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Remote Sensing (GIS) Analyst

Remote Sensing (GIS) Analyst

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Radiant Solutions is looking for a Geospatial Operations Analyst at one of our on-site customer locations in Springfield, VA. This position provides processing services and product quality support, and is  an opportunity to work on projects that support some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. MDA employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


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


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.


Must be a US Citizen and hold an active TS/SCI Clearance.




  • Available to work on rotational shifts as part of a 24x7 operational team
  • Perform imagery processing and review
  • Asses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures
  • Identify and then elevate, if necessary, issues in processing and products
  • Provide user assistance
  • Ensure systems and products are vetted using test plans and methodologies
  • Coordinate and collaborate with analysts
  • Be proactive in making recommendations for efficiency improvements in processing and PQ
  • Assist in the development of processes and procedures for operational processing
  • Be flexible and assist in other duties as needed by the customer


  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to meet time critical needs/demands with close attention to detail

Desired skills:

  • Demonstrated understanding of user needs and operational environments
  • Demonstrated capability and success working in a customer environment with a multi-contractor, geographically diverse team
  • Formal training/previous work experiences in product quality techniques and assessment in relation to Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Familiar with scripting languages and modeling tools used in data analysis