ArcGIS Solutions are industry-specific configurations of ArcGIS designed to improve operations and enhance services. Our team’s mission is to develop solutions that help agencies maximize their investment in location-based data and technology. As the Product Engineer – Defense Solutions, you will collaborate with customers, industry teams, and other product development team members to design, develop, and support the right geospatial solutions for defense agencies.

Your desire to create simple, yet impactful, solutions to complex issues would be satisfied here. Your motivation to gather business needs, actively seek feedback, and deliver high-quality work would contribute to your team’s success. Small ideas can grow into something big, and well-built solutions can change an entire industry. We welcome you to Esri where you’ll find room for innovation, respect for your subject matter expertise, and an expectation to help our customers.



  • Discover customer needs and craft geospatial solutions that cater to the defense industry
  • Configure ArcGIS apps, tools, and information models for industry-specific uses
  • Provide input into product design aspects to assure our products are simple to use and provide a great experience for our customers
  • Work closely with Software Development, Business Development, and Professional Services teams to define and develop solutions
  • Draft and review ArcGIS Solutions product briefs, presentations, and documentation
  • Design and author test cases for functionality, performance, scalability, and durability; execute both manual and automated tests, analyze test results, and report result
  • Continually assess product quality, release readiness, and maintain existing ArcGIS Solutions
  • Present and evangelize solutions to internal and external audiences



  • 2+ years of professional experience in the defense industry along with experience in applying ArcGIS to support specific industry workflows
  • Demonstrated ability to document and build GIS workflows
  • Creative problem solver and a team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in geography or related field

Recommended Qualifications


  • Knowledge of incident, or emergency, analysis, and response workflows
  • Programming experience with scripting languages, such as Python or Arcade
  • Experience with configuring web-based GIS applications
  • Experience with ArcGIS Pro



Total Rewards

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is
$72,800$124,800 USD
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