Geospatial Specialist, Staff - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

Twentynine Palms
United States

ManTech is seeking a Junior Level GIS Specialist with at least 2 years of professional experience in a related technical field. Responsibilities for this position include the ability to clearly understand military operations (MilOps) terminology as it relates to geospatial mapping, analysis and other mission and training related product development. The successful candidate will be responsible for GIS product development in support of USMC range training and safety. Elements include, but are not limited to: NGA mapping templates and data standards, Spatial Data Standards for Facilities Infrastructure and Environment (SDSFIE), rapid surface and weapons danger zone (SDZ/WDZ) mapping development and validation via the Range Manager’s Tool Kit (RMTK), database(s) reconciliation and associated report development and the ability to operate autonomously and within a team in a high production environment.

The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidate will also have the ability to write and/or provide concise input on technical documents; to multi-task effectively to accommodate working on various simultaneous and diverse USMC related efforts; and to follow through to completion all assigned and delegated tasks within tight deadlines. The position might require a good amount of travel within the MCIWEST AO and other installation and training areas, as necessary.


  • Experience with ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop (v10.4+) and suite of extensions.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, IT.
  • A minimum of two years of relevant professional experience.
  • Familiar with USMC training requirements.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to travel, as needed.
  • Experience with GPS data field collection and post-processing.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to work well independently and with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team in a fast-paced, team oriented work environment.
  • Solid time management and follow-through skills, with the ability to simultaneously work on and manage multiple tasks/projects with tight deadlines.
  • Positive and energetic attitude.
  • Self-motivated; strong initiative.
  • Detail oriented; resourceful.
  • Military experience.
  • Secret Security Clearance
  • sUAS data capture and remote sensing data processing experience a plus.