GIS / Geospatial Analyst 2
Northrop Grumman 1,970 reviews - Reston, VA

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Information Systems



United States-Virginia-Reston

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1st Shift


Northrop Grumman Information Systems is seeking a self-motivated, team oriented, junior level GIS/Geospatial Analyst to join our team of experienced imagery analysts providing mission critical research, analysis, and reporting to our Customer in its efforts to counter Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD).

The successful candidate is expected to have experience using mapping and geospatial applications, particularly ArcGIS and Google Earth, and be comfortable manipulating and plotting data within these software programs. He or she must be able to generate products in ArcGIS and Google Earth using multiple data types, including raster and shape, and include standard annotations including a scale bar and North arrow. The ideal candidate will already understand what a geospatial product looks like. Microsoft Excel data manipulation skills are a plus. A graphic artist background and the ability to produce skilled GIS output is also desired.

As an entry-level analyst, the candidate will work closely with our team's imagery analysts to learn our Customer's mission requirements and standard processes. Data manipulation is at the core of this position; however, we support additional on the job training and a gradual exposure to analytic techniques and operational planning.

An active TS/SCI with Polygraph is required for this position, which is located in Reston, VA.


Basic Qualifications:
Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Experience using geospatial analysis software, particularly ArcGIS and Google Earth

Familiarity with unclassified and classified all-source databases

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

Flexibility and the ability to work in a team environment

BS Degree with 2 years of experience or 6 years in lieu of degree.

Preferred Qualifications

Degree in Geography or Geographic Information Systems

MASINT data exploitation experience

Advanced Microsoft Excel data manipulation skills

Graphic artist background

Experience as a targeting officer in the defense industry and/or military

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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