Geospatial Data Engineer with TS/SCI Clearance

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Springfield, Virginia

REQ#: RQ69874 Geospatial Data Engineer with TS/SCI Clearance (Open)

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a TS/SCI level cleared Geospatial Data Engineer  joining our team to support our Intelligence customer in Springfield, VA.

In this role, a typical day will include:

The Geospatial Data Engineer is required to extract and/or acquire geospatial information, derivative information and multi-INT data for analysis and visualization to solve problems and enhance the knowledge of NGA missions. This also includes extracting specific feature data in accordance with the NGA Feature Data Specifications, project specific guidance, and other NGA data and product specifications.

Required Skills

  • BS/BA and 8+ years of experience or equivalent years of education and experience
  • At least 3+ years of experience in engineering and managing spatial data infrastructure to include both proprietary and open source technologies. This includes experience conducting data transformations between spatial data formats, QA/QC on data, understanding NSG data schemas, database management, and managing OGC compliant web services.
  • Must have a strong background in Relation Database Management System (RDBMS) and NoSQL concepts and tools to include firm understanding of SQL and Python syntax for ETL workflows.
  • Must be comfortable working in a linux shell environment as well as standard GUI management tools.
  • Prior experience deploying and using PostgreSQL and Postgis extension to manage spatial data.
  • Prior experience deploying and managing open source spatial data web servers such as GeoServer, MapServer, TileserverGL, or similar to enable OGC compliant web services.
  • Comfortable using GDAL, GRASS, GeoPandas, Rasterio, or other open source geoprocessing applications and tools.
  • Prior AWS Development or DevOps experience. Prior Elasticsearch experience creating and managing indexes.
  • Must be able to obtain TS/SCI clearance. 

Job Duties          

  • Create, update, and manage geospatial information system databases and products.
  • Obtain, compile and assess geospatial data sets to support requirements.
  • Collaborate with analysts and customers as required.
  • Use a variety of geospatial analysis software suites to accomplish the mission.
  • Provide geospatial analysis services in the form of datasets and visualization products