Solution Engineer - Remote Sensing & Imagery

Overview

At Esri, our solution engineers are part of a highly-skilled team that helps shape strategies on the effective adoption and use of the ArcGIS platform. Our forward-looking goal is to expand the use of the ArcGIS platform to the management and analysis of remotely sensed data (imagery, LiDAR, SAR, etc) as a part of the greater GIS systems of record, engagement and insight. We invite you to use your problem-solving skills and passion for GIS technology to become an integral part of the remote sensing and imagery cross sector account team. We’re looking for individuals who are natural Geospatial evangelists and enjoy identifying and promoting strategies that will radically improve the way businesses address the challenges they face. You’ll work closely with a team that helps our customers take advantage of geoanalysis to find unique patterns, trends, and understanding hidden within complex business problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Build relationships. Become a core member of an account team as you present, demonstrate, and support selling Esri software and solutions.
  • Be an expert. Become a subject matter expert of the remote sensing and imagery cross sector as well as a technical expert of Esri’s complete platform.
  • Solve problems. Proactively craft and propose solutions that clarify how remote sensing and imagery as an integral part of the GIS brings business value to our customers by addressing the critical business challenges they face. Define and deliver platform strategies to customers that align Esri’s platform with their business. Work closely with vertical sector leads, account managers and solutions engineers to tailor Esri’s platform into solutions for vertical sector industries.
  • Tell our story. Present GIS technical demonstrations of proposed solutions to clients. Understand how to design presentations for technical and non-technical customers within various organizations. Provide platform configuration guidance and best practices.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience with the ArcGIS platform using editing tools, performing spatial analysis, and creating geodatabases
  • 5+ years of experience working with remote sensing and imagery data in a commercial or scientific domain
  • Relevant experience using current GIS technology and leveraging the full ArcGIS enterprise suite of tools to demonstrate Esri’s patterns of use
  • Demonstrated experience in technical consulting and conceptual solution design as well as an understanding of sales and business development processes
  • Experience with DBMS technology such as SQL Server, DB2, Oracle, and Access
  • Knowledge of cloud computing concepts in addition to on-premises solutions
  • Capable of leveraging data from apps such as Facebook, Evernote, Dropbox, etc.
  • Experience integrating software solutions with other business systems including data warehousing, BI, CRM, ERP, and analytics platforms
  • Remarkable presentation, interpersonal, and listening skills
  • Ability to travel domestically or internationally up to 50%
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in geography, remote sensing, computer science, or a related field, depending on position level

 

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Past participation in developer events (hackathon, hackfest, codefest, etc.)
  • Ability to troubleshoot client issues related to Esri application deployment and system architecture
  • Some programming and scripting experience with .NET, Java, C++, Python, JavaScript, Flex, and/or Silverlight, iOS, Android, HTML5
  • Experience with ArcGIS Enterprise web applications or other web application development
  • Direct experience in the remote sensing and imagery sector and use cases

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 humanresources@esri.com 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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