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3D Geospatial Analyst

3D Geospatial Analyst

ID 
2017-1674
# of Openings 
11
Job Location 
US-MD-Gaithersburg
Posted Date 
2/15/2017

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Overview

Radiant Solutions has an opportunity for 3D Geospatial Analysts at our HQ in Gaithersburg, MD.

 

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. Radiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

To be qualified candidate must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a US security clearance.

Responsibilities

  • Interpretation of stereo satellite imagery
  • Accurately digitize features from stereo satellite imagery
  • Accurately identify and categorize features from satellite imagery
  • Interpret maps and other sources of geospatial information
  • Other imagery and geospatial mapping related activities

Qualifications

  • Knowledge/experience performing stereo mapping using SOCET Set / GXP, ERDAS Stereo Analyst, or other stereoscopic extraction
  • Ability to read hard copy and raster maps
  • Creating map products from geospatial data layers
  • Ability to perform interpretation of satellite imagery
  • Ability to perform extraction, editing and validation tasks on vector /raster data layers
  • Ability to perform GIS modeling
  • Bachelor’s degree in physical or earth sciences or technical discipline related to GIS and/or 3-5 years professional experience
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must be eligible for a US security clearance

To be qualified, you must be a US citizen and must have the ability to obtain a US security clearance.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years or more of experience and/or in-depth knowledge of one or more of the following image processing software programs: SOCET Set / GXP, ERDAS Stereo Analyst, or other stereoscopic extraction (but will consider less experience)

  • Database experience with ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE, Oracle, Postgres a plus
  • Programming experience using Python, VBA, C++, C#, or Java a plus