Join our talent network

Job #: R-00013444
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Geographic Information Systems
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

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


Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree and 0-2 years of experience; OR 6+ years of relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • Must be able to obtain a DOD Interim Secret security clearance within the first 6 months of employment
  • Be willing to fly in the airborne system for extended times, willing to work in Hardship and Hazardous locations
  • Have or be able to obtain a FAA Class II medical certificate or military equivalent.
  • Have or be able to successfully complete altitude chamber / physiological training.
  • Meet Program training and DoD medical examination requirements for deployment, including meeting all CONUS Replacement Course (CRC) deployment requirements
  • 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
  • Active DOD Secret Clearance
  • Previous 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 is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community