Geospatial Analyst

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Geospatial Imagery
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Leidos has career openings for Entry Level Geospatial Analysts located in Alexandria, VA.
Position Summary
The Geospatial Analyst will collect, process, and disseminate high-resolution 3D geospatial information for the Army Buckeye Program. The Analyst will work with LiDAR data and electro-optical imagery in a production environment at CONUS and OCONUS locations.  Analysts may be required to install and operate GPS, communication equipment, and various airborne sensor platforms. Team members may be required to serve as aircraft sensor operators during flight missions. Standard deployment rotations are 3-4 months and the Analyst will work out of the Alexandria, VA office when not deployed. 

Primary Responsibilities
Understand the collection and processing of tactical and wide area mapping imagery and LiDAR
Ensure proper collection of data for accuracy and quality
Process raw LiDAR and electro-optical data to final products
Color balance and orthorectify imagery, mosaic imagery into seamless maps
Process GPS trajectories, edit LiDAR point clouds, and create digital elevation models
Perform QA/QC and ensure proper data management
Troubleshoot issues with hardware, software, and collection equipment
Work closely with pilots and processing teams to plan and execute missions
Operate and maintain airborne LiDAR and imagery acquisition systems
Complete necessary field logs and data transfer duties
Ensure safe and secure use of company equipment and instrumentation

Basic Qualifications 
  • Bachelor's degree or 6 years of related experience
  • Must have an active Secret security clearance
  • Meet Program training and DoD medical examination requirements for deployment
  • Relevant knowledge and experience with digital cartography, image processing, computer technology, geographical information systems, geospatial production techniques, and digital data     formats
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter who works well with small teams as well as individually
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with commercial-off-the-shelf geospatial software such as ESRI ArcGIS, QGIS, Microstation, TerraScan, ERDAS Imagine, etc.
  • Formal training as a sensor operator as well as familiarity with ISR applications, tools, and systems 
  • Background working with military customers
  • FAA Class II Certification 

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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