DevOps Engineer - Web


Are you passionate about making good software? So are we! In the past few years, Esri has put a large effort into making 3D GIS accessible and powerful for both consumers and experts, across all platforms and devices. We are dedicated to continually pushing the boundaries of 3D GIS, and you can play a key role in our mission.


At the Esri R&D Center-Zurich, we lead the development of the core 3D web technologies: the ArcGIS API for JavaScript and the ArcGIS Scene Viewer. We treat continuous integration as a first-class citizen that is crucial for our development and release process. To ensure that our CI system can keep up with a growing team of developers, we are seeking a skilled DevOps engineer to evolve and maintain our automated build, test, and deployment infrastructure.



  • Maintain and improve our continuous integration and test automation system based on Jenkins, Intern, Selenium, and custom tooling
  • Conceptualize and implement new features for the test automation system; analyze and manage requirements based on developer needs, stability, and performance
  • Monitor test results, identify issues, and work with the team to resolve them
  • Develop and manage tools to support our planning and development processes, for example implement GitHub customizations to improve our Scrum process or set up data mining tools to assist in product management decisions
  • Work closely with our system administrators to ensure the reliable operation of our development infrastructure


  • A passion for DevOps tools and culture
  • 2+ years of software development experience, ideally with focus on DevOps or test automation tools
  • 2+ years of administration experience with Jenkins or comparable continuous integration software
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Bash, PowerShell, Python, JavaScript, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with Linux and Windows system administration
  • Bachelor’s in computer science or a related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • JavaScript and TypeScript programming experience
  • Experience with:
    • Build and package management tools for JavaScript (Grunt, Gulp, npm, webpack, etc.)
    • Virtualization and host management tools (especially Docker and Puppet)
    • Test automation for web applications (especially Selenium)
    • Web development technologies (HTML, CSS, Angular, React, WebGL)
  • Familiarity with agile software development methods (Scrum, etc.)


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.

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