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Geospatial Analyst

Geospatial Analyst

ID 
2017-1665
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-VA-McLean
Posted Date 
2/15/2017

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Overview

Radiant Solutions has an immediate opening in our McLean, VA location for a Geospatial Analyst! We are looking for a well-rounded geospatial/GIS analyst with ArcGIS or QGIS proficiency to join our dynamic and growing team. The Geospatial Analyst will join a team of contractor and government geospatial analysts providing dynamic support through geospatial visualization, modeling and cartographic support. This is an exciting team with engaged customers and direct mission impact.

 

The Company:

 

Maxar Technologies Ltd. (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides unmatched end-to-end advanced systems capabilities and integrated solutions expertise to help our customers anticipate and address their most complex mission critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,500 employees in 21 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day, millions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that empower a better world. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information visit www.maxar.com.

 

Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most. Our purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. No company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems. Radiant Solutions is divided into three mission areas: Sensor and Ground Modernization, Data to Insight and Agile Intelligence.  

 

 

Radiant Solutions offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance. MDA Information Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

To be qualified, you must be a US Citizen and must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph

 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Support mapping and visualization needs across a wide set of customers
  • Apply knowledge and experience using geospatial analytic methodologies and principles to understand intelligence issues.
  • Demonstrate understanding of GIS technology, spatial thinking, remote sensing, and intelligence issues to create information, characterize events, and discover relationships and trends
  • Successful candidates will work closely with other analysts, government task leads and analysts, and Project Managers

Qualifications

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Bachelor’s degree in geography or related field
  • Experience with geospatial software such as ArcGIS, QGIS, Erdas IMAGINE, ENVI
  • Functional knowledge of ArcGIS desktop, geodatabase structure and capabilities, projections and other GIS techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in cartography, GIS, spatial modeling
  • Knowledge of best practices for data standards, data management, data quality
  • Ability to communicate analysis to geospatial experts and lay persons alike
  • 5+ years of professional experience

 

To be qualified, you must be a US Citizen and must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.