Geospatial Analyst Intern
The Advanced Solutions Group of Leidos is seeking a talented Geospatial Analyst Intern, located in our Alexandria, VA office.
The intern will support the BuckEye Program, an aerial survey asset funded by the U.S. Army Geospatial Center. The Program conducts Wide Area Mapping at CONUS and OCONUS sites. The candidate will assist in the processing of GPS/IMU, LIDAR and EO sensor data from raw formats to final product and dissemination in support of the U.S. Army.
The candidate will analyze raw data from imagery and/or LIDAR sensors to ensure data was collected properly, process GPS trajectories, perform cleanup algorithms, register data, manage data, assist with the creation of orthomosaics, and conduct QA/QC to ensure that it is an accurate and reliable product. The candidate may assist in troubleshooting of potential hardware/software issues. The candidate will work in small cohesive teams and under the guidance of a mentor.
Candidates must be undergraduate (junior/senior) or graduate students enrolled in a degree program with a major in Geospatial Intelligence, Geographic Information Systems or related field. Must carry at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Must possess knowledge of digital cartography, image processing, computer technology, geographical information systems, geospatial production techniques, and digital data formats. The candidate should be a self-starter who works well with small teams as well as individually. Must have the ability of obtaining a DoD Security Clearance, U.S. Citizenship required.
Experience with GIS commercial off-the-shelf applications software, particularly ESRI ArcGIS, ArcView, ERDAS Imagine/LPS, SOCET SET, and QGIS are highly desirable. Knowledge of Python and an active DoD Secret clearance are also a plus.
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.