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3100 - Geospatial Data Scientist

Remote / Tysons, Virginia
US Citizenship


Research or develop geospatial technologies. Produces databases, performs applications programming, and coordinates projects. Provide geospatial subject matter expertise system development.


  • Works with Product Owner to collect requirements, user stories and priorities
  • Leads and coordinates the development of new features and models
  • Participate in development of models for remote sensing analysis and utilization of remotely sensed data
  • Assist in evaluating remotely sensed data and recommends data requirements and needs for collection
  • Assists in all data evaluation (including vector, raster and tabular) and data recommendations.
  • Analyzing spatial data through the use of mapping software.
  • Discovering patterns and trends through spatial mapping of data.
  • Designing digital maps with geographic data and other data sources.
  • Creating feature data and services to merge topographical data with external data by layering external data over a topographical map.
  • Producing maps showing the spatial distribution of various kinds of data, including crime statistics and hospital locations.
  • Developing mapping applications and tools for web, desktop, and mobile platforms.
  • Converting physical maps into a digital form for computer usage.
  • Performing data munging and cleaning to convert data into its desired form.
  • Produce reports on geographic data utilizing data visualizations.
  • Managing a digital library of geographic maps in various file types.


  • Must be adept at remote sensing and spatial data support
  • Adept at the following programming languages:

          o Python

          o SQL

          o NoSQL

  • 5 years of GEOINT experience or degree/experience equivalent.
  • Functional knowledge of ArcGIS Pro.
  • Demonstrated experience of using ArcGIS 10.x for contributing to and maintaining an instance of ArcServer.
  • Working/functional knowledge of scripting and programming languages such as Python and Java with the ability to apply these skills to geospatial models and solutions.
  • Working/functional knowledge of data science techniques for geospatial analysis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of graphic design principles as they relate to incorporating a map or cartographic visualization into an infographic or tabloid.
  • Knowledge of other GIS applications such as ArcGIS Earth and QGIS.
  • Ability to create and incorporate imagery into geospatial intelligence products
  • Degree in computer science, geography, surveying, engineering or related field.
  • Proficiency with front end design languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and various mapping languages.
  • Experience with mapping tools such as QGIS and Carto.
  • Experience with GPS measuring tools.
  • Outstanding quantitative skill set.
  • Attention to detail, critical thinking and good problem-solving skills.
  • Analytical mindset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain them in fast-paced environments.
  • Experience in remote sensing
  • Experience with ESRI software and associated APIs or interfaces
  • Experience in GIS Data scripting - Python
  • Experience in creating repeatable results and processes, especially in an Agile / Scrum environment.
  • Experience in work item estimating, managing and iterating along a product roadmap
  • Ability to respond to ad-hoc requests under pressure
  • Interest (or experience) in advanced analytics and verification/validation of outcomes
  • Interest (or experience) in the application of modern software practices
  • Mission-driven


  • US Citizenship required