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Geospatial Analyst

Job Description:

Are you interested in pursuing a career in Geospatial Analysis or Airborne ISR, traveling to exciting locations supporting missions around the globe? We have opportunities for you on the Army Buckeye Program!

Our Geospatial Analysts collect, process, and disseminate high-resolution 3D geospatial information working with LiDAR data and electro-optical imagery in a production environment at CONUS and OCONUS locations. Team members may also have the opportunity (on a voluntary basis) to serve as Aircraft Sensor Operators during remote sensing data collection missions. Standard OCONUS deployment rotations are 3-4 months and our Analysts work out of our Alexandria, VA office when not deployed.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Understand the collection and processing of tactical and wide area mapping imagery and LiDAR
  • Ensure proper collection of data for accuracy and quality
  • Process raw LiDAR and electro-optical data to final products
  • Color balance and orthorectify imagery, mosaic imagery into seamless maps
  • Process GPS trajectories, edit LiDAR point clouds, and create digital elevation models
  • Perform QA/QC and ensure proper data management
  • Troubleshoot issues with hardware, software, and collection equipment
  • Work closely with pilots and processing teams to plan and execute missions
  • Operate and maintain airborne LiDAR and imagery acquisition systems
  • Complete necessary field logs and data transfer duties
  • Ensure safe and secure use of company equipment and instrumentation
  • May install and operate GPS, communication equipment, and various airborne sensor platforms


Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree and 0-2 years of experience; OR 6+ years of relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • Ability to obtain a DOD Interim Secret security clearance within the first 6 months of employment
  • Ability/willingness to travel about 50% of the time and work in Hardship and Hazardous locations
  • Meet Program training and DoD medical examination requirements for deployment, including meeting all CONUS Replacement Course (CRC) deployment requirements
  • Possess relevant knowledge and experience with digital cartography, image processing, computer technology, geographical information systems, geospatial production techniques, and digital data formats
  • Be a self-starter who works well with small teams as well as individually
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability/willingness to fly in the airborne system for extended times as required
  • Ability to obtain a FAA Class II medical certificate or military equivalent as well as successfully complete altitude chamber/physiological training as required


Preferred Qualifications
  • Active DOD Secret Clearance or higher
  • Previous experience with commercial-off-the-shelf geospatial software such as ESRI ArcGIS, QGIS, Microstation, TerraScan, ERDAS Imagine, etc.
  • Formal training as a Geospatial Analyst or Sensor Operator as well as familiarity with ISR applications, tools, and systems
  • Background working with military customers
  • Current FAA Class II Certification


AirborneISR

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Secret
Location:
Alexandria, Virginia
Country:
United States
Salary:
Not Specified
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