Geospatial Analyst-Mid Level
- Military veterans preferred
2020-05-07 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Reston Virginia 20190 United States
SAIC is seeking a Geospatial Analyst to analyze geographic information about the earth's surface and the objects found on it. This is a great opportunity to become Poly cleared!
This position will include the following responsibilities:
Work with related GIS software and programs to create and maintain databases and/or maps that can be combined with geographically referenced data.
Meet with users to define data needs, project requirements, required outputs, or to develop applications.
Compile geographic data from a variety of sources including censuses, field observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps.
Analyze spatial data for geographic statistics to incorporate into documents and reports.
Enter new map data through use of a digitizer or by direct input of coordinate information using the principles of cartography including coordinate systems, longitude, latitude, elevation, topography, and map scales.
Active TS/SCI and be willing/able to pass CI Polygraph
Bachelors Science degree in Geography or related discipline and six (6) years or more experience.
Expert level experience working with ArcGIS (primarily ArcMap, Spatial Analyst and ArcToolbox) and ERDAS Imagine
Expert level experience with advanced geospatial and predictive modeling using ArcGIS and/or ERDAS Imagine model builder
Experience with statistical analysis to help identify best modeling practices
Experience with performing overlay analysis to identify other data layers that are within proximity to the outputs of geospatial suitability models
Experience with terrain modeling with DTED/SRTM/HRTE elevation data
Experience with GIS/raster/vector data gathering through various IC Data Services (primarily NGA)
Experience with utilizing MIDB to query and identifying information
Experience with imagery ordering within NGDS or NES (now called Cedalion) and using Remote View to perform image searches
Experience and comfort level with helping others on how best to use the team's output data within ArcGIS or Google Earth
Experience in creating technical documents and SOPs describing analytical methodologies
Must have ability to identify quick solutions to ad-hoc geospatial analysis requirements
Must process strong communications skills; presentations to senior government officials may be required
Must be comfortable in communicating with other IC agencies to address analysis and/or data layer needs