Geospatial Intelligence Analyst

Maxar Technologies
Washington, Washington DC
May 26, 2024
May 27, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Please review the job details below.

This position is contingent on contract award

Job Description:

Maxar is seeking multiple Geospatial Analysts to join our team. In this role you will join a talented team of cross functional analysts bringing spatial context and extracting insight from multiple data streams in order to discern patterns and identify events of interest.

Your Project: We are a growing team of intelligence professionals, data scientists, and engineers analyzing large-scale data sets and developing innovative analytic techniques and methods to fuse various data sources together and extract findings critical to the intelligence and defense communities. You will analyze the outputs of these methods to deliver insights to the customer, develop and pitch new analytic methodologies and algoritms, and provide feedback on the process to increase the quality of the outputs.

Your Career: Professional development is a core piece of the Maxar culture. We are quickly growing our team in the customer space, providing ample opportunity for career growth, whether leadership or an expanded skillset. You will have the opportunity to work closely with leadership to help set goals and ensure you are on a path to achieving them.

We offer:
  • Dedicated professional development time.
  • Peer groups.
  • Education reimbursement.
  • Student loan forgiveness.

and much more

  • Collaborate with your peers to share expertise and develop innovative concepts.
  • Work closely with the customer and team lead on quick-turn RFIs to decision makers
  • Develop new methodologies and skillsets that contribute to the mission
  • Identify and exploit new data sources that demonstrate value to the program

Minimum Requirements:
  • At least 5 years of relevant, professional experience (years of experience may be excluded in lieu of appropriate education), including:
    • at least 4 years in analysis for the intelligence or defense communities
    • 4 years GIS experience (ArcGIS Desktop, ArcPro, and/or QGIS)
  • Must hold a current TS/SCI clearance and be willing and able to obtain CI polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field (or 4 additional years of experience)

Preferred Skills:

Nice to Have or You're Willing to Learn
  • Demonstrated proficiency in geospatial analysis using ArcGIS Desktop, Arc Pro, Google Earth, ERDAS IMAGINE, and/or QGIS
  • Foundational knowledge of developmental environments to include SQL, Python, and/or JavaScript
  • Advanced understanding of digital cartography, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing (multi-spectral), and/or digital data formats
  • Experience in supporting finished intelligence production at DIA or similar national intelligence agencies
  • Experience briefing findings to senior government and/or corporate leadership.

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:
$96,000.00 - $160,000.00 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.