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Job #: R-00026965
Location: Fort Belvoir, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking candidates for a Geospatial Software Specialist/Engineer to support our Springfield, VA customer.

An ACTIVE TS/SCI level security clearance is REQUIRED to be considered, along with Security+ certification and computing environment credentials.

As a Geospatial software engineer, you will apply knowledge of ArcGIS while performing a range of geospatial analysis for operational and intelligence customers.

The successful candidate will work as a member of a government-contractor team providing geospatial analysis and research in support of countering and deterring weapons of mass destruction and improvised threats networks in accordance with mission requirements.

The candidate should have a strong geospatial background and the ability to independently conduct research and initiate projects as they deem appropriate. 

Maintain multiple GIS databases (ORACLE, SQL Server, and FGDBs) and provide improved situational awareness capabilities using ArcGIS Portal.

Primary Responsibilities

Performs geospatial data analysis and creation of various maps and other visualizations for incorporation into reports and or presentations to respond to taskings and RFIs from a variety of parties.  

  • Define enterprise hardware and software specifications
  • Oversee system sustainability and software efficiencies
  • Troubleshoot desktop and EGIS software outages and provide timely solution
  •  Create interagency collaboration relationships and promote resulting data use agreements
  • Determine access and authentication levels to EGIS both inside and outside of the agency
  • Make GIS staffing recommendations
  • Manage all GIS requests for mapping and application products.
  • Provide assistance and subject matter expertise to all Agency divisions and remote offices.
  • Develop and deploy web-based and static mapping products
  • Develop automated and sustainable complex workflows in response of the DTRA mission
  • Maintain multiple GIS databases (ORACLE, SQL Server, and FGDBs)
  • Create, update and improve ArcGIS Portal situational awareness briefings
  • Provide GIS demonstrations to high-level military and government leaders both inside and outside of agency.
  • Serve in a liaison role to partner agencies.
  • Serve as lead Agency Central Support (ACS) for the Enterprise License Agreement (ELA) with Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri).

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline required (for example, computer science, engineering, or Geographic Information System );

Understanding of GIS interoperability with Oracle.

At least 8 to 10 years of demonstrated experience using GIS and database software, which may include, but is not limited to ESRI, Google Earth, ARC GIS.

Must possess current TS clearance with SCI eligibility.

 DoD 8570.1 Certified

Preferred Qualifications

At least five years of prior experience supporting a command or national intelligence office/agency is preferred.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




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Job Family:

Software Engineering


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 33,000 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

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