Geospatial Analyst-Mid Level - Military veterans preferred

2020-05-07
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Reston
Virginia
20190
United States

Description

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. 
 

Qualifications

  • 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