MDA Information Systems LLC

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Geospatial Data Manager

Geospatial Data Manager

ID 
2017-1718
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-VA-McLean
Posted Date 
5/8/2017

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Overview

 

MDA Information Systems LLC has a full-time on-site opportunity with a US Gov’t customer in McLean, VA. The position is for a Geospatial Data Manager to join a team that has recently been recognized by the Customer for their exceptional contributions.  The position is for a geospatial data expert to support cutting edge methodologies and tool development.  The individual will help search for base data layers and specialized data sets to support analysts' projects.  The person should have knowledge and experience with using geospatial data sources from industry, academia, the intelligence community, military, and the scientific community.  The individual will work with collections staff to craft requirements and coordinate efforts.  The candidate must have extensive experience using ArcGIS.  The individual will also manage all of the group's geospatial data holdings in Oracle and Postgres. 

 

The Company: MDA Information Systems LLC is a major supplier of geospatial and weather information. The firm serves a diverse client base including commercial and governmental organizations in agriculture, energy, defense, and civilian government.

 

MDA Information Systems LLC is an industry leader in GIS, earth observation remote sensing technology, and image processing. We also build satellite ground systems that enable users to acquire and process imagery from the most sophisticated Earth-observing satellites in the world: Much of the satellite imagery that you see on Google Maps was generated by our software!

 

MDA Information Systems LLC 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 LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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

 

 

Responsibilities

-Partnering with analysts for creative problem solving of geospatial data issues

-Proactive searching for data in non-obvious locations, building relationships with data providers

-Map layout creation for finished intelligence production

-Determine analysts' data needs and make them aware of new data offerings

-Convert data into usable formats for analysis

-Cataloging new data acquisitions and maintaining catalogs and metadata

-Ensure proper formatting for existing data library

-Publish geospatial datasets into web environment

-Monitor allocated memory space

 

 

Qualifications

-Proficiency in ArcGIS and/or open source equivalents

-Motivated, self-starter initiative

-Versatile geospatial skills to assist with data editing, manipulation and visualization