• Localization Product Engineer - Geoprocessing and Analysis

    Location US-CA-Redlands
    Job Category
    ArcGIS Product Engineering
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Utilize your GIS education and experience to design and engineer the geoprocessing and spatial analysis functionality for the next generation of ArcGIS software. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with localization production and other team members to ensure the quality of software that is used by people around the world in over 20 languages. In this role you will drive, implement, and document localizability.


    • Design, test, release, and support ArcGIS software related to geoprocessing and analysis to enhance overall product quality
    • Assist with publishing localized files via CMS for documentation and web components
    • Assist the team with engineering best practices in localization production
    • Perform bug fixing/troubleshooting for localization
    • Define user requirements and apply best practices for using GIS software in various real-world scenarios
    • Create and execute high quality test plans
    • Document new functionality and processes
    • Develop and document software tools and GIS methods


    • One year of Python programming experience
    • Minimum of six months of specific training with an ArcGIS product
    • Experience and understanding of applying GIS to solving real-world problems
    • Ability to think critically about new functionality and user requirements
    • All the other important things that will help you be successful at Esri: good communication skills, a team player who can also fly solo, and the ability to thrive in an environment that changes often
    • Bachelor’s or master’s in GIS, computer science, geography, or related field, depending on position level

    Recommended Qualifications:

    • A high level of understanding of ArcGIS products
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the localization process and lifecycle
    • Passion for global solutions, international customers, and teamwork
    • Experience with localization workflow customization and implementation
    • Fluency in one or more languages of translation for ArcGIS products (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, etc.)
    • Experience with localization tools and/or script development
    • Solid understanding of XML/HTML




    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 and 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.

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