Maxar Technologies is seeking an entry-level Geospatial Analyst who can perform basic GIS functions using ArcGIS.
Immediate, Short-Term Opportunity to work with Maxar
As an industry-leading earth observation satellite imagery provider, Maxar unlocks the promise of space to help governments and businesses solve problems on Earth and beyond. We monitor global change, deliver broadband communications and advance space operations with capabilities in Space Infrastructure and Earth Intelligence.
Maxar's products and services contribute to missions in support of national security, provide expertise used in the latest app technology, and support efforts for the health and sustainability of our planet. Now is your chance to amplify your impact, working to solve the world’s most pressing challenges.
SHORT TERM Project (ends 04 JULY 2023)
Minimum 40 hrs/week (can work more)
Must be able to start immediately
$45 per hour
You will use your computing device to connect to a virtual machine at Maxar
- you must have a stable, high-speed internet connection
- you must have a desktop/laptop computer with the standard specifications/capacity for common work-from-home tasks
- you will use your own peripheral devises (e.g., keyboard, monitor, web cam, etc.)
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Bachelor’s degree (any field) strongly preferred, but will accept current students and years of experience as substitute
Some experience and knowledge in Geographic Information Systems, including experience with the various geo-processing functions, data management, and data attribution.
Some experience with ArcGIS or ArcPro and its extensions, which is the principal tool used to analyze the data provided and develop map graphics.
Experience aggregating and manipulating spatial data, to include both vector and raster formats, in a consistent manner.
Be an integrated member of an analytic team consisting of multiple professional disciplines, often serving as the only geospatial analyst on a single project.
Bachelor's degree or certification in a geospatial discipline.
Experience processing and analyzing remote sensing data, particularly satellite electro-optical and synthetic aperture radar.
Familiarity with OGC
Organizational skills that allow for efficient multitasking.
Create and/or editing geospatial layers that are derived from internal and external sources.
Execute common GIS tasks to either build new layers or edit existing ones.
Leverage a basic grasp of topology and data attribution.
Collect, enrich, and aggregate open-source data for creating geospatial datasets.
Work with both vector and raster datasets that comprise of each dataset.
Ensure that optimal accuracy and spatial representation is achieved that is consistent with Open Geospatial Consortium (ODC) standards.
It is imperative that you possess strong organizational, time-management, and communication skills, since the deliverables will be produced within tight deadlines.
This is your opportunity to demonstrate abilities to create and edit spatial data in accordance with multiple human geography themes or categories.
Your will operate as the sole GIS professional of a small team assigned to develop country-wide geospatial datasets for various clients.
In a rapid execution environment, you will leverage your professional communication skills with management frequently to discuss production progress, challenges, and technical requirements for each report. 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.