BAE Systems Geospatial Analyst in Springfield, Virginia

Job Description

BAE Systems has an immediate need for Geospatial Analysts supporting counter-proliferation efforts. The selected candidate will provide full spectrum GEOINT analysis on the worldwide development, production, and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), missiles, space and counter-space capabilities, and advanced technology weapons to combat tomorrow's threats.

Geospatial Analysis services include extracting and/or acquiring geospatial information, derivative information and multi-INT data for analysis, visualization and modeling to solve problems and enhance the GEOINT knowledge of mission-specific intelligence issues. This also includes extracting specific mission-related feature data in accordance with customer data and product specifications and with respect to non-standard product requirements.

The selected candidate will serve as the geospatial expert on a team of intelligence professionals. Responsibilities will include data collection from diverse sources, spatial analysis, model development, creation of maps/graphics for analysts and decision makers, and deliver training courses and briefings. The position requires familiarity with a diverse array of GIS related technology; advanced knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems; proficiency in performing queries and manipulating geographic referenced data; ability to effectively plan and manage projects; and an ability to effectively communicate both orally and in written communication. Furthermore, must be capable to work in a team environment both independently and collaboratively to deliver actionable intelligence products.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Required education and experience:

  • 10 years of Geospatial Analysis supporting the Intelligence Community.

  • Proficiency using ESRI ArcGIS and extensions for Geospatial Exploitation

  • Demonstrated good oral and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency using REMOTE VIEW, IEC, NES, and common office software to include PowerPoint presentations, spreadsheets, word processing. Knowledge of the intelligence collection process.

  • Experience with network analysis, data management, versioned editing, and scripting.

  • General all-source intelligence analysis to include permutations and conversion of geo-database files, shape files, Google Earth KML/KMZ, and CSV files.

  • Regular expression usage, temporal expressions, and geospatial representations (datum, projections, and coordinate systems).

  • Experience using ESRI products developing applications in ArcGIS using including ArcObjects (preferred) or MapObjects; modeling with ArcSDE; GIS Server or ArcIMS site development, implementations and maintenance.

  • Ability to work in a very dynamic and demanding work environment.

  • Experience working the Counterproliferation mission

  • Experience performing analysis regarding chemical, biological and nuclear mission areas.

Preferred Skills and Education

The ideal candidate will be able familiar with ArcServer SDE databases and Flex internet sites (developing and editing functionality as needed), coordinate the development of custom applications in ArcGIS, develop logical models, and prepare required documentation. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in Enterprise Geodatabase Administration, conversion and update data for users and web application, experience designing, implementing, or working with ArcSDE implementations, database design and programming skills, and experience with Flex or Java script. Work is performed under the direction of the GIS Manager and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion for adherence to policies and procedures and accomplishment of goals. Experience using ESRI products developing applications in ArcGIS using including ArcObjects (preferred)

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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