Geospatial Analyst
MDA Federal Inc. - Langley, VA

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MDA Information Systems LLC (MDA) has immediate opening for a Geospatial Analyst in our Northern VA location.

About MDA Information Systems, Inc. MDA Information Systems LLC is an innovative company which conducts resource monitoring programs around the world for private and public clients. MDA Information Systems has unparalleled expertise in the utilization of advanced GIS and Remote Sensing technologies for applications ranging from agriculture monitoring and land use analysis to military planning. The company also provides weather advisories and specialized weather products to a variety of commercial customers. MDA Information Systems’ forecasts are based upon the best available worldwide weather data received in real time. From this data, the skilled meteorologists, hydrologists, agronomists, physical geographers, environmental scientists and computer scientists produce hundreds of different products.
Visit our website at www.MDAInformationSystems.com for more information.

MDA Information Systems, Inc. is looking for Geospatial Analyst.
The Geospatial Analysts will be responsible for analysis of multiple geospatial data sets and production of standard. These positions work in a team environment on a variety of geospatial projects.
The successful candidate will be able to “hit the ground running” and work well in a time-sensitive, team oriented environment.

MDA Information Systems LLC offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance. MDA Information Systems LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
MDA Information Systems LLC (MDA) supports the monitoring of the planet for security, natural resource, and land management purposes through the provision of satellite Earth Observation systems to various customers. These systems collect, record, catalogue, process and store image data of the Earth's surface, and convert that data into visual information. MDA has a number of projects with opportunities for Systems Engineers to participate in the development of such systems.
Visit our website at www.MDAUS.com for more information.

MDA General Description

Our Company is leading the industry in earth observation remote sensing technology and image processing. We build satellite ground systems that enable users to obtain and processes imagery from the most sophisticated Earth-observing satellites in the world. A large part of the satellite imagery that you see on Google maps was generated by our software!
Come join our team and help us design and build systems that will meet the rapidly evolving needs of this exciting industry.

Responsibilities:
Essential Job Functions
Providing geospatial imagery colleciton
Processing, production, analysis and reporting services
Database development
Data integration
Geospatial support
Subject matter expertise
Map/graphic generation to hard and soft copy
Source data and imagery identification and evaluation
Coordinate conversions
Geospatial projections
Maintain backup system
Process customer orders to CD/DVD or hardcopy plots
Scanning, mosaicking and georeferencing datasets

Qualifications:
Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline related to GIS with at least 10 years professional experience
Must have experience with ESRI products
Experience with on-site customer
Master's degree preferred

Desired Qualifications:
Experience and/or in-depth knowledge of one or more of the following image processing software programs: ERDAS IMAGINE, ENVI, PCI, RemoteView, FalconView, GoogleEarth and other geospatial tools.
Database management experience with MS Excel, Access, ArcSDE, Oracle, SDE
Programming experience using Python, VBA, C++, C# or Java

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MDA Federal Inc. specializes in the development and application of remote sensing and geographic information technologies (GIS). MDA Federal...