Geospatial Analyst

Maxar Technologies
Myrtle Point, Oregon
Apr 21, 2024
Apr 23, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Please review the job details below.

Maxar is seeking a Geospatial Analyst to become a member of our Geospatial Production team. As a valued team member, you will assist our customers in executing their global mission with expert understanding and applicability of their geospatial data.

Life with Us

Project: In this role, you will join a team of geospatial professionals focused on producing and delivering quality data that exceed our customers' goals.

Career: We are very serious about professional development and continuing education at Maxar. We offer our team members the opportunity to define their career trajectory. Our group has fantastic resources to support learning and development. You will work with your direct supervisor and/or a mentor to set appropriate goals and design a plan to help you make consistent progress.

What We Offer: Time for dedicated professional development, conference attendance, corporate partner and industry training, peer group collaboration, hackathons, paid certifications, education reimbursement, and student loan forgiveness.

What you'll do day-to-day (with your colleagues):
  • Embark on a global adventure in remote sensing and visually explore the world from your computer screen
  • Performs geographic information systems (GIS) analyses on diverse global data.
  • Analyzes imagery using advanced remote sensing software.
  • Works as part of a team to meet dynamic project requirements
  • Communicates effectively via instant message, video chat or in person
  • Uses technical software to analyze raster and vector data.
  • Applies logic and reasoning during analysis to propose ways to improve efficiency
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum requirements for this position:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Bachelor's degree in Geographic Information Science (GIS), Remote Sensing (RS), or related discipline (4 additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree)
  • Experience using ArcGIS 10 and extensions and ERDAS Imagine 2018+
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience producing NGA standard and non-standard products and datasets, specifically including prior experience working on Maxar land and ground cover projects
  • Handle complexity, ambiguity, and shifting priorities with ease. Display a willingness to play the role needed for project success
  • Excellent written, verbal, organizational, time management, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with team members in an online setting.
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office Suites

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Geographic Information Science (GIS), Remote Sensing (RS), or related discipline
  • Advanced knowledge of products to conduct thorough quality assurance assessments at each stage of production
  • Technical understanding of customer requirements and ability to understand requirements laid out from official customer documentation.
  • Capable of providing constructive written or verbal feedback to colleagues
  • Proven track record of building and managing strong collaborative relationships
  • Detail-oriented and able to multi-task while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Consistent track record of delivering key metrics, high level of energy, commitment, optimism, and passion for the business
  • Ability to work with team members to come up with innovative solutions when project roadblocks occur

Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidate's unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:
$51,000.00 - $85,000.00 annually.

Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.