Radiant Solutions

  • Geospatial Analyst

    Job Location US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/5/2018 10:25 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Responsibilities

    The Geospatial Analyst will be responsible for providing technical expertise in support of customer projects involving dynamic geospatial information to include social media and foundational intelligence data. Key types of analytics expected will be fusing multiple sources of information into key findings, and geotemporal pattern-of-life analysis to provide insight to customer requirements. Additionally, the candidate will possess excellent research skills to find meaningful information in unstructured data. All research and analysis will be aggregated into finished products that will be published to a diverse audience--therefore good writing and publishing skills are highly desired. He/She will ensure all of the products created meet quality and material specifications in accordance with customer needs. This position will assist in the implementation of emerging capabilities, using leading edge technologies to perform analysis and derive information from large geospatial data sets.


    The Geospatial Analyst will:

    • Provide fused intelligence bridging geospatial and intelligence analysis and continuity between strategic, operational, and tactical level planning.
    • Utilize ArcGIS and Google Earth to assist in visualizing and analyzing geospatial data.
    • Design, develop, and operate scalable, custom workflows and software solutions using ArcGIS, QGis, and/or ENVI
    • Conduct in-depth research using classified and unclassified data sources to locate and analyze available intelligence in support of social media and Foundational Intelligence requirements.
    • Review current message traffic related to a specific person or theme.
    • Interpret and correlate seemingly unrelated information to determine links and patterns while incorporating the use of automated analysis and custom-developed tools.
    • Work as required to develop quality data inputs for the DigitalGlobe Signature Analyst™ (SA) process, as well as utilize SA for geospatial predictive modeling.



    • Must possess and retain an active TS/SCI clearance.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Geographic Information Science (GIS) or related field preferred or the equivalent combination of military training and experience.  Master's degree preferred.
    • 3-5 years work experience in GIS conducting analysis on variety of data types.
    • Working knowledge of collection process and data structure, and all source analysis of at least one intelligence collection discipline (HUMINT, SIGINT, MASINT or IMINT) including its requirements/tasking process, collection platforms and its POC’s within the community of interest preferred.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment as an individual contributor on a transparent, agile team
    • Strong communication and briefing skills; candidate must be able to present and deliver products to diverse audiences when necessary.
    • Travel throughout the continental U.S. on short trips to attend and present at conferences and analytic exchanges will be required.


    • Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Geographic Information Science (GIS) or related field preferred or the equivalent combination of military training and experience.
    • 6-8 years work experience in GIS conducting analysis on variety of data types.
    • 1-3 years scripting experience with Python, GDAL, ENVI IDL, and/or ArcGIS Model Builder is desired.





    Join our company whose purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most.


    We are a new organization but no company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. Our heritage companies, MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems.


    We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account, and tuition assistance.  Radiant Solutions values diversity in the work place and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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