Buckeye is seeking Geospatial Analysts to collect, process, and disseminate high-resolution 3D geospatial information working with LiDAR data and electro-optical imagery in a production environment at OCONUS locations. Our Geospatial Analysts only work while in training status or on a deployment rotation supporting CONUS or OCONUS missions. All other times they are on leave without pay (LWOP). Average deployment rotations are 3-4 months OCONUS followed by 3-4 months on LWOP. Training will be primarily conducted in Northern Virginia but relocation is not required for this position. This position is only open to current Buckeye team members.
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
Complete necessary field logs and data transfer duties
Ensure safe and secure use of company equipment and instrumentation
May install and operate GPS, communication equipment, and various airborne sensor platforms
Successful completion of at least two (2) Buckeye Program deployments. Hiring team will reach out to Technical Leads and/or Line Manager for performance feedback.
Bachelor's degree in Geography, GIS, or other related discipline and 2+ years of relevant experience. 6+ years of relevant experience and/or military experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Ability to maintain a minimum DOD Secret security clearance.
Ability/willingness to travel about 50% of the time and work in Hardship and Hazardous locations
Meet Program training and DoD medical examination requirements for deployment, including meeting all CONUS Replacement Course (CRC) deployment requirements
Possess relevant knowledge and experience with digital cartography, image processing, computer technology, geographical information systems, geospatial production techniques, and digital data formats
Be a self-starter who works well with small teams as well as individually
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability and willingness to drive/operate a motor vehicle in overseas locations
Trained to process Buckeye Program EO and LiDAR data
Previous experience with commercial-off-the-shelf geospatial software such as ESRI ArcGIS, QGIS, Microstation, TerraScan, ERDAS Imagine, etc.
Formal training as a Geospatial Analyst as well as familiarity with ISR applications, tools, and systems
Background working with military customers
Pay Range:Pay Range $52,650.00 - $81,000.00 - $109,350.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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