Provide technical vision, design, and project leadership in this role serving as a product evangelist for ArcGIS Desktop. This is a challenging opportunity for an accomplished GIS professional with proven experience to help define and lead new software development efforts for ArcGIS.
As a GIS professional at ESRI your contributions have a real impact on the next generation of GIS technology. Our product development staff works in a creative and challenging team setting where their ideas are encouraged and welcomed. This dynamic work environment allows employees to collaborate and guide a product along, giving them the opportunity to see an idea become a successful GIS software solution. We are looking for GIS professionals who have the skills and the mindset to thrive in a constantly changing, cutting-edge environment.
Work with lead software engineers to define, build, and release GIS software.
Capture key user workflows and functions that will be engineered into the software.
Synthesize user requirements, industry needs, and competitive analysis into an effective product specification.
Provide direction and lead teams.
Oversee various projects and work with managers to set goals and milestones.
Communicate the goals and progress of the ArcGIS Desktop team to various audiences.
Help to define and implement division-wide project management efforts.
Bachelors or masters in computer science, GIS, or related field, depending upon position level.
A minimum of five years of advanced GIS experience in mapping, geodata management, or geoprocessing projects.
Special insight into how to apply GIS.
Desire to define new GIS technology for use by GIS practitioners.
Creative problem solving skills and ability to propose solutions.
Proven leadership experience.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Programming background with languages such as C#, VB, or Java.
Project management or planning experience on project teams.
Since 1969, ESRI has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. We develop and support innovative tools for visualizing, analyzing, and managing geographic data on the desktop, on a server, across the enterprise, in a mobile environment, and on the Web. With annual revenues of $660 million and our software used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide, ESRI is the market leader in GIS.
ESRI employs 2,700 people in the U.S., 1,900 of whom are based at our Redlands headquarters, a community ideally located in Southern California. We offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit sharing programs, scholarships, tuition assistance, a Cafe complete with Starbucks coffee bar, an onsite fitness center, and much more.
Learn more about a career in Product Development at ESRI and apply online atwww.esri.com/giscareers.
ESRI is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) supporting diversity in the workforce.
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