Geospatial Analyst (Job Number: 608065)
Leidos has an opening for a Geospatial Analyst supporting the Army Geospatial Center in Alexandria, VA. The Army Geospatial Center is located adjacent to Fort Belvoir. The analyst supports the Geospatial Information Library as a cataloger. The ideal candidate should be a detail oriented self-starter capable of working independently as well as small teams and have a familiarity with the needs of government customers and Department of Defense geospatial data products.
The position is responsible for receiving and cataloging geospatial information using standard GIS and library applications including Endeavour Information Systems Voyager and ESRI products. The position is responsible for the classification and cataloging of geospatial data products including books, hard and soft copy maps and documents and datasets in accordance with Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR), Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC) standards and Library of Congress Subject Headings. The incumbent is responsibility for quality assurance of records and catalog entries to ensure integrity and accuracy of records.
Specific tasks include creation and maintenance of metadata for geospatial data products, application of security classification and dissemination restrictions to geospatial data products (subject to government approval), and library loan support. Library loan support includes the processing and tracking of requests, recovery of loaned materials and ordering and shipping products to fulfill customer needs. Activities are subject to government for review and acceptance.
Completion of a four year course of study resulting in the attainment of mid-level GIS skills or equivalent work experience is required. A degree in Geography is preferred. A, active secret clearance is required. The ideal candidate would have two to three years of experience working with geographic information systems, digital cartography, digital image processing and be familiar with industry standard data formats, NGA digital data formats.
Leidos Overview: Leidos is an applied solutions company focused on markets that are seeing converging business and technological trends, and address basic, enduring human needs: defense and national security, health and life sciences, and energy, engineering and infrastructure. The Company's approximately 20,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and commercial health and engineering markets.
Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
Job Posting: Sep 29, 2014, 8:45:49 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-ALEXANDRIA
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Shift: Day Job
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