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Radiant Solutions in Gaithersburg, MD is seeking a GIS Administrator to work in Arnold, Missouri.


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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


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




The GIS Administrator is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of an enterprise level geospatial database that contributes to the GIS architecture. 

  • Responsible for performing complex analysis, design, development and modification of GIS database strategies
  • Monitor and improve database performance and capacity
  • Planning for future expansion requirements




 Required Qualifications

  • Thorough understanding of industry GIS tool suites to include GeoServer and ArcGIS Server (desired 3+ years of experience with one or more of these tools)
  • Thorough understanding of publishing web services from spatial databases
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Tool Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Thorough understanding of the following interfaces and formats (at a minimum): standard web service protocols (SOAP, REST and OGC)
  • Understanding of cloud migration and modernization


Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in GIS Administration and systems testing
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in NGA GIS Administration, and testing
  • 3 years of GIS Administration experience working with NGA and Mission Partner Programs
  • Bachelor’s Degree in associated technical discipline; M.B.A, M.S or M.A desired or 5 years of equivalent work experience
  • Professional certification in GIS preferred

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