by staying current with complementary development languages, database languages, development methodologies, and software design techniques



  • 5 years of experience in the job offered or a related occupation
  • Demonstrated experience with software development, C++, Python, geospatial information systems, remote sensing, database systems for raster and vector data sets, and software application tools
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, physics, GIS, imagery science, or related field of study (three- or four-year bachelor’s also accepted)




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.