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GIS Analyst

Navstar, Inc.

Reston,  Virginia
GIS Analyst

The GIS Analyst performs data development, analysis and mapping requirements in support of operations. The GIS Analyst will develop and update maps with detailed points of interest, create annotated imagery products, and assess geospatial impact on priorities. This work will include working with raw all-source collection, creating editing and verification management of spatial data using ESRl's ArcGIS software and government proprietary modeling tools. The analyst should also demonstrate cartography, imagery analysis, problem solving, and communication skills. Analyst should be able to multi-task under tight deadlines and work collaboratively with other agencies and all source collection.


  • The design, development, implementation, and maintenance of GIS applications and geospatial analysis in support of operational objectives.
  • The operation of hardware and software, including ESRI ArcGIS suite of products, Remoteview, Virtual Reality software, TMT,Hawth Tools, AEGIS and other 30 model viewers, AutoCAD, Bentley Workstation, Maplnfo, MapGIS, and Google Earth.
  • Gather, create, edit, integrate, verify geospatial data and attributes using shape files and geodatabases,
  • Create map products, perform map edits and complex overlays of datasets.
  • Convert data to and from ESRI formats and other formats, including Map Info, AutoCAD, GPS, KML and Excel, and automate processes using ArcTool Box and Python.
  • Digitize maps from various sources.
  • Perform imagery analysis to detect and interpret significant ground activity using Remote View, Digital Elevation Models.


  • Three-five years of professional, practical work experience, preferably in a geography, geographical information system, or infrastructure field.
  • Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Proficiency with SQL and GIS databases, model builder, analytical and GIS software, Microsoft Office suite, AutoCAD, Visio, GPS technologies, and Remoteview.
  • Previous experience with the customer performing GIS analysis.
  • Ability to work in foreign language material preferred.
  • Willing to commit to a minimum of 2-3-year assignment, with long term extension possible.
  • Work is in Northern Virginia, with occasional travel to partner facilities, particularly in the greater Washington, DC area.
  • To be eligible for this role you must hold an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.

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