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Industry Economist

Industry Economist

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As a member of the Corporate Marketing organization, perform and coordinate industry, economic, and market/customer research to support decision making. This will include research and analysis to optimize utilization of resources to identify growth opportunities and grow Esri’s sales, brand, and market presence. In this role, you will collaborate closely with industry-focused leaders and team members and with product marketing and competitive intelligence teams within the Software Products Division.



  • Lead analytic efforts by conducting research, collecting data, and analyzing industry trends and  drivers, economic issues/conditions, consumer demand, sales performance, and value chains (industry-specific research includes the financial services, health, education, energy, utilities, telecommunications, and federal and local government markets)
  • Interpret and forecast market trends and present research results and recommendations to senior leadership in reports, tables, and charts
  • Analyze data leveraging models, statistical techniques, and software
  • Develop and maintain a network of information sources, including internal teams, distributors, partners, customers, and industry experts
  • Prepare Requests for Proposals and Statements of Work for external industry research support
  • Work in conjunction with other intelligence, data, and analytic teams to optimize corporatewide research and analytical capabilities (Industry Strategy, Marketing, Business Development, and Product)


  • 10+ years of combined experience in business, financial, and economic research and analysis
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate detailed and complex information and ideas with written text and graphical representations
  • Ability to understand implications of new information for current and future problem solving and decision making
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with others; ability to work in a collaborative environment and share knowledge and experieces with others
  • Bachelor’s in business, economics, engineering, computer science, or related tech field (MBA and/or CFA highly preferred)

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.