Esri Circular Logo

Site Reliability Engineer II - Real-Time & Big Data

Esri Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 25 Jun 2024


  • Estimate: $80k - $120k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional



Join us to work collaboratively with our talented team of dynamic and passionate engineers to deliver capabilities that enable our customers to make a difference. You'll deploy and operate robust technology that is powered by ArcGIS Velocity (Internet of Things [IoT] analytics) and cloud scale architectures. You will have the opportunity to design, deploy, and operate next-generation real-time and big data GIS software-as-a-service (SaaS) capabilities for thousands of cloud users worldwide.

Our teams have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures that support an environment that promotes professional development. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance, and we understand that striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here. We offer a flexible hybrid schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced life both in and outside of work.


  • Collaborate with a team of DevOps engineers to operate SaaS capabilities across multiple regions on the cloud platform
  • Design, implement, configure, and utilize monitoring systems to monitor the health of SaaS products
  • Manage infrastructure used for ArcGIS Velocity, respond to alerts, and troubleshoot problems to resolution
  • Design and implement the deployment and upgrade containerized micro-service components that, when combined, power Esri’s SaaS offerings
  • Participate in technical spike efforts, bringing new innovative ideas to future versions of our software
  • Troubleshoot the system incidents and provide root cause analysis reports
  • Provide rotational on-call technical support


  • 5+ years of experience managing Kubernetes (AKS, EKS), logging and monitoring (ELK, Prometheus), and container technologies (Docker)
  • Comfortable with YAML syntax (writing Azure DevOps pipelines and Kubernetes resources)
  • Ability to write scripts to deploy infrastructure and/or applications (Bash, Python, Golang)
  • Expert level understanding and experience with cloud computing platforms (Microsoft Azure or Amazon EC2)
  • Ability to work with continuous integration and delivery best practices
  • Ability to write scripts to deploy infrastructure and/or applications (Bash, Python, Golang, Terraform)
  • Working knowledge of a source control and issue management system, preferably GitHub
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, computer engineering, GIS, or information systems

Recommended Qualifications

  • Master's in computer science, computer engineering, GIS, or information systems
  • 5+ years of experience designing, administering, and/or maintaining cloud environments, such as Azure, supporting 24×7 high-availability production environments
  • Interest in working with GitOps principles to automate the deployment of applications on Kubernetes clusters
  • Knowledge of operating resilient, highly available, scalable, and performance SaaS capabilities
  • Experience operating and managing Apache Kafka with high-velocity data
  • Experience operating cloud-native storage solutions
  • Familiarity in deploying and operating reactive applications using Scala, the Play framework, and Akka
  • Knowledge of Esri ArcGIS or other web mapping technologies

About Esri
At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion are not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology.

Apply now

Jobs you might like   View all jobs

About Esri

Esri is the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping. Since 1969, we have supported customers with geographic science and geospatial analytics, what we call The Science of Where. We take a geographic approach to problem-solving, brought to life by modern GIS technology.